On tap at Beef Trust, mild IPA plies toasted marshmallow sweetness and Madagascar vanilla beaning to dry-hopped citric brightness. Lightly creamed vanilla topping contrasts tingly resinous hop bittering as campfire-toasted marshmallow theme fades just a tad at the finish.
Delicately resinous cypress wood dusting affects soft-tongued Citra-hopped IPA of Bolero-Cypress collab. Mild grapefruit, pineapple and orange tang subtlety lingers over dry-wooded hop astringency. Mildly creamed crystal malts sweeten the midst. Candied peach, mango and tangerine undertones secure delicate citric nature.
On tap at Grumpy Monk, brisk fresh-watered piney grapefruit entry gains moderate orange-peeled lemon rind bittering, resinous hemp-oiled hop dankness and mild herbal dusting.
Vibrantly easygoing Imperial IPA goes the distance as sparkling tropical fruiting, resinous pine needling and musky hemp oiling combine for ambitious flavor profile. Sharp hop-spiced tingle glazed by sweet orange-peeled grapefruit, pineapple, mango and peach juicing. Ridiculously well-hidden 10% ABV adds minor fusel acridity.
On tap at Ambulance, uniquely hybridized IPA (with unobtrusive 8% ABV) utilizes dry rice-wined sake yeast to influence raw-honeyed orange oiling and wispy grapefruit-tangerine tang. Sweet bread flouring anchors enigmatic Japanese-wined medium body.
On tap at Ambulance, easygoing moderate-to-medium body brewed with juicy lime zest (in collaboration with Pennsylvania’s Tired Hands) retains briskly clean profile. Limey lemon-peeled pineapple, grapefruit and mango tang caresses mild dry-wooded Simcoe-Amarillo hop bittering and sugary pale malt spine.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, pristine juicy-fruited Imperial IPA combines brisk yellow grapefruit tang with sweet mango and tart passionfruit up-front. Brisk citric-pined Mosaic hop bittering and wafting floral bouquet maintain refreshingly clean-watered profile. Tropical fruiting gains mild earthiness over time.
On tap at Ambulance, lively tropical fruited Imperial India Pale Ale lets spicy mango-juiced guava, passionfruit and papaya tang permeate intensely-hopped pine oiling and honeyed pale malts. Ancillary grapefruit, pineapple, peach, orange and tangerine contingent adds further summertime luster.
On tap at Ambulance, soft-toned Imperial IPA places honey-spiced citrus tang alongside creamy candied malt sugaring to contrast dank grassy hop astringency. Juicy peach, grapefruit, orange, tangerine, pineapple and mango tropicalia makes fine impact.
Propagated lemony mint and green tea illusions relinquish mild lemondrop hop tartness for surprisingly hefty 8% ABV India Pale Ale. Sunny lemon resilience gains bright mango, papaya and mandarin orange juicing above biscuity pale malt base.
On tap at The Oath, insistent grapefruit juicing gains piney hop dankness, musty earth tones and light citric acidity to contrast less engaged sweet malt stead.
On tap at Ambulance, sessionable Imperial IPA proves that subtler tropical fruiting doesn’t necessarily make for less exciting beer. Understated lychee, passionfruit and apricot tones stay on par with usual prominent IPA suspects – grapefruit, orange and lemon. Light citrus-sugared finish maintains refreshing summertime spritz.