Stone Loral & Dr. Rudi's Inevitable Adventure Double IPA

Stone Loral & Dr. Rudi's Inevitable Adventure Double IPA

A pairing like this was bound to happen

Double IPA

Loral hops were released in 2016 and quickly became one of our brewers’ favorite varieties. It was highlighted in our single hop IPA series, Stone Hop Revolver IPA, and was the featured hop in the hugely popular Stone Ghost Hammer IPA. Then there’s Dr. Rudi, which has been around since 1976. Originally known as Super Alpha, this hop brings classic piney and herbal notes, which pairs it perfectly with the floral, citrusy aroma of Loral. A pairing like this was bound to happen. Some might even call it inevitable. 

About This Beer

Release Date
January 29, 2018
Package Types
22oz bottles
12oz six-pack bottles
Featured Hops
Loral™ & Dr. Rudi
When to Enjoy
Drink fresh

Tasting Notes

Light golden. White, foamy head with medium size bubbles.
Intense floral up front with peach, resin and pine. There are also subtle herbal hints.
Citrus, peach, and hints of fresh berries with notes of herbal and white sage. Lots of resin and pine throughout.
Very refreshing, crisp, and smooth, especially for this high ABV. There is a mild bitterness on the finish.
This beer proves the theory that opposites attract. The elegant Loral with floral, citrus, and hints of noble qualities hooks up with a tie-dye wearing friend of a friend from out of town, who is dank and full of resin and pine. It works! People may find it hard to believe that this is 8.9% but the ABV definitely helps boost the wonderful aromas and flavors in this very drinkable beer. Have another!

Pairing Notes

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Soups and Salads
Yum Woon Sen (Thai Noodle Salad), Baby Gem Caesar Salad, Caprese Salad, Gazpacho, Tomato Basil Soup
Main Course
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