For its sixth release in its Farm-To-Market series of beers, Zupan’s Marketscollaborated with pFriem Family Brewersfrom Hood River, Oregon. This new Farm-To-Market IPA is only available at the three Portland area Zupan’s locations for a very limited time.
Brewed to be a Northwest style IPA, this interpretation of the sytle is inspired by the summer season and packed with notes of papaya, ripe melon, and honey. This beer is also suggested to be paired with casual summer food dishes such as fish tacos, burgers, and fries.
“Zupan’s Markets is excited to continue to bring our customers exclusive beer creations in partnership with the best local craft breweries,” said Zupan’s Markets’ President and CEO Mike Zupan in a statement. “pFriem continues to be a leader in craft beer innovation and together we have created the perfect summer IPA.”
“Zupan’s is a quality and flavor driven grocer,” said Josh Pfriem, Founder of pFriem Family Brewers in a statement. “We value their continued partnership, along with their dedication to bring customers exciting food and beverage choices.”
pFriem Farm-To-Market IPA Stats: Profile: ABV 6.5%, IBU 45 Malts: Rahr Pale Malt Thomas Fawcett Malted Oats, Flaked Oats Hops: Citra, Denali, El Dorado, Oregon Amarillo Yeast: American Ale
Tasting Notes: Illuminating gold body topped with fluffy white foam. Fruity aromas of Marionberries, watermelon, citrus, papaya, lychee fruit, and pineapple. Jammy flavors of cantaloupe, honeydew melon, blueberries, raspberries, and honey. Finishes tropical and jammy with a citrus zing.
The pFriem team will sample the new Farm-to-Market IPA alongside other pFriem favorites at the following Zupan’s Market locations.
D.J. is a Portland, Oregon based writer that spent his formative years in the Midwest. With over 25 years under his belt of drinking beer at festivals across America and the world, he has developed a strong appreciation and understanding of craft beer and the industry that surrounds it. He can be found in any of the great breweries or beer bars that make Portland the best beer city in the world. His writing can also be found in the archives of Northwest Brewing News and can be followed on Twitter and Instagram at @hopapalooza.