I need to try to get out to Finback. I’ve enjoyed everything that I’ve had from them.
Style: American IPA
Trivia: According to the brewery website, “Finback Brewery is located at 7801 77th avenue in Queens, NYC. We are a small brewery with a dedicated team of passionate individuals who thrive on brewing a wide variety of creative and elegant beers. We have a tasting room of 12 rotating taps focusing mainly on hop forward, sour and dark beers. We typically have can or bottle releases every 2-3 weeks and usually have offerings to take home in growlers, cans and bottles. We are passionate about ingredients, wood aging and brewing the best possible beers we can and drinking them in good company. Our taproom is family friendly and we hope to make a positive place for everyone to enjoy locally produced, small batch beer – building community and good times through great beer. For the most up to date information on releases and events, please check facebook, twitter and instagram (/finbackbrewery). We hope to see you at the taproom soon!”
Random: I love the simplicity of Finback’s branding.
The beer poured with a three finger, loose, white head. It dissipated slowly and left some lacing on the glass. The body was a light orange with some haze and floaties. There was a lot of carbonation visible. The nose was filled with fruit. I picked up mango and oranges and some pine oil. The taste was very similar. It was very fruit-forward with mango, pineapple and oranges. It went into green herbs, specifically cilantro and green onions and basil. There was also some pine as well. There was no malt to back it up that I could pick out. The body was medium thickness with high carbonation. The finish was quick with cilantro. A can of this was $5, which came to $.31 per ounce. This was a really enjoyable IPA that I would have again.
Untappd Rating: 4.0/5.0