Bad Shepherd California IPA

Style
California IPA
ABV
6.5%

It’s a long way from Melbourne’s Bayside to California’s beaches (and sadly, we’re not sure the former has as much respect from surfers as the latter) but Bad Shepherd have seeked out a slice of it with a California IPA.

The style, which we explored with some depth here, is a leaner, more tropical twist on West Coast IPAs which the brewery have Pahto, Idaho 7 Cryo, Azacca Cryo and El Dorado. While we're unsure what the Golden State tastes like, you can't help but feel a mix of sherbety orange, tropical and pine is somewhat perfect for California as a clean, lean and bitter side carries through.

Will Ziebell

Published March 27, 2024

Name
Bad Shepherd
Address

386 Reserve Road
Cheltenham
VIC 3192

Phone
(03) 8555 3175
Open Hours

Mon & Tues: 4.30pm onwards
Wed to Thurs: midday to 11pm
Fri & Sat: midday to midnight
Sunday: midday to 8pm

Regular events

Wednesday: 50c wings all evening, with around seven different wing sauces and rubs available.

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