Paul G@ Partners in wine
7 months ago
Caramel in colour with a fizzy head that dissipates soon after. Citrusy, herby and piney aroma with a bit of toffee apple. I don't often have a west coast and this one is brewed by one of my local breweries Cloak and Dagger and they're alright. The taste is more subtle than the aroma and leans further into caramel and malt than fruit. Perhaps it's due to the quite low abv of 4.8% or not having an over abundance of hops. Perhaps it's the aim to make a malty bitter piney west coast and fair play cos that's what it is. The herby pineyness hits you first and a sweet toffee malt finishes and fades quickly. It's easy going and quite light yet with a tang, toffee apple indeed. It's good to break up NEIPAs with a west coast every now and then and as I've said before malt is quite rare for me as i stick to the juicy hop fests.
2 years ago
Pours with a frothy head. Cloudy and hazy with a dark orange hue. Taste is nice and light but with enough character to bring it to life. I'd definitely go back for more of this. Good session ale.