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Confluence Brewing Co. President, Co-Founder and Head Brewer John Martin Talks Long Ride Pale Ale

Confluence Brewing Co. President, Co-Founder and Head Brewer John Martin Talks Long Ride Pale Ale

We spoke with Confluence Brewing Co. President, Co-Founder and Head Brewer John Martin about Long Ride Pale Ale.

BC: Who came up with this beer’s recipe?
This one was mine.

BC: What’s your favorite aspect of this beer (flavor, aroma, etc.)?
I like the balance of malt with the tropical hop flavors and aromas.

BC: Where does this beer’s name come from?
A collaboration with Des Moines Bike Collective and Single Speed Brewing Company – acknowledging the distance between the two breweries on a bike and the thousands of cyclists that take to the trails every day in search of adventure.

BC: Is this your “desert island beer?” 
Probably not, but if it's all I had, I’d be very happy!

BC: Can you describe this beer in 10 words or less? 
A crisp, fruity, tropical quencher.

BC: What's a good food pairing for this beer? 
A juicy burger!

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