When it comes to the spring season, New Orleans' own Abita Brewing likes to go bold. In years past, the spring seasonal of choice in NOLA was a hoppy red ale. But that all changed early this year when the brewery announced in January that this hoppy IPA would become their new beer of spring.
7 Beers for Spring
Some spry, surprising beers to herald (and cheers to) spring
#3 Spring IPA
Inspired by the West Coast-style IPAs, which are made with large doses of hops, the Spring IPA has an aggressive hop flavor following a mildly sweet maltiness. The bite that comes from two types of hops will enhance spicy flavors, so pair this brew with hot Mexican dishes for best results.