Purple Carp

The Beer

Irish Red Ale.  Deep red in color with a rich malty base and a little roatiness for added complexity.

4.8% ABV
20 IBU’s

The Ingredients

Malt: 2 Row, Caramel 60, Roasted Barley
Hops: Willamete
Yeast: House Ale

The Story

Our family used to spend Sundays driving back roads searching for land for sale for our hunting cabin.  On these trips we always seemed to come back with a story to tell (like the time we drove a Camaro through a creek).  On one of these occasions our cousin “Red” was with us and for whatever reason we decided he needed a new nickname.  We went with “Purple Carp”.  So when we needed a name for our Red Ale, Purple Carp seemed like a natural fit.  If you see a large red haired man sitting in the corner at the bar, say hello to the Purple Carp!


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