On tap at Ambulance, brettanomyces-aged farmhouse ale (with low alcohol grisette-like puckered citurs souring) offers rustic barnyard leathering and limey cat-pissed saltiness to subtle lemon meringue tartness for delicately cream-headed, ultra-dry softie.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, frothily pink-headed, ruddy-bodied sour saison aged on raspberry gains vinous lemon-limed acidity. Raspy raspberry vinaigrette souring spreads across sharp green grape, cranberry and cider illusions as well as light beechwood-smoked tinge. Worthy.
On tap at Ambulance, lemony blueberry bite receives mildly soured buckwheat-honeyed barnyard rusticity and sweetly tart banana quirk for nifty Belgian-styled strong blonde posing as a dry farmhouse ale.
Fine fermented farmhouse ale utilizes open-air coolship production of mixed culture yeast aged on cherry and raspberry to provide lightly acidic Sauvignon Blanc appeal as oaken cherry and raspberry rhubarb tartness pick up vinous green grape souring over straw-dried red wheat malts.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, caliginous saison lets well-watered minerality heighten stylish cellar musk for overriding plum-dried purple grape tartness. Charcoaled hops and barnyard must add mild acridity to parched Bakers chocolate snip. But it’s the wild oats-malted dried fruiting that wins out.
On tap at Ambulance, wild yeast brings mild brettanomyces acidity to lemony grapefruit-spiced zing, musky herbal-teased barnyard acridity and fresh-cut grassiness. Sour citrus finish picks up tangy peach, pineapple and orange notions as well as teasing basil snips.
On tap at Ambulance, indecisive brown-clouded, wheat-based, farmhouse-styled Christmas ale (circa 2015) provides tart plum-fig-raisin tones, sour citrus acidity and light grape juicing to leathery barnyard rusticity. Light black peppering and crisp tobacco leafing contrast wispy cinnamon-nutmeg seasoning at the back end.
On tap at Ambulance, mild apple brandy esters lightly affect Belgian-styled stout nature, allowing candi-sugared dried fruiting and caramelized barley malts to seep into mellow dark chocolate syruping. Sedate port-brandy wining mellows out the mocha fruitcake finish a tad.
On tap at Ambulance, offbeat collaboration with Cologne’s Freigeist Brewery blends rustic farmhouse ale with beechwood-smoked rauchbier. Damp campfire setting receives sweet maple syruping to contrast smoked salami salience as well as saison-related barnyard acridity and sour lemon snip.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, citrus-laden dry-hopped ‘grisette’ retains stylishly clean flavor profile as zesty lemon and orange tartness picks up sour peach-pineapple-papaya wisps and musky horse-blanketed rusticity above musty mineral grain salting.