Hop Federation Red IPA 50L Keg

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7.5% Red IPA. An exuberant blend of colour, flavours and aromas, Red IPA is our signature beer. This India Pale Ale is a descendant of a tradition with deep colonial roots, stretching back several centuries to when pale ales were boosted with hops and alcohol to withstand the long sea voyage from England to India.

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Description

With predominantly local hops, Gladfield malts from Canterbury and slightly above-average alcohol content, our Red IPA has the same confidence and individuality that characterise our own former colony. Tantalising passionfruit aromas give way to a delightful and unexpected combination of berries, tart ruby grapefruit and a comforting toasty malt on the palate, rounded off with a satisfying, sustained finish.

ABV: 7.5%
IBU: 49
MALT: Ale Malt, Red Back, Aurora and Shepherds Delight
HOPS: Simcoe, NZ Cascade, Motueka and Southern Cross