Hop Harvest Ale

Style
English Special Bitter
ABV
6%
Bitterness
44 IBU

Having your own hop farm onsite has its advantages, especially for drinkers who get to indulge in this annual special from Red Hill. One weekend every year, the Goldings invite volunteers to the brewery to help pick their hop crop before setting about using some of the fresh hop cones to makes this one-off beer. British Goldings hops are used in the boil and added again in the tank (dry-hopping) to lend Hop Harvest its grassy aroma while Willamette hops result in a pleasantly peppery and bitter finish. It's no unbalanced hop fiend, however. A healthy blend of grains give it a big malt backbone and caramel aroma resulting in a delicious strong English style ale that hides its 6% remarkably well.

Published April 1, 2010

Name
Red Hill Brewery
Address

88 Shoreham Rd
Red Hill South
VIC 3937

Phone
(03) 5989 2959
Open Hours

Open Thurs to Sun: 11am to 7pm
Dec 28 to Jan 31, 2024 hours:
Open seven days 11am to 7pm

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