Lonerider Magnificent 77 American IPA, brewed with 77 different hop varieties. First in the world? As far as we can tell.
I’m sure you brewers and home brewers are wondering about the process. Hops from 7 different countries were blended for the 7 hop additions in the 77 minute boil. After fermentation, Lonerider Magnificent 77 is dry-hopped with a different variety every day for 7 days, then 14 more varieties over the subsequent 7 days. If all those numbers got confusing, that means a lot of hops.
In the end Lonerider Magnificent 77 is a 7.7% alcohol by volume IPA (77 IBUs). Are you seeking this hop monster? The Raleigh, North Carolina brewery is releasing these cans once again at a dock party on July 7th.
As for the extensive hop lineup for Lonerider Magnificent 77, the brewery isn’t disclosing. Besides, would you read them all?
Hops: 77 varieties.
Availability: 16oz Cans. Limited release.
Latest Return: 7/7/17
7.7% ABV, 77 IBUs
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