Troegs Hop Knife

Hand-harvested at the peak of maturity, Cascade, Chinook and El Dorado hops went into the boil while Centennial, Citra and Columbus were used to dry hop this brand new brew from Troegs- HOP KNIFE Harvest Ale. It’s the third installment of The Hop Cycle Series. This series was introduced back in January with a simple goal- each new seasonal release would follow the life cycle of a hop strain. The super tasty Cultivator was released back in the spring and Sunshine Pils returned once again to delight palates everywhere throughout the summer. Now, you can sip on some Hop Knife, a deep amber IPA weighing in at 6.2% ABV while you welcome the fall. As for food…Go a little heavy on the ginger or pair this one with a Thai dish to bring out the fresh hopped flavor and resin-y, tropical aromas. It’s perfectly balanced and will leave you wanting more, so go ahead!
What’s next? Keep an eye out for the next IPA in The Hop Cycle series this winter – Blizzard of Hops!
“Blizzard of Hops confirms a successful harvest and the end of The Hop Cycle. As winter slowly creeps in, we salute hop growers who process and ship hops around the world. Enjoy the fruits of their labor and savor sticky notes of citrus and pine with this revitalizing Winter IPA.”

So, what’s the deal with The Hop Cycle? Click below to learn about this innovative dry-hopping technology:

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Also in-stock from Troegs Brewing Company:

Sunshine Pils
The sun’s role dominates the Hop Cycle as vines grow before the human eye and budding hop cones reach maturity beneath the sun’s rays. Sunshine Pils combines the refreshing snap of a Euro-style Pilsner with an assertive hop character. Crisp. Hoppy. Pilsner. 4.5%ABV
Available in 6-packs 1/6 kegs and 1/2 kegs


Perpetual IPA
This 85 IBU Imperial Pale Ale features Bravo, Chinook and Mt. Hood hops in the boil, Mt. Hood and Nugget hops in the hopback and for the grand-finale is dry-hopped Citra, Cascade and Amarillo hops. Fresh citrus, pine and floral notes in the aroma with more citrus, grapefruit and tropical fruit on the palate. 7.5% abv; 99 points
Available in 6-packs 1/6 kegs and 1/2 kegs


HopBack Amber Ale
Spicy, floral and sweet, HopBack is a crowd-pleasing, food-friendly brew that gets its name from the vessel used to impart intense hop aromas. A GOLD MEDAL winner at the 2012 Great American Beer Festival! Rated 96 points and 91 points Beer Advocate. 6% abv
Available in 6-packs, 1/2 and 1/6 kegs


Pale Ale
This copper colored pale ale is brewed with two types of malt and a blend of Liberty and Cascade hops. At 5.4% abv, this is a great session beer for any day of the year and is a perfect complement for casual fare like pizza and pasta. 93 points
Available in 6-packs and 1/6 kegs


Dreamweaver Wheat
Made with four types of wheat, noble hops and a German yeast strain, Dreamweaver Wheat has flavors and aromas of clove, bananas and spice. A GOLD MEDAL winner at the 2012 Great American Beer Festival! Delicious with goat cheese, grilled shrimp, salads and sushi. 4.8% abv.
Available in 6-packs and 1/2 kegs


Troegenator Double Bock
2012 World Beer Cup Bronze Medal Winner and four-time GABF medal winner! This dark-strong lager is warming and smooth with tons of bready malt aromas and sweet and spicy characteristics. 9.2% abv
Available in 6packs and NEW 16oz CANS


Java Head Stout
An eye-opening, intense coffee stout brewed with the addition of oats for a rich mouthfeel. Locally roasted coffee and espresso beans make Java Head a knock-out anytime of the day but especially at breakfast or dessert! 7.5% abv. 96 points
Available in 6-packs


Anthology Variety Packs
Featuring a tasty assortment of your favorite year-round brews….HopBack Amber, Pale Ale, Dreamweaver and Java Head Stout!
12-pack samplers



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