Judicious “chocolate-infused oatmeal stout” gravitates towards rich toffee-fudged chocolate milkshake. Dark chocolate, cocoa nibs and coffee creaminess gains sweet caramelized vanilla aspect over sugary maple oats. Reminiscent of Milk Duds candy.
Creamily rich English-styled oatmeal stout lets assertive milked coffee frontage gain dark cocoa pleasantry above maple molasses oats. Dark-roast coffee ground prominence subsides midway, leaving mellower java-related cappuccino, espresso and caramel latte tones to dovetail sedate hop-charred bittering.
Briny oyster-shelled texture adds creamy resilience to black-malted dark chocolate and dried cocoa thrust. Tarry Blackstrap molasses bittering and ashen nuttiness deepen salty mocha template to its mild maple oatmeal spine.
On tap at Andy’s Corner Bar, fantastic bourbon-barrled oatmeal stout soothingly coalesces residual wood flavoring from Elijah Craig, Four Roses, Pappy Van Winkle, Woodford Reserve and Buffalo Trace spirits. Dark chocolate syrup drapes anise-spiced rum sugaring and brandy-soaked dried fruiting above molasses-sapped oats. Dried-fruited dark cherry, sugarplum and fig illusions deepen friendly cocoa-milked whiskeyed bourbon complexion.
On tap at Mohawk House, peculiar black pepper-heated dark chocolate syruping guides cinnamon-spiced brown sugaring and creamy toffee tones. Tertiary black cherry puree licks pop up at the peppery hot cocoa finish.
On tap at Eli Cannon’s, well executed oatmeal stout relies on sweet-milked coffee serenity to soothe its mild hop-charred nuttiness. Espresso, dark chocolate and cacao nibs illusions increase smooth java theme.
On tap at Plank Pizza, dryer-than-usual oatmeal stout drapes dark chocolate above mild charred hop bittering and rye molasses oats. Ancillary espresso, cocoa powder, Baker’s chocolate and ashen tobacco notions fortify mocha edge.
On tap at Shepherd & Knucklehead – Haledon, velvety coffee-infused oatmeal stout really hits the spot. Marvelous Columbian coffee roast picks up slickly creamed cocoa nibs influence, vanilla bourbon sweetness, dainty chicory snip and toasted marshmallow reminder while a ‘touch of lactose milk sugaring’ dries out at the mocha-rich finish.
On tap at Shepherd & Knucklehead – Haledon, ‘burly’ Imperial Stout relies on dry dark chocolate bittering and casual coffee roast to reinforce walnut-seared hop char. In the recess, black cherry and black grape tartness regale bitter mocha stead.
On tap at Ambulance, mildly creamed oatmeal stout retains bold dark-roast coffee tone saddled by nut-charred black chocolate malting. Not unlike a dryer “chocolate-covered espresso.”
Slightly curious winter ale hybrid brings dark-roasted chocolate nuttiness to spicy dried-fruited Belgian yeast and distant charcoal-scorched earthen hop char with winning results. Sinewy molasses-dipped mocha charm coalesces dark chocolate, coffee, cocoa and chicory tones as ancillary dark cherry, plum and fig snips contrast mossy latency.
On tap at Ambulance, dryer-than-sweet medium-full body shows off subtle complexities with fair accuracy. Casual chocolate vanilla-caked sweetness, mild molasses creaming and milk-sugared coffee tones anchored by dark-roast hop char. Desolate fig and raisin illusions enter the silken mix latently.