On tap at Ambulance, crisply clean San Diego-styled India Pale Ale brings tangy Citra-hopped grapefruit and orange briskness to musky Hallertau Blanc-hopped green grape tannins. Tart candied citrus center gains tertiary ‘caramelized pineapple,’ apricot and tangerine spicing over polite pilsner malting.
On tap at Ambulance, softly creamed cold-brewed coffee dryness placed in clean water setting. Mildly bitter coffee overtones receive cola, hazelnut and walnut influence, leaving recessive espresso tones at the back end.
On tap at Ambulance, easygoing English-styled barleywine brings mildly dry-spiced brown chocolate sugaring and subtle whiskey daub to herbal Kent Golding hop astringency in casual manner that lacks stylish intensity and robust flavor profile.
On tap at Ambulance, interestingly abstruse double dry-hopped cocktail collaboration (with Copenhagen’s Dry & Bitter) connects rummy coconut-milked pineapple juicing of a pina colada with orange-juiced champagne fizz of a mimosa. Brisk lemony grapefruit zest secures IPA-styled midst. Light pilsner malting softens ester-fruited English ale yeast setting.
On tap at Morris Tap & Grill, richly creamed dark chocolate syruping and bitter vanilla bean complement gain wood-scorched Chinook-Columbus hop char. Recessive cocoa nibs, black coffee, espresso and anise illusions reinforce mighty mocha-vanilla template.
On tap at Ambulance, tart double dry-hopped IPA utilizes tropical Nelson Sauvin lupulins to promote slightly sour white-wined gooseberry and watermelon rind influence above usual stylistic yellow grapefruit, navel orange and mandarin orange aspirants. Musty herbal notions dot the mild oats spine.
On tap at Ambulance, pleasingly unfixed winter warming Sierra Nevada Celebration knockoff brings forth dried apricot-fig-orange spicing, candied tangerine tartness and pekoe tea-induced mineral graining to compete favorably with usual IPA suspects such as lemon-perfumed grapefruit zesting and resinous pine hop bittering. Not quite Celebration but something else pretty good.
On tap at Ambulance, dry brown-malted ground coffee nuttiness and wood-burnt hop char regale Irish Stout-like tendencies. Underlying scorched earth soiling seeps inside ancillary black chocolate, espresso and cocoa tones to its barley-flaked mocha bottom.
On tap at Ambulance, worthy collaboration with D.C.’s 3 Stars Brewing brings milk chocolate sweetness to light rye spicing and mild dried fruiting. At the midst, chocolate-sugared coffee and vanilla illusions set the tone above maple oats.
Pleasant mulberry-juiced wheat ale collaboration with Interboro utilizes light lactic acidulation to enliven sharp hop-spiced grapefruit-peeled orange tang. Subtle mulberry tartness also influences ancillary lemon-licked pineapple, peach and mango tropicalia for bright medium-bodied venture.
On tap at Growler & Gill, turbid orange-mango-hued ‘fruit bomb’ lets sour lemon-dropped passionfruit, guava and apricot puree adjuncts create subtly sour setting. Mild limey bittering and stolid Vienna malts underscore dry IPA hybrid.
On tap at Growler & Gill, enigmatic, turbidly orange-hued Imperial IPA utilizes pungent Equinox, Mosaic and Citra hop dust to perk up tart guava, passionfruit, mango, clementine and grapefruit illusions against groaty oats (picking up a latent clay-like plasticity). Beneath the surface, oily cannabis-snipped pine resin brings musky bittering to ginger-leafed floral and herbal notions.