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.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, slightly divergent soft-tongued nitro porter lets lactose-sugared toasted coconut adjunct sweeten subtle marshmallow, chocolate and vanilla undertones while musty dried-fruiting gains a foothold.
On tap at Ambulance, rich barley-malted black chocolate fudging anchors decadent well-watered porter. On the bitter end, snippy wood-dried hop char gains mild coffee and espresso undertones to contrast molasses-draped vanilla, cocoa and chocolate cake sweetness as well as recessive blackberry-blueberry nuances.
On tap at Mohawk House, light cherrywood-smoked brown ale lets sweet ginger-spiced peach tea adjunct take control. Light resinous hops and dewy earth tones contrast abundant peach tea theme as well as ginger-snapped apricot and tangerine dalliance.
Dissipating dark candi syruping bedevils sweet beet-sugared aspect, veering enigmatic quadruple-styled Belgian ale in different direction as dewy peat soiling and mildly soured dried fruiting come to the fore above its frail pilsner-oats spine. Soured fig-raisin conflux marginalizes pecan-buttered banana-plantain stint and wispy vanilla jaunt. Needs better and broader quad-like flavor profile.
Understatedly tranquil for its style, despite blistering 10% ABV. Demure candi-sugared fruiting, vanilla-sweetened banana influence and caramel malting contrast musty cellared fungi dirge. Just below the fragile surface lies cling peach, sugarplum, fig, apricot and peach tones as well as latent curacao and mandarin orange tanginess.
On tap at Growler & Gill, dry-hopped sour ale drapes subtle lemon-limed acidity onto vinous dill-pickled green grape tannins, musky oaken acridity and barnyard mustiness. Its salty mineral-grained bottom increases the sour edge. Latent apricot, curacao orange, peach, pineapple, papaya and passionfruit illusions advance slowly.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, juicy lemon-soured tangerine candy entry picks up gose-styled coriander salting and wildflower-honeyed acridity. Easygoing moderation may crossover to pale ale lovers with a sour side.
On tap at Growler & Gill, kettle-soured gose does good job fusing tart clementine orange into stylish salty coriander profile. Lemon-limed salting and cheesecloth funkiness whittle down wimpy white wheat spine.
On tap at Ambulance, halfway convincing Merlot-barreled Flanders Red Ale saddles tart dark cherries and acidic citric sourness with dry oaken leathering, but dry Merlot tannins almost escape the senses. Lightly vinous balsamic acidity spreads to citric-soured cherry finish.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, tart peach adjunct adds sweet ‘n sour nuances to mildly acidic lemon liming and casual woodruff syruping. Milk-soured peach-apricot yogurt finish casually fades away.