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CONNECTICUT VALLEY ALL ABOARD NEW ENGLAND STYLE IPA

Worthy amber-clouded NEIPA sometimes recalls the epic splendor of iconic Ipswich IPA with its honey-glazed tropical fruiting spread across sugar-glassed cookie dough richness and resinous pine hops. Pastry-like pale malting provides sweet base for orange marmalade, pineapple, peach and passionfruit tang as well as mild pear, cantaloupe, pecan and mango snips.

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BELL’S SONG OF MYSELF GERMAN-INSPIRED IPA

Frustratingly unspecific Euro-bent IPA lacks true stylistic allure as German hops and malts never coalesce into anything uniquely exciting. Instead, sharp grapefruit-orange-pineapple tang and wispy banana daiquiri boozing lost in a sea of subdued floral, herbal and vegetal notions. Musky turnip dankness and delicate lemongrass riffs reach lingered grassy hop astringency.

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