On tap at Ambulance, cavernous barrel-aged strong ale (13.9% ABV) weaves luxurious bourbon vanilla sweetness thru fudgy brown chocolate resonance, molasses oats sugaring and lovely sherry-noir wining. Tertiary toffee, caramel, coconut, raisin and cookie dough illusions add depth. A beautifully designed digestif.
On tap at Ambulance, confectionary jet black Imperial Stout unites lusciously pink Himalayan sea-salted burnt caramel sweetness with dark chocolate exuberance. Creamily caramelized chocolate salinity gains dark-roast coffee, milked espresso, buttered toffee and dark cocoa undertones for perfect Godiva-candied dessert treat.
On tap at Andy’s Corner Bar, sweet vanilla creaming gains light lactose influence relegating coffee-beaned cocoa nibs adjuncts and grassy hop astringency. Delicate vanilla sugaring picks up latent caramelized butterscotch twist.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, deciduous black raspberry-infused black malted Imperial Stout retains dry bittering as dark-roasted black chocolate malting picks up charcoal-stained wood sear and charred walnut scamper, causing black raspberry tartness to fade early.
On tap at Ambulance, dry dark-roast coffee tones override dark chocolate sedation, tarry molasses bittering and earthen soil must. Distant black cherry, fig and plum wisps way below bittersweet mocha influence.
On tap at Tavern On Liberty – Muhlenberg, candi-sugared Belgian ale yeast brings subtle cherry-bruised banana and clove sweetness to coffee-roasted dark chocolate impact and oats-flaked molasses malting, picking up nutty hop charred bittering at dried-fruited mocha finish.
On tap at Mahwah Bar & Grill, maple-sugared molasses crowds black chocolate, cocoa and caramel sweetness as well as humble curry-powdered fenugreek nuttiness and spiced toffee snips caress subtle oats-flaked malting.
Busy Belgian pale ale lacks specificity. Wayward candi-sugared Belgian yeast skirts coriander-spiced orange zesting and mild banana-prune-raisin illusions above muskily grain-hopped bittering in slightly phenol manner.
Amply maple-glazed Imperial Porter retains fudgy vanilla-beaned cocoa nibs richness above earthen nutty bottom. Lactic mocha vanilla continuance and syrupy maple molasses absorb ashen pecan, cola and walnut char.
On tap at Ambulance, tropical-fruited Riwaka hops bring subtle yogurt-milked gooseberry and guava souring to tangy grapefruit-juiced pineapple and orange zesting. Serene citric hop spicing picks up mild celery-watered salinity, peppery respite and herbal tinge at easygoing finish.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, fab Milkshake IPA brewed with lactose and conditioned on blackberry and orange puree really hits the spot. Creamsickle-like vanilla and blood orange sweetness gently contrasted by yogurt-like sour milking.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, ‘plush’ amber-hazed Imperial NEIPA lets briskly carbolic lemon zesting prickle floral-perfumed candied pineapple, yellow grapefruit, tangy orange, salted mango and sweet peach tones alongside less resilient dank pine resin and wavered onion-chived grassiness.