Earlier this week, Green Flash Brewing officially disclosed that it has tweakedÂ the recipes of two of their flagship beers, Hop Head Red and West Coast IPA. While itâ€™s not uncommon for brewers to make slight changes, whether it be hop substitutes or a minor change in malt bill, when a brewer boosts one of itâ€™s beers from 7.0% abv. to 8.1% abv., the wheels in my head begin turning.
From Green Flashâ€™s memo this week, and their memo announcingÂ packaging changes, here are the reasons outlined why Hop Head Red and West Coast IPA were tweaked:
â€œIn response to your demand for flavorful and extreme IPAs, we have boosted the flavor profiles..â€
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