On tap at Ambulance, opulent bourbon-barreled Imperial Stout gains luscious vanilla and coconut adjuncts as well as dainty cinnamon spicing to further sweeten brown chocolate sugaring. Mild coffee roast and latent cacao nibs influence lightly embitter back end of glorious bourbon-soaked mocha dessert treat.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, seamlessly “decadent” full body brings oak- staved bourbon vanilla spicing to sweet brown chocolate roast, picking up mild sea-salted chili pepper heat. Fudgy chocolate retention gains subtle chicory, cacao nibs and hazelnut illusions below the surface.
Tranquil milk-sugared Imperial Stout layers creamy milk chocolate fudging above mild hop roast, picking up subtle coffee, coconut, vanilla, bourbon and Black Forest cake licks. Black chocolate syrup finish gains dried fruited whim while lingers softly.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, mildly creamed chocolate mint expanse gains sweet peppermint frosting and whimsical cocoa powdering. Fudgy chocolate caking sidles Thin Mint finish of surprisingly decadent sweet-toothed dessert beer.
On tap at Ambulance, robust porter places dark-roast chocolate malting, black coffee bittering and chalky cocoa overtones above ashen hop-charred nuttiness as caramel-burnt cola and walnut illusions slip by.
On tap at Sogo, soothingly creamed éclair-headed nitrogenized porter with roasted coffee bean theme and caramelized sugar stays serenely smooth. Light mocha malt smokiness affects ancillary dark chocolate, cacao nibs, vanilla, espresso and blueberry tones over moderate walnut-charred hop bittering.
On tap at Ambulance, calming light-roast Nicaraguan coffee seduction brings creamy chocolate-y vanilla sweetness and walnut-pecan-hazelnut influence to lemon-licked java finish. Easily one of the best brown ales available.
On tap at Growler & Gill, lovely cellar-aged Armageddon celebrator brings syrupy molasses fruiting and brown-sugared Graham Cracker sweetness to pungently bitter piney-hopped alcohol phenols. Honey-glazed peach, pear, grapefruit and orange tang usurps subsidiary cherry, raspberry, plum and raisin illusions to secure the juicy-fruited ambiance.
Fine auburn-browned “Abbey”-styled medium body in a can. Belgian candi-sugared yeast sweetness reinforced by mildly creamed chocolate malting as well as burgundy-dried raisin and banana fruiting. Wispy chestnut, butternut and pecan undertones add subtle warmth to rounded Belgian-styled New Yorker.
Tart raspberry permanence and candi-sugared Belgian yeast sweeten funky herbal spicing in a surprisingly calm 10% ABV setting. Creamy vanilla-banana midst contrasts salty soda-spritzed lemon bruise placed against sweet ‘n sour raspberry rasp.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, tropical grapefruit, pineapple and orange tang utilizes Greek mythology-inspired ‘Zythos, Pekko, Warrior and Apollo’ hop blend over mild sugar-spiced malts. Fine off-dry medium-bodied fare.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, streamlined grapefruit, orange and pineapple tang retains hard-candied center, light crystal malt creaming and light floral bouquet. Lightly lingering citric hop bittering (Simcoe-Mosaic-Eldorado varietals) highlights fusel 8.9% ABV astringency.