Straight-up piney citrus spicing stays perfectly centrist for scaled down version of brewers’ Lips and Lungs Double IPA. Candi-coated grapefruit-peeled orange rind pleasantry retains light back end bittering reinforced by dry wood tones (and wispy alcohol esters) over a crusty French bread spine.
Supremely tart ‘acidified gose’ with radiant rust glow recalls a densely fruited Smoothie with its concentrated orange juicing rasping mango-salted apricot pureeing and leaving an intense sour candied pucker. Truly captures its hybridized styling. Not as gooey and chewy as globular Fort Nonsense’s Back Off Man I’m A Scientist or Bolero Snort’s Uddr, two similarly succulent sour ales.
On tap at Kitchen And Beer Bar, crisply clean Citra-hopped NEIPA guards orange-peeled grapefruit and lemon zesting with sedate pine resin. Sunny citrus frontage picks up latent passionfruit-papaya illusions with snappy carbolic fizz.