The Craft & Co Vermont IPA

The Craft & Co

Released November 29, 2017

Among the first canned beers to come out of Collingwood’s The Craft & Co is the brewery’s take on hazy IPAs. Head brewer Heath McVeigh says the brewery went for Vermont IPA to keep the beer distinct from the cloudiest examples of the style and focus instead on the hops and how they were added to the boil.

Featured hops are El Dorado, Citra, Falconers Flight and Idaho 7, which together produce a medley of flavours from tropical fruit, citrus and pine, with a light hint of honey. Compared to many other beers in the style, Vermont IPA has a more assertive bitterness than drinkers might be used to, while the inclusion of flaked oats in the malt profile lends the beer a soft and slightly silky mouthfeel.

Will Ziebell

Vermont IPA

The Craft & Co

The Craft & Co

390 Smith Street
VIC 3066

(03) 9417 4755
Regular events

Friday: Happy Hour from 5pm (with $1 Hot Wings) Thursday: $15 beer paddles matched with cheese

Open Hours

Wed to Thurs: 10am to 10pm
Friday: 10am to 11pm
Saturday: 8am to 11pm
Sunday: 8am to 6pm