Beer – #441 – Tuatara – NUI (Mighty Big Hop APA)

A life just as ordinary

Big brother of the fantastic ITI, I’m now going to enjoy the NUI. I hope anyway to enjoy it. It’s a big act to follow.

Brewed by Tuatara Brewing Company and that’s in the style that is American Pale Ale and they’re in Paraparaumu, New Zealand

For this then the familiar all bumpy and lumpy bottle that is 500ml (17fl oz) with a beer that is 7% ABV and 2.76 standard drink units, 210 calories and 8o IBU’s round out that set. 80IBU is about  high IPA – low end DIPA – so therefore a bit bitter.

Tuatara NUINUI (te reo Maori for “big”) takes Tuatara’s beloved American Pale Ale and reshapes it into a more assertive beast. We’ve spiced things up with some serious New World hop porn in the form of Citra, Simcoe and Amarillo, delivering 80 IBU of palate-stripping bitterness. And to showcase the aromatic action, Nui swaggers about…

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