This was the last beer that I had at Isaac Newton’s. It’s been a little over two months since I’ve tried one of their beers. I haven’t heard all that much about this once, but I do love Mosaic hops, so I had high hopes for it.
Style: American Pale Ale
Trivia: According to beeradvocate.com, “You can play boundary-pushing flavor games all you like but you should never turn your back on fundamentals. HopPun is born of playing with the most straightforward of beers – the hoppy American pale. We push around experimental hops 06300 and HBC342 with Super Galena and Mosaic, soften the edges with a traditional pale malt bill and then tie it all together with the fruity esters of British yeast. Look for the tutti-frutti/berry side of modern hop aromatics in a pleasant drinking straightforward Pale. Drink HopPun and keep the chops sharp.”
Random: Getting up before the sun comes up is still not something that I enjoy.
This beer poured with a thick, one finger, cream-colored head that dissipated slowly. It left lots of lacing on the pint glass. The body was a clear, orange color with moderate carbonation visible. The nose had light grass, some citrus and then fruitiness. The taste had light citrus, specifically grapefruit and citrus rind. It had a touch of sweetness as well and some berry notes. It was really, really dry. The body was light with high carbonation. It had a long, dry finish with citrus and berries. As usual, Carton puts out another great beer.
Untappd Rating: 4.0/5.0