Five Points promotes Jupa to permanent canned beer status

London brewer Five Points has launched the first permanent addition to its beer range in two years.

Jupa’s name is derived from its description as a “juicy pale ale”, which has flavours of pineapple and mango.

It is being made available in a 33cl can with an rrp of £2.60.

The beer is made with American hops to achieve its tropical flavours and has wheat and oats in the grain line-up to provide extra body.

At 5.5% abv it fits into the Five Points line-up between the 4.4% Pale Ale and 7.1% IPA.

Managing director Ed Mason said: “With Jupa we wanted to push the envelope of the Pale Ale and put our own signature on it. We played with all sorts of hop varieties and brewing techniques and ended up with a profile and flavour that’s truly unique.”

The beer was previously available as a limited edition, making its first appearance at the Hop City beer festival in Leeds earlier this year.

A consumer competition on social media is offering one person a year’s supply of Jupa.