Bear Republic Brewing Co. (Cloverdale, California) has announced that it will officially launch Thru the Haze India Pale Ale during the week of August 20, 2018.
Developed from “a half decade of research” on the wildly popular IPA sub-style that originated on the East Coast, Thru the Haze is a “Hazy IPA built in the style of Bear Republic ales without hop-centric bitterness.” Thanks to a hop bill loaded with Vic Secret, Citra and Hallertau Blanc hops, Thru the Haze (6.4% ABV, 30 IBUs) has “grapefruit and tropical fruit aromas set the stage for a huge citrus explosion of flavor on your taste buds, without all the bitterness.”
“Overall it’s more juicy, less bitter and bracing,” declared Bear Republic Brewing Co. Master Brewer Peter Kruger. “There’s a tangerine and strong melon character to it with a hint of concord grape. Compared to traditional American IPAs, Thru the Haze is more approachable with a wider range of flavor compared to west coast style ales. For this beer, we’ve added hops later in the brewing process, giving you the aroma of hops along with a fuller mouth feel.”
Thru the Haze will make its debut at Bear Republic’s Healdsburg and Rohnert Park brewpub locations during the week of August 20. This Limited Release will enter distribution at that time as well. You can expect to find Thru the Haze IPA available in 6-packs of 12 oz. bottles and on draft at select craft beer establishments located in Florida, California and throughout the rest of Bear Republic’s distribution footprint. Prost!
Vital Information for Thru the Haze IPA from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Release – Limited; August 20, 2018
Style – American India Pale Ale (Hazy/New England-style)
ABV – 6.4%
IBUs – 30
Hops – Vic Secret, Citra & Hallertau Blanc
Malts – 2-row, Pilsner & Wheat
Yeast – Barbarian
Availability – 6-packs of 12 oz. bottles & draft
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