Rites of Passage tasting notes
Rites of Passage is a NEIPA from Hop Hooligans, brewed with oats, wheat and Waimea, Amarillo and Nelson Sauvin hops. Aroma has tropical and also herbal and vinous hints. Taste is juicy with citrus, tropical fruits, gooseberry and herbal hints, with a long bitter finish.
NEIPA or New England India Pale Ale is one of the more recent styles in the craft beer world. Its characterized by its hazy, turbid, even opaque appearance. Hop flavour is very high, and aromas are fruity and tropical. It has a smooth and juicy character. Compared to an American IPA, a NEIPA is more fruity, less bitter and much hazier.