Eve bought this beer home for me from Tescos (of all places). I used to like a Wells Bombadier before I turned into a complete craft beer so-and-so, and I’ve also reviewed Dogfish Head 60 minute IPA when I was last over in the US (http://yeastismybitch.com/2013/09/29/dogfish-head-sixy-minute-ipa/) so for me this looked like a very intriguing collaboration.
When poured out, DNA definitely looked the part – a darkish cognac colour (no haze – pity) and a bit of head that hung about attractively.
The aroma reminded me a lot of Bombardier but with a load of exciting resinous hops on the top. It’s a nice contrast, but wasn’t quite as powerfully hoppy as I remembered the DFH 60 minute IPA being – but, despite that, it certainly pressed all the right buttons perfectly adequately.
The taste was of good thick caramelly IPA base malts and a largish bitterness that crashed…
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