Brewed with the hop aficionado in mind, Fat Tug is a Northwest-style India Pale Alewith an intense hop profile featuring notes of grapefruit, mango, melon and passionfruit. Sufficient malt is there to provide support. At 7% alc/vol and 80+ IBUs this beer delivers on the promise to satisfy anyone with a thirst for all things hoppy!
The Beer Maven
"The Unique name grabbed my attention and I wasn’t let down. Fat Tug pours a deep amber color with a thin but creamy head. The first hit is all hops but that is soon replaced with fresh fruity notes and finishes smoother than what you’d expect from 80 IBU."
"This outstanding IPA is among the best Canada has to offer...When it comes to really hoppy beers (this one registers 80 IBU), I really like ones that bring out a lot of tropical fruit notes, and these guys have really done that. The finishing hop profile is loaded with Amarillo, and supported by Columbus, Centennial, and Cascade. Summit hops are used for bittering. Look for big citrus and tropical fruit on the nose that come through wonderfully in the finish, as well."
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REVIEW: Fat Tug IPA by Driftwood Brewery – Victoria, BC
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