岬角葡萄柚大頭魚IPA,開啟水果啤酒新世界 Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin IPA , Shortcut to a brave new world of fruity beer

開啟美麗新世界,別無他法,只有嚐新,勇敢嚐試台灣好市多架上最貴的精釀啤酒,岬角葡萄柚大頭魚IPA,果然帶我們進入全新水果啤酒領域。

To taste something new is the only way to enter a brave new world. And to buy some Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin IPA in Costco of Taiwan might cost you a bit more but it’s indeed a key to a brave new world of fruity beer.

嚐過無數沒有最甜、只有更甜的水果啤酒後,岬角葡萄柚大頭魚IPA,證明一件事:在極苦與最甜,果香與啤酒花味之間,可達到味覺平衡。

I tasted a lot of fruity beer that most of them were too sweet for me. But Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin IPA proved there’s a balanced spot between bitterness and sour and hop aroma.

岬角葡萄柚大頭魚IPA啤酒,是目前台灣市面上極其罕見,加橙柚類水果,不但不甜、還具有印度淡艾爾啤酒苦味,有葡萄柚酸甜苦兼具的特質,卻又像是別種柑橘香,餘韻淡苦微酸,真是夏季良伴。

Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin IPA is a not-sweet fruity beer mixed bitterness of IPA and grapefruit. It’s pretty rare in Taiwan that most of fruit beers here were over-sweet. And the bitterness mixed sour made it a great companion of Summer.

官網推薦搭配鮭魚、蜂蜜舒芙蕾、莫扎瑞拉乳酪、費塔起士飲用,是很貼切的推薦,這個啤酒的淡酸淡苦加清香,適配海鮮或甜點。

Official cite recommends to drink it with Basil and Pine Nut Crusted Salmon,Honey Souffle,Mozzarella and Feta Cheese. It’s a perfect recommend which could tell you the beer is made for Seafood and light seasoned foods.

這品牌以南加大私釀啤酒起家,本來他們想經營一個精釀啤酒交換意見的社團,自己尋找搭配食材的啤酒,下海成為精釀啤酒業者,最後再被星座品牌酒商集團以天價併購。

Ballast Point Brewing Co. started in the back of Home Brew Mart and they tried to search different opinions about brewing and ingredients matching. And they became one of the brewery of Constellation Brands.

不變的特色,是他們倒過來從搭配食物角度去想釀甚麼啤酒。這個特色,加上聖地牙哥印度淡色啤酒的在地風格,讓他們延伸發展出不少啤酒餐廳

An obsession with ingredients is their brewing spirit. And they established seven locations to display their ideas of beers and foods, ingredients.

好市多外,台灣也有少數精釀啤酒店如花博園區內Crafted Beer & Co.精釀啤酒屋也有賣這個品牌的啤酒。

Besides Costco, you could also get Ballast Point beers in some stores like Crafted Beer & Co. in Taipei.