White Cap

Wisconsin
United States
Hinterland Beer White Cap IPA
Judges Ratings 
1 Review
82
Aroma:
20 / 24
Flavor:
34 / 40
Appearance:
6 / 6
Mouthfeel:
6 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20
Description 

Session White IPA brewed with Simcoe and Centennial hops.

Profile

ABV: 
4.2%
IBUs: 
66
Hops: 
Simcoe, Centennial
Judges Review 
Garrick van Buren's picture
Judges Rating:
82
Aroma:
20 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
34 / 40
Mouthfeel:
6 / 10
Overall Impression:
16 / 20

The White Cap is in the nascent White IPA style, a merging of the American IPA and the Belgian Wit styles, though this example is of "Session" strength.

White Cap's aroma and flavor both provide huge citrus notes of orange and grapefruit along with apricot and blueberry, hints of clove and a grainy character – more crackery in the aroma, more toasty in the flavor. The body is light gold, very cloudy with a quickly dissipating, pillowy, white head. The reminders of a subtle Belgian Wit shouldn't fool you. This is a bold, complex American IPA with the aggressive hopping and assertive, lingering bitterness you'd expect with a mild alcohol warmth and high carbonation. No coriander necessary.