Flip Flopped White Socked Strong Hopped White IPA
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When you marry a Belgian White with an IPA, the lovechild is usually a skinny, sun-burnt beer with freckles, pale like Johnny Winter but smooth like Barry White. Flipped Flopped White Socked is brewed with pilsner malt and wheat malt and hopped with Centennial, Cascade, Citra and Equinox hops. To make it even more interesting, there has been added orange zest, coriander and juniper berries, which give a nice fruity and spicy touch. The result of all this madness is a refreshing wheat beer brimming with citrus and fruity flavors and a well-balanced, beautiful hoppy finish. To enjoy in the company of blondes at white weddings!
Taste: A very nice combination between an IPA and a wheat beer. Fresh orange, citrus and spicy juniper can be found in the taste, rounded off with a pleasant bitter aftertaste.
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IPA stands for India Pale Ale. This is a type of beer that was developed by the English breweries in the seventeenth century. In the beginning, these breweries transported their normal Pale Ale to the English soldiers in India, but this beer did not survive that long journey. The journey sometimes took up to 3 months and that at warm temperatures. To avoid this problem they started brewing the Pale Ale with a larger dose of hops. Hops add bitterness and aroma to the beer, but also act as a natural preservative to make the beer last longer. In addition, they also brew the beer more heavily, because alcohol also protects the beer. This new heavier version survived the long journey and this beer was subsequently called India Pale Ale.
IPA has come back into the picture for 20 years due to the Craft Beer Revolution in America. Many variants of this style are now brewed such as:
- Black IPA: addition of dark malts
- White IPA: addition of herbs and wheat malt
- Session IPA: lighter version with alcohol between 3.5 – 5%
- Imperial IPA: strong version with alcohol between 7 – 20%
- Brett IPA: IPA with the addition of Brettanomyces