Silverspot IPA

Silverspot IPA

Availability: Year Round

Drink a beer, save a butterfly!

Silverspot IPA holds a permanent slot in the Pelican lineup with its brilliant gold color and assertively complex hop aroma. Brew Master Darron Welch selected the blend of Sterling, Fuggle and Meridian hops, focusing on herbal, floral, spicy and tangerine-like characters to create this highly drinkable 6% abv English-Style IPA.

Silverspot IPA celebrates the Oregon Silverspot butterfly which once flourished in coastal grasslands from Washington to California. Due to habitat loss, this threatened butterfly is now found only in a handful of protected areas. The Oregon Coast is home to most of these sites including nearby Mt. Hebo and Cascade Head, which can be seen from the patio of the Pelican Pub & Brewery. Oregon Silverspot butterflies depend on a unique ecosystem of coastal grasslands, with caterpillars feeding on violet leaves and butterflies drinking the nectar of flowering plants. A collaborative habitat restoration and reintroduction program is helping to increase this butterfly population. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this beer will help fund conservation efforts for the Oregon Silverspot Butterfly.

 

Pairings & Recipes

Pairings: 

Curry Fried Chicken Sandwich
Grilled Chicken or Salmon Salad
Cumin Crusted Rockfish
Carrot Cake


Awards this beer has won:

 
Bronze Medal 2014 North American Beer Awards
Silver Medal 2014 World Beer Cup
Gold Medal 2014 Best of Craft Beer Awards
Silver Medal 2013 Great American Beer Festival
Bronze Medal 2013 Australian International Beer Awards

Ingredients

Ingredients: 

Pale ale malt
Melanoidin malt
Meridian hops
Fuggle hops
Sterling hops
pure local water
pure ale yeast
 

 

Brewing Specs

Brewing Specs: 

Style: English-Style IPA
Gravity: 13.7 degrees Plato
ABV: 6%
Bitterness: 55 IBU
Color: Brilliant Gold