On tap at Plank Pizza ’22, simply smooth helles lager provides muskily rustic Noble hop herbage, brisk lemon twist, pasty clay grouting and meager orange-oiled lemongrass snips to delicate salted cracker base, besting most stylistic competitors. On tap at Growler & Gill ’20, pleasant helles lager drapes dewy peat moss, dry stalked corn and grassy hop astringency over mild doughy wheat base. A fine rustic moderation.
On tap at Ambulance. Though spring flowered honey nectar description may be overstated, muted floral-daubed citrus spicing stays zestful as mild herbal whims waver over doughy white breading in crisply light-bodied setting.
On tap at Kitchen & Beer Bar, sedate raw-honeyed citrus dryness permeates spongy sourdough bottom, picking up mild Noble-hopped herbage to contrast slight sugar-spiced lager malts.
On tap at Plank Pizza, crisply clean bohemian lager relies on dry raw-grained minerality and salty floral herbage as grassy lemon-seeded astringency teases the musky finish.
On tap at Jealous Monk, mild beechwood smoke permeates desolate smoked meat wisp and slight herbal Hallertau-hopped pilsner malting of one-year anniversary smoked helles posing as a light-bodied, less flavorful rauchbier.
On tap at Ambulance, dry pilsner-malted kellerbier (an unpasteurized cellared helles) retain smooth light-bodied accessibility, holding lemon-died grassy hop astringency in check.
On tap at Growler & Gill, musky wet-grained earthen pungency envelops sour lemondrop tartness and dry herbal hops above delicate rye-floured brown breading.
Soft-toned Helles-styled lager brings maize-dried herbal snatch and wheat-floured French breading to politely astringent Hallertau-hopped pilsner malting with flattish restraint.
Sessionable helles lager flings hay-like husked maize astringency, dry spelt-grained flouring and corn-sugared pale malting at grassy Noble-hopped lemon peel spritz for muskily rustic malt liquor-like persistence.
On tap at Hop Daddy’s, easygoing pilsner-malted/ Saaz-Hallertau-hopped Bavarian-styled golden lager stays delicately dry. Yeasty sourdough breading gains skunky grain-hopped musk (and slight cabbage patch) and mild lemon-seeded grassy hop bittering above biscuity pale malt base.
On tap at Ambulance, dry helles lager pits dewy pilsner malts against grassy-hopped herbal musk and distant lemon rot.
On tap at Ambulance, well-designed green tea-infused lager with zesty lemon verbena tartness gains lightly spiced lavender, fern, sage and clove influence. An offbeat herbal lemon tea alternative.