(STEENBERGE) DE GARRE TRIPEL

On tap at Seven Lakes Station, superb Belgian candi-sugared strong ale (well hidden 10% ABV) retains vanilla-creamed fruitfulness. Honeyed peach, fig and raisin luster gains banana daquiri sweetness along with dried cherry, red grape, orange marmalade, honeydew and white-peppered Chardonnay illusions. A fruitily caramelized tripel with chewy viscosity that’s perfect as a rich dessert treat.

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SLOOP (NO) PUMPKIN

On tap at Seven Lakes Station, inscrutable anti-autumnal golden-hazed India Pale Ale boasts no seasonal pumpkin spicing but retains soured tropical fruiting and fungi-shadowed cucumber watering. Despite advertised blackberry boysenberry and grape influence, tartly soured mango-guava-pineapple illusions, lemon-rotted lime zest and wispy Sauvignon wining gain traction over light piney hop dankness. A weirdly eccentric hybridized IPA sour ale fans may grasp.

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BOLERO SNORT IN A CHINA SHOP

Askew dry-hopped IPA with peach and Tavalon oolong tea (and bright hazy golden hue) retains a busy mix that takes time to fully unfold. Sharp IPA fruiting brings yellow grapefruit-seeded orange peel bittering to earthen black tea influence and mild peach tones. Floral-tinged sage, bay leaf and parsley herbage lightly integrates with brisk citric hop profusion above gentle rice-flaked white wheat backbone.

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