Full Review

Wild Range

Wild Range
IPA

Category: American Style IPA

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 6.9%
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended

Wild Range
IPA

Category: American Style IPA

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 6.9%
Bright old gold color. Hoppy aromas of dried mango, orange marmalade, herb scone, and rosewood with a satiny, crisp, effervescent, dryish light-to-medium body and a warming, medium-length dried fruit and nut press, grapefruit pith, rosemary, and pinewood finish. A bold IPA with a classic American profile.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Malty & Hoppy
Aroma Aroma: dried mango, orange marmalade, herb scone, and rosewood
Taste Flavor: dried fruit and nut press, grapefruit pith, rosemary, and pinewood
Bitterness Bitterness: High
Enjoy Enjoy: with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: Italian Beef, Tacos, Vintage Cheddar
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A bold IPA with a classic American profile.

The Retailer

Aldi Inc.

The Retailer
1200 North Kirk Road
Batavia, IL 60510
USA
1 630-425-7394

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American Style IPA

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Serve in a Shaker Pint Glass
American style IPAs are deep gold to amber in color and fall between 5.5-7.5% in alcohol. They are characterized by floral and citrus hop aromas and a distinctive hop bitterness on the finish. This style originated in the 19th century when British troops and colonizers were working to develop an alternative to their standard ales in order to withstand transport to India. Today, US craft brewers have claimed the style as their own with assertive Pacific Northwestern hop varieties that stand out. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Laurelwood Workhorse India Pale Ale, Oskar Blue’s Deviant Dale’s IPA, Three Floyds Alpha King and Founder’s Centennial IPA.

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