Flavor Notes: Hoppy, Bitter, Floral, Citrus
Why We Chose It:
OK, maybe we've got a problem with Pale Ales and IPAs. We wouldn't classify us as hop heads, we just happen to be on a hop kick at the moment. Anyway, back to Lagunitas. It's a classic and we appreciate a classic. And also we had to take a break from the East Coast. It's got a medium body with citrus aromas and a real clean finish. There's a lot of bitterness here but it somehow avoids being overwhelming, so the finish is nice and clean. Clean enough that we've seen plenty of people going back for refills.
Flavor Profile: Soft, Citrus, Juicy
Why We Chose It
We place a Drizly order for the office almost every Friday. People request Whirlpool so often we decided to go ahead and a keg. It was empty in record time. Only a matter of time 'til we order another one. Whirlpool is a prime example of what a low-alcohol American Pale Ale can be and a clear indication why Night Shift is one of the most popular breweries in the Boston-area scene. You can challenge yourself to hone in on the tropical fruit flavors from the Summer hops and the floral, earthy elements of the Mosaic hops. Or you could crack one and enjoy a sunny afternoon. That works, too.
Flavor Profile: Bright, Hazy, Tropical Fruits
Why We Chose It:
It's delicious. That's really enough for us. This is a true New England Pale Ale and since a lot of us are from New England, we're total suckers for it. Another staple of the weekly office order, it's got fruity flavor notes along with justttttt enough hoppy bitterness for a perfect balance. And it's the rare beer that you crave just as much in the dead of winter as a summer heat wave. Which is quite an accomplishment which we'd put right on the packaging if we were in charge. So how about putting us in charge, Lord Hobo?