Illawarra Brewing Company
Illawarra The Chuck Norris Single Hop Red Ale
Style: American Pale Ale
Format: 375ml Can
The Illawarra Brewing Company/Darlo Taphouse collaboration ale is a beer born of genius, passion, and a love of all things Red. The malt bill is split between English and Australian Pale malts for it's foundation and then turns to the continent for the specialities. With German Carared, Carafa I, and Belgian Special B, the Chuck Norris displays a depth in malt body and palette that comes together like a roundhouse kick.
Mosaic is a new hop varietal from the American North West which displays all the wonderful characteristics that you could expect from the Yakima Valley with aromas of pine, citrus and tropical fruits with great bittering qualities to boot. When it hit the shores of Australia this summer it seemed the obvious choice so we got it in and started planning. Mosaic was added seven times throughout the brew and fermentation from the mash, first wort, kettle, and two dry hop additions to get the full breadth of what this hop has to offer.
The result is a beer with clean crisp bitterness, subtle pine and mellow malt body finishing with tropical fruit punch. Like Chuck Norris counting to infinity-twice, you'll be left want your pint to never end.