Red IPA (alc 5.9% abv)
Hops: Rakau, Waimea and Wakatu.
South Face is brewed with huge amounts of Southern hemisphere hops, exclusively from New Zealand, creating a juicy IPA with lots of tropical fruit notes.
Mountain: The label shows Bidean nam Bian the main summit of a mountain range which overlooks Glencoe from the south. Even driving through the mountains it looks spectacular, but the traverse of the massif takes your breath away, especially in winter.
Tops Out: 1,150m (3,772ft)
"A moderate head of dense, creamy foam sitting atop a polished walnut/copper beer. Quite expressive on the nose, with a fair whack of pine, Mr Sheen & Twiglets. The beer is clearly pretty damn hoppy, with quite an assertive bitterness on the mid palate that slowly gives way to sweeter notes of tangerine, blood orange and pink grapefruit. It's a bloody good beer…