Adelbert's Scratchin' Hippo

Brewed by Adelbert's Brewery

Bière de Garde6.9% ABV30 IBU

Named to commemorate a night when the Naivasha House in Kenya was shaking so strongly Del thought it was an earthquake. It turned out to be a hippo from lake Naivasha scratching itself against the house. Scratchin' Hippo is a dark reddish-brown ale brewed in the style of a traditional, rustic artisanal French farmhouse ale, Bière de Garde. Complex flavor profile with a prominent malty sweetness and earthy character. Goes well with hearty rich foods like steak, roasts, or beef stew.

Food Pairing: It pairs best with rich foods like steak and barbecue.

Awards: 2013 Craft Beer Awards Gold Medal

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Available near Ashburn, Virginia

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