San Diego based Green Flash Brewing Co. announced that they have partnered with like-minded Michigan brewer, Founders Brewing Co. to produce a limited release beer called Linchpin White IPA. The diabolic duo of Chuck Silva (Green Flash) and Jeremy Kosmicki (Founders) secretly met in an unknown San Diego lair last month and conspired to develop a brew together in an uncommonly delicious and progressive beer style. Together that they will unleash this ale upon the Craft Brewers Conference and then continue their scheme with a limited release beginning May 2012. These well matched brewmasters have been individually producing several of the world’s top flavor-forward ales and have now come together to create a twisted monster of zesty flavor, complexity, big-ness, and hoppy yum yums.
“There’s a lot going on in this beer with two yeast strains, copious amounts of wheat malt, and a big focus on ‘C’ hops to deliver a citrus explosion,” explains Green Flash Brewmaster, Chuck Silva. “In fact we lined up more than a dozen hop varieties in the brewery to select three hops with the biggest citrus character to dry hop the beer.