In beer years, a double IPA is ancient. Older, wiser, and, dare we say, better, Giant for a Day Double IPA dips into the rosy depths of nostalgia to create a familiar, friendly beast of a beer— one to sip on while making tall tales even taller. Drawing from the magnificence of the mighty redwoods, which grow at a slow and stately pace but are constantly in upward motion, GFAD taps into the roots of craft brewing while launching us forward.
Malt: Pale Ale, Flaked Wheat
Hops: Simcoe, Lotus, Idaho 7
ABV: 9% | IBU: 60
Visual: Lightly hazy golden
Aroma: Heady pine, dank, grapefruit, and candied citrus abound
Taste: Simple malt base that lets the hop flavor shine: orange, pine, dank, etc.
Mouthfeel: Warming alcohol, medium-bodied, dry finish