Sauce Brewing Co Extra-Hop Sauce

Sauce Brewing Co

Published February 1, 2017

Beer number four from Sauce brewing, and number three in the core range, is one that neatly plugs the gap in founder Mike Clarke’s thus-far hop-forward repertoire; first there was the Mega-Hop Sauce double IPA, then he pulled things back somewhat with the Hop Sauce pale ale, now we have Extra-Hop Sauce, a West Coast IPA.

It’s a punchbowl of a beer, filled with big tropical fruit characters, especially pineapple, and a resinous kick. While the fruitiness remains throughout and mingles well with the malt sweetness, it’s the bitterness that is most memorable. Being a WCIPA it’s necessarily got bite but it’s all lean and dry and well balanced which helps keep it from seeming overly aggressive. At 6.2 percent ABV it is a beer that has the potential to bully you about a bit, but such is the extra value you get from the flavour that you’ll probably be quite content to stop after a couple and still be tasting it well after your last sip.

West Coast IPA

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Sauce Brewing Co

1A Mitchell St
NSW 2204

02 8580 3555
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