IPA NO5 – Collective Arts Brewing


From Collective Arts Brewing in Hamilton Ontario comes their “IPA NO5″ a New England style Double IPA.  The beer pours a mildly cloudy orange with a white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruit, pineapple, sweetness and floral hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruits, pineapple, melon, juicy notes, sweetness, candi sugar, mild bitterness and some alcohol.  The alcohol content comes in at 8.2%.  This was a really good brew even if it is not the full murk of the style.

Commercial Description:  The 5th in our IPA Series. New England Double Dry Hopped Double IPA. Brewed with massive amounts of Simcoe and Citra hops, this IPA comes in at 8.2% ABV.

ART: MARIO CARPE
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

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Ransack The Universe (Hemisphere IPA) – Collective Arts Brewing


From Collective Arts Brewing in Hamilton Ontario comes their “Ransack The Universe (Hemisphere IPA)”.  The beer pours a cloudy orange colour with an off white head.  The aroma consists of tropical fruits, grapefruit, bready malts and floral hops.  The flavour is of tropical fruits, grapefruit, oranges, pineapple, sweetness, mild earth and bitterness.  The alochol content comes in at 6.8% with an IBU of 85.  This beer had a great fruity flavour in the front and a great bitterness in the end and was very pleasing!

Commercial Description: Galaxy hops from Myrtleford, Victoria in Australia and Mosaic hops from Yakima, Washington, USA, deliver aromas and flavours of tropical fruits, mango and citrus. Light malt body lets the hops shine through, and finishes crisp but not bitter. A hemispheric hop mashup.

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Collective Project Gose – Collective Arts Brewing


From Collective Arts Brewing in Hamilton Ontario comes their “Collective Project Gose”.  The beer pours a light orange colour with an off white head.  The aroma is of orange, lemon and other citrus fruits, coriander and salt.  The flavour is of salt, lemon, orange, coriander with mild wheat malts and a mild tartness.  The alcohol content comes in at 5.2% with an IBU of 27.  I am happy that the Gose style has come back as it is a great summer beer with lots of flavour.

Commercial Description:  Our Gose is an unfiltered wheat beer made with malted wheat. This creates a unique cloudy yellow colour and provides a refreshing crispness and twang. Our Gose has a low hop bitterness and features coriander and Himalayan sea salt, adding hints of complementary dryness, spice and a touch of sharpness to the beer.

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