Containing twice the Centennial hops as its forbearer, alcohol-fueled Imperial IPA prickles the tongue with gracious citrus bittering, sweet floral-perfumed hop serenity and pungently dank pine resin. Polite yellow grapefruit, navel orange and pineapple bittering contrasts tangy peach-tangerine-cherry sweetness succinctly above doughy pale malt breading as mild brandy-wined ethyl alcohol fervor increases. Recommended.
On tap at Draught Industries, soft-toned ‘juicy elixir’ caresses mild orange-peeled grapefruit bittering with salty mango-guava tropicalia and tart lemon custard tartness over lactic vanilla creaming for ‘melon-flavored gummy bear’ knockoff. Brisk citrus-spiced Mosaic hops counter piney herbal Amarillo hops in IPA showdown.
On tap at Draught Industries, soothingly smooth soft-toned IPA offers lactic vanilla creaming to mild grapefruit, orange and pineapple tang, piney floral herbage and dank hemp respite.
On tap at Draught Industries, mellow dry-hopped gold-hazed NEIPA boasts clean floral-fruited zesting and lightly creamed vanilla sweetness to contrast white-peppered herbage and dank piney earthiness above its dry pale malt spine. Sedate sugar-spiced grapefruit, pineapple, orange and tangerine tang gains subtle lemon-dropped tartness to secure fruitful finish.
Maryland’s biggest, most renowned brewery celebrates its 30th Anniversary with a juicy West Coast Imperial IPA. A frolickingly fruitful tropical concoction pushing sharp floral-spiced fructose splendor above reedy pine hop bittering and rye-dried pale malts, its pineapple-juiced orange, mango, tangerine and melon tanginess briskly brightens the overall expanse.
On tap at Ambulance, dry coniferous musk spreads across tropical mango-passionfruit-pineapple tang and bitter orange rind segue, gaining perfume-oiled pine needling and wispy garlic-onion pungency above caramelized pale malts (hiding surprising 8.2% ABV). Well-balanced, briskly brusque and stylishly superb!
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, lactic milk-soured yellow fruiting generates zesty lemon-limed grapefruit, guava and mandarin orange tartness as well as milder pineapple-peach-melon dollop for juicy multi-hopped ballast.
On tap at Ambulance, Juice Bomb’s ‘bigger brother’ retains floral-perfumed citrus spicing of its sibling while adding more lactic sourness to orange-kissed peach, passionfruit, papaya and grapefruit insistence as well as dank pine-toned grassy hop bittering.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, lactic-soured lemon meringue tartness hovers above raw vanilla-perfumed pineapple, guava and gooseberry tropicalia as well as mild orange rind bittering of hazily beige-yellowed moderate-medium body.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, sour fruit-candied Gummy Bear knockoff retains modest citric acidity. Tart watermelon/ strawberry adjunct enlivened by limey lemon zest and tart pineapple-grapefruit tropicalia above delicate popcorn-buttered oats base.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, enticing orange-peeled grapefruit rind zest entices lightly lingered tangerine rind bittering over caramelized pale-wheat malts. Lightly floral-spiced pineapple, mango and white grape balm enhances brisk citric pleasantries.
Sessionable orange-candied grapefruit bittering stays semi-sharp against mild grassy hopped pine resin. Delicate crystal malt spicing locates tangy pineapple-peach snips at raspy citric finish.