The essence of dry-spiced apricot steps forth for soured saison hybrid. Tart apricot juicing stays prominent, picking up mildly acidic green grape tannins over dank cellar musk and musty barnyard leathering. Tertiary peach, mandarin orange, tangerine and lemon illusions waver.
“Strong pale ale with coffee” softly caresses the palate as delicately creamed coffee bean influence delicately rises above dewy tea-like pale malting and earthen hops. Casual coffee tones eventually fade into citric-spiced spritz. Instead of getting blown away by New Mexican ‘mind fuck,’ easygoing java-fueled moderation suits lighter thirsts as well as hard-core mocha mavens.
On tap at Blue Grasshopper, placid amber-hazed brown ale retains lighter stylistic template. Mildly creamed caramel malts and dry wood-lacquered hops get softly integrated for fruited tea-like flow. Red apple, peach and fig nuances coalesce in the midst.
On tap at Blue Grasshopper, lightly creamed hefeweizen brings lemon-dropped banana and clove expectancy to sourdough yeast-affected white wheat spine. In the can, stylishly dryer hefe lets vanilla phenols guard banana-clove-bubblegum scheme and mild lemony blood orange licks.
On tap at Blue Grasshopper, sessionable ‘pizza beer’ offers polite lemon-soured Seltzer spritz to French-breaded pilsner malts, grassy Saaz hops and dry earthen wood tones. Rustic light-bodied yellow fizz water proves to be fine Czech-styled pils.