The Common Ground crew are all about collaborating, but it’s not just with their next door neighbours; sometimes they invite their country cousins to come to the party, too. So when Dean Alsford from Psycho Suzie’s Brewing in Warwick came to the big smoke, he joined Common Ground at their Milton brewpub to make this red IPA.
Common Psycho pours with a nice, creamy head in the glass, and doesn’t waste any time showing off toffee malt and overripe pawpaw on the nose. There’s even a some orange blossom, courtesy of an addition of Loral hops. But move into the body and the flowers are long gone; this beer’s full-bodied, dank and resinous. A little candied citrus shows up before the finish comes over all earthy with a slow-building bitterness.
Published June 6, 2023 2023-06-06 00:00:00