Dust Bowl is rooted in family. Every aspect from the name to the location is indicative of Brett Tate’s past. The story is one we’ve all heard, Tate says . It’s about families moving west in hope of a better life and of laborers coming from the Dust Bowl during the Great Depression. It’s most famously depicted in the book and movie, The Grapes of Wrath, so it isn’t a coincidence that the brewery’s most popular beer, the first one brewed on Mother’s Day in 2009 – is aptly named Hops of Wrath.
Science will try to tell you that the tongue can't detect more than 80 bittering units. This hop centric imperial IPA will not leave you wanting more. At over 100 IBUs, Therapist is surprisingly easy to drink. Big bold hop aromas and flavors of citrus tropical fruit, and pine are bracketed by light malty sweetness that does not overpower. A healthy addition of wheat in the grain bill adds body and mouthfeel.