Thursday, 4 August 2011

An IPA a Day #28


It's here! International IPA Day is upon us!
My last beer in this series is again one I helped brew. The first time I went to Pontypridd I was hoping to brew a hop monster. We didn't fail either with a slight haze, deep tawny colour and a Pacific Gem aroma to die for this was my first proper religious experience.
As I've said before I had to go and sit down on my own and absorb it. After that I got the enjoyment of watching other people enjoying something that you worked so hard to create, it really is a very gratifying experience.
Over the next 18 months - 2 years I've gone back to Pontypridd a lot and the Otley guys and I have worked on the recipe of the Motley Brew, we've got to the point where we're finally really happy with the recipe and there will be no more tinkering.
Motley Mark 1
I'm not going to give you any tasting notes, I'm going to say get your arse down to The Rake and taste it for yourself.
Happy IPA day everybody - Don't forget the Hashtag #IPADay today!

6 comments:

beersay said...

If that's not a good enough reason to get across to The Rake I don't know what is, hope to see you Friday night post GGBF

Cheers

Phil
@filrd

Rabidbarfly said...

thanks! I may still be around, but I have an early start for the footie on Sat!

Cooking Lager said...

Slight haze? That's cloudy that is, matey.

Rabidbarfly said...

That's the original, much improved now Cookie, even you would drink it!

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