Rich St. Patrick’s Day collaboration with Carvel Ice Cream. Fudgy milk-sugared dark chocolate syruping drapes vanilla, cocoa and coffee seduction as oily hop-charred bittering beckons. Chewy ice cream-caked Chocolate Crunchies nuttiness ensues for liquified ‘chocolate pastry.’
On tap at Growler & Gill, sweetly soured black cherry inundates dried fruited version of mocha-thick Yeti. Dark chocolate syrup seeps into hop-charred coffee bean roast, picking up bittersweet vanilla-creamed cacao nibs influence.
On tap at Hoover’s, delightful Mexican-styled stout lets dark chocolate malting gain subtle coffee and vanilla influence. Cocoa-powdered dark chocolate bittering sweetened at midst by toasted cinnamon spicing, wispy marshmallow sugaring and restricted chili pepper burn.
Luxuriously milk-sugared dark roast Guatemalan coffee roast retains frothily creamed textural richness. Chewy coffee liqueur-like Kahlua sweetness gains fudgy dark chocolate influence and molasses-candied toffee tease in gelatinous manner. Beneath the surface, bitter hop-oiled walnut char counters chocolate hazelnut glaze.
Interesting year round mocha porter aged on incense-like palo santo wood loads mildly creamed dark chocolate syrup upon Madagascar vanilla bean bittering, toasted coconut sweetness, mild espresso milking and minty anise spicing. Slight burnt wood-toned chicory undercurrent laces robust mocha finish.
On tap at Shepherd & Knucklehead, ‘audacious’ 25th Anniversary Belgian dark ale lets honeyed date and green raisin adjuncts sweeten beside dark candi sugaring. Molasses-sapped vanilla bourbon whir and sustained brown chocolate influence outlast fig-dried berried fruiting of rich oak-aged elixir.
On tap at Growler & Gill, Mexican piñata-styled cocktail pivots pineapple-pureed toasted coconut juicing and milk-sugared vanilla creaming above sour lactic acidity like the finest hybridized hazy-yellowed New England IPA’s. Subtle grapefruit-orange tang and tart lemon-candied spurt amiably relegated by pineapple-coconut caking. Another durably original lactic NEIPA.