Saturday, March 21, 2020

Claim 52 Brewing Space Walk Hazy IPA

Beer Name: Space Walk
Brewery: Claim 52 Brewing (Eugene, OR)
ABV: 7.2%

How sold: 16 oz tallboy cans; on draft
Where bought: Belmont Station (Portland, OR)
Price: Unknown, gift from a friend

Date Drank: January 26, 2020
When brewed? Limited-time or rotational beer.
IBU: 30

Commercial Description: "Brewed with malted wheat and flaked oats. Hopped with Simcoe, Ekuanot, and Comet."

Hops: Simcoe, Ekuanot, Comet.

Where distributed: Claim 52 Brewing can be found in the Pacific Northwest, mostly in the Portland metro area.

Appearance (5%): Poured hazy light orange into a pint glass. Unfiltered, sediment at the bottom of the can. White head, trace lacing. 4.5/5

Smell (25%): Tropical stone fruit and citrus, with slight resinous or dank notes. 4.25/5

Taste (40%): Blend of slight resin and tropical to start. Malted wheat and flaked oats come in next. Mix of hop tropical and oats through the aftertaste. 4/5

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

Overall (20%): An awesome to excellent IPA. Very good blend of tropical, malts, oats, and resin. Any octane was about what I expected for 7.2%. Would totally drink again. 4/5

Final Weighted Rating: 4.113/5

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