This Fruity IPA is Made with an Unusually Sweet Ingredient

By: Katherine Pendrill - Jan 22, 2016
References: ballastpoint & trndmonitor
Ballast Point is now producing a fruit IPA that allows consumes to enjoy a taste of the topics all year long. With the intense flavor of hops and the bright taste of fresh fruit, this delicious beer provides an unexpected source of refreshment.

The Pineapple Sculpin IPA is a small-batch IPA that boasts sweet, tropical notes. The fruity flavor comes from the addition of fresh pineapple, while the punchy aftertaste can be attributed to the hops. Like many of the company's IPAs, cask experiments were used to enhance the bold and rich flavor of the signature IPA. While the idea of drinking a pineapple-flavored beer may sound unusual, the fruity IPA is ideal for pairing with dishes such as mango sticky rice and buttermilk crumb cake.

The tasty tropical beer demonstrates that consumers are eager to experiment with unusual ingredients and flavor combinations.