Snake Lake Brewing Company Sidewinder IPA – American IPA at 6.5% ABV | 45 IBU

Snake Lake Brewing Company Sidewinder IPA American IPA at 6.5% ABV | 45 IBU (C$3.00 at Oak & Vine, 355 ml, no packaging date or best before, acquired 19-Jul-2018, reviewed 21-Jul-2018)

Appearance: hazy medium gold with one fat finger of rocky white head, excellent retention and heavy soapy lacing. (4/5) Aroma: citrus, orchard fruit, light pine, crackery malt, floral. (8/10) Taste: moderate sweet, moderate bitter. (8/10) Palate: medium body, moderate carbonation, off-dry mildly bitter finish. (4/5)

Yet another new local(ish) brewery, and a really decent NE/IPA. I knew nothing about these guys prior to buying this beer, other than that they were local, and I have to say, I’m pretty impressed. I’ll be sure to keep an eye out for more offerings from this brewery. (16/20)

8/10 #ryansbooze ryansbooze.com

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