Saturday, April 22, 2017

Brooklyn Scorcher IPA 4.5% ABV - Call This A Session?

The Scorcher IPA from Brooklyn Brewery is described as a session IPA that comes in with an ABV of 4.5%. Piney and grapefruity in the aroma and taste along with its solid body and mouthfeel, it is easy to forget that this one is a session IPA. Find out more of my thoughts on this beer by checking out my video here.

Brewer’s Notes:

Brooklyn Scorcher IPA is a surprisingly sessionable IPA. A floral, piney aroma strikes first, followed by a burst of mouthwatering bitterness as the hops begin their attack. Suddenly, a hint of toasty malt and a clean, lively finish burst in to leave you thirsty for more. It’s ludicrously tasty, and at a reasonable 4.5%, it’s a beer you can come back to again and again. Try it with spicy foods, salads, grilled meats, cheddar, feta or just another Scorcher IPA.

Style: Session IPA

Malts: 2-row, Carafoam, Crisp

Hops: Amarillo, Simcoe, Cascade, Bravo

Yeast: Our House Ale Yeast

Alcohol by Volume: 4.5%

Original Gravity: 10.8° Plato

Food Pairings: Spicy foods, sandwiches, salads, grilled meats, fresh cheeses, cheddars, and goat cheeses.

Availability: Year-round; Sweden, UK, Norway, and Finland only

Format: 24/12oz (333.5ml) bottles (6pk)

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