Given they have more than one IPA in their core range and make one of Australia’s best-known West Coasts, it seems a little odd that BentSpoke have never released a hazy one in cans. That omission has been rectified with the arrival of Stratus, a cloudy IPA with eyes on the sky that joins the brewery's limited release Drifter series.. Picking it as the first canned hazy was a natural choice too, with Stratus a regular sight at the Braddon brewpub and one of the most popular growler-fills in the venue. Now that beer and its combination of
As we should expect from BentSpoke, Stratus is an adept showcase of myriad hop flavours with the Citra, Mosaic, Ekuanot, and Cashmere hops bringing peach, nectarine, berry, mango and papaw to the soft, cloudy beer. But it’s not just the hops, with the yeast seeming to introduce a soft bite and further fruitiness while touch of breadiness is brought by the malt.
Published July 6, 2022 2022-07-06 00:00:00