Monday, August 8, 2011

Japanese Green Tea IPA...very nice brew!

I was lucky enough to find Japanese Green Tea IPA, made in collaboration with Stone Brewing (San Diego), Ishii Brewing (Guam), and Baird Brewing (Shizuoka, Japan). This India Pale Ale is brewed with sencha green tea leaves. (You can find more details in the artcile here.)

All proceeds from the sales of this beer will go to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief by Red Cross.

This beer is 9.2% alcohol. The color is beautiful orange/ honey. The aroma is citrus/ spice, and the flavor had a hint of sweet bitterness, which reminded me of Sencha green tea.

I loved it so much! I ordered last 4 bottles from K&L Wines (since their Hollywood location didn''t carry it, the order was shipped from their Redwood City location up north). Now, I can't find it anywhere...I wonder if Stone Brewing will make extra production of this special collaboration beer. I hope!