Apollo is a wheat beer that’s brewed with a traditional strain of Bavarian yeast and a decidedly light touch of understated German hops. It clocks in with just 11 IBUs (that’s International Bittering Units), a far cry from the heavily hopped Imperial IPAs that have routinely surpassed 100 IBUs in recent years.
As you start to hear people talking about this beer, you’ll notice that almost everyone will say it’s perfect for the summer, and they will absolutely be right. At 5.2 ABV, it’s very much suitable for the all-day drinking sessions that are common to the season. But it ‘s also intensely flavorful: you get the pleasant initial bite of the wheat, but then a wave of citrus and, even more so, banana takes hold, with enough carbonation present to keep it lively on the palate.
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