Friday, March 20, 2020

Culmination Brewing Sun Fade Arcade Hazy IPA

Beer Name: Electric Daydream
Brewery: Culmination Brewing (Portland, OR)
ABV: 7.5%

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

Date Canned: November 15, 2019
Date Drank: January 18, 2020
When brewed? Limited-time or rotational beer.

Commercial Description: "Hazy IPA with NZ Motueka, AU Galaxy, and Citra hops."

Hops: Citra, Galaxy, Motueka.

Where distributed: Culmination Brewing can be found in the Pacific Northwest. It slowly but surely has expanded throughout the Portland area.

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

Smell (25%): Resinous tropical stone fruit and citrus, with pine. 4.25/5

Taste (40%): Follows the nose. Resinous forward, with tropical stone fruit complementing. Citrus (with resin) comes back on the aftertaste through the senses.. 4.25/5

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

Overall (20%): An excellent IPA. Big fan of the tropical and resinous blend here. Bonus points for the citrus at the back end. 4.25/5

Final Weighted Rating: 4.263/5

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