Stone Citracado IPA is slated an August, 2016 release. The brewery celebrates 20 years of brewing this year.
The Escondido, California based brewery knows hops. Loves hops. Honestly, their India pale ale and various approaches have changed the beer scene in America. Perhaps with so many wins under Stone’s belt, it’s easy to get excited when another hoppy beer is afoot.
Stone Citracado IPA is brewed the the ever-so-hot Citra hops, plus a dose of avocado flower honey. Loosely, those are the same elements that make Bell’s Hopslam so popular. (Hoppy, with a touch of finishing sweetness). Ed note. Before your blood boils for saying that beer geeks, not everyone as an expert on beer as you. Some folks need a little correlation or perspective.
For 20 years our passion for brewing and our obsession with hops has challenged traditional styles and expectations for beer. So Its only fitting we commemorate this momentous occasion by crafting a liquid ode to bold brewing that satisfies your hop thirst and pays homage to our flagship San Diego brewery, located on Citracado Parkway (which itself pays homage to the citrus and avocado agricultural history of the region).
“Citracado” also teases the two key Ingredients of this been “Citra” refers both to the juicy gem of a hop and its citrusy (and tropical) aromas and flavors. “Cado” inspired us to utilize wonderful, native avocado flower honey. Combine the two and the result pours like silk and abounds with enough hops to match our excitement for reaching this 20-year milestone. We thank you sincerely for the years of support and pledge that we will, as always, strive to live up to the reasons for your loyalty!
Stone Citracado IPA will be a 22 ounce bottle and draft offering. The brewery has not officially announced this beer.
Availability: 22oz Bottles, Draft