Mountain Goat Rare Breed Lime Crisis

Mountain Goat (Asahi)

Released January 25th, 2018

In recent years, Mountain Goat has tended to kick off the new year with a big, hoppy IPA and 2018 is no different. Indeed, Lime Crisis – a beer that shifts their pop culture naming pattern of recent times from the movies to gaming – is a double IPA measuring a hefty 8.2 percent ABV. Why Lime Crisis? Joining the American and Kiwi hops is a dose of crushed Persian Black Limes (not to mention a sprinkling of Himalayan rock salt).

Given the choice of hops, there's little surprise you pick up lime and citrus, particularly aroma wise, while they add a spiciness to taste too. The brewers' intention with the rock salt was to add a "rounded mineral finish" to the beers and, in combination with specialty malts that add caramel characters throughout plus some sweetness and body from the alcohol, it is a more fulsome IPA than many doing the rounds these days. Indeed, while there's a bitterness that builds over time, that sweetness masks any potential fierceness.

Name
Mountain Goat (Asahi)
Address

80 North Street Richmond
Victoria
3121

Phone
(03) 9428 1180
Open Hours

Wednesdays and Fridays from 5pm
Sunday: midday to 6pm

Tours

Free every Wednesday at 6.30pm and Sunday at 1.30pm.

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