Java The Hop Coffee Beer

An IPA with a caffeinated kick from two Northwest brewers

by Chérmelle D. Edwards In the Northwest, two local brewers—one of coffee and the other of beer—have joined forces for an unlikely collaboration. Portland’s Coava Coffee Roasters and Astoria’s Fort George Brewery have created a canned seasonal IPA called Java The Hop. The idea originated when Fort George Brewery co-owner Chris Nemlowill wanted to make an IPA “that was light in color, but with really …