Consistent fluffy-headed pale ale maintains up-front champagne essence, aromatic yeast sweetness, and lively hop penetration – softening centralized creamy froth with mineral-watered crisping.
Deliciously provocative digestif boasts insinuating burgundy aromatics, head-on carbolic briskness, candied yeast tongue, and buttery caramel quotient. Bubbly champagne fizz surrounds musty raisin-fig conflux and overripe melon-cantaloupe sentiment to subtle black cherry coughdrop finish of the most uncommonly complex brown ale on the market.
Tantalizing mahogany-hued foamy-headed Norwegian holiday treat furnishes flowery yeast proclivity, sour malt intrigue, and nutty caramel sanctuary with explosive carbolic upsurge. Clove-spiced cherry, date, and prune illusions add wintry luster to smooth barleywine finish.
Closer to Czech beer due to soft grain nuance, bleached barley flow, and bitter hop penetration. Also, not far removed from pungently malt-y Dutch brews such as Heineken or Peter’s Brand with its musty bread-like yeast. Soap water finish ruins its thrust.
Off-dry amber-coppered German-styled dunkel lager retains easygoing dry Scotch appeal. Roasted nut-grain subtlety and candied malt creaminess pick up tobacco-cocoa reticence before orange-grapefruit ripeness conveys appealing sourness.
‘Classic’ Bavarian-styled copper-hued light-bodied Oktoberfest gains moderate mocha-wafted sweetness as butterscotch pleasantry increases. Carbolic hop perk brings bubbly champagne assertion, but watery finish hits the abyss.
Sumptuous soft-fruited dry bock with perky hop subtlety, tangy orange peel blitz, and chewy caramel-molasses tether gains barleywine luster scurrying to sweet barley-roasted raisin-almond finish. Creamy mocha malt midst smoothed out by frisky carbonation and herbaceous recess.