On tap at Plank Pizza, delightful barrel-aged stout (collaboration with Equilibrium) drapes bittersweet cacao nibs atop sweet black cherry and oaken vanilla adjuncts as subtle bourbon and tawny port warmth spreads. Cherry-liqueured Black Forest cake sweetness fills the rich center while molasses rum, hazelnut paste and fudged brownie illusions serenade the bourbon chocolate back end.
On tap at Taphouse 15, enviably rich and creamy Mounds Bar knockoff drapes maple-syrupy chocolate onto toasted coconut adjunct for fudgy mocha confection. Caramelized marshmallow creaming and wheat-sugared Graham Cracker sweetness reinforce decadent chocolate-coconut dessert.
On tap at Taphouse 15, traditional chocolate Nutella Babka-inspired pastry stout brings hazelnut-floured cocoa nibs fudging to fluffy brioche doughed oated wheat base. Rich hazelnut-glazed milk chocolate continuance picks up subtle bourbon-burgundy licks and latent black cherry snips.
On tap at Taphouse 15, thrusting dark-roast coffee permanence saddles walnut-charred flaked oats bottom. Mild black chocolate, espresso, peaberry java and raw molasses illusions reinforce distinct Honduran coffee bean bittering.
On tap at Plank Pizza, cold brew coffee roast takes on fudgy milk chocolate sweetness for delightful milk-steamed espresso (a.k.a. Cortado) knockoff. Lingered chocolate latte, cappuccino, iced coffee and nutty brown chocolate illusions stay heavenly.
Fudgy vanilla ice creamed dark chocolate entry receives mild cinnamon spicing to contrast slightly bitter hop char over buttery corn-flaked barley roast. Tertiary brandy, black cherry and black grape illusions subtly graze fried ice cream caking.
Robust espresso-milked cocoa fudging embraces caramel latte sweetness over mild tobacco-stained hop char. Ancillary toffee, Kahlua and cappuccino illusions deepen superb dessert treat.
On tap at Taphouse 15, warmly spirited whiskey-barrel aged 5Beans Baltic Porter lets Turkish coffee and smoky black cardamom spicing of original version to invite honeyed chocolate smidge to contrast oaken vanilla tannins as latent rye, star anise and espresso illusions emerge.
On tap at Ambulance, semi-sweet Ecuadorian cocoa nibs richness and latent coffee tones override any adjunctive orange zesting, leaving syrupy chocolate on the back end. A good orange chocolate caked dessert.
On tap at Ambulance, thin bourbon barrel aged barleywine stays laidback as caramelized vanilla sweetness regales mildly dried-fruited cherry, fig and date tartness and distant sherry-burgundy wining over sedate malted oats.
On tap at Ambulance, walnut-dried coffee tones snag caramelized chocolate malting and ambush burnt toast reminder.
On tap at Growler & Gill, lovely fruit-forward milkshake IPA spreads milk-sugared marshmallow over peaches and cream entry as well as sour passionfruit, salty mango, sweet banana, candied cherry and freshly squeezed orange juice resilience. Yet it’s the sharp lemon-limed yellow grapefruit and pineapple zesting that shines thru at the confectionery orange creamsickle finish. Exuberantly excellent.