On tap at Seven Lakes Station, soft-tongued grapefruit glisten brightens grassy hop stead over bready pale malting. Lightly embittered lemon-seeded grapefruit rind and pith frontage gains limey papaya, pineapple and melon rind wisps as well as gentle herbal wave for delicately complex collaboration.
On tap at Centre Street Public House, juicy fruited medium body retains zesty grapefruit-peeled lemon tang and spicy orange candied tartness, picking up a nifty juniper-berried vodka nip at clean citrus finish.
On tap at Beef Trust, murkily browned amber-hazed Imperial IPA wavers flavor-wise. Juicy orange tang diminished by herbal lemon-candied tartness, wayward tangerine-pineapple-melon-gooseberry rasp, relegated earthen rye grist and sour yogurt respite. Not bad, but indefinite.
Vibrant grapefruit-peeled orange juicing gains floral-spiced peach, mango and pineapple sweetness to contrast piney-hopped herbal retreat above caramelized cereal grain spine.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, crystalline dry-hopped medium body lets juicy grapefruit-orange-pineapple-mango tang and zesty lemon perk receive cotton-candied caramel malting. Dank floral illusions, light juniper bittering and recessive vodka snips gain assertion alongside resinous pine-needled pungency at the briskly clean citrus-bound finish.
On tap at Ambulance, briskly sharp amber-hazed New England-styled IPA bridles mango puree with tropical Citra-Mosaic hop fruiting. Tangy lemon-juiced mango tartness turns mildly sour as hasty orange-peeled grapefruit bittering thrusts forth alongside less enthusiastic crayon-like waxing. Needs deeper mango penetration for better assertion.
On tap at Morris Tap & Grill, perfumed citrus spicing gains generous floral dollop over dewy Scotch-licked pale malting in dry piney setting. Zestfully fruited Mosaic hop tropicalia stays briskly clean.
Fine New England-styled Imperial IPA lets lemon-candied orange peel splendor, chimed mango-guava-passionfruit tartness and sunny pineapple-orange-peach tang embrace spruce-tipped maple sapping above biscuit pale malts. Tropical fruit zest picks up pine comb bittering at the floral-bound citrus finish.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, waxy lemony grapefruit splurge and slightly sharp orange rind bittering gain minor pine tones and wispy herbal snips to contrast sweet crystal malting.
Lightly straw-hazed NEIPA places pine-needled citrus burst and sharp phenol hop bite atop creamy crystal pale malting. Bitter grapefruit-peeled orange rind expanse gains zesty lemon sunshine.
On tap at Ambulance, possibly the lightest bodied and least hazy NEIPA to hit the market. Spritzy Mosaic-hopped lemony grapefruit and mandarin orange juicing picks up dry Simcoe-Amarillo-hopped pine resin above smoothly clean, mountain-watered, oats-flaked spelt graining in soft-tongued moderate setting.
On tap at Shepherd & Knucklehead – Haledon, soft-toned summertime refresher brings misty lemon ‘n lime juicing to the fore of citric-spritzed light body with unexpected (and well hidden) 9.3% alcohol whir. Mild vodka briskness spikes grapefruit, orange and berry subtleties underlying spritzy grassy-hopped lemon liming.