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And now for a different kind of fluctuation!  Right on the heels of another Equilibrium collaboration I enjoyed the other day, this next beer was a joint effort between Equilibrium and District 96 Beer Factory (which apparently has some connection to a burger place as well).  Again, this was a gift beer.

Beer Name: Sexual Fluctuation

Brewery: Equilibrium Brewery (Middletown, NY) & District 96 Beer Factory (New York, NY)

Style: Double IPA

ABV: 8.0%

Description: As noted, this was another collaboration brew, this next double IPA offers up a blend of Citra and Galaxy hops.

Appearance: It poured a glowing golden/amber body with a thin bubbly white head.

Smell: Pineapple upfront, with a light citrusy bitterness in the background.

Taste: Tropical fruit juice, pineapple, and citrus zest gave this brew a juicy front end before it came to a creamy, lightly bitter ending featuring mango and a blend of earthy/piney hops.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate level of carbonation.

Hype: Slightly elevated.  I recall seeing a bit of buzz around this when it was released.

Overall: It was a good double IPA but not particularly one that stood out for me, especially in comparison to how much I loved Dreamwave Fluctuation.  Still a very solid brew though.