Okay fine, we admit it, you can’t see the Northern Lights this far south. But San Diego has its own version of Aurora Borealis, and ours has cast a hoppy spell over this city. What the rest of the world calls an IPA, San Diego locals consider pale in comparison. Aurora Hoppyalis is our San Diego-style IPA brewed with Simcoe, Mosaic, Amarillo, and Citra hops. Robust flavors and aromas of tropical fruit, pine, and tangerine linger through a dry, crisp finish. Tonight’s forecast: clear hoppy skies.
Back in early January we were craving some Karl Strauss Big Barrel IPA, and went to get the growler filled. Unfortunately they were out, but “San Diego Style Experimental IPA” caught our eye. After a taste it immediately turned our frowns upside down, and we hoped the “experimental” tag would be lifted making it a permanent release.Continue Reading