Ocean Reach Crisp Tropics & Witch Doctor III

Style
IPL & Hazy IPA
ABV
7.0%

Beaches, penguins, MotoGPs … Phillip Island packs a lot into a small place but we can’t wonder if it’s missing something. Surely it’s about time the coastal community got its own full-scale hop farm given Ocean Reach Brewing’s desire to make hop-led beers? Crisp Tropics is an India Pale Lager that’s heavy on the juice flavours. It produces a mix of pineapple, melon, fresh peach and orange that is so sweet it’s almost like a candy, while a clean bitterness and dry finish ensure the hoppy lager lives up to its name.

That beer’s joined by Witch Doctor III; a double dry hopped haze IPA that this time around, was brewed to highlight Cryo Cashmere and Azacca hops. It’s filled with mango, melon, guava and lime, while a touch of bitterness appears beside a lush, soft and super fruity base. Fortunately, the beer once again lets us revisiting this truly cursed film clip - happy Halloween indeed.

Will Ziebell

Published October 23, 2023

Name
Ocean Reach Brewing
Address

47 Thompson Avenue
Cowes
VIC 3922

Phone
(03) 5952 5274
Open Hours

Wed to Fri: 4pm to 9pm
Saturday: 11.45pm to 9pm
Sunday 11.45 pm to 4pm

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AIBA 2024 entries B2

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