Grand Kirin Dip Hop Weizen Bock

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Japanese Name: グランドキリン ディップホップヴァイツェンボック
Brewer: Kirin
Release: Nov. 8, 2016
Type: Japanese Beer (ビール)
Alcohol: 7.5%
Purchase Price: ¥255 (330mL) @Popula

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Tasting Notes:
2016_grand_kirin_dip_hop_weizen_bock-1One of Grand Kirin’s latest releases is Dip Hop Weizen Bock. This unfiltered ale is brewed with Saaz hops and wheat malt for a smooth flavor, brilliant aroma, and full bodied flavor.2016_grand_kirin_dip_hop_weizen_bock-4

Dip Hop Weizen Bock pours an opaque tan in the glass with aromas of various spices such as cinnamon, cardamom, coriander, and orange peel. Full and flavorful up front, it has a wonderful spiciness on the tongue with hints of dried fruit, being on the sweet side. This ale finishes with a hearty backend and nice bitterness.

2016_grand_kirin_dip_hop_weizen_bock-2Grand Kirin has brewed a wonderful ale with Dip Hop Wiezen Bock. It is has a flavor not usually found on the store shelves, and thus offers a change from the daily lager. Dip Hop Wiezen Bock will be sold year round, so give it a try when you get a chance.

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