On tap at Centre Street Public House, sessionable pinkish amber-hued sour IPA stays thin as plum, blueberry and hibiscus adjuncts delicately fade over evaporative pale malts. Desiccated plum, subtly bitter blueberry and indistinct floral illusions get bland for light, arid, 4% alcohol fare.
On tap at Ambulance, perfumed cologne oiling saturates mild orange-peeled coriander sweetness and spritzy lemon zesting in a dryer-than-expected witbier setting.
Taut pale ale given briskly fruited hazy NEIPA styling that resonates with orange-peeled yellow grapefruit tanginess and lightly pungent resinous hop bittering. Pasty pale malts contrast herbal musk to fortify the back end while subtle peach, mango, tangerine and illusions reinforce the juicy citric frontage. Betters less fruitful, more astringent pale ales.
On tap at Ambulance, dry low-alcohol saison lets rustic herbal barnyard mustiness infiltrate candi-sugared mandarin orange, banana and peach subtleties to its salted cracker bottom. A tad slight as to be expected.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, soft-toned middleweight brings lemony mandarin orange tartness, earthen melon rind musk and floral lavender wisp to wood-lacquered herbage over delicate oats base, leaving spritzy tongue tingle.
On tap at Growler & Gill, eggcream-inspired soda-styled milk stout needs deeper mocha resonance. Milk-sugared cocoa nibs gain slight chocolate syruping as passive caramel-burnt coffee and vanilla tones come and go – finishing like a chocolate custard/ pudding.
On tap at Taphouse 15, fudgy ‘vanilla shake’ with sweet bourbon blitz spreads mighty brown chocolate creaminess across Beer Geeked French-press coffee tones. Mocha-glazed bourbon vanilla piquancy gains latent marshmallow, coconut, anise and toffee licks atop the molasses oatmeal base for lusciously decadent dessert.
On tap at Ambulance, sweet oats-sugared milk chocolate creaming gains immediate coffee roast as fudgy cocoa, vanilla and cookie dough undertones deepen its mocha intensity.
On tap at Ambulance, ‘bold’ mango-infused IPA utilizes sweet orange-peeled grapefruit tang to contrast sour limey spell. Briskly ripe mango influence settles right alongside stylish citrus zesting above pine-needled clay hops and sugared pale malting.
On tap at Beef Trust, sweet vanilla creaming seeps into nutty coffee roast for decadent dessert treat. Spicy caramel and dark chocolate illusions deepen vanilla-creamed coffee intensity. Recommended.
Silken saison with light brettanomyces acidity offers sunny lemon spritz to raw-honeyed strawberry tartness and herbal-tinged hops for éclair-headed yellow belly. Creamy vanilla froth engages floury dough bottom of slightly eccentric moderation.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, rounded tropical fruiting graces creamy vanilla-frothed caramel malt base of delightful Imperial IPA dedicated to flashy Queen vocalist Freddie Mercury. Evenly spread grapefruit, orange, tangerine, peach, mango and pineapple tang perked up by sweet floral perfumed notions contrasting light piney hop astringency. Heady 9% ABV hidden well.