Spicy and hoppy, with background fruit (melon, apricot and orange) and zesty, juicy aromas emerging more strongly. Good malt balance.
Bittersweet and fruity (more oranges and apricots, plus a little hint of pineapple). Sappy hop resins add to the mix.
Tangy hops dry the finish and build the bitterness, but fruity sweetness lingers awhile also.
Rather sweet for a such a hoppy beer – the interesting ingredient is Fairtrade Demerara sugar from Malawi – but lots of good, clean fruity flavours and a moreish dry finish. The continental hop strain used is Tradition. This could also have been included in our review of organic beers.