On tap at Ambulance, “sumptuous” wheatwine dessert decadence with heady 16% ABV coalesces confectionery cocoa-buttered milk sugaring with bittersweet cacao-nibbed vanilla bean adjunct and candied brown chocolate allotment. Subtle bourbon aging adds sweet warmth to fudgy chocolate-y vanilla creaminess, picking up toasted coconut, crème brulee, marzipan, honeyed hazelnut and toasted marshmallow illusions. Luxurious full-bodied treasure.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, luxurious barleywine glazes whiskeyed red cherry tartness with mildly sweet white chocolate spicing as well as wispily serene cacao nibs and vanilla adjuncts. Strong 15% ABV brings loud liquor lead-in to mocha cherry continuance, boasting bustling brandy, bourbon and burgundy profusion. Tertiary bruised orange, grilled pineapple, tannic red grape and dried fig illusions seep into busy mix.
On tap at Plank Pizza, marvelous bourbon-aged stout displays subtle tone despite heady 14.6 ABV. Creamy chocolate-spiced entry gains oaken vanilla, caramelized rye, sweet sherry, maple molasses, toasted coconut and rum raisin illusions that flourish above hop-charred wood tones. Fudgy mocha insistence outlasts bourbon sweetness while latent bruised cherry, dried prune and sugared fig snips bring dried fruited respite.
On tap at Beef Trust, sharp IPA fruiting rides above salty peanut-floured boysenberry adjunct, leaving minor lactose acidity in its wake. Recalling a PB&J sandwich when the nutty resonance upstages the raspy boysenberry tartness as well as pureed blackberry-cherry subsidiary, this slightly askew eccentricity may intrigue the esoteric lunchtime crowd with its unique blend.
On tap at Ambulance, oak-fermented saison lets white-wined phenols, lemon rot musk, orange rind bittering and grapefruit zest receive earthen barnyard rusticity above dry rye malts. Recessive green apple tartness gains raspy pepper spicing beneath the lightly acidic citrus surface.
On tap at Plank Pizza, spicy sour wit ale recipe (in collaboration with Austin’s Jester King) combines ‘bitter orange peel and coriander’ in cultured yeast then gets aged in oak foeders. Mildly vinous green grape esters and eye-squinting orange-peeled lemon tartness receive herbal-wafted barnyard rusticity. Recessive Chardonnay, Granny Smith apple, rosé and oaken vanilla whims deepen its wild ale character.
On tap at Ambulance, complex oak-aged sour ale leads with tart blackberry mustiness and musky Bing cherry leathering. Vinous lemon-juiced green grape tannins and wispy green apple nip impact lactic mouth-puckering acidity of salted raspberry-cherry souring.
On tap at Taphouse 15, vivacious rosé-barreled gose gains mildly acidic wine tannins to affect sweet-tart white zinfandel, blackberry brandy, sherry and port splendor. Truly unique in its raspy fruitful wine setting, peppy rosé sweetness lets musky oaken earthiness and zippy coriander spicing influence stylishly salt-watered bottom.
On tap at Ambulance, lovely bourbon-barreled barleywine fuses toasted coconut sweetness into enchanting dessert treat (with well-hidden 13% ABV). Brown-sugared molasses, spiced toffee, caramelized pecan, almondine, marshmallow and vanilla illusions receive plentiful bourbon-sweetened coconut glaze.
On tap at Taphouse 15, decadent stout “infused with orange zest, cacao nibs and vanilla beans” stays rich, creamy and exuberant. Dark chocolate syrup drapes candied cherry-bruised orange liqueur sweetness, bitter vanilla-beaned hop char and latent dry cocoa influence. Fantastic fudgy dessert fodder.
On tap at Ambulance, vinegary oak-aged Berliner weisse will please sour heads. Moderately vinous lemon-juiced green grape tartness and earthen dry wood tones gain mild raspberry vinaigrette pucker. Delicate cranberry, pomegranate and Granny Smith apple illusions stay distant.