Heavy on hops, that was always the brewery plan. So in 1980, we loaded Pale Ale up with Cascade-a new hop at the time named after the mountain range-and the intense aromas of pine and citrus sparked the American craft beer revolution.
Wine EnthusiastA definite classic, this is one of the most iconic and recognizable craft beers out there. The hops take center stage in the form of ripe grapefruit peel, fading into a lingering resiny flavor accented with pine that stays through the mildly bitter finish. The assertive citrus characteristics are kept in check by a clean malty core and cleansing carbonation.