I first had Burial Beer Co. & CRAK Brewery The End is Never Near Session IPA, 4.2% ABV on tap Pop The Top Bottle Shop, so a few days later I picked up a four pack. This is a collaborative between Burial Beer Co. in Asheville, North Carolina and CRAK Brewery in Campodarsego, Veneto Italy. The End is Never Near Session IPA is brewed with barley and oates, double dry-hopped with a bounty for Citra and Vic’s Secret. The End is Never Near Session IPA pours a hazed yellow color with a thick three finger white head that fades in icebergs and a thin halo, giving you nose sweet juicy citrus fruits, orange and grapefruit which the taste follow with citrus fruits, juicy orange and juicy grapefruit with a nice oat sweetness that has a little hoppy bitterness and finishes a little bit bitter with a nice citrus note and a bitter juicy fruit aftertaste that has a little tiny sour note on the end with a light mouthfeel. Burial Beer Co. & CRAK Brewery The End is Never Near Session IPA is easy drinking and very refreshing with great fruity flavors and just enough sweetness with the right amount of hoppy bitterness that is an A. This beer is like fresh citrus juice that I recommend you try. Cheers! Please enjoy responsibly!
Purchased Hopfly Brewing Company Tablebanger Hazy Pale Ale, 5.4% ABV from Pop The Top Bottle Shop. Hopfly Brewing Company in Rocky Mount, North Carolina brews this hazy New England pale ale with Citra and Waimea hops. Tablebanger pours a darker yellow/orange juice color that is hazy with a tight two finger white head with fruity sweet piney aroma, found citrus fruits, oranges, and grapefruits on the nose. Taste in goos with nice amounts of mellow citrus fruits, oranges and grapefruit with a nice pine note washing over the middle of the mouth with a hoppy note on the back with a nice citrus fruit finish that is a little bitter a piney and a slight linger of orange and grapefruit on the aftertastes with a lighter almost medium mouthfeel. I have never really seen a hazy New England Pale Ale before which is interesting and is very crushable and easy with a good refreshing quality that gets a B. The citrus flavors are good but could be turned up a bit to make them stand out but are still good in this beer anyhow. It’s a good beer and I think this is a good take on a Pale Ale, and I also think this would be a super awesome IPA, but I see why Hopfly Brewing Company Tablebanger Hazy Pale Ale is not an IPA. There are too many already this is something different but not too different. I recommend Hopfly Brewing Company Tablebanger Hazy Pale Ale, it’s a good one. Cheers! Please enjoy responsibly!