Kern River Dirty Hippie Imperial Red Ale (6th Anniversary Ale)
From Kern River – So, we have a new beer; an Imperial Red Ale dry hopped with Summit and Simcoe. What are we calling it? You guessed it, Dirty Hippie. It weighs in at 8%, 95 IBU and has a whole lot of hoppy goodness balanced with a nice malt backbone that you would expect out of an Imperial Red. Does it really smell like a dirty hippie? Come on in, grab a pint and decide for yourself.
Kern River Brewing – Kern River Dirty Hippie Imperial Red Ale (6th Anniversary Ale) – On tap at 38 Degrees Alehouse. 8% abv.
Appearance: Pours a golden amber with a lasting creamy head.
Aroma: Hoppy goodness citrus dank and rock sugar.
Taste: A nice blend of citrusy and piny hops. A little toast and caramel. Finishes fruity.
Mouthfeel: Full bodied, a little sticky with modest carbonation.
Overall: A very hop forward, aromatic Imperial Red. Dangerously drinkable.