Mellowly versatile Scotch-barreled moderation utilizes spicy Belgian Abbey yeast esters to redirect its dewy peat moisture and caramelized barley roast towards hushed port-wined dried fruiting. Understated Scotch malting picks up oaken vanilla tannins at the midst while wispy coconut, honey, molasses whiskey and brandy undertones flail.
Humbler, less complex and less aggressive (at 10.5% ABV) than brewer’s barrel-aged barleywine, letting dewy scotch malting embrace spiced toffee sweetness, brown chocolate sugaring, dried fig-prune-raisin whims and wispy cola-pecan nuttiness. Modest bourbon, spiced rum and burgundy illusions add latent serenity.
On tap at Beef Trust, dazzlingly fruitful wee heavy gains caramelized candied sweetness over dewy peat malting. Rum-spiced whiskeyed cherry whir grazes cocktail-licked red grape, bruised orange, brown apple, honeyed pear and marmalade illusions in a delectably tempting manner. Recommended.
On tap at Morris Tap & Grill, subtle bourbon barrel sweetness levied upon desirous wee heavy Scotch ale warmth. Dewy peat mossing underscores ethyl alcohol-soaked whiskey snag. Latent fig, date and sun-dried raisin illusions gain bourbon goodness over time.
Desirable merger pits rauchbier-like kilned barley malts and wood-singed peated Scotch dryness against brown-sugared molasses sweetness for 9.6% ABV limited edition 2017 release. Oaken vanilla seeps into kiln-smoked Scotch continuance, dampening its campfire setting while Band-Aid-wafted cured salami, seared bacon and glazed ham undertones emerge.
On tap at Ambulance, wayward 2017 limited edition moderation needs headier Scotch sweetness, smokier peat malting, dewier tobacco roast and tangier citric-licked hop tingle to truly capture attention.
On tap at The Oath, politely oak-aged wee heavy brings dewy Scotch sweetness to mild molasses sapping, mildewed earthen hop dankness and charcoal nuttiness. Ancillary cocoa, black grape and fig illusions fluctuate beneath.
On tap at Taphouse 15, interestingly divergent Scotch Ale infuses Guatemalan coffee grinds into soft-toned mocha splendor. Tame dark chocolate and dried cocoa undertones reinforce splendid java influence above dewy Scotch malts.
On tap at Broadway Dive, well executed bourbon-aged Scotch Ale (12% ABV) brings creamy caramel-malted bourbon vanilla pleasantries to rummy molasses sugaring, syrupy dark chocolate richness and light peat-smoked whiskey dalliance. Resinous oak-charred hop astringency contrasts multiple sweet-toothed attributes. In the backdrop, toffee, toasted coconut, cola nut and molasses undertones speckle dried-fruited bruised cherry, plum, raisin, currant and black grape illusions.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, soft-toned hybridized Scotch ale brewed with tart cranberries and sweet orange peels picks up subtle plum-sugared goodness over dainty caramelized Scotch malts. A delicate delight.
Terrific bourbon oak-barreled Scotch ale allows molasses-sapped maple syruping to soak up luxurious brown chocolate sugaring, dark rum-spiced caramel malting and fudgy vanilla creaming as well as candy-glazed Jack Daniels whiskey sweetness. Dried-fruited red grape, raisin and plum undertones fill out rich bourbon chocolate profile.
Thin peat-smoked Scotch malting and meat-seared compost earthiness given clean granite-aquafied mineral watering. Subdued dried-fruited tartness and sot nutiness hidden by dewy peat mossing. Just a tad underwhelming taste-wise.