Cheeky Monkey Gas Bay IIPA

Style
Hazy IIPA
ABV
10.0%

For Cheeky Monkey’s final release of 2021 in their Surf Series, there's been absolutely no holding back in a beer bragging a whopping 35 grams per litre of hops – one of the highest hopping rates you'll find in a beer.

With delicacy and finesse out of the proverbial window, Gas Bay is a bold affair in which overripe stonefruit, zesty citrus and soft pine bellow out of the glass. A moderate mouthfeel carries a medium bitterness, plus pine and fresh pressed pineapple juice flavours into a long-lasting, sticky finish.

Azacca, Nectaron, Strata and Centennial are the hops chosen to yield an exceptionally dense tropical profile in an IIPA in which a touch of booze and astringency are present buy certainly not overwhelming by any stretch; if anything, they act as a gentle reminder that this juice bomb is in fact 10 percent ABV, so not just heavy on the hop front.

Jono Outred

Published December 30, 2021

Name
Cheeky Monkey
Address

4259 Caves Road
Margaret River
WA 6285

Phone
Brewery: (08) 9755 9555; Rest: (08) 9755 5555
Open Hours

Caves Road venue:
Sun to Thurs: 11am to 5pm
Fri & Sat: 11am to 6pm
Vasse Tap House:
Thurs & Fri: 4pm to 7pm
Saturday: 2pm to 7pm
Sunday: 2pm to 6pm

Fermentis SafLager E-30
Obsidian 2024

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