Great Divide – Rumble IPA

RUMBLE IPA is an American IPA with subtle nuance. Brewed with heavy handed additions of Pacific Northwest hops, this beer is gently aged on French and American oak resulting in a wonderful balance of bitterness, caramel sweetness, vanilla, and undertones of pine and citrus.

http://greatdivide.com/beer/seasonal/rumble-ipa/

Food pairings: Marinated skirt steak, grilled sweet potatoes, ripe Brie or Tallegio cheese, apple crisp with crème fraiche ice cream.

Breweries: Great Divide.
Flavor Elements: oaked.
Beer Types: IPA.
ABV: 7.1%

Great Divide – Fresh Hop Pale Ale

Fresh Hop is a labor of love meant to be enjoyed today. Brewed in the fall with wet, whole cone hops from the Pacific Northwest, Fresh Hop is the embodiment of seasonality. Don’t age it. Keep it cold. Drink it now. Savoring this delightful pale ale during harvest season ensures that its unparalleled grassy, citrus hop brilliance will remain uncompromised.

http://greatdivide.com/beer/seasonal/fresh-hop/

Breweries: Great Divide.
Flavor Elements: Citric, Fruity, and Grassy.
Beer Types: Pale Ale and Wet-Hopped.
ABV: 6.1%
UBUs: 55
Citric: 4/5
Roasted: 1/5
Dry: 4/5
Heavy: 3/5
Sparkling: 4/5
Alcohol taste: 1/5
Bitter taste: 4/5
Salt taste: 2/5
Sweet taste: 2/5

Great Divide – Heyday

HEYDAY is an eminently pleasant Belgian-Style White Ale. Brewed with barley, oats and raw wheat, Heyday is uniquely flavorful for such an easy-drinking ale. With a slightly cloudy appearance and traditional yeast, it is a balanced, agreeable offering. Exuding mild hop bitterness and a nuanced body, this is the easiest decision you’ll make all day.

http://greatdivide.com/beer/seasonal/heyday/

Food pairings: Moule frites (mussels and fries), Kung Pao chicken, Gouda cheese, Belgian waffles, peach cobbler.

Breweries: Great Divide.
Beer Types: Belgian-Style and Belgian-Style White.
ABV: 5.2%