Big Kumara
Narrow Gauge Brewing Company

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Style:
American IPA
ABV:
7%
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Narrow Gauge Brewing Company
 
Missouri, United States
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Notes: Sour IPA brewed with lactose sugar, aged on strawberries, kiwis, and vanilla beans.
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

16oz can, snifter glass. Pours a cloudy, hazy and opaque yellow orange body, one finger frothy white head, good retention and plenty of lacing. Smell is big lactose, a bit of strawberry sweetness, and a moderate combined kiwi and acetic acidity that balances out the lactose. A bit of grapefruit and citrus as well. Light caramel. Flavour is astoundingly forward on kiwi and strawberry + lactose; it's literally a kiwi strawberry milkshake but without too much lactose sweetness, and favors the fruit. The strawberry and lactose is up front, is buttressed by a bit of grassy citrus and grapefruit, which all gives way to a light, dry kiwi on the finish. It's pretty awesome. A lot going on and not too messy at all. Medium bodied, good carbonation, almost mildly creamy with a crisp kiwi and grapefruit finish. Almost tropical, like some sort of mixed drink you'd have in Tahiti but with more nuance and acidity to it. Such a cool beer that is executed really well.

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Big Kumara from Narrow Gauge Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.4 out of 5 with 1 ratings