Curious Kosher deli sandwich knockoff proves to be a spicy rye-dried enticement as brown-sugared cured meat, mustard-seeded smoked salami and applewood-smoked bacon glazed by dainty Blackstrap molasses bittering. Black and red peppering as well as coriander-seeded curry snips singe smoke-spiced rye bread spine.
Dry rye musk gains earthen truffle fungi and peaty soiling to placate subtly spiced lemon-soured Hallertau Blanc-hopped guava, green grape and gooseberry snips.
On tap at Ambulance, mild rye influence brightened by lemony grapefruit, orange, pineapple, peach and mango juicing above spicy pale malting. Valiant tropical fruiting gains latent earthen pine dankness.
On tap at Biggie’s, briskly sharp hop-forward rye spicing deepens persistent ESB-like earthen grain rusticity and resinous lupulin bittering alongside lemon-seeded grapefruit, orange and pineapple tanginess of 2017 IPA – picking up mild pepper breading at finish.
Tantalizingly rich and creamy Imperial Stout hybrid loads rich oak-charred spiced rye malting inside Templeton rye whiskey barrels as overriding dark chocolate influence gains strength alongside sweet bourbon, rum, and to a lesser extent, cognac and brandy tones. Benefiting from second aging, syrupy molasses-draped rye whiskey continuance picks up caramelized brown sugaring to contrast latent boozy acetone whir. To add further complexity, tertiary dark cherry, red grape and plum illusions seep into the chocolate-fudged rye whiskey deliverance.
Scattering “rustic” grain-toasted rye malting across undefined Americanized Mosaic-Cascade hop spicing and tart peach influence, Irish-brewed moderate-medium body lacks bite of better overseas competition. Enjoyed cracked pepper bread aftertaste, though.
Perfectly sessionable rye-spiced pale ale (in a can) retains mild stylish disposition despite bitterer citric-hopped rye malting. Sunny orange-peeled yellow grapefruit tang as well as ancillary peach, pineapple, mango and tangerine fruiting pick up piney evergreen serenity.
On tap at Taphouse 15, dry German rye malting picks up citrus bittering and tempered whiskey daub for astringent ESB-like medium body.
Better-than-average canned medium body (lightly aged on American oak) offers sweet-spiced rye toasting to indistinct orange-peeled ginger and peppercorn adjuncts. Rich chocolate backdrop absorbs caraway-seeded rye influence to contrast resinous earthen nuttiness.
On tap at Taphouse 15, rye-spiced moderation gains dry-hopped lemon bittering as wavered floral-perfumed herbal tones drape the pale malt base. Only a touch of rye peaks thru the citric-herbed finish.
Pronounced barley-roasted rye malting inundates zesty citric pining, aggressive dry hop bittering and mild caraway-seeded chocolate snips. Spiced-up yellow grapefruit, navel orange and pineapple tang elevates toasted rye base.
On tap at Ambulance, flawlessly easygoing spice ale will appeal to experimental thirsts as well as lighter ale heads ready for a light peppery pep. Succulent black and green peppercorn burn mildly soothes creamy brown-sugared molasses caramelization, polite rye breading and nutty mocha quip. Roasted peppercorn template dried-out by resinous hops. Delightful pepper-spiced alternative to usual grain-based ales.