Saturday, March 7, 2020

Brouwerij West Bunny Fuku Hazy IPA

Beer Name: Bunny Fuku
Brewery: Brouwerij West (San Pedro, CA)
ABV: 7.3%

How sold: 16 oz cans; on draft
Where bought: Belmont Station (Portland, OR)
Price: $5.71 for 16 oz. tallboy can

Date Bought: October 26, 2019
Date Drank: November 12, 2019
When brewed? Limited-time beer.

What's on the Can: "Hazy India Pale Ale. Malted barley, raw spelt, raw oats. Nelson and Citra hops."

Commercial Description: "Absurdly loaded with Nelson and Citra hops, Bunny Fuku Hazy IPA attacks your tongue jungle with an endless barrage of papaya, mandarin orange, and dank herbs."

Hops: Nelson Sauvin, Citra.

Where distributed: Brouwerij West can be found in California. Some brews make it to parts of the Pacific NW including Portland.

Appearance (5%): Poured hazy light orange into a pint glass. Unfiltered, some sediment at the bottom of the can. White head; trace lacing. 4.25/5

Smell (25%): Tropical citrus orange and stone fruit with complementing resin and oaty-wheat malts. 4.5/5

Taste (40%): Light resin at the start, then more wheat malt in the middle. Finishes with a wave of citrus orange and tropical stone fruit. Citrus continues into the aftertaste. 4.25/5

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

Overall (20%): An excellent IPA. Tropical is the larger star here. You'll get some resin and malts as well, each having their moments to shine. 4.25/5

Final Weighted Rating: 4.338/5

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