Mash Brewing Little NEIPA

Mash Brewing

Published June 26, 2017

Mash Brewing’s arrival into the turbid wort water of 2017’s style de jour sees a fresh take from the Swan Valley crew: a mid-strength New England IPA. This inspired iteration – one recently undertaken by Melbourne's Tallboy and Moose too – resolves the classic lack of body that plagues the lower ABV category, an issue the brewing world cheekily calls "donuts" – all upfront aroma and late bitterness with a big hole in the middle where the body should be.

Little NEIPA’s suspension not only creates a full mouthfeel that would be the envy of most mid-strengths but also allows the hop oils' peach and apricot characters to shine through the haze before building to a dry, chalky and mild bitter finish.

While the initial release is draught only – pouring at Mash venues and around Perth – its success hints at a canned release. Not bad for a little NEIPA from the West Coast.

Guy Southern

Mid-strength New England IPA

Mash Brewing's venues

And select venues around Perth

Mash Brewing

10250 West Swan Rd
Henley Brook
WA 6055

(08) 9296 5588
Open Hours

Mon to Thurs: 11am to 4pm
Fri & Sat: 11am to late
(Kitchen closes at 9pm)
Sunday: 11am to sunset
(Kitchen closes at 6pm)