Nearly 30 craft brewers and members of the Missouri Craft Brewers Guild (MCBG) met in July to develop the third beer in the Missouri Loves Company series. Piney River Brewing Company in Bucyrus, Missouri, served as the host brewery for the production of Cold IPA.
Cold IPA is a newish style of IPA that began popping up in early 2021. The moniker isn’t a reference to the beer’s serving temperature. Producing Cold IPA involves using pilsner malt, lager yeast, and adjuncts like rice or corn to lighten the body. The result yields an India Pale Ale that’s different from an India Pale Lager.