On tap at The Spot Pizza Grill, well-balanced oak-toasted blonde ale lets brisk clean-watered minerality soak into zesty lemon-orange tang, mild peach tartness and pastry-like pale malts.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, mild habanero heat drifts thru juicy mango sweetness of fairly expressive hybridized pale ale. Clean-watered crisping suits tropical mango influence and lemony orange-peeled grapefruit respite.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, dry fruit-pureed pale ale with sharp New England IPA-styled hop profile retains lightly creamed caramel malting. Lemony grapefruit bittering receives mild phenol astringency. In the recess, candied orange, pineapple and peach illusions reside.
Soft-toned mandarin orange essence brings zesty pleasantry to mildly creamed clear-yellowed limited edition (2018) moderation. Sweet orange-peeled tangerine, clementine and grapefruit continuance gains mild floral sweetness to counter wispy Simcoe-hopped pining over delicate white bread base.
Decent moderate-bodied pale ale lets mild lemony orange-peach tang and delicate spiciness settle alongside lightly lingered celery-watered hop astringency. Pastry-like pale malts and sugar-glassed cardboard oats play backup.
On tap at Buffalo City Jug Shop, sessionably hop-forward moderation benefits from India Pale Ale-like fruit juicing and resinous pine snicker. Restrained Simcoe hop astringency layers lemony peach-pineapple tang and floral-daubed spiciness over soft oats spine.
On tap at Growler & Gill, easygoing sweet ‘n sour pale ale places hard-candied grapefruit, pineapple and peach tartness above baked breaded white wheat base. Spritzy carbolic fizz teases citric-perfumed herbal hops. Summery satisfaction.
On tap at Growler & Gill, light-bodied ‘poolside’ pale ale spiked with zesty lemon peel masquerades as lemonade/beer-concocted Radler hybrid. Lemony grapefruit-orange tartness ensues, riding atop musky lemongrass-herbed hop resin and daintily dry whole-grained pale malting.