The Art Car IPA name is inspired by the fleet of Art Cars. These cars are created by local artists for Saint Arnold. The label artwork is designed by renowned Houston graffiti artist GONZO247. He painted four Saint Arnold Art Cars.
Art Car IPA is an American IPA that was created in a contest between the brewers at Saint Arnold. From the can it pours light hazy copper orange with a medium, staying, creamy white head. Aroma has lots of grapefruit, bergamot, mango, soft doughy malts. Medium carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has sweet malts, light crystal maltiness, grapefruit. Quite bitter with quite some bergamot notes.
With all the tropical flavors and aromas going on here, this strikes me as a summer beer. Perfect for all of those hot Texas afternoons when you have been outside working or working just wishing you were outside. This is a burger or BBQ kinda beer.
By the Numbers:
Gravity: 1.063 (15.5° Plato)
Bitterness: 55 IBU
Alcohol Content (ABV): 7.1%
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