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Double Mountain Brewery releases single hop IPA ‘Simcoe a GoGo’

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Hood River, Oregon-based Double Mountain Brewery has announced a new seasonal single hop IPA called ‘Simcoe a GoGo.’ This new addition to the breweries seasonal lineup showcases the simcoe hop and utilizes the hop back and two dry-hop additions. Simcoe a GoGo shines with resinous pine, earthy citrus, ripe red berry, and deep citrus aromas. Available in refillable 500ML bottles and draft at the Double Mountain Hood River Taproom, SE Portland Taproom in the Woodstock neighborhood, and throughout the Northwest.

Simcoe a GoGo 6.5% ABV 55 BU
Baby move over, Simcoe is here to party. Ripe grapefruit, earthen Northwest pine, and strawberry aromas shimmy and shake their way through a clean, dry IPA. Break on through!

A little history of our inspiration, the Whisky A Go-Go: This club started in the early 60’s in Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA. It became the stomping grounds and launching pad for many bands. Van Morrison, Neil Diamond, and the Doors all had residencies there, and Led Zeppelin and Janis Joplin played there as well. Later, Soundgarden, Mudhoney, and the Melvins got in. A 500 person venue, it’s been the place to play for over 50 years.

“Simcoe is so versatile. The original craft rock and roller that’s still got street cred. It still plays small venues, while filling arenas. And also, I fuckin’ love this hop.” Matt Coughlin, Lead Brewer

About Double Mountain Brewery and Taproom:
Double Mountain Brewery and Taproom was established in 2007 in the heart of downtown Hood River, OR. Founder, Matt Swihart, opened the brewery with a clear mission: make great beer for craft beer fans. The unique location of Double Mountain provides the use of pure and clean glacial water for beers and ciders, while also taking advantage of regionally grown hops. Reusable bottles allow customers to partake in a softer environmental footprint, affirming they are part of a sustainable future. Double Mountain may be found on tap and in bottles throughout the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia. Learn more at www.doublemountainbrewery.com

Founder of The New School and most frequent contributor Ezra Johnson-Greenough has worked in the craft beer industry for almost 10 years, doing everything from illustrating beer labels to bartending at renowned beer bars and breweries like Belmont Station, Apex, Laurelwood and Upright Brewing. He has also had a hand in creating events like the Portland Fruit Beer Festival, Portland Beer Week, and the Brewing up Cocktails series. He is available for freelance consultation in marketing, events, graphic design and branding. Contact: SamuraiArtist@NewSchoolBeer.com

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