Creamily fudged milk-sugared French vanilla sweetens silken espresso-roasted coffee serenity over rich molasses-baked cookie dough malting of ‘velvety’ lactose-aided dessert decadence. In the background, dark cocoa powdering and mild hop char never subsume vanilla latte pleasantry.
Peculiarly hybridized farmhouse ale semi-successfully blends caramelized delicata squash with cinnamon stick-sweetened melanoidin malting to contrast light white peppercorn heat and acrid barnyard funk. At the midst, citrus-sugared banana daiquiri respite deepened by fuzzy alcohol esters. Honey-roasted acorn squash finish seeped in cinnamon.
Easygoing, soft-textured IPA with bittersweet citrus-candied tartness gains resinous pine serenity and salted herbal restraint as mild grassy hop astringency advances. Stabilized orange-peeled lemon zesting picks up lightly soured pineapple, mango and papaya tropicalia, but the finish drops out quickly.
On tap at Growler & Gill, pronounced yellow grapefruit tang gains light floral-spiced perfuming, mildly pungent piney hop oiling, bitter lemon seed musk and latent lemongrass daub for ‘delightfully dank’ Imperial IPA.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, bittersweet black chocolate malting and cocoa nibs influence nearly outweigh brown-sugared granola distinction as dark-roasted nuttiness singes its honeyed oats spine.
Sugary orange-bruised banana daiquiri entry and honeyed malt sweetness contrast lemon-rotted black pepper herbage. Clean-watered carbolic spritz allows bittersweet citrus finish to glisten.
On tap at Julian’s, muted basil influence sweetens floral-spiced crystal malt sugaring to contrast lemony grapefruit-peeled orange rind bittering of blissfully moderate beige-yellowed pale ale.
On tap at These Guys, briskly clean citra-hopped pale ale lets lemony grapefruit-orange tang rise above grassy-hopped pine resin and sweet floral bouquet.
On tap at Coalhouse Pizza, soft-toned barleywine allows sweet bourbon influence to elegantly affect rum-spiced banana, fig and raisin illusions as well as syrupy peach, cherry and blood orange snips. Underneath honey-fruited surface, ascending hop astringency picks up lingered alcohol burn to contrast sweeter aspects.