On tap at Poor Henry’s, serenely tropical hazy New England-styled pale ale (with IPA roots) offers brisk lemony grapefruit zesting, mild mandarin orange tartness and lactic yogurt souring to oats-sugared pale malts, retaining low resinous hop bittering. Subsidiary peach, mango, honeydew and pineapple illusions increase its irresistible fruited tropicalia.
On tap at Taphouse 15, honey-milked Costa Rican coffee beans gain coconut-toasted Madagascar vanilla sweetening, fudgy Almond Joy reminder and redcurrant wisp. Emulsified lactose honeying picks up light bourbon snicker for nutty coffee theme. Exemplary.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, pleasingly peculiar Mexican-derived medium body contrasts roasted corn sweetness and brisk Kolsch-styled yellow fruiting with mild smoked jalapeno bittering. Tangy lemony grapefruit juicing brightens sugar-spiced crystal malting over delicate grassy hop astringency to its mellow cornbread spine.