Blanc de Houblon

White/Belgo IPA

Originally brewed for Beervana 2014 now a regular summer seasonal, Blanc de Houblon is a perfect union of Belgian spice and exotic fruity New Zealand hop character. Blanc de Houblon means the white hop and pays tribute to the beer’s Belgian influence. Blanc de Houblon marries the citrus notes of coriander seed, the striking spice of the Trappist yeast strain that traces its origins to the Westmalle Monastic brewery and the lemony tropical fruit of a cocktail of New Zealand hop varieties to create a strikingly fruity and dangerously drinkable summer IPA.
Tasting Notes:
Assertive aromas of spice, and tropical fruit salad give way to a fruity hop laden palate that balances a sweet juicy pale  malt backbone with the cocktail of citrus, spice, and orchid fruit notes.
Food Matches:
Salmon, Thai, Mexican, Vietnamese, Shellfish, Crays off the BBQ.
Grist : NZ Pils, German Wheat Malt, German Carapils
Other: Cane Sugar, Coriander Seed
Hops: Pacific Jade, Super Alpha , NZ Cascade, Motueka
Yeast : Trappist High Gravity
ABV : 7.0%
IBU: 50
SRM: 5


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