Solid moderate-medium body retains sunny disposition as mild orange-peeled grapefruit, peach, pineapple, mango and tangerine tang (as well as wispy lemon-perfumed oiling) guard its dank piney hop pungency. Creamy pastry-like pale malt sweetness picks up vanilla notions underneath.
On tap at Buffalo City Jug Shop, creamy coffee-roasted dark chocolate fudging enriches mighty blackberry tartness for sweet bourbon-barreled stout. Blackberry compote continuance gains sweet cocoa and vanilla illusions as well as sedate cumin-anise spicing at the opulent mocha finish.
On tap at Persimmons, mighty fine chocolate-malted full body set the world afire upon initial 2006 release. Rich brown chocolate entry picks up immediate vanilla bean, fudged brownie, milked espresso and Black Forest cake influence over dark-roasted hop char. Serene bourbon warmth, sugared Blackstrap molasses syruping and pureed black cherry tartness add further luster to luxuriously velveteen creamy chocolate essence.