otakuden (otakudensdram) wrote,
otakuden
otakudensdram

  • Mood:

Steelhead Double IPA ~ Mad River Brewing

Appearance: cloudy orange under a solid pithy head. Swirls with no lace but maintains a brilliant glow and pithy collar.

Nose: orangey and zesty – mandarin, mango, and tangerine. Hint of pink grapefruit. Dew dropped green grass. Lemon zest and lemon peel. Oozes freshness.

Palate: yum! Chewy, meaty, and orangey with orange, tangelos, mandarins, and mangos. Mango and kiwi is pervasive – fresh, sweet, chewy. Medium weight and mouthfeel. Gentle lingering bitter skin finish.

Final Thoughts: not overly complex but superbly delicious. For a first foray into brews from Mad River Brewing out of Blue Lake, California.

Photobucket

(an original written work by Kristyn Lier. plagiarism is not tolerated)
Subscribe

  • Endings & Beginnings

    I finally got off my lazy busy butt and got my OWN REAL HOMEPAGE! Any and all new beer writings and beer reviews will be found here:…

  • Night Stalker ~ Goose Island

    Appearance: pours dark and delicious. No head, just black oil deeper than midnight. Only after a few minutes does a thin espresso crema head form.…

  • Hop in the Dark CDA ~ Deschutes

    Appearance: burnt, black and delicious to look at. Khaki espresso crema head – bubbly and lacy with a nice collar. Swirls nice. Nose:…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments