Beer Info FAQ

What does a green IPA mean?

What does a green IPA mean?

A bold I.P.A. brewed with New Zealand grown Nelson Sauvin hops that elicit white wine and gooseberry characteristics in the beer. The resulting beer showcases hop aromas and flavors that include a floral sweetness and fresh tangerine peel.

What does it mean when a beer is green?

"Green beer" is a term brewers still use today to describe beer that's too young (or "green"). As described by Serious Eats, green beer still contains acetaldehyde, which can make beer taste bad because it's not yet fully fermented.