Hoptober; Around The World In 50 Beers.
From the folks at New Belgium in Colorado, this is a pretty mellow beer.
Just the facts:
Bottle temp at opening: 38 degrees.
Drinking temp: 39 degrees.
Nose: Hops is it's first name.
Taste: Sharp, sweet.
4 out of 6 bottles
I looked at this label, which features a bunch of people dancing around a giant fire, and I can only assume they finally found the guy who invented hoppy beer, tied him to a gas-soaked log and lit him up. But as hop-centric beers go, this one is surprisingly barley forward. A pleasure to drink--as long as there's no Hop-vember coming down the pike...