Another random beer that I picked up for no particular reason. I’m still really out of sorts with my favorite beer store still not being organized. So, I’ve been going there and just grabbing random stuff. I’m hoping that they get their act together soon.
Style: American IPA
Trivia: According to the brewery website, “With the recent explosion of over-the-top hopped IPAs, we wanted to return to an India Pale Ale that was well-hopped, but still balanced and smooth. Our brewers wanted to name it after one of our hardworking staffers, so we decided to name it after Dave—the new guy. This beer is made with one hundred percent Columbus hops and only one malt, yielding a nice earthy tone and spicy flavors. Columbus hops have a citrusy profile, which is more subtle than that found in most IPAs.”
Random: I could definitely use a backrub. I’ve been doing a lot more cardio and running, so it would be really nice right about now.
This pour had one of the largest heads that I’ve ever seen. I had to spoon it out three times because it wouldn’t dissipate. I finally got it down to three fingers and it was pure white and meringue-like. It dissipated at a snail’s pace and left lots of lacing on the glass. The body was a very dark yellow color with huge amounts of visible carbonation. The nose had big grapefruit and honey sweetness. So far, I wasn’t into this one. The taste was even worse. There was lots of grapefruit, but then a really sour off taste right after that finished with metal. This was just really off. The body was medium thickness with way too much carbonation. The finish was also gross and way too long. I drainpoured this one after three sips. I couldn’t even have another sip to review this one. Avoid it!
Untappd Rating: 0.5/5.0