On tap at Taphouse Grille – Wayne, raw-honeyed five grain breading gains dry rye influence, subtle sourdough murk and polite toasted hop musk.
On tap at Plank Pizza, lovely bourbon-spiked brown chocolate spicing resonates alongside sweet vanilla creaming and chewy molasses fudging. Sweet bourbon chocolate caking receives bustling burgundy, sherry, port and brandy wining as well as cayenne-peppered curry, cumin and cardamom uprising by robust mocha finish. Tertiary coconut, marshmallow, marzipan, bruised cherry, stewed prune and anise illusions further enrich remarkable full-bodied nightcap.
On tap at Beef Trust, rich oats-sugared brown chocolate sweetness gains wood-burnt hop roast, dry port-burgundy-sherry wining and slim cola nuttiness above vanilla-wafered Graham Cracker base.
On tap at Ambulance, ‘unique’ Velvet Merlin spinoff adds toasted coconut sweetness and honeyed Graham Cracker sugaring to original versions’ lactic mocha latte richness. Sweet milk chocolate center gains creamy vanilla splendor and frothy espresso tinge.
On tap at Taphouse 15, fulsome Imperial Stout, aged in sweet bourbon, brings molasses-coated banana breading to chocolate-dipped walnut glaze in rich fashion. Chocolate banana nut caking picks up black cherry-pureed burgundy, rum, elderberry wine and spiced brandy undertones at busy mocha-sugared finish.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, intensely pumpkin-spiced Imperial Stout drapes dark chocolate syrup upon brown-sugared cinnamon, nutmeg, coriander and clove seasoning as well as mild anise, pine nut and caraway illusions. Bittersweet dark-roast pumpkin influence holds up fine against cavernous molasses-sapped chocolate spicing of richly robust 11% ABV full body.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, dry milk stout brings silken dark chocolate creaming to cocoa-powdered espresso, coffee and anise illusions above caramel candied malt backdrop, leaving slight smoked hop char upon its bittersweet mocha mass.
On tap at Beef Trust, sweet-toothed fresh take on 200 year old recipe utilizes Hershey’s chocolate for limited edition 2019 porter. Syrupy dark and brown chocolate candied richness gains fudged brownie permanence and mild toffee goodness. Only the slightest harsh hop char disrupts its sweet hot chocolate lusciousness.