1. Wine washed rind cheese
2. Mild/sweet tomato sauces
3. Nuts: Almonds, Hazelnuts
4. Grilled peaches
BJCP 14: IPA
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Serving Temp: 40°- 45°
Glassware: Tulip, Snifter
Appearance: Pours red and full red in the deepest part of the snifter. White head with little retention.
Aroma: Grape must with some sweet malt notes. Very little hop aroma.
Flavor: Grapey flavors meld wonderfully with the malt and hop components of this beer. Very little hop flavor and almost no hop bitterness.
Mouthfeel: Medium with lots of prickly carbonation that help to lighten the mouthfeel.