The unspoken rule of fresh hopped beers is they are to be added to the brew within 24 hours of being picked from the field, or as I like to say the “dirt-to-wort” time. As you may have guessed the fresher the better so being a brewer in Seattle I am a mere couple hours drive from the Yakima Valley where an overwhelming majority of the US hop supply is grown and is one of the largest hop growing regions in the world.Read more
Contents Under Fresher
So Dang Fresh!
Fresh Hop IPA
This is the latest leap in Lagunitas’ never-ending quest for capturing the essence of fresh hops. Contents Under Fresher features whole-cone Mosaic and Citra hops harvested and rushed from our family of farmer friends in Yakima. Expressed here in their absolute juiciest form.
Everything from mango to pineapple to coconut come through from the freshest hops you can get.
Bright orange and grapefruit notes really pop here from the ephemeral quality of the wet hops.
There really is no better way to describe this than the flavor of the smell of Yakima Valley in the fall. Since the hops haven’t been dried you get the full spectrum of flavors right in your face.