On tap at Hop Daddy’s, straightforward lemon-candied grapefruit and orange tang stays atop floral-daubed grassy hop astringency, dank pine resin and wispy herbal tinge for Northwest-styled IPA. Zesty citric continuance enhanced by Citra-Cascade-Mosaic-hopped blend, bringing subsidiary mango, peach, pineapple and tangerine illusions along for the affable ride.
On tap at Hoover’s, ‘invigorating’ nutty coffee frontage gains black chocolate resilience over blackened hop char for creamily mocha-bound full body.
On tap at Liberty Craft House, suspect doppel-hefe combo never truly connects both German styles. But its hefe-like banana breading and clove-cinnamon-nutmeg spicing and bock-like toffee-cocoa-pecan conflux offer pleasantries for sweet-toothed brewhounds.
Well-rounded winter seasonal (circa 2016) places sharp-hopped cinnamon, nutmeg and curry spicing alongside brown-sugared gingerbread sweetness to contrast less prominent pumpkin-skinned gourd earthiness. Tertiary walnut-pecan conflux and latent fig snip add depth to refreshingly clean-watered Christmastime treasure.