“Beguiling” barrel-aged dubbel steeped in red wine and bourbon stays mellow as caramelized dried fruiting soaks up chewy brown chocolate sweetness. Brown-sugared bruised cherry, red grape, green raisin and fig tones caress whiskey-bent bourbon serenity for mild complexity.
Vague “generously hopped” medium body evenly spreads reluctant grapefruit-orange tang across mildly resinous pine-toned dankness. Pasty pale malt sugaring underlies underwhelming dry citrus hop oiling as candied peach, mango and tangerine snips drift off. Server to blue collar regulars.
On tap at Ambulance, collaborative German-American India Pale Lager coaxes floral-bound grapefruit bittering and lemony orange zesting out of highly hopped lager. Mild grassy hopped herbage lingers softly.
Infused orange peel tang takes immediate control above wood-lacquered hop oiling and grassy herbal astringency. Lovely orange peel zesting soon gains brisk tangerine sweetness and subtle apricot, mango and orange marmalade wisps.
Easygoing summertime helles bock combines zesty lemon, juicy orange, tart pineapple, salted guava and spiced peach tropicalia over dry pale malt breading, retaining proper Euro hop astringency (and peppery herbal wisp).
Sunnily hazed medium-bodied India Pale Ale brings zesty grapefruit-peeled orange rind bittering to resinous grassy hop astringency, crystal malt sugaring and floral hibiscus wisps. Tertiary mango, guava and papaya tropicalia adds further zestful charm.
Fairly distinguished collaboration with masterful German brewery stays crisply clean as balanced blend of sweetly caramelized Vienna malts, leafy Sterling hop foliage and wet-papered autumnal spices leave rounded mouthfeel.
Easygoing tropical-fruited version of brewers’ IPA bypasses stylish bold bittering for subtler dry profile. Serene sweet ‘n sour mango, papaya and passionfruit adjuncts gain lemony pineapple, grapefruit and orange spritz over moderately bitter piney hop dankness. Summery island getaway delight.
Astronomical six California breweries collaborate for one rich, velvety, cola-hued mocha stout. Fudgy black chocolate malting picks up cocoa-dried walnut response and light espresso nuance above tarry wood-burnt hop char, retaining creamy froth to bittersweet mocha finish.
Sweet orange-candied sugaring, tangy mango-papaya-peach-nectarine tropicalia and wispy floral wafts square off against sharp orange-peeled bittering and piney hop resin. Walks the line between glossily slick and mustily dry.
Foremost gose utilizes prickly pear cactus juice to heighten lightly salted yellow grapefruit souring and fresh-squeezed lemon bruise. At midst, crisply clean cucumber watering picks up limey plantain, white peach and gooseberry licks. Saltine cracker-like white wheat bottom perfectly suits dry light-bodied template.