FACT: Hazy beers have been made for over two decades. They were not even uncommon.
FACT: Hazy beers are undissolved solids in suspension. It’s science, not magic or elevated craft beer alchemy.
FACT: Undissolved solids in liqud suspension ALWAYS precipitate out. ALWAYS. Why? See second fact.
FACT: The NEIPA is a fad. It will undoubtedly have some legs because some – not anywhere near all – beers made in that style are absolutely delightful. But it IS a fad and will pass, probably soon. That’s not even a criticism of it. Extreme IPAs were a fad. Ditto for pumpkin ales. And the Riedel beer glass. And the Gose craze is one now. “Fad” is not a pejorative term. It just says that this popularity, which is certainly warranted, has a shelf life. Which it does.
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