On tap at Ambulance, dry coniferous musk spreads across tropical mango-passionfruit-pineapple tang and bitter orange rind segue, gaining perfume-oiled pine needling and wispy garlic-onion pungency above caramelized pale malts (hiding surprising 8.2% ABV). Well-balanced, briskly brusque and stylishly superb!
Juicy orange-peeled grapefruit tang and zesty lemon sunshine gently crest above toasted oats sugaring. Vibrant mango, tangerine, pineapple and peach subsidy increases fruit salad pleasantry. Mild spruce tones further sweeten delightfully brisk summertime moderation, contrasting its subtle resinous piney hop bittering. An easygoing tropical fruit punch.
On tap at Ambulance, sessionable IPA brings floral-perfumed citrus spicing to the fore while pungent pine-dried grassy hop astringency battles back mild oats-flaked Maris Otter malting just above the surface. Zesty orange, tangerine and grapefruit tang gains wispy guava, mango, passionfruit and pineapple tropicalia.
On tap at Taphouse 15, silken nitrogenated vanilla-beaned stout gains dramatic dark-roast coffee intensity and softly creamed black chocolate seduction above subtle hop-charred oats-flaked spine. Tertiary espresso, walnut, dark cocoa and black cherry illusions speckle the tidy mocha density.
Crystalline Maine water provides brisk crisping to fruitful gold-cleared moderate-to-medium body. Vibrant floral-daubed pink grapefruit, mandarin orange, pineapple and mango tanginess gains mild orange-candied lemondrop tartness and spicy respite to contrast resinous piney hop oiling and earthy herb-nipped cannabis dankness. Delicately creamed orange marmalade froth tickles the tongue up-front while its dough-sugared barley-wheat spine pleasantly sweetens the backend. A soft, cushiony splendor.
Amazingly prolific brown-clouded full body goes way beyond simple amber ale tag. Hoppier stylistic profile ignites IPA-like grapefruit-peeled orange rind bittering, resinous pine nuttiness and mild chocolate raisin sweetness above burnt-breaded barley roast. An Imperial Amber, perhaps?