On tap at Hoover’s Tavern, wintry Christmas fruitcake spicing guards expressive saison. Wildflower-honeyed rose hips, chamomile and black currant adjuncts, draped by dark Belgian candi syrup, gain dried fig-cherry-pineapple fruiting and lemony banana glaze to contrast marginal phenolic black-peppered cellar musk.
On tap at Hoover’s Tavern, creamy dark chocolate syrup drapes sweet pumpkin spicing as brown-sugared cinnamon, nutmeg and clove contrasts lightly hop-charred roasted pumpkin brining. Buttery cocoa powdering consumes rich pumpkin-spiced finish.
On tap at Hoover’s Tavern, celery-watered watermelon rind earthiness counters watermelon bubblegum sweetness over soft white wheat base, leaving lemony grapefruit licks on the backend.
On tap at Hoover’s Tavern, mildly creamed mango-infused IPA loads lemony grapefruit tang and dank piney hop resin upon malted barley-wheat backbone. Gumball-like candied fruiting rallies at the brisk tropical finish, but the peachy mango influence recedes slightly.
On tap at Andy’s Corner Bar, clear amber yellowed pale ale base underscores mild powder-sugared Irish Coffee cream liqueur sweetness contrasting spritzy lemon hop astringency. Pastry dough sweetness dots whipped cream Irish Coffee spell as tertiary Graham Cracker, marshmallow and nutmeg illusions flutter.
Fine ‘chocolate mocha latte’ ale brings milk-sugared white chocolate goodness and coffee-creamed vanilla bean residue to mildly lingered hop char. Fudgy caramel latte, café latte, hazelnut coffee, dark cocoa, chocolate éclair, cola nut and chocolate-covered cherry illusions enrich mocha dessert treat.
On tap at Shepherd & Knucklehead – Haledon, summery citrus splendor shines brightly as tart lemon-candied blood orange adjunct gains lively pink grapefruit influence and subtle Sauvignon Blanc souring above light pale malting.
On tap at Shepherd & Knucklehead – Haledon, sumptuous caramel macchiato-aligned porter picks up richly creamed mocha molasses sweetness and slight cedar-charred hop roast. Burnt caramel sauce drapes sticky toffee-candied sugaring and less prominent dark cocoa-chocolate bittering. A hint of vanilla beckons at the caramel latte finish.
Like a rich milk chocolate shake, fudgy dessert beer will soothe any sweet-toothed fanatic. Vanilla hazelnut coffee tones regale brown chocolate prominence. Palm-oiled cocoa, glazed pecan and toffee illusions add further sugary bliss to the nutty mocha mix.
Dry cucumber-watered mango skin adjunct gains fizzy lemondrop tartness and slight watermelon rind salting for blanched golden-yellowed moderation.
On tap at Hoover’s, passable summertime moderation fuses mildly soured pineapple flavoring to stylish banana-clove sweetness. But its soapy lemon spritz, dry plantain stead and random herbal perfuming interfere with banana-clove-induced pineapple adjunct.