Soft-focus Pacific Northwest hops bring light grain musk and dank wet grass astringency to easygoing lemony grapefruit resilience of moderate-to-medium-bodied IPA (with well-disguised 8.6% ABV). Subtle peach, mango, pineapple and tangerine tang gains momentum.
On tap at Growler & Gill, monstrous Imperial Stout collides syrupy black chocolate richness with peat-smoked whiskey malting, soy-sauced black cherry souring and oaken vanilla esters for peculiar sweet ‘n sour blend. At the midst, anise, black currant, cinnamon and raw molasses illusions abound.
On tap at Ambulance, atypical Imperial IPA-fruited sour ale lets mild brettanomyces yeast affect floral-dried lemon pit entry and yellow grapefruit tartness over resinous hop fade.
On tap at Ambulance, vibrant tropical fruiting hovers above dank earthen grains and pasty-like wax grouting. Lemony grapefruit tang and juicy mango-pineapple-clementine-tangerine-papaya-kumquat-passionfruit subsidy blanket pastry-like pale malts.
Juicy citric tang runs into resinous pine bittering, grassy hop astringency and dank herbal snips. Candied navel orange, mandarin orange, clementine and tangerine sugaring gains mild peach, pineapple, papaya and mango tropicalia.
On tap at Ambulance, soft-toned sessionable light body brings impish lemon-soured tartness to toasted pale malt sugaring, light lemongrass herbage and mild grassy hop astringency. Serve to light lager fanatics.
On tap at Growler & Gill (and taking its moniker from Robert Plant’s impromptu exclamation at MSG “Stairway To Heaven” performance), dapper juicy-fruited IPA loads yellow grapefruit bittering atop oily hop resin and sweet sugar spice contrast. Engagingly floral-daubed pineapple, peach, papaya and orange tropicalia settles way below tangy grapefruit assault.
On tap at Growler & Gill (and taking its moniker from the opening line of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody”), soft-toned IPA brings dynamic sugar-spiced citrus affluence to tamped-down grassy hop bittering and light pine resin. Lemony grapefruit, pineapple, orange, tangerine and citron tang resonates, but not too brightly. Consistently winning flavor profile stays even keel.
On tap at Ambulance, sour milk stout lets soft lemon-rimmed espresso tone seep into dry French oak barrel aging that adds sharp wood tone to lactic brettanomyces yeast funk. Acidic lemon pucker usurps soured coffee roast at delicate finish.
On tap at Coalhouse Pizza, sumptuously sweet-creamed milk chocolate splendor greets supple toffee, vanilla, cocoa and burnt caramel sugaring for indulgent dessert beer. Syrupy chocolate sweetness inundates velvety smooth finish. Perfect for any sweet-toothed chocolate lover.
On tap at Ambulance, velvety chocolate rum-caked bourbon vanilla sweetness picks up lactose milk sugaring in nitro setting. Dried dark cocoa, black chocolate, cacao nibs and espresso illusions lightly embitter Jamaican rum-aged Imperial Stout circa 2016.