Epic Brewing Releases Telegraph Brewing’s West Swell IPA

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — When a West Swell comes to the Santa Barbara coast it changes everything, bringing big surf and new opportunities for adventure. Our newest beer, West Swell Juicy India Pale Ale, is creating change, too, and helping further the evolution of the West Coast IPA. It’s pretty hazy, VERY JUICY, and full of that soulful, unrestrained approach to the California lifestyle

“We approach brewing new beers very intentionally and very carefully, and for a beer like this, being early wasn’t important to us. We wanted to ensure that West Swell is a beer that every hophead and every craft-beer lover in Santa Barbara can be proud to call their hometown beer and that would also delight IPA fans up and down the West Coast,” says Telegraph Founder Brian Thompson.

West Swell is brewed with excessive amounts of late addition Citra and Simcoe hops, then further dry hopped with a combination of Centennial, Simcoe, and Citra. The result is a bright blast of juicy, citrus flavors and tropical aromas. The emphasis has been shifted away from the bitterness of the beer and onto the wonderful flavors and aroma the hops produce. It’s the first beer to be produced with the combined expertise of both Telegraph’s and Epic’s brewing teams. The initial release will be in draft and 22oz bombers, with 12oz cans following in May.

Brewbound Job Board

The leading job board for the beer industry. Featuring hundreds of jobs from leading breweries and associated companies.

Brewbound Marketplace Listing

The Brewbound Marketplace features listings for equipment, services, and more. Post a listing today.

Brewbound's Database of Breweries

Brewbound's database of breweries includes thousands of breweries from around the world.

Beer Events Calendar

A public calendar of events that are happening in the beer industry

View calendar | Post Event
Brewbound Live Winter 2020

Virtual ● Dec. 14+15, 2020

Register Now
BevNET Live Winter 2020

Virtual ● Dec. 7-9, 2020

Register Now

Brewbound Podcast

The Brewbound Podcast features interviews with beer industry executives and entrepreneurs, along with highlights and commentary from the weekly news. New episodes every Thursday.

Brewbound Job Board

A weekly live-streamed discussion series with beer industry leaders and watchers on the business adjustments being made during the COVID-19 crisis and the future of the industry.