Saturday, May 11, 2019

Arrow Lodge Brewing Young Buck Hazy Double IPA

Beer Name: Young Buck
Brewery: Arrow Lodge Brewing (Covina, CA)
ABV: 8.0%
How sold: 16 oz tallboy cans; on draft
Where bought: Craft Shack (San Diego, CA)  ****bought online
Price: $5.99 for 16 oz single tallboy can

Date Canned: January 17, 2019
Date Bought: February 13, 2019
Date Received: February 18, 2019
Date Drank: March 1, 2019
When Brewed? Possibly a limited-time or rotational beer.

Commercial Description: "New England style DIPA with El Dorado, Citra, & Galaxy hops."

Hops: El Dorado, Citra, Galaxy.

Where distributed: Arrow Lodge Brewing generally distributes within California.

Appearance (5%): Poured hazy light golden-orange into a pint glass. Unfiltered; lots of sediment at the bottom of the can. Frothy white head. Some lacing at the top of the glass. 4.25/5

Smell (25%): Balanced resin with tropical stone fruit (peach/mango). Almost caramel-like sweetness mixed with tropical. 4.25/5

Taste (40%): Follows the nose. Combination of oaty malt and tropical into the aftertaste. Aftertaste is mostly stone fruit. 4.25/5

Mouthfeel (10%): Medium-bodied, good carbonation. Juicy with some dry tongue. 4.25/5

Overall (20%): An excellent IPA. Likely similar in flavor to the Hopdouken, as it contains almost identical hops. 4.25/5

Final Weighted Rating: 4.25/5

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