As the eagle-eyed among you may already have deduced, this canned release from Perth's Bright Tank Brewing is a hybrid. And what makes it so? Well, they've taken the sort of malt and hop bill that would typically be used in an IPA then cold fermented it with a lager rather than ale yeast to create the sort of finish you'd expect from a lager. It is a style that is very much open for experimentation and open to interpretation too.
For this creation, brewery co-founder Matt Moore decided to showcase solely Aussie Enigma hops, drawing from them dank aromas reminiscent of a West Coast IPA and plenty of earthy, dank and resinous flavours. These make way for a tight bitterness and clean, crisp finish in what they're calling "a merger of beasts", one that's been unleashed and upon leading liquor stores across the WA capital.
Published April 29, 2019 2019-04-29 00:00:00