On tap at Ambulance, oaken cherry tartness and salted miso pasting sourly contrast honeyed chamomile tea sweetness for uniquely experimental orange-burnt rosy pink IPA crossed with a splendid French-wined cuvee. Dry white grape, crabapple and salted plum subtleties recede beneath tart cherry rhubarb finish.
Worthy amber-clouded NEIPA sometimes recalls the epic splendor of iconic Ipswich IPA with its honey-glazed tropical fruiting spread across sugar-glassed cookie dough richness and resinous pine hops. Pastry-like pale malting provides sweet base for orange marmalade, pineapple, peach and passionfruit tang as well as mild pear, cantaloupe, pecan and mango snips.
On tap at Shepherd & Knucklehead – Haledon, juicy apricot-peach confluence saddles lactic gooseberry-soured lemon yogurt tartness to its salty acidulated malt bottom. Peachy pureed apricot entry drops off as wavered mandarin orange, mango and grapefruit illusions preserve its sourly sweet fruitily understated finish.
Sharply bold tangerine pureed IPA with tart pineapple twist gains clean vodka boozing and bitter hop resonance. Juicy tangerine-pineapple tandem given tangy orange-peeled mango and grapefruit splurge at pine-dashed tropical finish.
On tap at Morris Tap & Grill, economical dry-hopped IPA leaves gently fruitful lupulin-powdered Mosaic-Cascade hop dusting upon sugared oats base. Evenly spread grapefruit, orange and tangerine tanginess marks the spot.
On tap at Morris Tap & Grill, tart gooseberry pep, zesty lemon briskness and tangy tangerine-pineapple-mango sweetness inform orange neon-hazed New England-styled India Pale Ale. Ripe citrus entry gains dank earthen musk and peppery snip over biscuity malts.
On tap at Morris Tap & Grill, dependable hazy orange-yellowed double dry-hopped New England-styled IPA lets zesty grapefruit-pineapple-mango-peach tanginess contrast lactic-milked gooseberry-guava-passionfruit sourness and sticky piney hop resin in straightforward manner.
On tap at Shepherd & Knucklehead – Haledon, sunshiny orange-peeled grapefruit briskness given zesty lemon misting to grassy hop astringency. Summery citrus splendor picks up subtle apricot, nectarine and tangerine illusions as well as resinous pine wisps.
On tap at Growler & Gill, well-balanced New England-styled IPA (with cloudy yellow-hazed body) coalesces salted lactose souring, tart gooseberry/ white grape tannins and floral citrus juicing. Tangy peach, pineapple, orange, mango and grapefruit resilience penetrates moderately acidic lactose milking over delicate oats-flaked spine in winning way.
On tap at Shepherd & Knucklehead – Haledon, mildly vanilla-creamed banana and clove scurry gains cologne-perfumed lemon twist to combat subtle white-peppered herbage and brisk vodka crisping. Sugary citric banana spicing latently caressed by wispily honeyed guava, passionfruit and pineapple tropicalia. Just a tad ‘wayward’ stylistically, but expressively so.
On tap at Ambulance, wildflower-honeyed sunflower seed salting gains limey lemon rot desiccation to contrast mild chestnut sweetness of interestingly peculiar sour saison hybrid.
On tap at Growler & Gill, summery gose-styled sour ale brings salty coriander licks to wispy mango-pureed peach tartness as limey lactic acidity overrides milk sugared sweetness. Underlying passionfruit, guava and papaya tropicalia too distant for declining mango influence.