On tap at Ambulance, possibly the lightest bodied and least hazy NEIPA to hit the market. Spritzy Mosaic-hopped lemony grapefruit and mandarin orange juicing picks up dry Simcoe-Amarillo-hopped pine resin above smoothly clean, mountain-watered, oats-flaked spelt graining in soft-tongued moderate setting.
On tap at Shepherd & Knucklehead – Haledon, soft-toned summertime refresher brings misty lemon ‘n lime juicing to the fore of citric-spritzed light body with unexpected (and well hidden) 9.3% alcohol whir. Mild vodka briskness spikes grapefruit, orange and berry subtleties underlying spritzy grassy-hopped lemon liming.
On tap at Morris Tap & Grill, awesome coconut cream pie-styled Double IPA (in collaboration with fellow Jersey brewers’ Icarus) perfect as sweet-toothed dessert. Toasted coconut frontage gains ley lime pie tartness, lactic-soured milk sugaring, mild vanilla bean bittering, sweet banana serenity and dry Citra-hopped grapefruit splash above Graham Cracker wheat bottom.
On tap at Growler & Gill, enigmatic pinkish amber-hazed Imperial IPA ‘glops’ raspberry cobbler tartness, oaken cherry souring, redcurrant jam and hibiscus pleasantry upon salted citrus stead. Mild whipped cream vanilla sweetness contrasts lactic yogurt souring hunkering down at the gentle spelt oats spine.
On tap at Morris Tap & Grill, clear amber-browned Imperial IPA richer, darker and chewier than typical piney citric East Coast varietal. Glazed mango, grapefruit and pineapple tang sweetened by honey-spiced pale malting, leaving earthen pine hop bittering in the dust.
On tap at Morris Tap & Grill, brightly citric floral-perfumed Mosaic lupulin powdering picks up white-peppered herbal respite. Moderate grapefruit-peeled orange rind bittering contrasts juicy peach, mango and pineapple tanginess for subtly zestful IPA.
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.