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Holy City Brewing Head Brewer Chris Brown Talks Paradise

We spoke with Holy City Brewing head brewer Chris Brown about Paradise.

BC: Who came up with this beer’s recipe?
I did with help from our head brewer Sean Guidera and assistant Jack Pitts.

BC: What’s your favorite aspect of this beer (flavor, aroma, etc.)?
Aroma, the big Citra and Mosaic dry hop make this beer what it is.

BC: Where does this beer’s name come from?
We brewed this beer originally for the Don't Drill movement to try and help stop oil drilling off our coast. Shepard Fairy did the original art work. Since then we have been brewing it for the Coastal Conservation League. It's a beer to help preserve Paradise (Charleston).

BC: Is this your “desert island beer?”
I would have this in my cooler. With a low ABV you could have a few.

BC: Can you describe this beer in 10 words or less?
Citrusy, hoppy, crisp, clean, balanced, IPA.

BC: What's a good food pairing for this beer?

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