Left Hand Brewing Company’s Warrior IPA

Warrior IPA
6.6% ABV
(sorry about the root link but their site is flash-based, which would explain why it was also poorly indexed in Google)

Clear and light amber in color, pours clean with a good two fingers of head.

Nothing but floral hops on the nose. Very hoppy.

Again, very hoppy with both florals and bitters coming through. Very odd finish of Bazooka bubble gum. Hoppy bubble gum.

Refreshing and clean.

Highly drinkable. The florals up front are delightful and the weird sweet bubble gum-like finish clears the path for another mouthfull of hoppy goodness.

The bubble gum flavor was noticed not just by me during this session. It’s an odd flavor to find in a beer, but it works well with the almost intense floral hoppiness. Hoppy bubble gum it is, though definitely not chewy.


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