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Vancouver Island Brewing

Vancouver Island Brewing
Broken Islands Hazy IPA

Category: New England Style IPA

Date Tasted:
Country: Canada
Alcohol: 6.0%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended

Vancouver Island Brewing
Broken Islands Hazy IPA

Category: New England Style IPA

Date Tasted:
Country: Canada
Alcohol: 6.0%
Cloudy pale light gold color. Aromas of glazed lemon bar, papaya, pine sap, and crushed aspirin with a soft, spritzy, fruity medium body and a polished, interesting, medium-length orange pith, biscotti, toasted Hawaiian bread, and minty/eucalyptus finish. A New England IPA that delivers on the style with juicy fruit flavors and low bitterness.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Crisp & Light & Hoppy
Aroma Aroma: glazed lemon bar, papaya, pine sap, and crushed aspirin
Taste Flavor: orange pith, biscotti, toasted Hawaiian bread, and minty/eucalyptus
Bitterness Bitterness: High
Enjoy Enjoy: Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Italian Beef, Tacos, Vintage Cheddar
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A New England IPA that delivers on the style with juicy fruit flavors and low bitterness.

The Producer

Vancouver Island Brewing Co.

The Producer
2330 Government St.
Victoria, BC V8T 5G5
Canada
1 250-361-0007

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New England Style IPA

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Serve in a Shaker Pint Glass
New England Style IPAs, often abbreviated to NEIPA, are juicy, hazy American Style IPAs with intensely fruity, floral, hoppy flavors. They differ from other American Style IPAs in their unfiltered haze that can be attributed to dry-hopping, the use of high-protein grains, certain yeasts, among other brew choices. NEIPAs are currently enjoying huge popularity and drinkers are buying cans of the cloudy, juicy style in droves.

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