Urban South Sunshine Haze Dream
What the brewers say
"Creamsicle milkshake IPA that we dry hopped with Citra and Comet, then aged on tangerine juice and vanilla bean."
What our panel thought
"Citrus and vanilla combine for rich, sweet Creamsicle nose; like muddling a vanilla bean with a tangerine twist. Pleasant tartness and light hop burn cut the sweetness; zest and pith almost cut the heavy vanilla. Rides low on the axle. Would work with Thai food."
What our editors thought
"Over-the-top orange and vanilla cream in the nose. Sip is intensely sweet—past the most liberal definitions of IPA. Could work if the beer offered some balancing bitterness."