Our latest incarnation of the DIPA style. Brewed with a choice combination of IPA Malt, Wheat and three different types of Oats. A creamy full bodied mouth feel tees up this beers showpiece....Hops. Stone fruit, Melon and Citrus are all on show in force. Double dry hopped on active fermentation with our house New England yeast a tropical storm awaits. This beer features experimental cryo blend YCH TRI2304CR , Mosaic, Citra, Azacca and Ekuanot brewed in collaboration with our friends at Yakima Chief Hops.
Pouring a hazy golden straw with a fluffy white head Vanguard's opaque look draws you in. On the nose it reeks of Tropical stone fruit and fizzy melon sweets. The flavour delivers a juicy oily tingle on the front of the tongue allowing the citrus notes from the hops to shine through. The mouth feel is super smooth, silky and coating, the level and variety of oats really taking centre stage mid pallet. Finally a light finish with a hint of bitterness lent from the beers double helping of dry hops and experimental cryo round out this DIPA. Show Less