Gloriously well-balanced 21st Anniversary Imperial IPA contrasts bitter piney fruiting against sweet spruce-sugared tropicalia as viscous amber-hazed yeast sinew creates sticky texture. Sharp orange-peeled ruby red grapefruit, pineapple, mango, tangerine, peach and tang briskly burrows thru richly creamed caramel-candied cookie dough malts. Boozy 9.8% ABV warmth lingers lightly below fascinatingly fruitful fodder.
On tap at Ambulance, tantalizing tropical fruiting sits atop creamy crystal malting and dankly pined Galaxy-Centennial-Equinox hop bittering of durable West Coast ‘triple’ IPA. Zesty pineapple, grapefruit, orange, tangerine and mango tang retains brisk juiciness.
Brewed in conjunction with Pittsburgh Penguins hockey legend, Phil Bourque, musky cologne-perfumed orange oiling dampens bitter grapefruit rind prominence and pine-lacquered herbal snip.
On tap at Growler & Gill, brisk moderate-bodied Imperial India Pale Ale lets dry-hopped Mosaic varietal bring lemony grapefruit-pineapple tang to the surface. Perfumed cologne musk pungently affects tropical fruited nature.
On tap at Growler & Gill, pronounced yellow grapefruit tang gains light floral-spiced perfuming, mildly pungent piney hop oiling, bitter lemon seed musk and latent lemongrass daub for ‘delightfully dank’ Imperial IPA.
On tap at Ambulance, perplexing ‘triple IPA’ utilizes subtle lychee puree to create dryer Simcoe-hopped profile for strangely calming 11.5% ABV booze bomb. Waxy lemon-wedged yellow grapefruit and candied pineapple musk surrounds sour honeyed groats and dank wood tones. Mild lychee sweetness stays understated.
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.