In North Portland fresh hops are filling the brewery at Ecliptic Brewing as it’s brewing up two fresh hop beers from the 2019 hop harvest. In the coming weeks, Ecliptic will release Altair Fresh Hop Pale Ale and Astra Fresh Hop Lager.
Altair Fresh Hop Pale Ale offers up notes of tropical fruit balanced with citrus flavors from its use of Amarillo and El Dorado hops from Roy Farms. The beer will be released in both 12-ounce cans and draft.
Astra Fresh Hop Lager will be a draft only option highlighting Cascade and Centennial fresh hops that create a citrusy and floral profile.
Altair Fresh Hop Pale Ale
The brightest star in the constellation Aquila, Altair uses fresh Amarillo and El Dorado hops to celebrate the annual hop harvest.
Astra Fresh Hop Lager
Astra, the Latin word for star, shines with Cascade and Centennial hops. A crisp, clean lager to celebrate the annual hop harvest.