We’re out on the golf course for my fraternity’s annual golf tournament. My friend Joe had several craft beers in cans we were able to sneak onto the course (what an “outlaw”). I started out with a couple of these cans and grabbed this quick picture on the back of our cart. Joe gave me a couple cans to take home, so I was able to pour one in a glass and write down better, more thorough notes a couple of days later.
The can says, “As bold as the name suggests but as friendly as the masked man, comes our first adventure into the world of cans. This IPA is full of citrus and pine hop character and aroma. The hop flavors play off the pleasant malt complexity like a good sidekick. Giddy-up.”
Location: Enjoyed in the can, on the golf course, at Lake of the Woods golf course in Columbia, MO.
Numbers: 6.3% ABV, 60 IBUs, 195 Calories
Appearance & Aroma: When I poured it into a glass, it was light amber in color and it was pretty clear. It had a decent sized, cream-colored, head, which left some nice lacing on the glass. The aroma was balanced, as both a bready-caramel maltiness was present, as well as a nice dose of piney-grassy hops.
Taste & Feel: The body was medium-to-full, and the mouthfeel was creamy with a bit of carbonation and bitterness bite to it. The flavors up front were…