On tap at Schatzi’s – Poughkeepsie, easygoing straw-hazed tropical moderation places mild grapefruit bittering next to orange-peeled tangerine, pineapple and lychee tang above oats-flaked wheat bottom. Simple, pleasurable IPA (despite ghoulish monster image on label).
On tap at Plank Pizza, soft-toned grapefruit, orange, peach and pineapple tang greets delicate piney hop resin and grassy astringency above mildly creamed crystal malting.
Sunny yellow grapefruit bittering, sharp orange peel tang and spiced pineapple salting enter dry resinous pine center in crystalline cryo Mosaic-Azacca hop setting, picking up light herbage.
Slightly offbeat IPA relies on pasty Bavarian malt spicing and earthen Noble hops to engage caramelized dried fruiting (pear-apricot-fig), leaving dryer-than-expected grapefruit and orange influence and resinous pine tones in the lurch. Rich German IPA at Christmastime anyone?
Mild Mosiac-hopped lemony orange-grapefruit tang turns dry as pasty pale malt sugaring brings gluey paper starching to floral-daubed pine resin.
On tap at Jealous Monk, easygoing tropical allure provided by lemony grapefruit-orange tang and mild mango-peach-pineapple spicing given slight juniper-embittered, spruce-tipped, piney hop astringency.
On tap at Taphouse Grille – Wayne, tropical flagship IPA brings zestful yellow grapefruit, navel orange, pineapple and mango tanginess to grassy hop astringency and sweet crystal malting, becoming a tad waxy at the citrus-spiced finish.
On tap at Beef Trust, easygoing ‘li’l hazy IPA’ with clean Cryo Citra-hopped lime zesting and spritzy grapefruit-peeled mandarin orange tang retains crisp light-bodied nature for splendid pilsner malted(?) light body.
On tap at Kitchen & Beer Bar, dry moderate-medium body regales slightly soured Nelson Sauvin-hopped passionfruit, guava and mango tropicalia plus zesty Citra-Mosaic-hopped Grapefruit, orange and pineapple tanginess as well as lemon-sugared floral daubs to affluent pale malting.
On tap at Kitchen & Beer Bar, soft pilsner malted moderation places clean Cryo-powdered Mosaic-Citra hop tropical fruiting over delicate oated wheat base. Lemony orange-peeled grapefruit, peach, pineapple and mango juicing remains smoothly laid-back.
“Crushable” Citra-Mosaic-hopped moderation (Giant Sequoia Double IPA’s baby brother) retains vibrant grapefruit-sugared lemon zesting. Sunny citrus serenity gains candied tangerine-pineapple tang and light juniper-berried gin snip.
On tap at Schatzi’s – Poughkeepsie, zestful lemony grapefruit bittering and sharp orange peel tang pick up sugary pale malt spicing and herbal snip for centrist yellow-hazed, cumulous-headed moderation.