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Stone debuts Soaring Dragon Imperial IPA with white peony tea

Stone Soaring Dragon Imperial IPA

When a brewer visits the Tianshan Tea City in Shanghai, it’s pretty much a given a beer will come out of it. Stone Soaring Dragon Imperial IPA joins the brewery’s lineup this month.

White peony tea is a first in Stone’s beers, who has used green tea a few times in the past (see: Baird/Ishii/Stone Green Tea IPA.) According to the brewery, the team was really “blown away” after trying the white peony tea. The floral qualities of the tea really had the potential to play well with some new hop varieties. In this case, Citra and Loral.

Per Stone, the flavor profile: Raspberry, cinnamon stick, and clover honey with hints of coconut and papaya, spearmint, sage, clean white tea, and grapefruit pith.

Stone Soaring Dragon is available in 12-ounce cans and 22-ounce bottles.

Style: Imperial IPA (w/ White Peony Tea)
Availability: 12oz Cans, 22oz Bottles.
Debut: April 2020

8% ABV, 38 IBUs

Image: Stone Brewing

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