Best of Hands Barrelhouse in West Seattle releases two new cans today. Available at the brewery for now and destined for distribution soon. Here are the details from the brewery.
STRATA NEIPA – 7.5%
This juicy & hazy IPA offers complex & intense aromas of grapefruit, cannabis, and wildflowers. Flavors of tropical fruit & fresh stone fruit dominate the palate with underlying nuance of citrus and wood on a soft, pillowy body. Resinous pine, pungent hop dankness, & grapefruit pith bitterness emerge on the long, drying finish with hints of chili pepper supporting.
Malts: Pale 2-Row, Pilsner, Wheat, Flaked Oats
Hops: Strata, HBC-692
Yeast: Imperial A24 Dry Hop
Water Profile: Soft & Round, NEIPA
CHERRY GHOST BERLINER WEISSE – 4.5%
This tart wheat ale underwent a secondary fermentation with high quality fruit puree from Oregon Specialty Fruits. This beer displays flavors and aromas of tart cherry, pie crust, and a hint of allspice with depth & nuance from the addition of citrus fruits and multiple cherry varietals. Clean lactic acid tartness on the finish.
Malts: Pilsner, Wheat, Acidulated Malt
Fruits: Tart Cherry, Sweet Cherry, Grapefruit
Hops: Azacca, Citra, Cashmere
Yeast: Imperial A44 Whiteout
Water Profile: Dry, American Ale