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August 7th is National IPA Day

Head Brewer Scott Morrison has consistently developed award-winning craft beer and managed successful brewing facilities from regional production brewing to small brewpubs.
Head Brewer Scott Morrison has consistently developed award-winning craft beer and managed successful brewing facilities from regional production brewing to small brewpubs.
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In honor this beer loving holiday, the Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery has saved kegs from every batch of their seven single-hopped IPA series and will be pouring all of them together for one time only on August 7th, 2014 for IPA Day. Also, the newest addition to the series: the unreleased eighth Belgian IPA called Columbus Belgian IPA will be on tap for the first time. The beer line up is as follows: Galaxy, Amarillo, Centennial, Chinook, Citra, Nelson Sauvin, and Mandrina Bavaria.

There is something for everyone so make it a point to drop on by Barren Hill on National IPA Day.

Head Brewer Scott Morrison a six-time Great American Beer Festival medalist notes, “I enjoy creating new and interesting styles that aren’t readily available in the Philly Market.”

Event: National IPA Day Single Hops Series Party

Location: Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery ~ 646 Germantown Pike, LaFayette Hill, PA (484) 344-5438

Date/Time: 6pm-12am on Thursday, August 7, 2014

Featuring: a bevy of Barren Hill beers saved especially for the occasion

Series 1:

Galaxy Belgian IPA- 7.1% ABV: A true hybrid beer brewed with Belgian yeast, Australian hops & American barley. The Galaxy hops show a strong tropical fruit flavor.

Series 2:

Centennial Belgian IPA- 6.7% ABV: Centennial hops create a floral, citrus bitterness. Light amber, hoppy, with a spicy finish from the Belgian yeast.

Series 3:

Chinook Belgian IPA- 6.7% ABV: Chinook hops create a spicy piney bitterness. Light, amber in color, and hazy. This is an unfiltered IPA with a dry finish.

Series 4:

Amarillo Belgian IPA- 6.8% ABV: This single hopped ale was brewed using exclusively Amarillo hops, which are flavorful and yield a flowery, spicy and citrus-like aroma.

Series 5:

Nelson Sauvin Belgian IPA- 6.8% ABV : An amber colored IPA, Nelson Sauvin hops have a strong fruity flavor resembling white wine or crushed grapes.

Series 6:

Citra Belgian IPA- 6.8% ABV: Citra hops have a prominently citrus & tropical fruit flavor in this Amber colored IPA,

Series 7:

Mandarina Bavaria Belgian IPA- 6.8% ABV: When using a Mandarina Bavariva hops, it adds a strong tangerine, citrus flavor, which adds an intense mandarin orange aroma.

Series 8:

Columbus Belgian IPA- 6.8% ABV: An amber colored IPA, using Columbus Hops, which creates a very resiny, bittering hop with sharp, earthy, and woodsy notes.

Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery, set in the historic General Lafayette Inn building on the outskirts of Philadelphia in Montgomery County, is a new brewpub from the owners of Devil’s Den and Old Eagle Tavern. Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery offers 30 craft beers on draft and a variety of select cans and bottles. Head Brewer Scott Morrison (five-time winner of GABF, World Beer Cup bronze medalist, formerly of McKenzie Brewing and Dock Street Brewing Co.) brews as many as twelve unique house brews that will also be available at Devil’s Den and Old Eagle Tavern. Executive Chef Paul Trowbridge will develop a menu of beer-inspired food that incorporates flavor and technique into elevated gastropub fare, with house made desserts and pastries crafted by Sous Chef /Pastry Chef Melissa Stout-Greiner.

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