On tap at Biggie’s, perfumed orange-peeled pineapple and grapefruit tang given sour lemon respite and sticky pine sapping above sugary pale oats malting of refined moderate-to-medium body. Grassy hop astringency stays low as tertiary peach, mango and tangerine illusions flitter below. Slight plastique waxiness wavers.
Another highly praised Alchemist elixir (alongside world famous Heady Topper). Sharp lemony orange rind and grapefruit peel bittering picks up resinous pine-needled cannabis dankness. Juicy mango-tangerine-peach tang and tart gooseberry-passionfruit piquancy deepen initial grapefruit-orange luster over lightly creamed crystal malts in well-balanced manner.
Totally streamlined and a bit stylistically unassuming. Sweet-spiced grapefruit and orange tang as well as mild dark-roast graininess embittered by resinous piney hop char as ashen aftertaste ensues.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, taut Mosaic lupulin powdering deepens lemony grapefruit-tangerine tang above moderate piney evergreen bittering for delightful IPA. Effervescent citrus spritz lingers resoundingly.
On tap at Ambulance, boozy triple IPA soaks floral-perfumed citric hop bittering with candied orange peel sweetness, leaving wispy ethanol burn. Dry wood tones parch the groaty back end as light lemongrass licks waver behind.
On tap at Ambulance, slightly soured orange-peeled lemon zest crowds mild herbal musk, resinous pine snip and wispy onion-like vinegaring of sharply citric India Pale Ale. Serve to IPA lovers with a sour edge.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, dryer South Pacific version of Decadent Multiflora utilizes New Zealand hops, obtaining lemony guava, pineapple and kiwi souring to contrast tangy grapefruit, peach and mango sugaring. Moderate hop bittering brings approachability despite heightened 9.6% ABV of tropical moderate-to-medium body.
On tap at Ambulance, organoleptic hop-oiled experiment (with bold 8.5% ABV) drapes zesty lemon-limed yellow grapefruit juicing and mild orange-tangerine-pineapple tartness across evergreen-spiced minting. Naturally carbonated re-fermented sugaring adds lactic respite but light vegetal skunking seems out of place.
On tap at Growler & Gill, juicy mandarin orange, tangerine and bruised orange tang integrated into assertive hop profile of strong 9.4% ABV IPA. Lemon peel bittering contrasts ancillary nectarine, cantaloupe and orange sweetness at the backend.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, tropical ‘hop bomb’ allows lemony grapefruit juiciness and tangy orange-mango-tangerine splurge to loom above lightly embittered juniper-licked coniferous herbage. Tidy citric-spiced continuance sweetened by floral accents and honeyed pale malts.
On tap at Valhalla, juicy lemon zest sprays grapefruit, orange, peach and tangerine tanginess. Tidy citrus frontage gains light floral hop pining to contrast mildly creamed crystal malting.