On tap at Beef Trust, pulpy peach pureeing immediately embittered by sharp pineapple-juiced yellow grapefruit briskness, gaining yogurt-soured barley flouring and groaty buckwheat waxing. Tart peach-pineapple conflux allows tropical mango, guava, papaya, nectarine and orange fruiting to emerge alongside stiff alcohol burn.
Richly creamed Mexican-styled full body remains boldly well-balanced yet lusciously soft-tongued. Exuberant mocha-spiced sweetness increases brown-sugared cinnamon adjunct to contrast mild ancho-pablano peppering above molasses-glazed flaked oats malting. Minty chocolate luxuriance gains lovely milk-sugared coffee, bourbon vanilla, cocoa nibs, crème brulee, café au lait and hazelnut undertones. Recommended.
On tap at Growler & Gill, “heavily oated” hazy amber-marbled New England IPA brings floral-daubed grapefruit juicing to lactic milk souring and vanilla-sugared flaked oats with straight-up medium body stability.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, sour orange candy pucker greets pureed tangerine and apricot puree above lactic milk-sugared oats base. Light lemony acidity politely guards dried fruited sourness. Burnt rubber waft seems outta place but to no ill effect.
Enthusiastic tart-candied Sour Patch Kids knockoff offers lightly acidic lemon-limed bittering to raspberry puree adjunct, ancillary blueberry-blackberry rasp, distant pink grapefruit juicing and mildly lacquered plasticity. Fizzy soda pop crackle adds snap to convincing raspberry-pureed, pink-cleared sour ale.
Chewy cinnamon-sticked brown chocolate malting gains gooey cumin-gingered anise spicing and coconut-toasted marshmallow sweetness above brown-sugared molasses oats for inspiringly rounded dessert stout. Burgundy chocolate cake, Black Forest cake and vanilla bean cake illusions abound!
Fudgy milk-sugared cocoa nibs lead the way for chocolate-milked goodie that drinks like a dessert-bound stout instead of a nebulous brown ale. But its nut-charred nuttiness and misplaced dried fruiting may burden, instead of complement, its sweet mocha surface.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, boldly hybridized collaboration with Jersey Shore’s Icarus brings bittersweet wildflower-honeyed cocoa powdering to mild hefeweizen yeast, leaving subtle banana sugaring upon rich stout-bound dark roast mocha malting (and latent dried fruiting).
Luxuriously milk-sugared dark roast Guatemalan coffee roast retains frothily creamed textural richness. Chewy coffee liqueur-like Kahlua sweetness gains fudgy dark chocolate influence and molasses-candied toffee tease in gelatinous manner. Beneath the surface, bitter hop-oiled walnut char counters chocolate hazelnut glaze.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, Tavalon’s subtle chai tea influence guides peppery-spiced black chocolate syruping above silken oats-flaked spine. Milk-sugared mocha malting sweetened by cinnamon, cumin and cayenne piquancy, overwhelming latent green tea bittering of fine herbal-spiced stout hybrid.
On tap at Beef Trust, treasured milk-sugared hot cocoa indulgence gains Madagascar vanilla, marshmallow, dark chocolate and molasses adjuncts spiked by coniferous spruce tip needling above dewy peat earthiness. Mild dried cherry, cinnamon and fig notions caress the sweet-milked mocha intrigue in the backend.
On tap at Beef Trust, sharp IPA fruiting nearly undermines piquant Madagascar vanilla beaning and kiwi-like dragonfruit subtlety of bold pinkish amber hybrid. Lemony orange-peeled grapefruit, pineapple and peach tang gains crisply bitter edge (and latent herbal smidge) to contrast lightly creamed vanilla sugaring that fades at the juicy citrus finish.