On tap at Taphouse 15, lovely dark-roast coffee frontage gains bittersweet dark chocolate fudging and light black peppering in enjoyable semi-rich setting.
On tap at Ambulance, rangy bock brings mild brown-sugared dried fruiting to caramelized Vienna malting, brown chocolate sweetness and dewy wood-soaked foliage. Spiced fig, date and plum tones crystallize at the finish.
Bustling brown-bodied Belgian dark ale (with well disguised 12% ABV) loads spicy dried fruit pleasantries atop dewy cellar funk and vinous grape must. Rum-soaked raisin sweetness, oaken cherry tartness, dry burgundy-sherry wining and hard-candied citrus souring combine for dauntless medium body.
On tap at Ambulance, lactic milk sugaring sweetens tart raspberry-strawberry adjuncts above salty limestone-soured green grape tannins and puckered lemon twist, leaving modest citric acidity in the back end. A superior lollipop-candied sour ale approachable enough for magnanimous crossover appeal to lighter thirsts usually less interested in ‘sours.’
Briskly vinous Reisling/ Viognier grape must gains zesty lemon limed tartness and resinous pine sneer above mild oats-flaked malts of moderately acidic, hazy beige yellowed IPA hybrid. Dry white wine finish stays plush as subtle grapefruit-peeled mandarin orange, passionfruit, melon rind and honeydew illusions push forward its tannic yellow grape souring.
On tap at Ambulance, citric Mosaic hop influence provides mild lemony mandarin orange, yellow grapefruit and mango tang to relegate herbal-tinged earthen pine slither. Waxy tropical fruiting gains grout-y wet graining by floral citrus finish.
On tap at Taphouse 15, heavily wheated, lupulin powdered, hazily amber yellowed New England-styled IPA brings lemony grapefruit-orange-pineapple tang, cucumber-watered melon rind and dank pine resin to dry wheat-husked pale malt bottom.
On tap at Taphouse 15, British peat-malted Imperial IPA offers spritzy lemony grapefruit tang to the fore. Passive passionfruit, pineapple and gooseberry tartness plus salty herbal snip reinforce earthen peat-dried citrus zing over sinewy oats-milked malting.