Roxanne: The Dawn of a New Beer

March 28th, 2017 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

We’ve brought back the Red IPA.

Following the success of Eric The Red, here’s the follow up Red IPA: Roxanne.
Inspired by the Viking nautical theme of Eric, Roxanne is a Persian name meaning “Dawn” and the reference of “red sky in the morning sailors take warning”.
Even though we refer to the dawn and morning time, it doesn’t imply that this is a breakfast beer. Then again there are no rules when it comes to drinking beer as tasty as this.
A wonderful amber red colour, which comes from the specialty malts, but used in a way that the isn’t overly malty. The malt delivers a sweet caramelly malt note that marries perfectly with the fruity hops, and highlighted with the piney character from the Centennial hops.

About the beer:
ABV: 6.5
IBU: 30
Malts: Pale Ale, Speciality Malts.
Hops: US Centennial, US Simcoe

Availability:
New Zealand: 500ml bottle and keg. Launching 1 April 2017. This will start hitting the shelves in the first week of April.
Australia: 500ml bottles. Shipment leaving NZ mid April, should get to you early May.

Launch events:
1 April, Lumsden Freehouse, Auckland

6 April, Basque Rooftop Bar, Wellington

6 April, Volstead Trading Company, Christchurch

 

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