The 24 oz large format bottle that SN seems to have favored for this type of release for sometime now. $9.99 from Smyrna World of Beverage, Smyrna, Atlanta, GA, USA.
A very, very attractive looking beer. A beautiful golden, clear body with some significant white, frothy, sticky lace which is well retained considering the ABV, and is really pretty.
Nose has some alcohol, but frankly not a huge amount of hop presence when considering the nature of the beast.
The tastes are similarly sweet and slick as opposed to very hoppy. There’s a little hop burn in the chest with the alcohol, but it doesn’t tear at the palate in a massively aggressive manner. The slick mouthfeel is appropriate, and to be expected when considering the style and the alcohol content.
There is a decent amount of solvent in the very back end, finish and aftertaste which takes a little away from the overall experience for me, but the beer never really delivers what I would call a huge hop battering. Some metal in the aftertaste too.
OK, but poor value for money, and surprisingly “unhoppy” given the positioning in the market.