Bold hop-forward milk stout loads tarry caramel-burnt dark chocolate malting with dark-roast hop char and leathery wood burnt charcoal bittering. Raw molasses, milked espresso, tart black cherry and cocoa nibs illusions thicken black patent-malted mocha resolve.
Nifty Carvel Ice Cream collaboration utilizes fudgy chocolate crunchies as adjunct for dark-roasted mocha stout. Milk-sugared chocolate cookie sweetness and toffee-spiced cocoa syruping contrast less pronounced bitter hop roast above molasses oats base. In the fertile backdrop, vanilla bourbon, cappuccino and sarsaparilla illusions survive.
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.
Updated version of Marston’s Oyster Stout retains silken hop-roasted coffee nuttiness and dry lactic milking originally presented. Treacly black chocolate bittering and earthen mildewing pervade oily coffee flow as tertiary stewed prune, sour cocoa, black licorice and dark toffee illusions flutter.
On tap at Morris Tap & Grill, bold smoky black chocolate prominence gains mighty hop char as mild lactic acidity contrasts black cherry-pureed tartness and toasted coconut sweetness above its oats-sugared cookie dough base. Distant molasses, coffee and cola nut illusions fade. A bitterer mocha-dried liquid breakfast cereal.
Aged two years in Window Jane whiskey barrels, eccentric liquored-up version of gluten-free Modern Cup Of Sole brings driest bourbon whiskey and burgundy tones to musky cocoa-dried dark chocolate bittering, picking up light wood-seared nuttiness. But its the lactic cold-brewed coffee murk, dirty earthen soiling and gritty buckwheat, millet and rice graining that undermine the offbeat oak-aged milk stout.
Tart raspberry souring draped immediately by bittersweet black chocolate syruping, retaining ashen walnut-seared hop char. Ancillary coffee roast enjoins wavered cola nut, cocoa nibs and black cherry illusions lost in aridly phenol setting that rids any mocha creaminess.
“Brewed with lactose and real coconut,” brown chocolate-milked sweet stout is just a tad thin at the toffee-tinged cocoa finish. Sedate coconut adjunct gains gingerbread-spiced Graham Cracker sweetness to saturate delicate chocolate layer.
On tap at Ambulance, fudgy dark chocolate syruping graces creamily lactic dry-age malted milk stout. Milk-sugared coffee, vanilla, cocoa and molasses tones increase sweet chocolate serenade against modest nut-charred hop bittering.
Rich St. Patrick’s Day collaboration with Carvel Ice Cream. Fudgy milk-sugared dark chocolate syruping drapes vanilla, cocoa and coffee seduction as oily hop-charred bittering beckons. Chewy ice cream-caked Chocolate Crunchies nuttiness ensues for liquified ‘chocolate pastry.’
Soft-tongued milk chocolate entry gains mildly sour yogurt splurge above dewy earthen grains. Coffee-roasted milk sugaring reinforces milky mocha fixation.
On tap at Ambulance, enigmatic ‘silky smooth’ Mexican chocolate knockoff with audacious vanilla-beaned red chili peppering instantly sweetened by spicy cinnamon-nutmeg adjuncts and milk-sugared cocoa nibs influence. Expansive, divergent and ‘suave,’ this creative milk stout will please chocolate habanero fans and venturing sweet-toothed dessert hounds.