On tap at Taphouse Grille, enticing honey-spiced Belgian pale ale layers creamy vanilla sugaring atop juicy lemon-bruised orange tang and mild white-peppered herbal hop bittering, picking up honeydew, cantaloupe and melon illusions. Sweet fruited piquancy contrasted by fusel alcohol warmth at busy finish.
On tap at Benny’s Beer Barrel, ‘rowdy’ pale ale lets subtle candi-sugared Belgian yeast further sweeten tropical mango-peach-pineapple punch above lacquered pine hop oiling, sedate floral notions and pale rye wheat malts. In the backend, phenol lemon-peeled herbage merges with mildly oxidized astringency. Not as untamed as advertised, but enjoyably fruit-juiced.
Bottled since 2015 and usually reserved for Chimay Trappists, buttery soft-toned Belgian blonde contrasts sweet-honeyed fruiting with salty white-peppered herbage and lemon seltzer fizz. Vanilla-sugared banana, clove and coriander influence picks up subtle mandarin orange, blood orange, golden delicious apple, yellow peach, red currant and lemongrass illusions above peculiar oats-dried sourdough base.
Bustling blonde lets candi-sugared Belgian yeast heighten an array of expressive flavoring. White-peppered herbage contrasts peach-banana daiquiri sweetness, tangy orange bruise, sunshiny pineapple-coconut pina colada tease and mild vanilla creaming above polite pilsner malting.
On tap at Shepherd & Knuckelhead – Haledon, easygoing clear-yellowed Belgian strong ale (unassuming 8.5% ABV) combines mildly creamed Chardonnay buttering, cotton-candied crystal malting, floral-daubed citrus zest and light lemongrass herbage. Tertiary banana, green apple, lemon meringue and champagne grape illusions add further complexity to serene moderation.
Well-balanced bottle conditioned Belgian pale ale shines brightly as sunnily perfumed grapefruit-peeled lemon rind bittering gains fungi-like Belgian yeast musk, white-peppered sea salting and sage-tinged lemongrass herbage to contrast sweet candi-sugared orange peel tang, creamy vanilla sweetness and wispy floral dab. Orange-bruised banana daiquiri sedation caresses subsidiary lemon meringue, mango, peach, pear and honeydew illusions at the dewy cereal-honeyed bottom.
Exhilaratingly zestful tripel-like moderation (with well-disguised 9% ABV) drapes lemon-sugared mandarin orange tang above creamy crystal malting and mild white-peppered hop herbage. In the midst, cotton-candied peach, pineapple and pear fruiting gains sweet vanilla snip and tart banana whim as salty Seltzer spritz crackles on the tongue. A blissful stylistic delight!
Mild lemon-candied tartness, peppy white-peppered lemongrass herbage and sweet pear-apple-banana conflux ride above thin honeyed wheat base. Wispy chamomile tea illusions flutter thru sleepy Belgian golden ale’s herbal citrus continuance.
Fruity Belgian-styled strong ale combines sweet banana daiquiri sugaring, white-peppered Chardonnay/ Sauvignon Blanc wining and tangy peach-pineapple-grapefruit-tangerine conflux above ginger-honeyed crustal malting. Crystalline water crisping provides clean backdrop but aspiring-like astringency lingers lengthily.
Understated moderation combines herbal black-peppered farmhouse yeast with funky fungi-fruited fragility and musky raw-honeyed astringency. Orange-peeled coriander spicing dissipates as cidery green grape esters grow sourer alongside lemony yellow grapefruit, banana and peach tones.
On tap at Ambulance, mighty fine Belgian strong pale ale maintains soft tone as juicy nectarine, cantaloupe, banana, honeydew and pineapple tang gains zesty lemon twist above honeyed wheat biscuit spine. Capacious candied citrus follow-thru picks up subtle sugar-spiced tingle.
On tap at Spot Pizza, entertaining Belgian strong ale (8.4% ABV) contrasts saison-like sour citrus splurge against tripel-styled candi-sugaring and spritzy lemon zest. Brisk carbolic thrust allows crisply clean mineral watering to brighten white-peppered orange, tangerine, peach, mango and grilled pineapple undertones as well as sharp herbal hop bittering.