2XONE Single Varietal Double India Pale Ale

The 2015 2XONE ties together Superior Pale malt with Equinox hops to make for an intensely bitter beer that possesses just enough in the way of sweet to create a solid balance. The beer pours with a yellowish-tan color and a small amount of off-white head that leaves a decent amount of lacing. The malt side of 2XONE inserts hints of nuttiness and yeast into the mix. The alcohol burn is present here, adding another chair to a deep symphony. Each sip of this double IPA will provide imbibers with a slightly different constellation of flavors, meaning that the crisp bite of green peppers, the citrus elements of a lemon, and floral notes play at the periphery while oily hop elements and broad malt notes dominate. Continue reading “2XONE Single Varietal Double India Pale Ale”