Another day, another beer. This is another one from Maine. Let’s see how it was.
Style: New England IPA
Trivia: According to wikipedia.com, “Portland is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Maine and the seat of Cumberland County. Portland’s population was 66,417 as of 2018. The Greater Portland metropolitan area is home to over half a million people, more than one-third of Maine’s total population, making it the most populous metropolitan area in northern New England (an area comprising the states of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont) and the 106th-largest in the United States. Portland’s economy relies mostly on the service sector and tourism. The Old Port district is known for its 19th-century architecture and nightlife. Marine industry still plays an important role in the city’s economy, with an active waterfront that supports fishing and commercial shipping. The Port of Portland is the largest tonnage seaport in New England. The city seal depicts a phoenix rising from ashes, which is a reference to the recoveries from four devastating fires. Portland was named after the English Isle of Portland, Dorset. In turn, the city of Portland, Oregon was named after Portland, Maine. Portland itself comes from the Old English word Portlanda, which means ‘land surrounding a harbor’.”
Random: Portland is one of my favorite places that I’ve ever been.
The beer poured with a two finger, pure white head. It was relatively thick and dissipated at a slow pace. It left a moderate amount of lacing on the glass. The body was expectedly hazy and orange colored with no visible carbonation. The nose started with some tropical fruit, specifically mango and papaya. There was a candy like sweetness as well that transitioned into a green herbal note. The taste had even more fruit. The same mango and papaya were there, but it transitioned into strawberries and a sweet milk note, like milk left at the end of a bowl of Lucky Charms. The alcohol was hidden and the body was on the medium side. There was plenty of carbonation as well. It had a sticky and fruity finish. I enjoyed this beer a lot and would have it again.
Untappd Rating: 4.0/5.0