Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week – Modist Brewing pHresh

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Modist Brewing's pHresh has been described as "unique", "totally delicious" and "perfect for Spring", so it is no wonder we're highlighting it as our latest Bitter Minnesota Beer of the Week.

We reached out to John Donnelly, co-founder and head of sales at Modist, to tell us more about its ingredients, availability and appropriate food pairings. Cheers!

Describe the beer, taste, IBU, ABV, etc.
Tart Refreshing Ale
ABV: 4.5%
IBU: 14

What are the ingredients?
Malts: ­Irish Stout Malt, Carafoam, Acidulated Malt
Hops: ­ Ella, Equinox, Hull Melon
Yeast: ­American Ale 2

Beer nerd stats!
FG: 1.010
Plato: 2.5º
SRM: 3

How can I buy pHresh?
­​On tap at the Taproom
­Crowlers, available at the taproom
Growlers (will fill any CLEAN growlers)
­On tap at Grumpy’s NE, Republic, Smack Shack and Eli’s East (with more accounts added weekly)

When can I buy pHresh?
Year round flagship

Good with? (Food or activities)

Refreshingly dry and tart finish perfect for outdoor enjoyment, patios, BBQs. Goes great with fish tacos, sushi, salads, grilled chicken, anything doused in olive oil or butter, and fruit based sauces.

Additional details?

Modist Brewing, located in the heart of North Loop neighborhood, is open 4 pm-10 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3 pm-1o pm on Wednesdays, 3 pm-midnight on Fridays, noon to midnight on Saturdays, and noon - 8 pm on Sundays.

Modist is also coming soon to Bitter Minnesota brewery tours!

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