Oceanside’s Belching Beaver introduced this week it has added a core beer to its lineup known as Tropical Terps IPA, a re-release of the brewery’s Dam Good Decade Terps IPA from its tenth anniversary celebration in October 2022.
It’s the firm’s first core beer that makes use of terpenes, that are fragrant compounds naturally present in citrus fruits, pine timber, hops, and hashish. Tropical Terps IPA has a 6.6% alcohol-by-volume (ABV) and consists of Simcoe, Mosaic, Strata, and Citra hops. Terpenes convey to the juicy IPA new flavors and aromas which are unattainable from hops alone, that includes tropical notes of melons, mango, guava, and pineapple. The terpenes used for the beer weren’t derived from hashish.
“We obtained so many compliments final 12 months from the preliminary batch of Brewmaster Troy Smith’s new model that we determined to make it part of our core,” mentioned Co-Founder and CEO Tom Vogel. “Troy and his crew are all the time pushing the boundaries of beer they usually love creating new and superb types like with Tropical Terps. He not solely designed the beer, however the label as properly. This actually is a sport changer. I’m certain we’ll see extra terpene-focused beers all through the nation within the years forward.”
Tropical Terps IPA is out there on draft and in six packs of 12-ounce cans at Belching Beaver’s 4 San Diego County areas in Oceanside, Vista and North Park.
“We’re not the primary brewery to do that, although not many have tried,” Smith mentioned. “Since beer has been round for hundreds of years, we’re all the time attempting to push the bounds of what defines a great beer. Showcasing one thing new and progressive is the aim, and I consider each hard-core and informal beer drinkers will take pleasure in our newest creation that has flavors they could have by no means tasted earlier than.”
Belching Beaver beers are distributed to 12 states exterior of California, together with as far-off as Wisconsin and Texas.
For extra info, go to belchingbeaver.com.