Ditto (Session IPA)

A number of breweries are trying their hand at finding the perfect balance between a low ABV and a strong hop forward flavor profile. Pyramid has offered up their Ditto, a session IPA which hits a number of the marks to make for a solid effort. There is a fair amount of floral and piney hop notes that are immediately present after the initial sip. A wheaty, grain-heavy backbone allows these more oily and resinous elements to dominate. There is a smaller amount of bitterness when compared to traditional India Pale Ales or imperial IPAs. The beer is able to stay coherent as it continues to warm, with a shifting set of flavors eliciting hints of malt and barley before too long. This scintillating tendency of Ditto makes it a beer that one will gladly drink again. Continue reading “Ditto (Session IPA)”