4 years ago, Harpoon Brewery started a friendly home brewing competition for their employees. The contest has grown into what is known as the Harpoon Kettle Cup. The most recent winner of the the cup was given a chance to brew for the brewery’s prolific 100 Barrel Series. Thus, introducing release #47 – Hoppy Belgian Style Blonde.
This delightfully drinkable Belgian-style ale features a big kick of American hops. A Belgian yeast strain, Bastogne, was used to give it a fruity/spicy character. A generous dose of hops — including Galaxy, Simcoe, Chinook, and an addition of whole Cascade hops — yields a powerful hop nose and flavor. The finish is sharp and satisfying.
Style: Belgian Style Blonde
Availability: 22oz bombers, Draft. One time release
6.5% ABV, 53 IBUs