Nirvana IPA is kettle-hopped with Bravo, Simcoe, Centennial, Topaz, and Mosaic, dry-hopped with Centennial, Citra, Simcoe and Amarillo and clocks in at 6.5% ABV and 60 IBUs. The flavor is hoppy, juicy and citrusy goodness – without harsh bitterness.
America's spin on an English pale ale, the American pale ale is similar to its English counterpart, but differs due to a brewer's use of American hops, malt, yeast, and water. The American pale ale will generally be cleaner and have less of a caramel malt profile, less body, and often more finishing hops. Overall, the American pale ale is refreshing and hoppy with an adequate malt base which balances the beer.
Cooperstown, New York, USA
Back in the 19th Century, Cooperstown was the epicenter of U.S. hop production. Add that, plus the local deep wells of high quality water and you could say this place was made for beer. The brewery build in 1997 on 136 acres of land that used to be a hop farm. It was the first farmstead brewery build in the USA in over one hundered years.