What initially reads as Dr Suess-esque wordplay actually reflects the conscious coupling of a pair of WA faves. The duo announced in August that Nowhereman would become part of Otherside Brewing's parent company’s roster, with some of the former's team becoming part of the latter operation. And, while that may seem a little complicated, this collaboratively brewed hazy IPA is evidence the new relationship is far more harmonious than that which plays out in Will Ferrell vehicle Step Brothers.
We covered the details of their arrangement at the time they joined forces here, so let’s see how it’s going a few months in – and by that we mean in liquid form. The answer... Smooth.
The orange nectar pours as if ready for a hurricane glass, with layers of Kohia Nelson, Strata, Citra and Rakau Hop Kief hops massing passionfruit, OJ and pan-tropical punch before the berry notes reveal themselves in the low-bitterness offering.
Studio Papa’s label art wraps the hazy harmony with a classic brew day shot featuring Easter eggs for those that have followed the pair’s journey. Look out for a turtle neck jumper, a wrecking ball, and a kelpie named Barley, capturing the kind of playfulness this inspires hope for a bright shared future.
Published November 16, 2023 2023-11-16 00:00:00