“Bone Dry and Ultra Hoppy”
–8 Wired Brewing Co.
How It Looks
At a glance, this looks like your garden-variety double IPA, with an amber orange hue and a relatively tame off-white head (though a more vigorous pour may have yielded better results). It’s mildly hazy, holds its carbonation, and the thin head does a good job of sticking to the glass.
Give it a whiff, though, and you know something else is going on. Not too much of that sweet imperial malt aroma; instead you get a nose full of resinous pine and an herbal hop smell something like chive or green onion. Just a hint of honey is hiding in there too. (more…)