On tap at Poor Henry’s, dry lacquered fruiting stays tart over creamy crystal pale malting. Orange-peeled grapefruit zesting of Citra hops reaches woody Amarillo hop dryness and citric-pined tea leafing of Idaho 7 varietal for less hazy, eccentric and lactic New England IPA.
Psychedelia-bent sour ale brings ‘acid blend’ of lemon-dropped strawberry puree tartness and mild salted rhubarb chutney piquancy to contrasted creamy vanilla sweetness, leaving cranberry, oaken cherry and gooseberry illusions at the leathery back end. Fluffy whip-creamed strawberry sweetness counters moderate citric acidity at demure sour-fruited finish.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, lusciously caramelized barleywine/quadrupel blend aged for a year in bourbon barrels proves immediately profound. Lovely bourbon vanilla sweetness gains chocolate-spiced frisk at dried fruited midst. Chocolate-covered cherry, pureed raisin and sugared fig illusions synch with rummy quad intensity to elevate barleywinish toffee-candied caramel finish. Resilient!
On tap at Poor Henry’s, briskly clean-watered farmhouse ale lets tart lemon-soured passionfruit puree seep into creamily frothed crystal malt sugaring with minor acidity. Sunny citrus midst gains light barnyard acridity as well as white-peppered tingle while passive green grape esters, zesty grapefruit juicing and mild gooseberry snag add depth.
On tap at Taphouse 15, semi-rich chocolate pastry dessert beer lets maple syrup drape bittersweet black chocolate entry, honey-glazed hazelnut adjunct and toffee pudding sweetness above cookie dough malting. Creamy hazelnut chocolate resilience fortified by vanilla, caramel and butterscotch sugaring.
Thickly milked beige-yellowed turbidity, frothy whipped cream head and limey New Zealand-hopped tropicalia embrace charmingly bold IPA. Stylishly rich but endlessly approachable, its lemony yellow grapefruit zest serenely coalesces with juicy pineapple, passionfruit, mango and melon rind pleasantries, leaving mild piney residue on the tranquil oats spine. Perfect hazy IPA.