On tap at Poor Henry’s, lovely coconut-infused white chocolate sweetness provides rich dessert template. Brown chocolate, light-roast coffee and toffee illusions pleat mild bourbon-burgundy tones, lowering initial coconut impact.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, fudgy imperialized milk stout promotes syrupy dark chocolate malting against hazelnut-glazed Madagascar vanilla beaning. Chalky black cocoa confirms mighty mocha mission above hop-charred molasses oatmeal base.
On tap at Growler & Gill, sweetly soured black cherry inundates dried fruited version of mocha-thick Yeti. Dark chocolate syrup seeps into hop-charred coffee bean roast, picking up bittersweet vanilla-creamed cacao nibs influence.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, boldly hybridized collaboration with Jersey Shore’s Icarus brings bittersweet wildflower-honeyed cocoa powdering to mild hefeweizen yeast, leaving subtle banana sugaring upon rich stout-bound dark roast mocha malting (and latent dried fruiting).
On tap at Ambulance, sappy maple syrup drapes milk-sugared coffee, chocolate and vanilla spicing over peaty earthen dew. Fudgy chocolate center picks up mild burgundy sway plus tertiary muscovado, coconut, almond and espresso illusions to fill out chewy full-bodied winter warmer.
Fudgy brown chocolate sweetness gains humble Scotch-whiskeyed bourbon splurge and spiced vanilla niche. Tertiary anise, molasses, cocoa, almond and espresso illusions reinforce bourbon chocolate serenity.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, nebulous cinnamon chocolate-fudged stout with ancho peppering ain’t bad, but it’s not clearly defined flavor-wise. Even its bitter vanilla spell lasts too short. And the nut-charred dark chocolate finish lacks cinnamon spicing. Only likable, despite lovely cat bakery label.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, creamy banana chocolate caking glazed by maple molasses syrup then moderately embittered by wood-burnt hop char. As subtle banana sweetness fades, dark chocolate malting gains ground coffee, espresso and cocoa tones as well as wispy dried fruiting.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, vintage 2014 Russian Imperial Stout aged five years. Sly whiskey-dried burgundy wining guards coffee-roasted black chocolate bittering and contrasts honeyed Graham Cracker sweetness. In the recess, tobacco chaw, burnt toast and burnt wood nuances flutter beneath ashen hop-oiled smoked mocha pungency.
On tap at Morris Tap & Grill, wily collaboration with Bronx’s Gun Hill Brewery loads brown-sugared blackstrap molasses upon embittered coffee-milked cocoa, lightly charred nuttiness and spiced rye malts.
On tap at Morris Tap & Grill, subtle bourbon barrel aging seeps into black patent-malted Bakers chocolate and dark cocoa bittering. Tarry coffee respite, ashen nuttiness and black licorice snips add further dryness to unconventional 10.3% ABV Imperial Stout.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, dry soft-toned stout layers creamy vanilla-beaned black chocolate syrup atop more prominent tart raspberry adjunct. Dewy midst gains mocha-bound black cherry, blackberry and boysenberry notions.