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An intergalactic start to spring: Garage Beer Co. / Stone Cosmic Island New England IPA

With the Garage Beer Co. / Stone Cosmic Island New England IPA Stone Brewing – Berlin continues the Stone UNIQCAN series. For the third collaboration in 2019 Stone Brewing teamed up with Joe Gallimore, Head Brewer at Garage Beer Co. from Barcelona. Joe brought loads of Catalan sunshine and tropical vibes for this extraterrestrial Barcelona-goes-Berlin collaboration. The New England-Style IPA is the perfect way to blast off into spring.

The Garage Beer Co. / Stone Cosmic Island New England IPA is a fruity and juicy hop bomb reminiscent of summer, sun and beautiful Barcelona beaches.  The hop bill features Simcoe, Motueka and Callista aroma hops alongside a specifically selected British yeast strain create an out-of-this-world blend of dank hop aromas and tropical flavors with notes of peach and citrus. Oat flakes provide a very soft and pillowy body and mouthfeel that supports the juicy, hoppy character of this New England IPA.

Thomas Tyrell, Master Brewer Stone Brewing – Berlin: “Space, the final frontier. It is the year 2019. With our Garage Beer Co. / Stone Cosmic Island New England IPA, you will be boldly entering new taste galaxies where no man has gone before.” Joe Gallimore, Head Brewer, Garage Beer Co – Barcelona adds: “You see, we had a lot of fun brewing this beer. We’re excited to be brewing with Callista, a hop varietal developed in Germany that we’ve never used before, on the intergalactic space rocket that is Stone Berlin’s brew kit.”

Quick Facts

Name:                               Garage Beer Co. / Stone Cosmic Island New England IPA

Stats:                                 7.0% ABV – 30 IBUs – OG: 16.9°P – Ea: 3,4°P
Featured Malts:             Barley Malt, Wheat Malt, flaked Oats 

Featured Hops:              Simcoe, Motueka, Callista

Availability:                     0,5l Stone UNIQCANs and from draft across Europe

 

Tasting Notes

Appearance:                   Cloudy and pale juicy yellow
Aroma/Taste:                 Notes of fruit and berries paired with hoppy resins

Palate:                              Full-bodied and smooth with a mild & balances bitter finish
Overall:                             This beer is the perfect beverage to kick off spring!

(Thomas Tyrell, Master Brewer at Stone Brewing – Berlin)

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About Garage Beer Co.

Garage Beer Co was started as a brewpub in January 2015 by Alberto Zamborlin & James Welsh, serving hop-forward ales and sours (using local ingredients) to the thirsty Barcelona public. The Garage soon blew up and in 2017 the guys had to build a wholesale brewery, complete with foudres, a barrel-ageing program and a canning line, located in the Sant Andreu neighbourhood. Considered one of the top breweries in Spain, they’ve been able to make waves in the craft beer community, collaborating on beers with many of the best breweries across the globe.

About Stone Brewing – Berlin
Hailing from San Diego, CA, since 1996 Stone Brewing has been known for its unique, big-character beers featuring bold flavors that defy traditional style guidelines and expectations. It has been named the “All-time Top Brewery on Planet Earth” by BeerAdvocate magazine, twice. The company’s craft beers are now distributed throughout Germany and more than 30 countries in Europe. For more information, please visit www.stonebrewing.eu or the company’s social media sites: Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Contact Stone Brewing European Markets
Colin Lenz
Stone Brewing GmbH | Im Marienpark 22 | 12107 Berlin, Germany
P +49 30 212 343 40 | M +49 151 239 71 870 | colin.lenz@stonebrewing.eu | www.stonebrewing.eu

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