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Nerd Alert: now with more hops

 

Nerd Alert cans

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We were playing around with some hops recently, as we are prone to do, and got our hands on a fun little hop called Mandarina Bavaria. This new German hop is used primarily for aroma, and gives off soft mandarin orange and citrus flavors, with hints of pineapple. It is pleasant, light, and refreshing. Just like Nerd Alert.

We were trying to understand the characteristics of this crazy new hop and dry hopped 5 gallons of Nerd Alert with Mandarina Bavaria (Nerd Alert being a great base beer for testing hops). The results were pretty incredible. Nerd Alert isn’t a traditional pilsner because it is fermented with ale yeast (albeit at lower temperatures), and the dry hop added another subtle layer of complexity.

Our brewers were all like “this beer is even better, can we keep it this way!?” And who are we to say no to those pouty brewer faces?

You’ll be able to taste the new and improved Nerd Alert first in 12-pack 12oz cans, launching in early May 2016.

 

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