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Kern River Dirty Hippie

Kern River Dirty Hippie8% ABV. Imperial Red Ale dry hopped with Summit and Simcoe hops from Kern River Brewing in Kernville, California. This was Kern River’s 6th Anniversary ale and I really enjoyed their 5th Anniversary DIPA so I wanted to give this one a shot. The beer pours a bright copper-orange color with a medium off-white head that diminishes fairly quick along with lacing that lasted well throughout. Aroma of floral hops, citrus and malt which was surprising for a red ale. Flavors of caramel, herbal hops, grapefruit, and bready malt. Medium bodied and well-carbonated. The finish was moderately bitter with a lingering resinous hops aftertaste. Overall, a pretty decent anniversary beer from Kern River, just not as good as the 5th anniversary beer.
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This entry was posted on March 13, 2014 by in Beer, Beer rankings, Beer reviews.

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