Smiling Samoyed Heart Breaker Red IPA

Smiling Samoyed

Published September 27, 2019

The team at the Myponga brewhouse were clearly feeling amorous when creating this small batch limited release, cranking out a red IPA called Heart Breaker. Flirting with a mix of malt and hops, the Smiling Samoyed team also added hugs, kisses and a whole lotta love. Complete with a heart-shaped sunglass-wearing Samoyed on the label, this red IPA swaggers onto the scene close to imperial territory, weighing in at 7.3 percent ABV.

Heart Breaker pours a deep dark red, and leans more towards the malty than the hop driven, with some solid nutty, biscuity and bready malts coming through on the nose, alongside a slight earthiness and grassiness. A thick mouthfeel brings on a sweet and sticky chewiness, with toffee taking the spotlight and some pine hidden at the back. There's a decent bitterness in there too, albeit one that allows the finish to remain slightly sweet.

Matt King

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