On tap at Growler & Gill, earthen mocha nuttiness provides bittersweet dark milk chocolate entry with hop-charred chicory coffee, Brazil nut, walnut and cola nut reminders.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, soft nitro-like plushness of oaken vanilla tannins sidle lightly creamed lemon meringue tartness, musky orange oils and dank hop resin. Tertiary apricot, tangerine and Chardonnay illusions waver. Atypical as far as IPA’s go, but quite approachable for more adventurous pale ale buds.
On tap at Ambulance, mildly dry Huell Melon hops provide limey honeydew-waxed melon rind tartness crowded by spritzy lemon-oiled acidity, lightly soured grapefruit spurt and splashy lacquered wood polishing. Tertiary mandarin orange, peach and strawberry illusions flutter. Somewhat unique IPA advertised as pizza accompaniment.
On tap at Growler & Gill, worthy dry-hopped Bohemian pilsner greets floral citric-spiced Nugget/Glacier hop liveliness with peppery herbal respite and musky grain astringency. Spritzy orange briskness contrasts lemon-rotted vegetalia.
On tap at Ambulance, dryly tropical lime and coconut-soaked collaboration with Virginia’s Aslin Beer Co. Salt-licked limey souring puckers mild coconut milking, leaving lactic imprint upon laidback grapefruit, curacao orange and tangelo snips. Somewhat unconvincing IPA hybrid needs to push the coconut forward.
On tap at Growler & Gill, prominent Ethiopian coffee roast lingers seductively, gaining bittersweet dark chocolate creaming more so than advertised coconut/ cacao nibs scheme. Cold-brewed coffee midst gains mildly acidic lemon-twisted espresso milking ove
r reedy hops. Lush mocha finish relaxingly serenades onward.
On tap at Ambulance, soft-toned moderation (in collaboration with nearby Barrier Brewing) leaves delicate lemony grapefruit-peeled mandarin orange influence and mild Sauvignon Blanc grape-like esters upon grassy hop stead above delicately spiced pale malt sugaring.
On tap at Ambulance, “Old World” flavored collaboration with Ambulance Brew House utilizes earthen herbal-spiced Tettnang hops and dank grain musk to modulate salty grapefruit thrift of murkily yellow-hazed moderation.
On tap at Ambulance, stylishly dryer-than-usual IPA collaboration lays on the zesty lemony grapefruit briskness above dank cannabis-like hop oiling and earthen herbal respite. Light citrus souring comes aboard midway, gaining a mild pine shellacking to contrast tertiary peach, apricot and mango subsidies.
On tap at Ambulance, enticingly smooth sweet milk stout (collaboration with Other Half) blends milked coffee sedation with dark chocolate creaming. Mild espresso tones sidled by ancillary vanilla, cocoa powder and caramel latte illusions that contrast light hop-charred pungency.
On tap at Growler & Gill, sudsy light-bodied Czech pils brings musky raw-grained oats and maize to mild lemony grapefruit-pitted bittering and wispy herbal nips. Simple, likable, sessionable.