We were in search of something fantastic. Something juicy, something hazy, something ripe with notes of mango, melon and citrus. So we said, “Reason be damned,” and filled our kettles with five hop varieties and loads of malt, oats and wheat. Some may call that absurd. We call it absurdly Sierra Nevada Fantastic Haze.
Malts: Two-row Pale, Oats, Wheat
Hops: Chinook, Azacca, Amarillo, Idaho 7, Strata
Yeast: Ale Yeast
9.0% ALCOHOL BY VOLUME
40 BITTERNESS UNITS
19.7° ORIGINAL GRAVITY
3.3° FINISHING GRAVITY
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company Fantastic Haze
Turns out, good beer can do a lot of good.
We shook things up in the ’80s, and it helped launch a beer revolution that’s in full force today. We keep pushing boundaries, whether that’s in the brewhouse, with sustainability, or in the great outdoors.
Ken Grossman started Sierra Nevada with a hand-built brewhouse and the odds stacked against him. In 1980, that patchwork of pipes, pumps and tanks began making beers that forever changed the course of American craft brewing. Ken Grossman was a wild card from the get-go. As a toddler, he took things apart faster than his mom could keep up—the toaster, the washer, outlet covers. Tinkering turned into inventing, and learning in school didn’t compare to education in a backyard shop. Ken fell for science, though, thanks to the father of a close friend. Visiting their house, Ken always saw and smelled curious bubbling jugs: homebrew.
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