On tap at Ambulance, vibrant citric-juiced pine needling grazes light vanilla creaming above dank earthen grain base. Spicy yellow grapefruit tang and herbal lemongrass punctuation permeate Mosaic-Eldorado-hopped moderate body. Tertiary peach, nectarine and orange licks provide sweet sendoff.
Suitably subtle mango juicing quietly influences IPA-like citrus fruiting and light resinous pine dankness. Spry mango tang embittered by grapefruit pith and orange rind bite to contrast modest tangerine-pineapple-peach sweetness above its earthen grain bottom. Summertime fun.
On tap at Ambulance, mildly dry Huell Melon hops provide limey honeydew-waxed melon rind tartness crowded by spritzy lemon-oiled acidity, lightly soured grapefruit spurt and splashy lacquered wood polishing. Tertiary mandarin orange, peach and strawberry illusions flutter. Somewhat unique IPA advertised as pizza accompaniment.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, fruitful IPA lets tart mango, pineapple and blood orange adjuncts redirect slightly soured candied orange and grapefruit rind bittering. Mild herbal astringency tethers submerged sour-over-sweet tropicalia.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, brisk double dry-hopped IPA brings ‘visions of peach nectar’ to ‘earthy conifer sap,’ leaving mellow yellow grapefruit and lemon rind bittering in its grassy wake. Sugary pale malts secure tertiary pineapple, peach and tangerine tang contrasting mildly pungent dry wood tones.
Creamy café-styled New England IPA caresses juicy Citra-hopped fruitiness with piquant vanilla beaned sweetness. Polite grapefruit-embittered orange peel tang shines brightly above bready pale malt base. Orange-sugared vanilla creaming recalls a Creamsickle. Mild Banana’s Foster, tangerine and peach illusions show up at the vibrant citrus finish.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, inscrutable anti-autumnal golden-hazed India Pale Ale boasts no seasonal pumpkin spicing but retains soured tropical fruiting and fungi-shadowed cucumber watering. Despite advertised blackberry boysenberry and grape influence, tartly soured mango-guava-pineapple illusions, lemon-rotted lime zest and wispy Sauvignon wining gain traction over light piney hop dankness. A weirdly eccentric hybridized IPA sour ale fans may grasp.
Honey-dipped, double dry-hopped, New England-styled, golden-hazed India Pale Ale retains candied caramel glaze for tangy orange-peach, grapefruit, mango and pineapple juiciness. Along the way, brown pear and apple illusions dot the honeyed tropical fruiting. Resinous piney hop bittering stays mellow.
Askew dry-hopped IPA with peach and Tavalon oolong tea (and bright hazy golden hue) retains a busy mix that takes time to fully unfold. Sharp IPA fruiting brings yellow grapefruit-seeded orange peel bittering to earthen black tea influence and mild peach tones. Floral-tinged sage, bay leaf and parsley herbage lightly integrates with brisk citric hop profusion above gentle rice-flaked white wheat backbone.