Sharp cinnamon-barked pumpkin pie entry gains orange-peeled ginger, nutmeg and clove spicing as well as caramelized malt sweetness to contrast earthen yam-gourd conflux. Interestingly, spearmint, fern and pine nut illusions flutter by below.
Plum-juiced German-styled gose adds salty seaweed to lightly vinous lemon liming. Tart plum pucker retains calmly acidic sourness. Kettle-soured sea salting integrates fairly well with guava-tinged plum caking.
Crisply dry Vienna-malted Mexican-styled lager brings salted agave-limed adjunct to cologne-perfumed lemon zest and mandarin orange tartness. Ginger-leafed freshness stays below surface.
On tap at Growler & Gill, soft-tongued nitro stout leads with its smooth ground coffee roast coercing ancillary dark chocolate, espresso, cocoa and walnut illusions above light hop char. Mild java bitterness tranquilizes delicate mineral-watered finish.
On tap at Biggie’s – Ramsey, sharp citrus-spiced tang and creamy caramel malting gain seaweed salinity at rousing finish. Lemony grapefruit, pineapple and mango vibrancy glimmers.
Treacly dark-roasted black chocolate syruping, day-old coffee bittering and nutty remnant pick up briny oyster-shelled sinew above sugary oats-flaked bed. Creamy mocha continuance gains peat-smoked charcoal singe to contrast mild black cherry and blackberry illusions.
Salty seaweed adjunct nips sharp piney hop bittering and ultra-dry grapefruit peel pucker. Mild orange rind, pineapple and mango undertones relinquished by oaken bark-dried astringency.
On tap at Shepherd & Knucklehead, casual dry-spiced medium body with laidback pumpkin pie entry gains sharp hop bite as muddled cinnamon-nutmeg-allspice seasoning splashes lively ginger herbage. A splash of spiced rum adds boozy tinge to phenol backdrop. In the bottle, 2014 version plied cinnamon-toasted pumpkin pie sweetness to light gingerbread, nutmeg and allspice illusions. On tap at Mac Murphy’s, more distinct 2016 version brought sparkly sugar spicing to pumpkin-pureed nutmeg-allspice-cinnamon seasoning, recessive pulpy pumpkin-seeded gourd vegetalia and subtle red cherry snips.