Catawba Brewing Co. (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that Cloud Cover: Rising Sun Hazy IPA will roll in for a Limited Release on April 20 (4/20).
Originally introduced in 2018 as the inaugural canned release in Catawba’s Cloud Cover Series, Rising Sun is a Hazy India Pale Ale that features Citra hops in the whirlpool and a dry-hop with Amarillo, Citra, El Dorado and Mosaic. This intense hop bill supplies Rising Sun (7.8% ABV, 43 IBUs) with a sensory profile filled with notes of “candied peach, ripe melon, lychee, strawberry, and resin.”
Rising Sun Hazy IPA will officially release in Catawba Brewing Co.’s Tasting Rooms on April 20, 2019 (a.k.a. 4/20). This Limited Release offering will be available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans and on draft for as long as supplies last. Like all Cloud Cover releases, Rising Sun is a taproom-only release that will not see distribution. Prost!
Vital Information for Rising Sun Hazy IPA from Catawba Brewing Co.
Release – Limited/Cloud Cover Series; April 20, 2019
Style – Hazy/Juicy India Pale Ale
ABV – 7.8%
IBUs – 43
Featured Hops – Amarillo, Citra, El Dorado & Mosaic
Fun Fact – “Cloud Cover Series Hazy IPAs are cloudy, intensely hopped, hugely flavorful, and less bitter than their traditional West Coast counterparts. The series showcases juicy tropical fruit flavors and exotic fresh hop character that have made the New England-style IPA so revered among craft enthusiasts. The beer’s distinctive hazy orange glow is a product of brewing techniques and ingredients unique to the style, as is its soft, frothy mouthfeel. Each release in the Cloud Cover Series is named for a historic weather event in the Carolinas.”
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans & draft
Distribution – None. Only available in Catawba Brewing Co. tasting rooms