On tap at Ambulance, vinous ultra-dry pinkish amber barrel-age blended farmhouse ale unites Kriek-like oaken cherry tartness with puckered raspberry vinaigrette souring and woodruff-syruped raspberry rasp. Leathery farmhouse funk seeps into the mix alongside a hint of champagne lemonade.
On tap at Ambulance, mixed fermentation oak-aged sour saison retains summery lemondrop tartness and vinous white grape tannins over desiccated oats-dried barnyard acridity.
On tap at Ambulance, dry mixed fermentation farmhouse ale adds white grape juice to lime-salted acidity over spelt-dried dehusked oats for sour frontage. Vinous white wine esters gain champagne sparkle and peppery tingle.
On tap at Ambulance, brettanomyces-aged farmhouse ale (with low alcohol grisette-like puckered citurs souring) offers rustic barnyard leathering and limey cat-pissed saltiness to subtle lemon meringue tartness for delicately cream-headed, ultra-dry softie.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, frothily pink-headed, ruddy-bodied sour saison aged on raspberry gains vinous lemon-limed acidity. Raspy raspberry vinaigrette souring spreads across sharp green grape, cranberry and cider illusions as well as light beechwood-smoked tinge. Worthy.
On tap at Ambulance, lightly vinous green grape tannins gain tart orange-dried lemon pucker above acrid barnyard leathering for dry wine-soured ‘cara cara’ orange juice-fermented farmhouse ale.
On tap at Ambulance, fine double dry-hopped IPA given farmhouse saison yeast influence for collaborative Maine-Virginia concoction. Lemony mango, orange, pineapple and papaya juicing rubs up against piney Amarillo hop bittering, picking up dried barnyard astringency and slight vodka kick.
On tap at Ambulance, lemony blueberry bite receives mildly soured buckwheat-honeyed barnyard rusticity and sweetly tart banana quirk for nifty Belgian-styled strong blonde posing as a dry farmhouse ale.
Fine fermented farmhouse ale utilizes open-air coolship production of mixed culture yeast aged on cherry and raspberry to provide lightly acidic Sauvignon Blanc appeal as oaken cherry and raspberry rhubarb tartness pick up vinous green grape souring over straw-dried red wheat malts.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, caliginous saison lets well-watered minerality heighten stylish cellar musk for overriding plum-dried purple grape tartness. Charcoaled hops and barnyard must add mild acridity to parched Bakers chocolate snip. But it’s the wild oats-malted dried fruiting that wins out.
On tap at Ambulance, wild yeast brings mild brettanomyces acidity to lemony grapefruit-spiced zing, musky herbal-teased barnyard acridity and fresh-cut grassiness. Sour citrus finish picks up tangy peach, pineapple and orange notions as well as teasing basil snips.
On tap at Ambulance, indecisive brown-clouded, wheat-based, farmhouse-styled Christmas ale (circa 2015) provides tart plum-fig-raisin tones, sour citrus acidity and light grape juicing to leathery barnyard rusticity. Light black peppering and crisp tobacco leafing contrast wispy cinnamon-nutmeg seasoning at the back end.