On tap at Beef Trust, broad ranging amber yellow-hazed Milkshake IPA conditioned on apricot and Madagascar vanilla beans gains sour lactic milking above swerved pale malt sugaring. Sweet orange peel dab, dainty peach dollop and a pinch of cinnamon stay recessive as vanilla-creamed apricot thrust retains perkiness.
On tap at Beef Trust, disparate hybridized hefeweizen brings lactic-milked peach and cinnamon adjuncts to sharp lemony orange tang and mildly soured gooseberry, guava, green grape and green banana tropicalia with fine results. Citric-enhanced cinnamon spicing aids peach yogurt template. Not far removed from a sour IPA.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, sensational lactose-conditioned New England-styled IPA coalesces orange-juiced Creamsickle sugaring with sweet vanilla bean and tangy pineapple adjuncts above mild oats malting. Creamy vanilla insistence maintains frothy attitude as tertiary strawberry, coconut and mango illusions engage zesty pineapple tropicalia.
On tap at Taphouse 15, pleasantly soft-toned, lactic conditioned NEIPA brings raspberry-soured melon rind bittering to yogurt-milked vanilla creaming and brisk lemony grapefruit spritz for snazzy lactic-sugared tropical fruited effervescence.
On tap at Morris Tap & Grill, soft-toned, nitrogenated, beige yellow-hazed cream ale hybrid lets salted strawberry souring gain grassy-hopped lemon spritz and mild rhubarb pie tartness above acidulated pale malt base.
On tap at Hoover’s, brisk lemon spritz and lively grapefruit-orange zesting encounter trusty banana daiquiri, peach, pineapple and mango illusions atop sweet wheat base. Dry barnyard acridity stays setback as spry citrus zest spreads out. Recommended.
On tap at Morris Tap & Grill, subtle bourbon barrel sweetness levied upon desirous wee heavy Scotch ale warmth. Dewy peat mossing underscores ethyl alcohol-soaked whiskey snag. Latent fig, date and sun-dried raisin illusions gain bourbon goodness over time.
On tap at Taphouse 15, engaging amber yellow-hazed New England-styled IPA brings sunny Citra-Mosaic-hopped yellow grapefruit tartness to lactic lemon-limed passionfruit and guava pucker as well as bittersweet Madagascar vanilla creaming and peppery herbal respite.
On tap at Morris Tap & Grill, lovely magenta-hued moderation conditioned on raspberry, lime and orange zest receives mild Citra-Mosaic hop spritz. Candied lemon-limed tartness energizes slightly acidic fruited sourness above light oats-wheat malting. Liquid sherbet gone sour.
The American craft beer market may be thriving, but rarely has any brewer been able to replicate the meat-cured, kiln-smoked rauchbier style the Germans invented. And this quaint “maple caramel bacon beer” is no exception. Its initial beechwood-smoked grain soiling dissipates as the syrupy maple malting gains cloying nature that contrasts an unwelcomed lemon wedge souring. Unbalanced and underdeveloped.
On tap at Mohawk House, soothingly seductive India Pale Ale fermented in “bourbon barrels with cherry” retains sweet rum-like pleasantry from mild alcohol phenols. Sedate cherry-bruised orange liqueur, pineapple and peach sugaring belies dry whiskey tangent. Tingly bourbon finish lingers ever so softly.
Stylishly bold IPA-flavored medium body loads coniferous aromatics inside brisk piney citrus bittering. Bright grapefruit and orange rind bite soaks up resinous hop oiling and hemp-like musk over mildly sugared pale malts.