Adventurous brandy-port aged ‘old ale’ reverberates convincingly with lavish liquor luster. Lovely cherry-bruised cognac warmth guides rum-buttered whiskey nip and orange-candied Grand Marnier snip in creamily caramelized vanilla setting. It spiced brandy flourish lightens the acrid fusel esters consuming the port-wined bourbon finish.
On tap at Ambulance, lactic milk chocolate-y cocoa nibs and whipped creamed espresso undertones emulate an iced mocha latte, gaining mild candy-caned cumin, cinnamon and anise spicing for added splendor.
Luxurious mocha-whiskeyed nightcap (with lofty 11% ABV) offers hickory-smoked bourbon warmth to vanilla-beaned black chocolate tenacity and lively sherry-port-burgundy wining. Molasses-sugared toasted coconut, marshmallow and chocolate cake sweetness contrasts espresso-dried charcoal bitterness underscoring boozy cocoa-nibbed bourbon whiskey finish. Heavenly!
On tap at Oscar’s Alehouse, luscious Tiramisu-inspired pastry stout scrumptiously fuses creamily chocolate-sauced cocoa nibs, vanilla beans and Sump Columbian coffee beans with fudgy caramelized molasses sugaring. Ample creme brulee, chocolate mousse, buttered rum cake and frosted brownie sweetness seeps into honey-spiced rye breading of enticingly rich mocha dessert collaboration.
Dark-roast coffee bean bittering strengthened by black chocolate malting and seared nut remnant. Beneath persistent coffee theme lies distant blackberry brandy bramble and dried fig-date mustiness.
On tap at Oscar’s Alehouse, dark chocolate-influenced vanilla, coffee and bacon adjuncts draped by sugary maple syrup. Dewy peat moisture soon absorbs chewy chocolate insistence and bourbon vanilla bacon reminder above wheat-honeyed Graham Cracker base.
On tap at Growler & Gill, creamily fudged mahogany-hued nitro porter resounds as smoky maple-sugared buckwheat pancake battering enjoins pastry-caked cookie dough richness of sweet breakfast treat. Nitrogenation provides smooth flow for otherwise syrupy molasses-like seduction. Ancillary glazed chocolate donut, chocolate babka, cocoa nibs and vanilla illusions broaden scope even further.
On tap at Ambulance, cardamom bun-pastry spicing sweetens Columbian coffee roast of hybridized collaboration with Sweden’s Dugges. Cardamom-spiced mocha theme enhanced by chocolate mint, dried star anise, sweet orange peel, cumin and cinnamon illusions above dewy peat base.
Sour plummy prune dried fruiting raids pure maple syruping and lactic vanilla dalliance of earthily resinous English-styled porter. Tart green grape esters enhance sour dried fruiting and raw molasses bittering, leaving dark chocolate depletion in its wake.
Dry rye-spiced Maris Otter malts pace peaty Scottish ale. Ashen dark roast hop bittering reinforces dewy clover-honeyed Blackstrap molasses, chaw tobacco, Baker’s chocolate and cocoa nibs illusions of sturdy ‘wee heavy’ to its soily bottom.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, enticing orange-peeled grapefruit rind zest entices lightly lingered tangerine rind bittering over caramelized pale-wheat malts. Lightly floral-spiced pineapple, mango and white grape balm enhances brisk citric pleasantries.
Sessionable orange-candied grapefruit bittering stays semi-sharp against mild grassy hopped pine resin. Delicate crystal malt spicing locates tangy pineapple-peach snips at raspy citric finish.