On tap at Biggie’s, brusque orange-peeled piney hop bittering and peppery herbal respite contrast candi-sugared Belgian yeast above caramelized rye malting. Floral tea notions and lightly vinous grape esters sit across sweet lemon custard, orange marmalade and white peach tones. Sharp hop bite never relents.
On tap at Ambulance, fine witbier-influenced moderation brings mildly tangy tropical fruiting and tannic grape tartness to light white wheat backdrop of IPA hybrid. Well-balanced grapefruit, navel orange, pineapple, peach, tangerine, mango and nectarine tanginess picks up floral-spiced sweetness and herbal tea nuance at juicy fruited finish.
Lively Belgo-American convergence spreads India Pale Ale-derived citrus zestiness, sharp sugared spicing and wafting floral bouquet atop herbal white-peppered Belgian yeast. Brewed with tangy mango, pineapple and passionfruit adjuncts, its honeyed peach, quince and tangerine subsidies enhance the tropical finish.
On tap at One Mile House, lively piney citrus perfuming sweetened by candi-sugared Belgian yeast spicing. Orange-peeled mango, peach, tangerine and tangelo tang juicily contrasts gin-soaked lemon rind bittering, zesty yellow grapefruit pucker and dank bark-dried astringency.
On tap at The Oath, tangy yellow-paled Belgian IPA glides bright citrus zest and light grape esters into white-peppered Belgian yeast spicing. Lemony banana-clove snip and wispy vanilla-chestnut subtleties nearly lost to ascending bitter hop bite.
On tap at River Of Beer, invigorating Belgian-styled pale ale brings brisk lemon-limed tropical fruiting to honeyed pale malts and moderate citric hop bittering, leaving strong ethyl alcohol astringency at the finish. Juicy mango, honeydew, melon, tangerine and lychee illusions sweetly brighten the zesty lemon overtures.
Staying sweet without getting annoyingly cloy, 25th anniversary tropical-fruited medium body contrasts funky Belgian yeast fungi against juicy grapefruit, orange, peach, banana, pineapple, mango and passionfruit wellspring, accruing lingered sharp hop bittering to fend off luxurious citric-perfumed floral bouquet wafting thru sugar-spiced fructose aspect.
Milky yeast sinew thickens amber copper pour of Belgian white ale/ Americanized IPA hybrid (brewed by mosquito-riddled Minnesotan for Northwest consumption). Sweet Valencia orange tang picks up mild Mosaic hop-oiled lemon twist over dry earthen farmhouse rusticity. Light pine wisp and tart pineapple-grapefruit ripple juice up ripe citric profile.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, dryer-than-expected Belgian Pale Ale/ India Pale Ale hybrid leads with bitterly tart lemony grapefruit rind bite and piney hop sharpness. Seasoned hop heads will rejoice at desiccated wood-dried citric pungency, but lighter thirsts may balk at candi-sugared Belgian yeast spicing hastily retreating, causing a slight imbalance towards the dry side.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, ill-defined Belgian IPA tastes more like a citric-dried American pale ale with its parched wood tone and bitter grapefruit rind tartness guarding sweet orange-peeled lemon, clementine and tangerine crisping. Light crystal malting and subtle coriander spicing sweeten backend of sessionable summertime dry body.
On tap at Ambulance, easygoing ultra-dry Belgian Imperial India Pale Ale maintains pleasant citric hop moderation over mild crystal malting and subtle white-peppered herbage. Bitter yellow grapefruit and orange rind sedation contrasts floral sugar-spiced sweetness. Zesty lemon, pineapple and tangerine illusions surface at the serene citric finish. But expectant Belgian yeast influence lacks clarity.
On tap at Ambulance, uniquely designed crossbow-named hybrid drapes sweet bourbon atop yellow-fruited candy sourness and spice-hopped Belgian yeast. Oaken vanilla influence uplifts bourbon spirit, leaving vodka, vermouth and Chardonnay traces. Tart lemony orange zest ultimately battles back bourbon whir.