On tap at Taphouse 15, decadent milk stout conditioned on coconut retains bittersweet wood-burnt dark cocoa prominence, lilting bourbon-burgundy conflux and creamy vanilla resilience that simply outdo any toasted coconut expectancy. Nevertheless, its rich cake-battered chocolate pudding fudging serenades the tongue, picking up tertiary toffee, caramel, hazelnut and buttered pecan sugaring.
Dark cocoa bittering infiltrated by Blackstrap molasses, oily black coffee, milked espresso and anise stickiness as well as tarry hop char. Less creamy, sweet and candied than inspirational chocolate con leche dessert.
Semi-rich pastry stout goes for confectionery coconut-clustered dark chocolate candied Mounds Bar enticement. Expressive chocolate coconut splendor backed by vanilla-creamed marshmallow fluff, mild banana-chipped sugaring and dried cherry snip.
On tap at Growlers To Go – Kitty Hawk, richly lactic Hershey’s chocolate kiss entry further sweetened by bourbon vanilla, caramel-burnt molasses and chocolate-dipped waffle cone illusions, picking up the subtlest Amaretto, sherry and creme de cocoa licks at its lightly spiced Mexican hot chocolate finish. Superfine.
On tap at Yard House – Nyack, lovely nitro-injected stout offers fudgy milk chocolate sweetness to hazelnut-glazed vanilla, milk-sugared medium roast coffee and maple molasses tones contrasting minor dry hopped walnut char. Perfect silken confection.
Soft-tongued milk-sugared dark cacao pleasantry and vanilla-daubed burnt caramel creaming contrast mild earthen hop char over molasses oats base of velvety semi-sweet chocolate fodder. Beneath, chalky mocha dryness encounters slight weedy dirtiness.
On tap at Coastal Craft, chewy chocolate chip cookie daubed in espresso for semi-dry sessionability. Mildly creamed coffee nuttiness dabbles fudgy buttermilk brownie batter above chocolate rye malting.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, engagingly confectionary Peppermint Patty knockoff succeeds as lactose-aided coca nibs (conditioned on peppermint) gain fudgy dark chocolate syruping and mild vanilla creaming. Creme de mente milk stout picks up wispy ginger, cumin and anise snips way below its chocolate mint essence.
Fine ‘chocolate mocha latte’ ale brings milk-sugared white chocolate goodness and coffee-creamed vanilla bean residue to mildly lingered hop char. Fudgy caramel latte, café latte, hazelnut coffee, dark cocoa, chocolate éclair, cola nut and chocolate-covered cherry illusions enrich mocha dessert treat.
On tap at Taphouse 15, decadent autumnal version of brewers’ milk stout loads toasted coconut, peanut butter and caramel to sweet-toothed chocolate candy nirvana. Syrupy chocolate glaze saturates creamily peanut-buttered coconut splendor above honeyed Graham Cracker spine. Robust dessert.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, cocoa-nibbed dark chocolate syruping coats mocha-smoked dried cherry tartness of bold lactic stout. Dryly embittered cocoa lactose stimulates chocolate pastry-like finish, leaving wispy burgundy, port and sherry undertones in its wake.
On tap at Hoover’s, delightful Mexican-styled stout lets dark chocolate malting gain subtle coffee and vanilla influence. Cocoa-powdered dark chocolate bittering sweetened at midst by toasted cinnamon spicing, wispy marshmallow sugaring and restricted chili pepper burn.