Four Winds Brewing Co. Phaedra – Belgian IPA at 7.2% ABV | 65 IBU

Four Winds Brewing Co. Phaedra Belgian IPA at 7.2% ABV | 65 IBU (C$7.75 at Grand Liquor Store Nelson, 650 ml, no packaging date or best before, acquired 27-Jan-2018, reviewed 27-Jan-2018)

Appearance: clear pale gold with one fat finger of fluffy white head, excellent retention and moderate soapy lacing. (5/5) Aroma: citrus, spicy rye, tropical fruit, mild funk. (8/10) Taste: moderate sweet, moderate-high bitter. (8/10) Palate: medium body, moderate carbonation, building bitter and spicy finish. (4/5)

Another excellent IPA from Four Winds, this one adding a spicy rye note to a mildly funky Belgian character, to good effect. I still wish they’d date their bottles, but certainly no complaints about this one. (16/20)

8/10 #ryansbooze