ParrotDog Bloodhound Red Ale 330ml $6.32
In wine or beer, harmony is important. Multiple flavour components need to sit comfortably together, not wrestle each other for dominance. In this big, 6.3 per-cent alcohol NZ beer there is much to love. But the hops bitterness ultimately takes over, leaving an acrid aftertaste that swamps everything else.
Copyright © Chris Shanahan 2013
First published 9 October 2013 in the Canberra Times and goodfood.com.au