Beer Advent Calendar 2013
From Newport Rhode Island’s Newport Storm Beers (A brand under the Rhode Island’s Microbrewery label which is actually brewed at Coastal Extreme Brewing Co.) comes their “Hurricane Amber Ale”. The amber ale pours an amber colour with an off white head. The aroma consisted of citrus, yeast, sweet malts, some caramel and some earth hops. The flavour is of malts, caramel, yeast, citrus, fruits and a good hops bitterness. The alcohol content comes in at 5.2% with and IBU of 23. This was a well crafted ale and I would love to see more hit the shelves of BC.
Commercial Description: This first beer from Newport Storm continues to be one of its most popular. The goal was to create a flavorful ale where delicate malt and hop flavor were in perfect balance. To meet this goal, the brewing crew uses North American crystal malt for color and sweetness, and Munich Malt for body and mouthfeel. The perfect amount of spicy Tettenang hops are added for flavor and aroma which compliment the bittering properties of the Magnum hops to round out this session brew.