On tap at Ambulance, Spectrum’s black coffee bittering seeps into brown chocolate creaming and maple-smoked rye for rich 14% ABV Imperial Stout. Heavy mocha rampage slowly gains bruised black cherry tartness and sweet bourbon tingle plus latent anise-draped cinnamon, cumin and curry spicing. A rampaging full-bodied mocha nightcap.
Thin pinkish amber Berliner Weiss with stilted raspberry tartness and zippy whiskey-barreled Ethiopian coffee adjunct lacks efficient flavor profile. Salted raspberry whimper dissipates as lemon-wedged coffee roast diminishes for aridly fizzed seltzer-like spurt. Oaken cherry, green grape esters, strawberry rhubarb and rosé wine nuances aimlessly flutter.
On tap at Ambulance, heavily lactic vanilla-beaned cocoa nibs absorb chipotle-peppered cinnamon adjunct in velvety fashion. Fudgy brown chocolatey vanilla sugaring pushed forth to subsume peppery cinnamon-cayenne spicing at bold mocha finish.
On tap at Beef Trust, sour lemon-limed peach juicing gains mild rice-wined Setting Sun Sake influence as white peppered coriander salting, Band-aid-like astringency and mild grapefruit bittering register below moderate dry body.
On tap at Centre Street Public House, sessionable pinkish amber-hued sour IPA stays thin as plum, blueberry and hibiscus adjuncts delicately fade over evaporative pale malts. Desiccated plum, subtly bitter blueberry and indistinct floral illusions get bland for light, arid, 4% alcohol fare.
On tap at Ambulance, perfumed cologne oiling saturates mild orange-peeled coriander sweetness and spritzy lemon zesting in a dryer-than-expected witbier setting.
Taut pale ale given briskly fruited hazy NEIPA styling that resonates with orange-peeled yellow grapefruit tanginess and lightly pungent resinous hop bittering. Pasty pale malts contrast herbal musk to fortify the back end while subtle peach, mango, tangerine and illusions reinforce the juicy citric frontage. Betters less fruitful, more astringent pale ales.
On tap at Ambulance, dry low-alcohol saison lets rustic herbal barnyard mustiness infiltrate candi-sugared mandarin orange, banana and peach subtleties to its salted cracker bottom. A tad slight as to be expected.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, soft-toned middleweight brings lemony mandarin orange tartness, earthen melon rind musk and floral lavender wisp to wood-lacquered herbage over delicate oats base, leaving spritzy tongue tingle.
On tap at Growler & Gill, eggcream-inspired soda-styled milk stout needs deeper mocha resonance. Milk-sugared cocoa nibs gain slight chocolate syruping as passive caramel-burnt coffee and vanilla tones come and go – finishing like a chocolate custard/ pudding.
On tap at Taphouse 15, fudgy ‘vanilla shake’ with sweet bourbon blitz spreads mighty brown chocolate creaminess across Beer Geeked French-press coffee tones. Mocha-glazed bourbon vanilla piquancy gains latent marshmallow, coconut, anise and toffee licks atop the molasses oatmeal base for lusciously decadent dessert.
On tap at Ambulance, sweet oats-sugared milk chocolate creaming gains immediate coffee roast as fudgy cocoa, vanilla and cookie dough undertones deepen its mocha intensity.