Brewed to a colossal 45-degree plato, boiled for a full 2 hours while being continuously hopped with high-alpha american hops, then dry-hopped daily. (2 drink per-person maximum on draft)
Double india pale ale with blueberries, maple syrup, and cinnamon
Nearing 100 ibus thanks to our heavy-handed hop additions this imperial still has balance with a big dose of malt, creating a robust, full-bodied brew perfect for sipping
Resin slaps you with serious unfiltered dankness — sure it stings, but it feels so good at the same time. it’s hop candy up front, but drinks super clean for the size of the beer.
Imperial or double india pale ales have intense hop bitterness, flavor and aroma. alcohol content is medium-high to high and notably evident. they range from deep golden to medium copper in color. the style may use any variety of hops. though the hop character is intense it's balanced with complex alcohol flavors, moderate to high fruity esters and medium to high malt character. hop character should be fresh and lively and should not be harsh in quality. the use of large amounts of hops may cause a degree of appropriate hop haze. imperial or double india pale ales have medium-high to full body. diacetyl should not be perceived. the intention of this style of beer is to exhibit the fresh and bright character of hops. oxidative character and aged character should not be present.
The number one reason is craft beer tastes better than the "beer water" that is mass produced and mass marketed by the big beer companies. Craft beer tastes better because craft brewers spend their time focusing the quality of their beer rather than focusing on their marketing campaigns and stock prices.
Oh yeah! Craft beers can pack a punch. Most craft beers range from 5-10% ABV, but some can reach 20%, 30%, and even 40% ABV.