Another fine IPA that's far more refined than you might expect with a name like bitterbitch, while still packing a powerful bitter kick to keep you on the hook.
The Good: Huge hop aroma and as per its namesake, a very generous dose of bittering hops. This reminds me of wandering around a party talking to mates, beer in hand. Great tasting, easy drinking, thirst quenching...What more could you want? A really solid beer, and I think a good example of an IPA that shows a lot of the hop character in both aroma AND bittering which is always a good thing in my mind.
The Bad: Nothing really. Anyone who complains it's too bitter needs to read the label again, and take a long hard look at themselves.
Enjoyment: A great brew! Again it's one I've come back to which is always a good sign. I cracked one of these on the weekend after mowing the lawn and it was sheer joy (although even a VB can pull that off after mowing the lawn to be fair). I think for me, it's that incredible aroma when you first crack it open that floods back all those great moments hanging out with friends. Give it a whirl if you're a bit of a hop head, I rate this number pretty highly. I had it again for the review, with a rich bolognese and have to say it worked damn well for me.
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