On tap at Ambulance, milky chocolate syruping and coffee-sugared moderation pick up nutty hop-charred bittering over serene oats malting. Mild molasses-smoked cocoa smidge and tardy burgundy, brandy, blackberry, black cherry and anise illusions play possum.
Invigorating jet black full body veers from molasses-licked brown chocolate roast to bitter oak-charred hop sear. Syrupy chocolate caked midst picks up ancillary cocoa nibs, vanilla, coffee, black licorice and cinnamon bun illusions. Boldly righteous.
On tap at Growler & Gill, serene oak-aged whiskey tone guides treacly rye adjunct and rich dark chocolate malting above mild soy-sauced earthen peat scorch. Sweet vanilla, toffee, caramel, cocoa, coconut and black cherry illusions saddle cookie-like chocolate rye finish.
On tap at Ambulance, robust (10% ABV) Chicago-Brooklyn collaboration loads peppery mocha richness atop treacly caramel nuttiness. Dark chocolate creaminess gains mild coffee roast and nascent cola, burgundy and bourbon illusions.
Noirish English-styled porter fuses dried plum essence onto ashen charcoal-like hops and musty mocha malts. Musky cellar earthiness crowds plum frontage as molded fig, dry burgundy, oaken cherry and sour grape illusions relegate Baker’s chocolate, cocoa powder and day-old coffee spunk.
On tap at Mohawk House, sweet-spiced brown chocolate roast gains sweet toffee, vanilla and pecan illusions for bold brown body (with creamy tan-headed froth). Piquant chocolate truffle resilience works in brown-sugared cumin, cinnamon and nutmeg smidge to contrast lightly lingered Chinnok hop astringency.
On tap at Growler & Gill, soothing, yet pronounced, Tullamore Irish Whiskey influence gains coffee-stained black chocolate roast and oaken vanilla leathering. Mild wood char seeps into whiskeyed mocha charm. In deep recess, black grape musk and sooty peat add musty wisps.
On tap at Mohawk House, soft-tongued draught-only milk stout may lack body, but its sweet chocolate roast stays resilient. Lactic cocoa-beaned vanilla latte, coffee and cola tones fortify silken mocha fortress as resinous earthen hops mildly caress easygoing dessert fodder.
On tap at Growler & Gill, soft-tongued nitro stout leads with its smooth ground coffee roast coercing ancillary dark chocolate, espresso, cocoa and walnut illusions above light hop char. Mild java bitterness tranquilizes delicate mineral-watered finish.
On tap at Mohawk House, sweet oatmeal stout gains peat-smoked cherrywood moderation and modest maple molasses syruping. Milk chocolate continuance subsumes dried cocoa, hazelnut, pecan and black cherry illusions as its oats-charred smokiness subsides.
On tap at Defiant, bittersweet dark chocolate malting picks up tartly phenolic strawberry essence that slowly fades over dry hop-charred bittering. Sweet ‘n sour raspberry aspect allows casual blueberry-boysenberry illusions to enter the fray, but its mighty dark chocolate essence overrides pureed berries.
On tap at Mohawk House, blackberry-infused full body utilizes subtle bourbon sweetness and lightly creamed milk chocolate sugaring to reinforce its berry goodness. Tart, tangy and tannic blackberry essence fortifies syrupy chocolate stead as sweet vanilla snips as well as black cherry, raspberry puree and sugarplum whims add depth.