In the can, bourbon-licked Madagascar vanilla beans draped with dark chocolate syrup over tarry tobacco-chawed dark roast hops. Abrupt cocoa-embittered coffee roast tops whiskey/rye-backed bourbon vanilla serenade and dark toffee spicing at the midst, picking up tertiary black licorice, blackberry and black grape wisps.
On tap at Taphouse 15, creme de mint-laced dark chocolate frontage gains cinnamon-barked dried fruiting above dewy truffle earthiness. Beneath the monty chocolate surface, sour coffee stain contrasts sweet vanilla snip.
Decadent chocolate fudged brownie dessert jubilance. Creamy vanilla-beaned cacao nibs gain milk-sugared caramelization, leaving confectionery Milk Dud, Ghirardelli chocolate, bourbon coffee and creme brulee reminders understatedly contrasted by nutty dark-roast hop char.
Rich lactic cane syruping coats Mexican coffee-beaned cacao and vanilla resilience over oats-sugared dark chocolate malting. Chewy molasses-draped dark chocolate midst outdoes coffee liqueur creaming as tertiary Kahlua, Irish Cream and black cherry illusions beckon.
Luxurious Rocky Road ice cream knockoff embraces lactose-doused cacao nibs creaming for sweet marshmallow, almond and vanilla adjuncts. Its caramelized chocolate center receives creme brulee, hazelnut coffee, spiced toffee, anise and Amaretto splendor as well as sturdy dried fruiting (black cherry, stewed prune, green raisin and fig) over a Graham Cracker honeyed wheat spine – adding depth to the nutty marshmallow-kissed mocha insistence. A total revelation!
Decadent full-bodied pastry stout laces sea-salted caramel thru fudgy milk-sugared cacao nibs for rich brownie-battered Milk Duds spinoff. Mocha marble fudging gains Black Forest-caked creme brulee, whiskeyed chocolate, bourbon vanilla and maple walnut sweetness as well as mild hazelnut coffee whiplash. Recommended.
Creamily milk-sugared toasted coconut buttering and sweetly nutted Peruvian coffee roast combine with bourbon-licked milk chocolate splendor over oats-flaked Mounds Bar knockoff. Yummy creme brulee, coconut macaroon, hazelnut chocolate cake, fudged toffee brownie, chocolate anise biscotti and mocha tobacco illusions luxuriate its bold dessert finish.
On tap at Coastal Craft, creamy milk-sugared ice coffee frontage gains vanilla-caked hazelnut, pecan and almond sweetness to contrast dry espresso back end for roundedly well-balanced java stout.
Syrupy cocoa nibs and roasted peanuts join tart strawberry adjunct for rich PB&J-like stout collaboration with Fat Orange Cat. Nutty burnt toast bittering underscores berry-jellied mocha treacle of creamy vegemite dessert.
Hazelnut-glazed maple pecan sweetness and mild oats sugaring contrast nutty hop char of confectionery dark chocolate-spiced stout. Tertiary bourbon vanilla, anise and toffee illusions flutter.
On tap at Capital Craft – East Hanover, well integrated 2020 Imperial Stout fermented with Italian red wine yeast gets barrel aged in bourbon and port for fulsome mocha-bound dessert. Rich dark coffee-chocolate tones seep into sweet red wine insistence to its cookie dough bottom. Wispy anise, blueberry, blackberry, brandy, oaken vanilla and vinous cider illusions stay subtler than tannic port-bourbon wining.
Rich nut-charred coffee overtones merge with fudgy brown chocolate sugaring and smoky dark cocoa bluster as tertiary dried fruiting (black cherry, fig and prune) fights back latent Blackstrap molasses-spiked oily hop pining.