With just half a decade under its low-slung belt, it’s hard to remember Biggie’s impact on the beer landscape. Early pours marked a Hazy Big Bang: the opaque epoch arrived via soft bitterness, peach and passionfruit tones, reframing what beer could be. And, with blind judging comments like “a very smart hazy”, “great balance” and “personality and refreshment” it’s legacy remains stronger than ever.