On tap at Shepherd & Knucklehead – Haledon, prominent sugar-spiced Turkish coffee luster draped in dark chocolate syrup gains sweet cardamom-spiced burgundy, dark cherry and date illusions while tertiary Kahlua, anise, cinnamon and nutmeg wisps flutter below.
On tap at Plank Pizza, robust porter aged on coffee beans imparts nutty java bittering to contrast molasses-spiced vanilla and chocolate sweetness. Nut-charred coffee roast gains modest cumin-paprika seasoning over time for creamily rich, yet crystalline watered, hybrid of Revolution’s Eugene Porter.
Worthy Anchor Porter-derived collaboration with San Francisco’s Four Barrel Coffee submits lovely medium-roast coffee theme complemented by mild black chocolate bittering and nutty hop char. Rich black-malted java continuance gains oily resin at the bold finish.
On tap at Beef Trust, outstanding Morning Bell Coffee Porter hybrid brings cinnamon-spiced maple syruping to the fore alongside milk-sugared coffee overtones. Syrupy maple molasses sinew sweetens fudgy chocolate-caked cocoa nibs, bourbon vanilla serenity, cookie dough flouring, toasted coconut shavings and caramelized hazelnut glaze. Highly recommended Christmastime dessert treat.
Creamy Dunkin Donuts spinoff re-creates chocolate-glazed donut with black coffee. Black-malted dark roast coffee permanence gains vanilla bean-embittered hop char as well as chalky cocoa powdering. Mild cola, walnut and hazelnut illusions reinforce rich mocha mass.
On tap at Taphouse 15, honey-milked Costa Rican coffee beans gain coconut-toasted Madagascar vanilla sweetening, fudgy Almond Joy reminder and redcurrant wisp. Emulsified lactose honeying picks up light bourbon snicker for nutty coffee theme. Exemplary.
On tap at The Oath, impressive breakfast-styled coffee porter loads dark-roast Sumatra coffee onto caramelized bourbon. Moderately creamed coffee nuttiness retains richness as dark chocolate, vanilla and toffee influence sweetens the molasses-oats backend. Subtle bourbon aging nearly lost in the thick mocha mix.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, durable low key All Saints coffee roast receives creamy dark chocolate, cocoa and espresso resilience over wood-dried hop char. Nutty coffee continuance picks up mild blueberry snip. Fine midrange porter.
Sweet Kentucky bourbon licks subtly embellish medium-roast coffee theme that’s nearly overwhelmed by dark chocolate spicing and creamy vanilla sugaring. Try in lieu of cream-sugared coffee in the morning.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, creamy cold-brewed coffee entry gains black chocolate roast and mild dark-roast hop char for smoothly mocha-bound medium body.
Staying more bitter than sweet, affable medium-bodied porter relies on light-roast coffee theme, slowly gaining dry espresso, dark cocoa and Brazil nut illusions reinforced by sharp hop char. Interesting day-old coffee changeup.