Here is a nice can that I received in a little beer exchange with my friend in Austin, TX. While I know I have brought up the topic before, I would suggest doing a beer exchange with a friend in a faraway land. Not only do get to try beer that you might never have the chance to drink, but you get to share something fun with a friend.
Cans are the great equalizer in beer. Even just a handful of years ago, any beer that was in a can was just downright awful. I've already talked about the positives of cans and how craft brewers are turning to the can, so I won't go back into it. On to the beer.
I was a bit surprised by how much I liked the Fire Eagle. I found it to be a very nicely hopped IPA. It was much more mellow than I find most IPAs, making a really drinkable beer. It had all of the piney hop aroma that I like from an IPA, but it wasn't excessively bitter. It was a perfect canned IPA in my opinion. Great for a day at the races, a picnic on the beach, or a snowy hike up a mountain. Or, you know, just drinking.
Glassware: can, pint
Synonym Beer: Harpoon IPA
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