Branford’s Thimble Island Brewing Company celebrated summer by highlighting several seasonally-inspired brews. The Island Hopper Outer IPA is a New England-style IPA featuring a hop blend of Citra, Ekuanot and Rakau and notes of melon, berry, orange peel, lime, papaya, pine and stone fruit. Other Thimble Island selections available under the Karmic Daaru Beer Company brand include Citrus Suraj, a dry-hopped Double IPA with a tropical flavor, made from a refreshing blend of Idaho 7, Calypso and Lemondrop hops. The Space Comet Sitra, a New England-style double IPA packed with Comet, Citra and Galaxy hops, sports a hazy golden color and fruit flavors of pineapple and grapefruit. Karmic Daaru Company also released its Summer Shanti, a crisp, refreshing wheat ale blended with Indian lemonade and notes of cumin and lime.