Wild Leap Brew Co. (LaGrange, Georgia) has officially announced that it will release the sixth offering from its wildly successful Alpha Abstraction Series during the third week of March 2019.
Boasting “the same juicy haze we have all come to love” from Wild Leap’s experimental Double IPA series, Alpha Abstraction – Vol. 6 is a Hazy Double India Pale Ale that explores the newly developed Lotus hop. Previously known as Experimental Hop #06297, these fruity Lotus hops supply Alpha Abstraction – Vol. 6 (8% ABV) with “a warm, tropical combination of orange, vanilla and berry.”
“This hop is incredibly unique and fresh,” explained Head Brewer Chris Elliott. “When we first received the shipment, the bag still had #06297 as the name!”
“We first discovered these when we were looking for a perfect addition to Truck Chaser, but decided to save them for the Alpha 6 series,” said Elliott. “It turned out to be exactly what they said it would be – carrying strong notes of vanilla with an almost tropical punch flavor.”
Alpha Abstraction – Vol. 6 is scheduled to release during the third week of March and will only stick around as long as supplies last. You can expect to find this Limited Release offering available in 6-packs of 12 oz. cans and on draft at select craft beer-focused establishments located within Wild Leap’s distribution footprint in Georgia. Prost!
Vital Information for Alpha Abstraction – Vol. 6 from Wild Leap Brew Co.
Release – Limited/Alpha Abstraction Series, late March 2019
Style – Hazy Double India Pale Ale
ABV – 8%
IBUs – 46
Featured Hops – Lotus
Fun Fact #1 – On Lotus hops: “Lotus hops are experimental in nature. They have been crossbred across several different hop varieties and until recently went under the name Experimental Hop #06297. This past February this experimental strand was dubbed ‘Lotus,’ symbolizing the rebirth and celebration of a hops harvest.”
Fun Fact #2 – On the Alpha Abstraction Series: “The Alpha Abstraction Double IPA series began as an idea to explore experimental hops and a chance to think creatively about new flavor profiles.”
Availability – 6-packs of 12 oz. cans & draft
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