A brand new visitor to the monthly mixed case #TastingLeague. Lucy Corne told us to give these guys from the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town a chance to show what their area had to offer and so here we go with this tasty Stickman IPA.
The Tasting experience:
Appearance: Amber, relatively clear but unfiltered; off-white, dense head.
Aroma: Grass, sweet malty almost nutty grain, with a good dose of pine.
Flavour & finish: Malty bread-like balance as well with a the tropical fruit punch from the hops. Rich and refreshing with a snappy bitter finish.
Quick fire facts:
- It has a 5.7% ABV and sits at 57 IBUs.
- The brewery got its name after a few beers on Cape Town’s Signal Hill and the brewer admitting that he shouldn’t be the one to design the labels, as he couldn’t even draw a stickman.
Great first shot in the #TastingLeague, good IPA, drinkable but punchy enough to keep you interested.
A steak or burger with pepper sauce.
Where to drink:
While looking over the rolling Durbanville Hills with the sun shining over the ocean in the distance.
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