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.
On tap at Ambulance, briskly fruited adjunct-laden flagship overrides mango and vanilla bean influence with resilient dry-hopped citric-pined IPA attributes. Mild vanilla-extracted mango juicing abruptly defied by orange-peeled yellow grapefruit tang and zesty lemon twist above wispy white-wheated pilsner malting.
On tap at Ambulance, tropical medium body allows zesty juicy fruited nature to spread atop resinous piney hops, malted wheat sweetness and mild floral accents. Tangy lemon-peeled grapefruit, pineapple, mango, tangerine, peach and papaya fruiting bursts forth. Funky house yeast imparts waxy grouting.
Mellow orange-peeled grapefruit entry gains resinous piney hop bittering and grassy astringency over sugar-spiced pale malt base. Ancillary peach, mango and tangerine tang stays brisk.
Mediocre moderate-medium body lacks direction. Mild grassy-hopped grapefruit rind bittering contrasts sweet orange peel zestiness, delicate peach tang and honeyed caramel malts, but dewy earthen fungi gains unwanted soapy sourness.
On tap at Growler & Gill, fine double-dry-hopped version of SSMS utilizes different hop bill to create gentler tangerine, navel orange, mandarin orange, passionfruit, pineapple and grapefruit tang for its mild spice-prickled resinous pine dankness. Light caramel malting sweetens the tropical fruited nature.
On tap at Cloverleaf, “bold” orange-peeled grapefruit rind bittering and dank resinous pine lacquering contrast honey-spiced tropicalia. Tangy tangerine, peach and pineapple sweetness dissolves fusel alcohol acidity.