This week’s beer: Bitter & Twisted, English IPA from Harviestoun Brewery in Scotland
The pour of this beer is a brilliant, honey color with minimal head. The aroma is lightly hoppy with malty sweetness.
The taste is of floral hops and bready malt with grassy overtones, and there is a lemon sweetness that catches the front of the taste and follows through to a mellow, fruity finish.
This is a tasty import that is clean, fresh and easy to drink. At only 4.2% alcohol, it would be easy to have several of these brews.
This beer is not for those looking for a punch of hops, but it’s crisp and refreshing with just enough bitterness to give it depth of character.
Pair with pizza, pasta or ribs.
J.T. is a contributor for the Fayetteville Flyer. He is also the owner and brewer at the Tanglewood Branch Beer Co., located at 1431 S. School Ave. in Fayetteville.
For more beer reviews from J.T., see his author page.