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Santa Cruz Brown IPA #1

Additional Info

  • Release Number: 1
  • ABV%: 6.40%
  • Brew Date: 12/19/11
  • Pack Date: 1/16/12
  • Brewery: Salt Lake City
  • Notes: An Epic interpretation of the recent American trend of brewing Black IPAs, our Santa Cruz Brown is a true hybrid. Inspired by our brewer Kyle̢?0089?0073 desire to have it all, we combine the rich backbone and color of a brown ale with robust American Hops common in IPAs for something totally unique. Maris Otter pale malt along with Munich, CaraMunich, and Chocolate malts create a balance between sweet and roasty that is then assaulted by four varieties of Pacific Northwest hops including super high alpha variety Apollo in the hop-back and dry hop stage. The piney, herbal flavors that result make this a dark beer for hop lovers.
  • Malt: Maris Otter, 2-Row Chocolate Malt, Munich Malt, 2-Row Carapils, CaraMunich II.
  • Boil: Nugget, Cascade, Centennial, Apollo.