What, You Can’t Taste the Clover Pollen in That Beer?

Think our tasting notes reek of craft beer snobbery? Check out these doozies from the brewers themselves, as part of our feature on the best craft beer in New England.

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“Toasted malt aromas give way to hints of earthy hops, while a toasted, caramel-like flavor exquisitely balances with a pleasant bitterness. … This fades directly to the richness of dark toasted malt, dark fruit flavors, and a fleeting whiff of chocolate.” — Baxter Brewing Company Amber Road

“Offers true reward to those seeking intensely sensual hop flavor.” — Long Trail Brewmaster Series Double IPA

“This is a classic pale ale, with a generous dry-hopping. … Because of the restrained malt profile, the hops really pop, like flora in spring.” — Peak Organic Brewing Company Simcoe Spring Ale

“A beer cloaked in secrecy. An ale whose mysterious and unusual palate will swirl across your tongue and ask more questions than it answers.” — Magic Hat Brewing Company #9

“An eminently sessionable, abbey-style ale offering a beguiling mix of flavor and refreshment. … Enjoy it sociably while you savor good times, tall tales, friendly company, and life’s unexpected pleasures.” — Smuttynose Brewing Company Star Island Single

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