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Throwback IPA
Throwback IPA
2015 | Session IPA

Throwback IPA

55 IBU
3.5% Alc/Vol
Simcoe, NZ Cascade, Enigma
Golden Promise, Munich, Carapils, Wheat, Crystal

Throwback IPA may be mid-strength, but it’s certainly no shrinking violet. Wielding a solid malt profile and a generous whack of hops, this expertly crafted session IPA continues to satisfy beer drinkers the world over. From Port Adelaide to Penang, there’s nothing quite like a Throwy…
The nose shows lifted notes of citrus and pine, with an underlying sappy, resinous quality. Its dank and slightly herbaceous. On the palate, oven baked biscuit and toffee malt develops quickly in to bright and juicy citrus. Grapefruit and lemon present well, pairing with a vibrant, sherbet like texture. The finish is fresh, with a pleasant lingering bitterness and a hint of spice.

Throwback IPA may be mid-strength, but it’s certainly no shrinking violet. Wielding a solid malt profile and a generous whack of hops, this expertly crafted session IPA continues to satisfy beer drinkers the world over. From Port Adelaide to Penang, there’s nothing quite like a Throwy…
The nose shows lifted notes of citrus and pine, with an underlying sappy, resinous quality. Its dank and slightly herbaceous. On the palate, oven baked biscuit and toffee malt develops quickly in to bright and juicy citrus. Grapefruit and lemon present well, pairing with a vibrant, sherbet like texture. The finish is fresh, with a pleasant lingering bitterness and a hint of spice.

The Story

Throwback IPA was one of the initial three beers to be released at the Gilbert Street Hotel alongside the Pale and IIPA in March, 2015. The can design was influenced by co-founder Red, and champions the colours of his grandfather's rugby jersey. This was a pioneering beer for the industry, proving that a mid-strength could be both hoppy and full flavoured, whilst still appealing to a wide variety of consumers. It even took out gold in a full-strength IPA competition. Not bad for a modest 3.5%...

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