On tap at Ambulance, funky 100% brettanomyces-fermented red ale aged in red wine barrels once containing Tennessee Whiskey retains tart raspberry overtures and vinous red grape tannins. Puckering raspberry influence enlivens acetic ‘wild ale’ as lemony bitterness increases – eclipsing any trace of whiskey wooded sweetness.
On tap at Ambulance, halfway convincing Merlot-barreled Flanders Red Ale saddles tart dark cherries and acidic citric sourness with dry oaken leathering, but dry Merlot tannins almost escape the senses. Lightly vinous balsamic acidity spreads to citric-soured cherry finish.
On tap at Ambulance, raw-honeyed pilsner malting gains floral-perfumed herbage and soured lemon rot pungency above mild milled grain base. Mentholated Lemondrop hops deepen herbal citrus continuance.
Chameleonic medium body connects herb-tinged yellow grapefruit and orange zest entry to mildly spiced caramel malts. Lemon-juiced tangerine tang picks up phenol residue. Mild grassy hop astringency lingeringly contrasts baked biscuit malting beneath the herbal fruited surface.