Tantalizing coffee-forward full body allows mild ancho chili pepper heat to contrast dark chocolate, bourbon vanilla, molasses and anise luster. Roasted coffee richness never relents as pureed black cherry and blackberry illusions add depth to complex elixir.
Creamily rich milk chocolate foundation gains bourbon vanilla and fudged brownie sweetness for busy dessert treat. Milk chocolate center gathers crème brulee, chocolate liqueur, molasses, toffee, cocoa and toasted coconut illusions as well as lightly soured dried fruiting to contrast cedar-burnt hop char.
On tap at Taverna Rossa, lemony grapefruit tang befits crisp Mosaic-Citra-Galaxy hop vibrancy. Sweet honeyed fruiting contrasts sour citric slash as gluey malt grouting repeals herbaceous dankness below the surface.
On tap at Taverna Rossa, middling wheat ale drips sweet and sour honey adjunct over delicate grassy-hopped yellow fruiting and cream ale-like corn grits(?). Mild brown tea-like musk and raw-grained malt dryness relegated.
No-nonsense moderation ties musky grain husk to earthen hop astringency. Slightly sweet rye, wheat and oats rusticity debunks numb floral-spiced fruiting.