Hello beer lovers and welcome to another edition of the NorCal Beer Blog's brew review.
Tonight’s featured beer is Crux Fermentation Project Insider IPA. I picked this bottle up at the brewery.
From the Crux Fermentation Project website: “This truly American IPA owes its inspiration and its very existence to the bounty of hops in our own backyard. In the glass, the copper-and-gold hue results from a base of Northwest Pale, Munich and primarily Pilsner malts. On the tongue, warm colors continue, abetted by Oregon-cultivated Sterling hops that yield earthy flavors of orange peel and peppercorn.”
Let’s get started!
Appearance: Pours a light golden orange color with a slight white head and soapy lacing.
Aroma: Peaches, tropical fruit, pine, sweet caramel, biscuit malts, orange and a touch peppery.
Taste: Tropical fruit, peaches and citrus, sweet caramel and biscuit malts and a slight peppery spice.
Overall: Highly drinkable and refreshing, Crux Fermentation Project Insider IPA is enjoyable. It certainly doesn’t drink like an 8% ABV beer. Check it out if you get a chance.
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