On tap at Ambulance, ‘unique’ Velvet Merlin spinoff adds toasted coconut sweetness and honeyed Graham Cracker sugaring to original versions’ lactic mocha latte richness. Sweet milk chocolate center gains creamy vanilla splendor and frothy espresso tinge.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, dry milk stout brings silken dark chocolate creaming to cocoa-powdered espresso, coffee and anise illusions above caramel candied malt backdrop, leaving slight smoked hop char upon its bittersweet mocha mass.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, creamy nitrogenated chocolate milkshake-derived Imperial Stout regales everlasting brown chocolate sweetness above mildly hop-charred molasses oats. Confectionary crème brulee, crème de cocoa and bourbon vanilla serenity adds to the densely rich chocolate dessert assertiveness. Highly recommended.
On tap at Ambulance, mildly creamed dark-roast chocolate fudging confronts soy-sauced umami piquancy and lightly wood-charred molasses bittering. Subtle lactose souring fades as cocoa nibs and vanilla adjuncts gain exposure alongside slight burgundy wining.
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.