In the Ten plus years that Hoppers has been around it has like many brewpub limited itself to 4.0% percent draught beers. That ends today.
Today Hoppers Brewmaster & Secret Agent Donovan Steele debuts Hoppers first "high abv" beer Hopper's Double Black Lager. Coming in at 6.4% abv Dono calls this lager a Schwartz-Bock due to it's higher than normal abv for the style.
Double Black spent thirteen plus weeks cold lagering, using a grain bill consisting of all German Weyermann Grains, some floor malted CaraBohemian Malt, German hops, and a German Kloster Andechs yeast.
This is just more proof that Utah's craft beer community continues to grow as the demand for great local beers are becoming more and more in demand. If you want to see more special projects like these, get your ass to Hoppers and support Dono and his staff.
Hoppers has 348 six-packs of Double Black Lager at it's Midvale location located at 890 Fort Union Boulevard. See you there!
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