On tap at Growler & Gill, refreshingly hoppy fruit-spiced farmhouse ale brings lemon souring to yellow grapefruit tang and banana-clove sweetness above mossy herbal respite.
On tap at Ambulance, subtle beige-cleared lightweight brings mild lemony grapefruit tartness as well as floral-bound white grape, peach and tangerine illusions to delicate dry-hopped husked wheat base.
On tap at Ambulance, dry farmhouse-styled pale ale (with unique milky beige hue) utilizes French saison yeast to impart mildly acidic lemon-limed yellow grapefruit tartness and orange blossom honey souring above leathery horse-blanketed raw wheat base. Tertiary pineapple, tangerine and orange illusions gain sour yogurt snip.
Signature farmhouse ale utilizes dry Motueka hops to gain lime-dried lemon souring for herbal-spiced florality, mild black-peppered earthiness and grainy rye malting. Drifting barnyard acridity increases dryness as wavered coriander, chrysanthemum, lavender and thyme undertones scurry.
On tap at Denny’s Beer Barrel, quirky amber-reddish saison appeases smoked beechwood aspect with sour cherry tartness and sourdough wheat base. Lemony strawberry-cranberry bittering and vinous white grape subtlety settle softly behind cherry rhubarb pie continuance.
Lilting sweet ‘n sour saison yeast gains pleasantly festive sugar-spiced ginger snap, sweet pumpkin pie reminder, zesty orange peel briskness and subtle banana tartness above mild dry hop bittering.
On tap at George Keeley’s, salty lemon-rotted orange souring and floral primrose oiling lie above pasty-like lager malts. Dried oats, alfalfa and spelt graining protects light citric souring.
On tap at Ambulance, interestingly idiosyncratic collaboration between DC, North Carolina and Texas breweries. Gin-inspired saison leaves juniper branch-watered briskness upon dry-hopped citrus bittering. Zesty lemon juicing picks up dried lime souring and sharp yellow grapefruit rind piquancy. Like sippin’ on gin ‘n juice.
On tap at Sogo, “classic” saison adds mild peach adjunct to usual lemon-soured herbal musk and floral white-peppered hop spicing as well as cotton-candied banana and clove sweetness (and wispy mandarin orange sedation).
Soft-toned oak-aged saison lets lime-soured lemon rot and musky herbal notions override mild spelt-like graining and grassy hop astringency. Subtle brettanomyces acidity increases sour side while lemongrass-basil-thyme triage spice up oak-barreled farmhouse ale.
On tap at Bronx Alehouse, sweet ‘n sour saison fruiting sits atop ‘snappy’ pepper spicing and herbal ginger notions. Advertised peach, pear and apple illusions pick up sour orange-rotted lemon snips.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, citrus-laden dry-hopped ‘grisette’ retains stylishly clean flavor profile as zesty lemon and orange tartness picks up sour peach-pineapple-papaya wisps and musky horse-blanketed rusticity above musty mineral grain salting.