Proving Ground IPA Torp

Proving Ground is a full-flavored and assertively-hopped "west coast IPA" showcasing generous amounts of American hops alongside an unlikely deployment of Maris Otter that provides a strong foil to the hop attack. It's straw-colored with a bright, citrus and piney aroma that's followed by resinous, citrus and spicy bitterness. The lingering, knife-like, drying bitterness continues through the finish but the malt remains evident throughout. First brewed in 1999, this beer was a test of the boundaries of most hopheads at the time, which the name references.

Food Pairing: matches well with assertively flavored food, especially spicy dishes but also loaded burgers and fried chicken

Proving Ground IPA Torp

  • $23.99

Tags: bitter, citrus, hoppy, piney, spicy