Tempting bourbon-aged milk stout provides lactose-sugared green Peruvian coffee beaning to black-malted chocolate syruping and bittersweet nutty bottom. Mild cedar-like smokiness validates coffee-roasted chicory, vanilla and molasses sideswipes as well as insistent cola, walnut, hazelnut and coconut illusions.
On tap at Ambulance, suitable caramel-spiced brown chocolate sweetness validates easygoing, if stylishly underwhelming, breakfast-related Imperial Stout. Mild toffee, vanilla, butternut, maple molasses and cocoa illusions need deeper thrust.
Luxuriously complex full-bodied stout aged in bourbon drapes muscavado-sugared molasses sap and fudgy black chocolate syruping on spicy dried fruiting to contrast tarry dark-roast hop char. Oaken bourbon vanilla midst gains burgundy, port and whiskey boozing. Mild black coffee, chocolate mousse, dark cherry and marshmallow illusions surface at rich bourbon-doused mudcake finish of 12% ABV dessert treat.
On tap at Ambulance, busy full body soaks Madagascar vanilla beans, birch coffee and Vietnam cinnamon in Heaven Hill bourbon barrels. Sticky oats-sugared maple molasses syruping and sweet brown chocolate-y cocoa malting increase cinnamon-spiced vanilla and coffee adjuncts, gaining mild burgundy, bruised cherry and black grape illusions over time. Bourbon influence fades at finish.
On tap at Ambulance, rich 3rd anniversary dessert sure-shot (at dangerously disguised 13% ABV) harmoniously drapes creamy caramel-sauced brown chocolate syruping upon oak-aged ancho chili-peppered espresso and vanilla bean adjuncts. Subsidiary Black Forest cake, fudged brownie, light-roast coffee, crème brulee, toasted coconut, maple molasses and glazed hazelnut illusions fortify trusty pepper-smoked mocha sweetness.
On tap at Growler & Gill, enduring sweet dessert treat loads vanilla-creamed pecan pie pleasantry and dark chocolate malting to rummy bourbon blast for lusty 11.5% ABV Imperial Stout. Subsidiary hazelnut, coconut and macadamia nuttiness and wispy black cherry puree tartness enhance chocolate-coated pecan and vanilla adjuncts.
Creamy cold-pressed Arabican coffee roast loses rich assertiveness as moderate nut-charred tar bittering ascends. Mild black chocolate syruping, bittersweet cocoa nibs reminder and wispy black cherry whir back up oats-flaked morning sipper.
On tap at Andy’s Corner Bar, rich, creamy, increasingly popular ‘black ale’ heightens chewy black chocolate syruping with light oak-staved bourbon sugaring to contrast mildly hop-charred dark cocoa, vanilla bean and espresso bittering. Dark-roasted mocha malting gains sinewy molasses sweetness and distant wood-burnt singe as wispy raisin, prune and date illusions flutter beneath. Despite hefty 12% ABV, velvety smooth ‘Big Black’ full body goes down easy.
On tap at Ambulance, opulent bourbon-barreled Imperial Stout gains luscious vanilla and coconut adjuncts as well as dainty cinnamon spicing to further sweeten brown chocolate sugaring. Mild coffee roast and latent cacao nibs influence lightly embitter back end of glorious bourbon-soaked mocha dessert treat.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, seamlessly “decadent” full body brings oak- staved bourbon vanilla spicing to sweet brown chocolate roast, picking up mild sea-salted chili pepper heat. Fudgy chocolate retention gains subtle chicory, cacao nibs and hazelnut illusions below the surface.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, mildly creamed chocolate mint expanse gains sweet peppermint frosting and whimsical cocoa powdering. Fudgy chocolate caking sidles Thin Mint finish of surprisingly decadent sweet-toothed dessert beer.
On tap at Ambulance, decadent Ethiopian coffee bean roast tossed into expansive Speedway Stout recipe for another superior offshoot. Creamy black chocolate syruping drapes comfy coffee overtures and undecided blueberry adjunct (as well as imaginary sweet potato influence). Subtle chocolate mousse, espresso, cocoa, vanilla, black cherry and anise illusions round out fantastic java stout.