Oh wow! This is sunshine in a glass, it's just missing a little cocktail umbrella and a slice of orange on the rim.
Clwb Tropica is a hazy sunshine yellow IPA with a small tight off-white head that disperses slowly to leave a thin, patchy layer.
The aroma is AMAZING. Juicy pineapple, mango and peach leap out of the glass in a very alluring concoction. It's a lovely, strong, distinct aroma of a tropical fruit punch. All of this transfers to the flavour with an added citrus note. I got a mouth-watering taste of pineapple cube sweets at first, followed by a tropical/citrus mix that gives it a zingy bitter finish.
It's not harshly carbonated so it's more of a tongue tickler but it's relatively fizzy which maintains the head and leaves a little bit of lacing on the glass. It has a thin to medium body, but it's not watery at all.
So if the sun is shining, or you want to be reminded of sunny days, Clwb Tropica is the perfect year-round drink. I love the tropical taste that really sets it out from the crowd in the oversaturated IPA market.
I loved it and Ale Be Seeing You again, Clwb Tropica!
Brewed by Tiny Rebel Brewing, Newport, Wales
My Untappd score: 4.25/5