On tap at Beef Trust, sweet toasted coconut adjunct gains syrupy chocolate affluence that outlasts ancillary almond-hazelnut-cola illusions and mild lactic souring of fine dessert fodder.
On tap at Tapastre, soft-toned moderation utilizes subtle lactose yeast souring to affect dry-hopped, yellow-hazed, Northeast-styled IPA. Lightly salted lemondrop, grapefruit and lime tartness buzzes by pineapple-passionfruit-guava conflux above grassy hop astringency for sessionable summertime fodder.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, turbidly amber-yellowed medium body adds sour lactose acidity to salty lemon pith bittering, dry-hopped passionfruit puree tartness and zesty mandarin orange wisps. Below the soured tropicalia lies grouty fennel, lemongrass and celery illusions.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, lusciously sweet caramelized chocolate richness and candied pecan glaze inform fabulous full-bodied stout. Dry dark cocoa bittering sits back alongside contrasted marshmallow-fluffed cinnamon toasting. Creamy chocolate luster gains sugary vanilla coating at the fudgy finish.
Easygoing Northeast-styled IPA with briskly clean-watered freshness offers zesty orange-peeled yellow grapefruit tang, mild resinous hop bittering and wispy lactose acidity above delicate oats-dried wheat spine. Spritzy lemon licks brush up against subsidiary mango-peach-pineapple tropicalia. A sunshiny citric hop-dolloped moderation.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, zesty New Zealand-inspired dry-hopped IPA boasts resilient “tropical juiciness.” Mildly creamed crystal malting backs up bright grapefruit, orange, pineapple, peach, tangerine, mango and guava tang as well as sweet floral spicing and mildly resinous hop phenols. Heavenly.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, so-called “Citric Acid Trip” fermented with Brux Trois yeast lets tart yellow grapefruit entry scour lemony mandarin orange zest above mild herbal hops and semi-sweet pale malts. Lingered citric acidity moderates over time for enhanced pale ale.
On tap at Shepherd & Knucklehead – Hoboken, mellow habanero burn deepens in the throat while candied pineapple sweetness struggles for room atop pale-malted caramelization. A zestier pineapple tang would be welcome.