On tap at Mohawk House, soft-tongued draught-only milk stout may lack body, but its sweet chocolate roast stays resilient. Lactic cocoa-beaned vanilla latte, coffee and cola tones fortify silken mocha fortress as resinous earthen hops mildly caress easygoing dessert fodder.
On tap at District Tap House NYC, soft-tongued creamed coffee entry receives subtle sour milk chocolate-malted cocoa and espresso undertones. Mild sweet ‘n sour chocolate-coffee theme picks up minor nut roast and wispy burgundy illusions that whither beneath the smooth nitro surface.
Easygoing sweet stout blends Cuban espresso coffee with lactic milk sugaring to perfection. Espresso-bound café con leche theme fortified by creamy dark chocolate, crème brulee, cocoa brownie, macchiato, vanilla bean and fudged molasses illusions over lightly tarred hop char.
On tap at Taphouse 15, dried cacao nibs and milk-powdered hazelnut reinforce syrupy dark chocolate malting as murky vanilla, malted milk ball, peanut butter, gingerbread and pistachio illusions help create unique Nutella knockoff.
On tap at Growler & Gill, serenely aromatic Arabica coffee bean roast gains mildly creamed lactic milking. Dry nut-charred espresso and cacao nibs illusions deepen persistently mellow coffee roast bittering of amiable mocha moderation. Superbly understated.
On tap at Plank Pizza, milk-sugared Cocoa Pebbles cereal gets added to the mesh and Haitian cocoa nibs usurp the front end of breakfast stout. Lightly smoked chocolate malts pick up maple-sugared vanilla sweetness above moderate resinous hop char.
Creamily bittersweet milk-sugared dark chocolate syruping mildly usurps coffee ground nuttiness and cacao nibs chalking above earth-scorched hop bittering. Tertiary vanilla bean, chocolate truffle and Milk Dud illusions stay subtle.
On tap at Ambulance, mild Mostra coffee roast gains lightly fudged dark chocolate malting, latent dried cocoa smidge and dried fruited whir. Soothingly underwhelming.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, admirable Big Lebowski-inspired White Russian knockoff abides. Old-fashioned cocktail inspired by classic cult flick retains proper coffee liqueur creaming, rum-sugared vodka swipe, vanilla-beaned cacao nibs ripple and syrupy sweet milkiness. On second passing, cinnamon-sugared Graham Cracker illusion found. Gimmicky dessert treat for sweet-toothed dudes high on Creedence Clearwater Revival’s trippy ’69 homeward retreat, “Lookin’ Out My Back Door.”
Delicately dry milk chocolate-y cocoa powdering gains oats-sugared sweetness and dewy compost respite for Canadian actor-sponsored moderate-bodied stout. Lactic chocolate continuance loses luster as subtle hop-charred coffee influence mellowly increases.
On tap at Taphouse Grille, luscious nitro stout provides fudgy chocolate cake sweetness to light-roast coffee, creamy vanilla and milk-sugared oats as its mild earthen cellar dankness creeps up behind. A veritable chocolate pudding.
On tap at Growler & Gill, sessionable moderate-bodied sweet stout works medium roast Counter Culture coffee bean nuttiness into mildly creamed molasses-tinged black chocolate and vanilla sugaring above oats-flaked cereal graining. Mild Kahlua, espresso and cappuccino illusions reinforce mildly fine coffee theme.