Epic Brewing Company
Epic Chromium American Pale Ale
Country: New Zealand
Brewery: Epic (NZ)
Style: American Pale Ale
Format: 500ml Bottle
We thought about what would be a great beer taste for Spring since it is right around the corner. The idea started as an Amber Ale but sometimes they can be too malty, so this is a Pale Ale with more malt flavour, sweetness and a bit more body. This beer doesnt have any funky random ingredients, just a really solid flavoursome beer, that you could have a couple of pints with friends.
The name is really random though. It was based on the finish we wanted on the label, and we found out from some research that Chromium is an element present in brewers yeast, barley, water and foods prepared in stainless steel. Who knew? A typical big hop forward Pale Ale you have known to expect and love from Epic, but the difference is the extra malt body, malt sweetness and subtle nutty malt flavour.
The Shield has a 24 which is close to the number of hops but also is the elemental number on the periodic table. Silly name, awesome beer.