On tap at Taphouse 15, fantastic 4th Anniversary Imperial Stout doused in cake-battered bourbon barrels perfectly replicates rich coffee cake dessert. Conditioned on vanilla, cinnamon and coffee, its resilient coffee cake cluster picks up sweet toasted coconut, Graham Cracker and anise illusions to increase intensity.
On tap at Taphouse 15, pinkish magenta-hazed gose brings stylishly soft-toned salted coriander dryness to sour cherry, guava and mango adjuncts. Tart raspberry pucker enjoins sour tropical fruiting alongside dainty yellow-pink grapefruit bittering above mildly acidic oaken vanilla base. Fine hybridized gose.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, impressively well-designed Mexican-styled horchata milkshake knockoff brings lacquered citrus sharpness of an IPA to cinnamon-toasted pancake battering and vanilla-sugared coconut sweetness to contrast lactic yogurt-milked souring. Floury pastry-like cookie dough malting heightens shellacked cinnamon-vanilla-coconut adjuncts.
On tap at Taphouse 15, rust-hazed Imperial IPA ‘mashes up’ lemony grapefruit juicing and resinous hop pining of brewer’s Peak Oil with the earthen melon rind, lychee, passionfruit and papaya tropicalia of Infinite Verbiage Triple IPA. Tingly spicing contrasts herbal licks beneath the surface.
On tap at Taphouse 15, milky lactose-aided NEIPA guards mildly bitter grapefruit peel briskness and delicate mandarin orange tang with light vanilla-creamed yogurt souring. Spritzy citrus spicing gains salty residue over time.
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 Poor Henry’s, creamy oats sugaring, lactic yogurt souring, pasty herbal hop grouting and earthen dewiness enjoin peach-glazed grapefruit, orange and tangerine tanginess for mossy English-styled Americanized IPA.
On tap at Beef Trust, mildly lactic prune-hazed ‘breakfast’ hybrid brings pancake-battered blueberry pureeing to IPA-derived Citra-Mosaic hop tropicalia. Syrupy cotton-candied maple sugaring lacquers egg-milked blueberry tartness and slightly soured citrus fruiting, picking up latent phenol astringency.
On tap at Morris Tap & Grill, sugary cinnamon-spiced cider frontage gains pumpkin pie sweetness while conditioned on lactose vanilla for off-the-beaten-path breakfast-styled IPA hybrid. Plastique Citra-Mosaic-hopped citrus waxing, wintry nutmeg-cumin-allspice seasoning and leafy autumnal foliage add further nuances without getting awkwardly obtuse. A liquified apple cider donut for sweet-toothed benefactors.
On tap at Morris Tap & Grill, lemony grapefruit juicing and dry orange rind bittering gain resinous piney hop oiling as well as mildly skunked hemp dankness. Wispy floral herbage and recessive pineapple-peach-mango fruiting waver.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, interesting medium-bodied IPA (with bold 7% ABV) intensifies lemony cologne-perfumed grapefruit bittering with resinous pine tones. At the finish, floral-spiced pineapple, peach and tangerine tang grazes floral citric perfuming above dry pale-malted minerality.
On tap at Shepherd & Knucklehead – Haledon, dark chocolate syruping drapes Christmas-spiced cinnamon toasting and gooey anise tonguing for Italian red wine-barreled stout. Subtle tannic grape esters softly penetrate cinnamon chocolate caking while tertiary black cherry, blackberry and blackcurrant illusions wisp below.