Sam set out to make a hazy, overly pale, beer but the test batches weren’t quite there yet. However, during that process, he found out how great coconuts work in an IPA and decided that the new goal was to make an IPA using as much coconut as possible. They started with a combination of Pils malt with flaked barley, rolled oats, and malted and raw wheat to get it all hazy. Then introduced coconuts three ways by adding toasted coconut, dehydrated coconut water and an experimental hop variety that provides a unique coconut & woody aroma.
The result? A lupulin-loaded, coconut-centric ale. Lupu-Luau IPA!