On tap at Seven Lakes Station, durable double dry-hopped India Pale Ale stacks biting grapefruit-peeled orange rind bitterness alongside piney hop resin to contrast mildly syruped crystal malting. Zesty pineapple, tangerine and lemon tropicalia adds further depth.
Stylishly meandering medium-bodied IPA adds mild wintry spicing to caramelized apple nicety and evenly billed pear, pineapple, grapefruit and orange fruiting as dry chocolate-y nuttiness placates honeyed crystal malting.
Bitter piney fruited expectancy enriched by barley-honeyed Vienna malt bill. Zesty orange, pineapple and tangerine fruiting gains mildly pined Chinook hop dryness in fine fashion.
On tap at Russell House Tavern, smooth dry-bodied IPA utilizes ‘honeyed granola’ sweetness to contrast grassy wood-toned Chinook hop astringency and lemon-peeled orange rind bittering above light barley-crisped base.
Polite hop-forward India Pale Ale lets lemon-oiled orange peel, grapefruit, pineapple, mango, peach and tangerine tang sink into dank piney hop bittering. Wheat-flaked cereal graining and crystal malt sweetness battle back oncoming alcohol astringency.
On tap at Shepherd & Knucklehead – Hoboken, crisply clean IPA lets grassy Citra hop bittering take the reins as its lemony grapefruit rind bite lingers alongside dry hop-charred pine dankness. Brisk carbolic prickle adds Seltzer-like spritz.
Illuminating golden-hazed medium body brings perfumed yellow grapefruit, navel orange, mango and lemon tanginess to mildly creamed caramel malting. Resinous piney hop bittering gains herbal respite and earthen tea dankness.
Bolder New England-styled IPA leaves yellow grapefruit, pineapple, orange and mango tang upon serious pine lacquering. Sunny lemon zest brightens the load as proper stylistic hop astringency gains strength.
Thin dry-hopped IPA allows brisk lemon peel adjunct and mild lime tang to create pleasant, but insubstantial, up-front flavor profile. Mild floral pining and grassy earthen hops slink below delicately fizzy lemon-limed fluff. Easy drinking, yes, but nearly vapid at the finish.
On tap at Grafton Street – Cambridge, soft-toned beauty lets floral perfumed fruiting shine above mildly creamed pale malting. Tangy orange-peeled grapefruit, pineapple, peach, mango and nectarine juiciness picks up resinous piney hop bittering as well as mild gin-like juniper snip.
On tap at Shepherd & Knucklehead – Hoboken, mild milk-sugared lactose seeps into pronounced IPA fruiting, light grassy hop bittering, dank hemp oiling and ‘pillowy’ oats base with nary a trace. Crisply clean Mosaic hop tropicalia offers floral-spiced grapefruit, orange, tangerine, peach and mango tang.
On tap at Shepherd & Knucklehead – Hoboken, resilient golden-beiged medium body drapes juicy orange and grapefruit tang above mild floral-daubed pine hop bittering. Clean-watered crisping really brings out the expressive citrus splendor.