On tap at Kitchen And Beer Bar, spiffy spiced brown chocolate sweetness picks up maple molasses-sapped dried fruiting and vanilla-cocoa-espresso respite over rye whiskey-barreled caramelization for tantalizing, if not transformative, twelfth anniversary blended cuvee.
On tap at Ambulance, honey maple-barreled Imperial Stout utilizes dark-roast coffee to launch its jubilant java appeal. Creamy coffee continuance gains chocolate-spiced caramelized nuttiness, molasses maple sugaring and toasted coconut sweetness to combat contrasted oak-charred hop bittering. Definite noirish nightcap.
On tap at Beef Trust, superb Imperial Stout brewed with honey and aged in Basil Hayden bourbon barrels (in collaboration with Jersey’s Eclipse Brewing) retains fudgy milk chocolate center, caramelized dark fruit spicing, oaken vanilla tannins and decadent overall warmth. Honeyed stewed prune, black cherry and sugared fig sweetness and rummy molasses viscosity casually back creamy mocha-induced bourbon vanilla finish.
On tap at Beef Trust, velvety bourbon-aged mocha decadence thrives as creamy brown-sugared vanilla sweetness and fudgy coconut-pecan frosting coat cocoa-powdered dark chocolate rampage to its chewy cookie doughed mocha malt spine. Delicate bourbon vanilla-spiced cocoa fudging gains Chocolate Graham Cracker goodness at the robust dessert-like finish.