Gravity 1020 at the Fort Collins Brewery



Hoptitude Imperial India Pale Ale

Hoptitude Imperial IPA is outrageously and elegantly bursting of Galena, Columbus, Cascade and Chinook hops. Tempered with just a touch of malty sweetness to provide a backbone for its massive hop profile, this 4-pack seasonal has a bouquet of spice, citrus, and floral aromas finishing with a refreshing and clean attitude for all.


Summer Seasonal


12oz bottles (4 packs), 1/2 bbls, 1/6 bbls


Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 8.5%
Hop Bitterness (IBU): 95
Color (SRM): 5

General Food Pairings

Smoked meats, spicy dishes, game meat. And don’t forget creme brûlée or cheesecakes for dessert!

Recipe: Hoptitude Hush Pups

1 cup self-rising white cornmeal
1/2 cup self rising flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
1 egg
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup Hoptitude
1 TBL Green onion sliced
1/4 cup smoked bacon
1 tsp hot sauce
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
vegetable oil

Combine the cornmeal and flour with the salt, sugar, garlic and onion powder and mix. Add beer and buttermilk so it is thick enough to drop slowly but will stick to a spoon.  Fold in onion and bacon. Drop about 2 teaspoons worth at a time into 375 degree oil that is at least 3 inches deep. Feel free to use peanut oil any other vegetable oil of choice. Fry until golden brown and drain on a paper towel. Serve once cooled or hold in a a low temp oven (about 150 degrees). Serve with mustard or hot sauce.


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