On tap at Sogo, soothingly creamed éclair-headed nitrogenized porter with roasted coffee bean theme and caramelized sugar stays serenely smooth. Light mocha malt smokiness affects ancillary dark chocolate, cacao nibs, vanilla, espresso and blueberry tones over moderate walnut-charred hop bittering.
On tap at Shepherd & Knucklehead – Hoboken, serene dark-roast coffee integrates bittersweet black chocolate malting with burnt nuttiness over tar-like hop resin.
Mild milk-sugared coffee bean sensation picks up sharp hop-oiled astringency, delicate black chocolate nip and distant nuttiness. Weak dried fruiting lost in the bittersweet roasted coffee midst.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, fine Turkish coffee-related porter offers brown-sugared cardamom and cumin spicing to vanilla-creamed black chocolate malting. Bittersweet cocoa-powdered coffee bean theme never relinquishes exquisite Indian spicing.
On tap at Ambulance, worthy porter provides nut-charred fresh-roast coffee entry and bittersweet cacao nibs influence with scorched earth wood tones. Baker’s chocolate, espresso and vanilla bean illusions deepen mocha-fudged finish.
On tap at Plank Pizza, astounding dark-roast coffee bean theme provides stiff caffeine boost! Dry espresso, cocoa and chocolate influence deepens java insistence. Sweet vanilla whim adds depth to awesomely designed coffee-dominant porter.
On tap at Ambulance, soft coffee tones enjoin raw spelt graining over bittersweet mocha malting. Delicate black chocolate subsidy, wispy vanilla bean reminder and distant cacao nibs snip make cameos.
Whimsical medium-full-bodied porter (in a can) brings lightly creamed Nescafe instant coffee powdering to roasted Ethiopian coffee core, picking up mild saline blood smudge beneath oily hop resins. Heavily caffeinated cold-press coffee influence overwhelms subtle black chocolate, espresso, cocoa blueberry and blackberry illusions.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, rich pecan-pied 2015 porter brings cold-brewed coffee smoothness to nutty brown-sugared caramel malting. Roasted pecan adjunct fades as black chocolate, black cherry, vanilla, molasses and cacao nibs undertones ascend alongside oats-charred walnut and honey-sweetened hazelnut illusions.
Soothingly affixed dark-roasted Icelandic coffee theme picks up polite molasses-smoked brown chocolate influx, black cocoa dalliance, nutty caramel-burnt sugaring and toasted coconut sedation. Light espresso, macchiato and soy milking deepens fudgy mocha penetration while cola, walnut and hazelnut illusions gain mild hop-charred peat soiling. Minor metallic oxidation found in deep recess of Arctic moderation.
On tap at Ambulance, sedate nitro version offers soft Guatemalan coffee bean roast that sours above bittersweet cocoa and resinous dark chocolate illusions (and recessive black pepper snip). Oily coffee finish lingers lightly.
Affable moderate-to-medium-bodied porter brings initial French roast coffee simmer to dark-roasted mocha malting and oily hop resin, gaining bittersweet black chocolate influence by the mild cocoa-beaned hazelnut java finish.