SweetWater Hop Hash

Hop Hash pours with a gold / light amber coloration, decent effervescence, and a thick and tenacious head. The nose has a strong astringency that indicates a heavy hop ¬†presence. With the initial sip, one will be blessed with the alluded-to hop flavor; this bite is moderated nicely through a duet of sweet and malt elements. Continue reading “SweetWater Hop Hash”

Waterkeeper Hefeweizen Ale

Waterkeeper is a golden Hefeweizen that pours with lots of carbonation and a white head that laces down the glass. The initial bouquet is sugary with more acerbic hints that complete the nose. The initial quaff of Waterkeeper is very gentle and brings like a golden German before bursting forward with banana and clove elements. Subsequent sips provide malty and refreshing peaks that make it incredibly easy to finish up. The beer is able to maintain its overall; flavor profile from beginning to end, even as the beer continues to reach room temperature. I feel that the more complex and challenging facets of Waterkeeper will ensure that even those that are not typically fans of Hefeweizens will be able to appreciate this Hefe. Continue reading “Waterkeeper Hefeweizen Ale”