Wilmington Brewing Company Tropical Lightning India Pale Ale, 7.0% ABV is a west coast style IPA brewed in Wilmington, North Carolina with Pilsner, White Wheat, and Carapils malts also with Warrior, Simcoe, Citra and Amarillo hops. Tropical Lightning pours a deep shade of yellow with a two finger white head that has slow pace with a tropical aroma hitting your nose with a fruity citrus scent that is a bit tropical and a bitterness wafting into you nose . The taste is tropical fruity as well as a bit of citrus bitterness and a nice inflow of hoppy notes with a nice tropical bitter finish and a citrus tropical aftertaste with a medium mouthfeel. Wilmington Brewing Company Tropical Lightning India Pale Ale is a refreshing change from all the hazy New England IPAs that have gained so much popularity. I was drinking this and thinking how I missed a nice west coast style IPA. Tropical Lightning really nails the west coast style IPA and gets an A. Wilmington Brewing Company Tropical Lightning India Pale Ale is a beer for when you feel like an IPA but nothing sweet. I really think that its worth trying and I will see this again real soon. Cheers! Please enjoy responsibly!