On tap at Mohawk House, soft-tongued draught-only milk stout may lack body, but its sweet chocolate roast stays resilient. Lactic cocoa-beaned vanilla latte, coffee and cola tones fortify silken mocha fortress as resinous earthen hops mildly caress easygoing dessert fodder.
On tap at Taphouse 15, divine candi-sugared Trappist yeast seeps into black-peppered Saaz hops and creamy pale crystal malting. Sweet banana-bruised clove spicing gains demure fig, date, raisin, orange marmalade and peach syrup influence.
On tap at Taphouse 15, delightful Belgian dark ale brings Muscovado brown sugaring to candy-coated fig, plum and black cherry sweetness as well as casual spice hops and honeyed barley roast.
On tap at Taphouse 15, raw-honeyed orange peel and lemon rot pick up spritzy sugar-spicing for contrast above mellow toasted biscuit spine.
On tap at Shepherd & Knucklehead – Hoboken, easygoing tropical-fruited 2016 witbier maintains tranquil passionfruit tartness that’s guarded by yellow grapefruit, lemon meringue, blood orange, raspberry, papaya and pineapple illusions above its delicate barley-wheat base. In the recess, musty floral-perfumed herbal tea licks reside.
On tap at Ambulance, amiable medium-bodied collaboration with local Cali brewer, Alpine, surges forth with pink and yellow grapefruit tang as well as lemon-pitted navel orange dryness. Pronounced Citra hop briskness outpaces piney Simcoe and tropical Mosaic hop influence as juicy mango, peach and pineapple undertones reinforce floral-bound grapefruit prominence.