Harvest IPA – Persephone Brewing Company


From Persephone Brewing Company out of Gibsons BC comes their “Harvest IPA” a beer that is wet hopped with their own hops gown on site.  These hops are only one year old and most hops do not really achieve the best oils until a few years in.  Persephone Brewing took a huge gamble with wet hopping this beer with their young hops.  The beer pours a deep amber colour with a white head.  The aroma consists of biscuit malts and floral/earthy hops.  The flavour is of earthy hops with a decent hops bitterness, resin, citrus, but the real star of the show is the caramel and biscuit malt backbone.  The alcohol content comes in at a very respectable 6.5%.  The real star of this beer are the malts but this is an amazing wet hopped beer and is a very welcome addition to the local landscape.  I have my bets that this beer will be even more amazing for the next few years as the hops plants mature.  If you can still find a bottle then do not hesitate as this is one awesome beer.

Commercial Description:  This light amber IPA is brewed with fresh cascade and centennial hops grown on Persephone’s farm. This beer has an aroma of orange and grapefruit, a subtle citrusy, grassy flavour with a light caramel malt background.

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