On tap at Beef Trust, alluring milk-sugared Imperial Stout aged on cocoa nibs and Madagascar vanilla retains creamy chocolate-coffee theme. Light bourbon wisp and black cherry snip saddle Oreo cookie-like chocolate cookie finish. King-size full-bodied mocha dessert treat.
On tap at Ambulance, richly luxurious jet black full body drapes syrupy anise sweetness atop fudged dark chocolate. Pleasant vanilla, cocoa, espresso and blackcurrant illusions pick up warming bourbon-port alcohol burn (lusty 13.8% ABV). Tarry hop char contrasts creamy oats-sugared mocha malting as well as crisp tobacco roast and latent blueberry-plum-raisin-cherry snips. Marvelous chocolate dessert beer.
On tap at Ambulance for St. Patrick’s Day ’18, “biggest beer made to date” by Kent Falls features chewy black chocolate syruping atop gooey anise spicing and wood-burnt hop char. Sweet vanilla, hazelnut, cocoa and milked espresso tones reinforce creamy mocha theme.
On tap at Ambulance, bold chocolate-fudged vanilla bean entry saddled by lightly tannic French oak chips. Chocolate cookie, fudged brownie and dark cocoa illusions deepen mocha-vanilla blend above minor wood-smoked hop char.
On tap at The Oath, “easy drinking” dry stout layers bittersweet dark chocolate roast above mild charred hop sedation. Wispy anise, blackcurrant and soy illusions drape lightly smoked mocha finish.
Effectual Imperial version of brewers’ popular Sweet Baby Jesus retains uppity hop-oiled peanut butter creaming. Chewy peanut buttering retains dark-roasted heft. Bittersweet dark chocolate fudging, polite coffee roast and Blackstrap molasses guard rich peanut butter conspiracy.
On tap at District Tap House NYC, soft-tongued creamed coffee entry receives subtle sour milk chocolate-malted cocoa and espresso undertones. Mild sweet ‘n sour chocolate-coffee theme picks up minor nut roast and wispy burgundy illusions that whither beneath the smooth nitro surface.
Valiant Valentine’s Day boxed chocolate alternative brings subtle rose petal sweetness to nitro-creamed chocolate malted richness. Syrupy eclair-like dark chocolate continuance picks up moderate nut-charred dark roast hop astringency to contrast fudged brownie, cocoa, molasses, espresso and black cherry snips below the surface.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, amiable hybridized Belgian dark ale/ traditional stout allows sweet candi-sugared Belgian yeast fusion affect bittersweet cocoa nibs and barley-flaked caramel malts. Creamy dark chocolate center gains subtle coffee, walnut and hazelnut illusions as well as whimsical dried fruit spicing. A fine chocolate dessert treat for the holidays.
Curiously amalgamated omnivorously-named full body brewed with bacon and maple syrup lets fudgy chocolate-coffee creaming and molasses-smoked bacon fat integrate alongside ashen nut dryness (atop chewy caramel-burnt oats sugaring). In the midst, charred cedar seeps into the syrupy mocha richness. Cocoa-dried cola, hazelnut and espresso illusions simmer below the busy mix. Light oily hop slickness coarsens darkest regions.
Wintry Wee Heavy-like porter utilizes candi-sugared Scotch ale yeast to enhance its chewy molasses-draped brown chocolate sweetness above mossy earthen dewiness. Fudged brownie, vanilla, coffee and cola illusions scatter thru rich mocha mass and tarry hop respite adds mild bittering.
On tap at Ambulance, pleasantly moderated chocolate vanilla porter reminiscent of Yoo-Hoo soft drink. Fudgy milk chocolate entry picks up immediate sugared vanilla creaming while wispy cocoa nibs and toffee illusions contrast dry dark-roasted hop sedation down below. Yum.