Scratch Beer 78 - 2012 (Fresh Hop Ale) | Tröegs Brewing Company

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Scratch Beer 78 - 2012 (Fresh Hop Ale)Scratch Beer 78 - 2012 (Fresh Hop Ale)
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Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
troegs.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
So, just how fresh is our Fresh Hop Ale? Well, first we begin with 400 pounds of fresh, whole flower hops from B.T. Loftus Ranches in Yakima, WA. These hops are hand-picked right from the vine, placed into boxes, and immediately shipped to our brewery. Once they arrive, we pack a double dose of these glorious green, sticky cones into our hopback vessel until it is bursting at the seams. This equates to two pounds of hops per barrel! Due to the volatile nature of recently harvested hops, we must use them immediately in order to capture the bold aromas and flavors released by the hop oils. The payoff is a fresh, flavorful ale dripping with the essence of oily hop goodness.

56 IBU

Added by stakem on 10-10-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
23
Ratings:
65
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
14.1%
 
 
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Scratch Beer 78 - 2012 (Fresh Hop Ale) from Tröegs Brewing Company
3.83 out of 5 based on 65 ratings.
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