On tap at Growler & Gill, velvety porter offers dark chocolate and bitter cocoa to dry earthen nut char and smoked peat dinge with reliable results.
Richly creamed chocolate peanut butter porter gets infused with espresso beans. Dark-roast coffee tones pick up smoky cocoa, black chocolate and vanilla hints while hazelnut, macadamia and cola nuttiness reinforce peanut-buttered hop oiling above soily earthiness. By the finish, its milky espresso sentiment clears the way.
On tap at Ambulance, wayward coffee overtones impinge upon dark chocolate, vanilla ice cream, toasted coconut and marshmallow sweetness to its oat-sugared backdrop. Reluctant plum-prune conflux stays recessive.
Nearly ‘sublime’ full-bodied porter thrusts roasted chocolate and coffee overtones at molasses-smoked brown breading and recessive hop-charred walnut bittering. Creamy mocha richness never tapers off.
Noirish English-styled porter fuses dried plum essence onto ashen charcoal-like hops and musty mocha malts. Musky cellar earthiness crowds tart plum frontage as molded fig, dry burgundy, oaken cherry and sour grape illusions relegate Baker’s chocolate, Blackstrap molasses, cocoa powder and day-old coffee spunk.
On tap at Mohawk House, blackberry-infused full body utilizes subtle bourbon sweetness and lightly creamed milk chocolate sugaring to reinforce its berry goodness. Tart, tangy and tannic blackberry essence fortifies syrupy chocolate stead as sweet vanilla snips as well as black cherry, raspberry puree and sugarplum whims add depth.
On tap at Ambulance, rich barley-malted black chocolate fudging anchors decadent well-watered porter. On the bitter end, snippy wood-dried hop char gains mild coffee and espresso undertones to contrast molasses-draped vanilla, cocoa and chocolate cake sweetness as well as recessive blackberry-blueberry nuances.