Luxurious golden strong ale brewed with oats-flaked cocoa nibs prevails as “robust winter warmer.” Creamy chocolate-honeyed cocoa nibs and nutty coffee residue rub up against lightly citric pale ale sweetness to its fudgy finish. Black grape, fig and raisin illusions deepen its sweetness. In the backdrop, acidulated malts and alcohol esters integrate for teensy metallic singe.
Spritzy celery-watered lemon peppering guards nifty horseradish pastrami pastiche above cracked black pepper breading for quirky Czech pils novelty. Kosher-salted rye-like caraway seed adjunct stays back.
On tap at The Oath, jubilant 21st anniversary celebrator loads ten malts and eleven hops on pervasive 13.7% ABV luster. Bittersweet dried fruiting crowds musky hop-dried cherrywood finish. Raspy sugarplum, raisin, fig, black grape and Bing cherry illusions gain redcurrant smidge above chewy caramelized mocha malting.
On tap at The Oath, silkily dry cabernet wining gains dainty cocoa nibs adjunct and tart citrus acidity above groaty barnyard acridity. Cabernet Sauvignon barrel aging leaves lightly vinous red grape tannins upon dry Scotch malting.
Utyilizing a big malt and hop bill, dark-roasted kilned coffee and dry Baker’s chocolate linger above ashen wood-smoked hop char. Thick mocha-smoked presence gains persistent tobacco-chawed bittering and sly rye malting over time.