|What a crappy photo! I'll do better next time.|
This time, I chose to drink this beer on Harry Houdini's 137th Birthday. Nice planning, huh? The label is quite steeped in mystery and imagination, certainly because of the name. Pyramids with eyes in them, smiling moons, psychedelic colors, crazy lettering. I love it! Check out the Google Art for the occasion, too.
Fruity apple and citrus grapefruit and orange rolled into one sniff. Quite the fresh smell too! Nice zippy grapefruit bitter right up front. Grassy and earthy, with a little light malty bread balance. There is a small metallic flavor that is present as well, not great. A little spice shows up before the 6.8% alcohol dries things out quite a bit for the finish. Definitely bitter all the way, but in a solid IPA kind of way. Pretty good beer.
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