Today, BridgePort Brewing Co. revealed the next installment in their 30th Anniversary Trilogy Series. Aussie Salute IPA, brewed in collaboration with the creator of BridgePort IPA, will be dry-hopped with Australian hop varieties. Here are the details from the brewery:
BEER #2 IN BRIDGEPORT’S TRILOGY SERIES CELEBRATES
THE SECOND OF OUR THREE DECADES OF BREWING. IT IS A
COLLABORATION BETWEEN OUR BREWMASTER JEFF EDGERTON &
AUSTRALIAN BREWMASTER, PHIL SEXTON. AS FORMER BREWMASTER
AT BRIDGEPORT, PHIL CREATED OUR ORIGINAL BRIDGEPORT IPA IN
1996 – THE BEER THAT INTRODUCED THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST TO THE
THIS AUSSIE-HOPPED AMERICAN IPA IS BUILT ON A RICH, EARTHY
FOUNDATION OF MARIS OTTER AND TWO-ROW PALE ALE MALTS. IT IS
SENT THOUGH THE HOPJACK WITH CENTENNIALS AND CHINOOKS,
AND FINALLY DRY-HOPPED WITH BOLD AUSTRALIAN GROWN GALAXY
AND ELLA HOPS. THE RESULT IS PURE IPA ALCHEMY, A HEARTY AND
HAZY, TRANS-HEMISPHERIC IPA THAT PAYS TRIBUTE TO PHIL AND ALL
OUR BREWERS, PAST AND PRESENT.
This new release will be available from May to July. Until then, don’t miss the opportunity to sample (or stock up on) BridgePort Trilogy 1.