Friday, January 18, 2019

Ordnance Brewing Fresh Hop EOD Double IPA

Beer Name: Fresh Hop EOD
Brewery: Ordnance Brewing Co. (Boardman, OR)
ABV: 7.8%
How sold: 16 oz tallboy cans; on draft
Where bought: Belmont Station (Portland, OR)
Price: $3.63 for single 16 oz tallboy can

Date Canned: September 6, 2018
Date Purchased: September 22, 2018
Date Drank: September 29, 2018
When brewed? Seasonal fresh hop beer (late August to early October). Partnered with BC Hop Farms to get fresh Centennial hops.
IBU: 80+

What's on the Can: "We partnered up again with our cousins at BC Hop Farms for the freshest Centennial hops you can get for our explosive FRESH EOD! We are kicking off fresh hop season 2018 with a bang! Cheers, from farmer owned Ordnance Brewing." 

Where distributed: Ordnance Brewing distributes within Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.

Appearance (5%): Poured clear copper into a pint glass. Off-white head, some lacing. 4.25/5

Smell (25%): Tropical berry and grape, blended with some malty notes and trace floral. 4.25/5

Taste (40%): Follows the nose; explosive blend of grape and complementing malt. Trace floral. Fruitiness still the star throughout. Grape and citrus bitterness on aftertaste. 4.25/5

Mouthfeel (10%): Medium-bodied; some carbonation. Very juicy with some dry tongue. 4.5/5

Overall (20%): An excellent Double IPA. I'm a fan of the fruity flavors here and the additional citrus on the aftertaste. Refreshing and delicious. 4.25/5

Final Weighted Rating: 4.275/5

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