So, I’ve been off beer for a minute, and maybe this all out hops assault on the senses is especially overpowering me, but DAYUM if this isn’t an amaaaaaazing beer. After the first pour, the intoxicating and boozy aroma was so strong, I got a mini- headache!
Indeed, the full name of this gorgeous brew is RuinTen: A Stage Dive into a Mosh Pit of Hops. Let me add another DAYUM! here for dramatic effect.
The first sip was strong. But this bad boy really opens up, revealing layers of complimentary strong flavors: citrus rind, jammy fruit on toast, mango, toffee, grapefruit, malt, and some hops. Yup, some big ol’ damn hops.
Do yourself a favor: