Scrumptious whiskey warmth weaves thru fudgy dark chocolate syruping contrasted by oaken hop-charred black tar bittering for Black Dirt bourbon-aged stout. Beneath the bourbon whiskey surface, musty cellar fungi contrasts clean cellar-watered mocha briskness and oaken vanilla snips.
On tap at Beef Trust, superb Imperial Stout brewed with honey and aged in Basil Hayden bourbon barrels (in collaboration with Jersey’s Eclipse Brewing) retains fudgy milk chocolate center, caramelized dark fruit spicing, oaken vanilla tannins and decadent overall warmth. Honeyed stewed prune, black cherry and sugared fig sweetness and rummy molasses viscosity casually back creamy mocha-induced bourbon vanilla finish.
On tap at Beef Trust, velvety bourbon-aged mocha decadence thrives as creamy brown-sugared vanilla sweetness and fudgy coconut-pecan frosting coat cocoa-powdered dark chocolate rampage to its chewy cookie doughed mocha malt spine. Delicate bourbon vanilla-spiced cocoa fudging gains Chocolate Graham Cracker goodness at the robust dessert-like finish.
‘Decadent’ port-barreled barleywine utilizes English pale malts for dewy peat sweetness crowding rum-buttered Scotch whiskey tones and subsidiary sherry, almondine and brandy wining. Caramelized sugar glazes its sweet bourbonized finish.
Lactose-aided breakfast stout guides brown-sugared vanilla bean, coffee bean and cinnamon stick adjuncts thru bittersweet dark cocoa chalking. At the midst, black chocolate roast strengthens against flour-battered cinnamon French Toast continuance.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, engagingly confectionary Peppermint Patty knockoff succeeds as lactose-aided coca nibs (conditioned on peppermint) gain fudgy dark chocolate syruping and mild vanilla creaming. Creme de mente milk stout picks up wispy ginger, cumin and anise snips way below its chocolate mint essence.
Closer to a Milk Dud with its milk chocolate fudging sweeping thru its coffee-milked French vanilla creaming. Mild cocoa, toffee, cola and anise illusions stimulate sweet mocha dessert treat.
Fine ‘chocolate mocha latte’ ale brings milk-sugared white chocolate goodness and coffee-creamed vanilla bean residue to mildly lingered hop char. Fudgy caramel latte, café latte, hazelnut coffee, dark cocoa, chocolate éclair, cola nut and chocolate-covered cherry illusions enrich mocha dessert treat.
Creamy milk-sugared coffee sway gains cinnamon-toasted gingerbread sweetness and dainty nutmeg-clove-cumin nicety. Latent hop-charred nuttiness provides mildly pungent bittering to escalate spiced-up mocha latte dessert treat.
Smooth cold-brewed stout serves milk-sugared dark roast coffee tones to coarse hop-charred nuttiness and toasty barley-oats spine. Creamy café latte continuance gains mild vanilla and chocolate sweetness.
Wayward Imperial Stout drips maple syrup smidge upon milk-sugared coffee tone that fades fast as oak-charred dark chocolate fudging, Blackstrap molasses bittering, musty dried fruiting and Muscat grape musk fail to fully integrate.
Dry Irish Stout loads tarry wood-charred nuttiness upon acrid Black patent-malted dark chocolate bittering, oats-flaked mocha malting and black cherry smidge. Dark-roast chocolate resolve gains mellow espresso and black coffee snips.