Tart raspberry souring draped immediately by bittersweet black chocolate syruping, retaining ashen walnut-seared hop char. Ancillary coffee roast enjoins wavered cola nut, cocoa nibs and black cherry illusions lost in aridly phenol setting that rids any mocha creaminess.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, softly creamed lactobacillus-soured stout collides lemon-oiled raspberry puree tartness with bitter cocoa-nibbed dark chocolate malting. But the sour raspberry rasp never quite congeals with its mighty mocha romp or latent vanilla bean murk.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, dry soft-toned stout layers creamy vanilla-beaned black chocolate syrup atop more prominent tart raspberry adjunct. Dewy midst gains mocha-bound black cherry, blackberry and boysenberry notions.
Luxurious fresh-brewed coffee entry superseded by tart raspberry pureeing for rich (9.4% ABV) Wake-N-Bake variation. Dark chocolate insistence and liquid cacao adjunct catch up to hop-charred coffee bittering midway, coalescing with bittersweet raspberry truffle scheme at fulsome Black Forest cake finish.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, tartly bittersweet sour-candied raspberry rasp fades above frail white wheat base. Dulled-out raspberry tartness gets soapy and murkily lemon-cranberried souring falters beneath.
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 Plank Pizza, soft nitro-like mocha creaming engages tart raspberry adjunct and dewy hop resin. Raspberry-jammed blackstrap molasses sinew picks up ancillary black cherry, fig and date illusions as well as latent cocoa bittering.