Review: Cowbell Hazy Days Juicy IPA

Written way prior to the 2023 MLCC strike

I've been complaining a lot for the past six months or year or even more now about how the Manitoba Liquor Commission isn't even trying to bring any out of provinces to beer geeks, rather they're expecting Manitoba breweries to fill up all the craft beer inventory. Well, once in a really rare blue moon the liquor commision will actually bring in a beer from outside Manitoba: Today I'm sampling Hazy Days Juicy IPA by Cowbell Brewing out of Blyth, Ontario which is right near Lake Huron and I haven't seen any beers from that region of Ontario before so this is a first..

Hazy Days Juicy IPA is 6.0% ABV

Appearance: Pours a murky orange body with a moderate white-beige head on top of the beer. Once the beer is savoured the head is still sticking to the glass but just bit by bit.

Aroma: Surprisingly sweet and tropical, I have no idea how long this has been sitting at MLCC warehouse for. Leafy, citrus, bit of melon and pineapple.

Taste: A very leafy IPA but I don't get much time to check this out but it's sweet, has notes of pineapple, a hint of grapefruit, lemon but mostly leafy, a tad piney.

Overall Thoughts: Very leafy hopped IPA that has a god melon/pineapple presence to it, lemon, floral, the usual common era IPA. It came from a very far distance to Brandon, Manitoba - props to Cowbell Brewing!

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