On tap at Andy’s Corner Bar, fantastic bourbon-barrled oatmeal stout soothingly coalesces residual wood flavoring from Elijah Craig, Four Roses, Pappy Van Winkle, Woodford Reserve and Buffalo Trace spirits. Dark chocolate syrup drapes anise-spiced rum sugaring and brandy-soaked dried fruiting above molasses-sapped oats. Dried-fruited dark cherry, sugarplum and fig illusions deepen friendly cocoa-milked whiskeyed bourbon complexion.
Monstrous Imperial Stout rings out with thick bourbon chocolate syruping and whirring rum-sugared capaciousness. In the midst, anise-soaked mocha chewiness rampages campfire-smoked burnt wood tones and assertive hop char. Tertiary whiskey, port and brandy illusions settle alongside black cherry-pureed fig, date and raisin latency.
On tap at Ambulance, creamy Belgian candied syrup drapes chicory coffee roast and black walnut adjunct of dry mocha-leathered full body. Sedate cocoa, molasses and dried fruit notions stay below choco-coffee surface alongside earth-charred bottom.
On tap at Ambulance, soft-toned Imperial Stout fermented on oak spirals lets chalky cocoa dryness lead the way over umami-like soy sauced piquancy, lightly spiced blackberry-wined burgundy tones and recessive vanilla snips. Sourer lactic milking than similarly styled stouts.
On tap at Hoover’s Tavern, superb ‘dessert beer’ highlights pink Himalaya-salted brown chocolate luxuriance and coconut-flaked marshmallow sugaring above honeyed Graham Cracker malting. Re-creating a Samoan cookie with unrivaled success, it’s also similar to a S’mores campfire treat. Yummy.
On tap at Flying Saucer – Garland, rich coffee-roasted cocoa nibs adjunct picks up sweet hazelnut, brown chocolate, maple molasses and burnt caramel resonance. Cream-sugared coffee continuance drifts into latent honey-glazed vanilla stead. Enticing mocha dessert treat.
On tap at Mohawk House, peculiar black pepper-heated dark chocolate syruping guides cinnamon-spiced brown sugaring and creamy toffee tones. Tertiary black cherry puree licks pop up at the peppery hot cocoa finish.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, syrupy dark chocolate glaze enriches delightful full-bodied sweet stout. Immense chocolate cake creaming picks up crème brulee, cocoa and vanilla illusions above minor wood-charred hop bittering. Great chocolate dessert.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, subtlest cognac sweetness nearly lost in rich dark chocolate syruping of full-bodied (10% ABV) Imperial Stout. Light oak influence politely dries out recessive red cherry, sherry, burgundy and brandy snips.
On tap at Taphouse 15, chewy maple syruping and toasted coconut adjunct sweeten fulsome dark-roast chocolate malting over moderate coffee-stained hop char of creamy cocoa-bound dessert elixir. Mild wood-burnt tobacco chaw bittering, dark cherry tartness and peanut-buttered jelly nuances latently seep into treacly cocoa-chocolate abundance.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, expansive full-bodied dark ale smoothly combines dark chocolate expectancy with chili-spiced Sizchuan peppercorns to contrast sweet cinnamon-toasted hazelnut alacrity. Mild peppery heat recedes as hazelnut chocolate sugaring increases, venturing thru wispy bourbon vanilla, anisette and cocoa undertones along the way.
On tap at Taphouse 15, chewy slow sippin’ dessert treat layers creamy peanut-buttered dark roast chocolate atop Ancillary fudged brownie, vanilla bean, toasted coconut, dark cocoa and white chocolate illusions drenched in sweet bourbon-burgundy wining underscore rich mocha monster. Despite blonde stout tag (due to dubious white chocolate sugaring), this pours dark brown.