Hop Nation Fool

Style
Raspberry Sour
ABV
5.0%

The raspberry sour Fool first popped up in 2019 as part of Hop Nation’s three-part Sweet and Sour but it's returned ever since. Drinking it, it’s not hard to see where that popularity might have come from, since a sour, sweet, raspberry and vanilla-laden beer could very easily contain flavours that really stick out and compete against each other.

Instead, Fool’s fruit flavour and the sweetness from the vanilla combine into what's quite a delicate touch and, while the sourness is a little abrasive at first, on the second sip it more acts as a nice counterpoint to the adjuncts. Though the brewery considers it a bit of a homage to dessert, my mind went most to a classic strawberry and cream lolly. If you subbed that strawberry out for raspberry...

Will Ziebell

Published November 18, 2020

Name
Hop Nation
Address

Unit 6, 107/109 Whitehall Street Footscray
VIC 3011

Open Hours

Thursday: 3pm to 9.30pm
Friday: 12pm to 10pm
Saturday: 12pm to 10pm
Sunday: 12pm to 9pm

Frigid Cloud 2 B
AIBA 2024 entries B2

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