Bend, Ore. — Announcing our Fresh Hop Series – three distinctive beers designed to celebrate the vibrant hops that inspire our every brew here at Crux. Featuring Northwest hops harvested at peak freshness, this collection is an opportunity to explore these great hops at their fullest and most flavorful. Drink in the possibilities, but don’t delay— freshness doesn’t last forever!
Named for hop pioneer Dr. Jack Horner – creator of the Cascade hop – this trailblazing IPA features freshly harvested Oregon-grown Cascade hops, added to the kettle the very same day they’re picked in order to maximize all the floral and citrusy goodness this legendary hop has to offer. Inspiring as our brewery’s view of the Cascade Mountains at sunset, this fresh expression of their namesake hop is one we know would make Dr. Jack proud. 6.9% ABV
Available beginning September 20th in 12 oz cans and draft (OR & WA only)
Way Two Fresh
To craft this fresh hop tour de force, we’ve simultaneously harvested fresh hops from two valleys in two states on the same morning, combining them into a single kettle that very afternoon… dream big, right? Fully hop-forward with rich tropical qualities, this flavorful blend of fresh Willamette Valley Mosaic and Yakima Valley Simcoe hops is an Imperial IPA that’s double the trouble and downright delicious. 9.9% ABV
Available beginning September 27th in 12 oz cans and draft (OR & WA only)
Often celebrated for its aromatic qualities, we’re giving this classic hop the full-flavor treatment it deserves. Starring freshly harvested Oregon-grown Crystal hops – morning-picked and in the kettle that same afternoon, in order to fully exploit their herbal and earthy awesomeness – we’ve crafted a spicy, hop-forward Pale Ale that’s as clear a sample of the Crystal hop’s unique character as you’ll enjoy anywhere. 6.0% ABV.
Available beginning October 4th in 12 oz cans and draft (OR & WA only)