On tap at Taphouse 15, well integrated bourbon barrel aged stout lets abundantly creamed hazelnut coffee entry pick up piquant vanilla sweetness as well as “hazelnut brownie battered Italian espresso” intensity. Decadent milk-sugared hazelnut coffee dominance stays sturdy while tertiary black cherry pureed tartness and mild black licorice snips seep thru exuberant full bodied richness.
On tap at Taphouse 15, decadent 5th anniversary Imperial Stout’s cocoa-nibbed cookie dough onrush enhanced by Vanuatu vanilla bean adjunct, picking up dark chocolate-syruped coffee stain, mellow bourbon warmth and bruised black cherry tartness as ancillary marshmallow, coconut and hazelnut illusions surface latently.
Bold coffee-tinged dark chocolate bittering surges past adjunctive orange oiling. Cocoa-dried acridity sets in, overwhelming chocolate pudding-skinned maple molasses sweetness.
On tap at Hoover’s Tavern, muted lemony blackberry tartness lingers softly above musty fungi-induced barnyard acridity and spicy saison yeast peppering. Needs more pronounced blackberry influence.
Dryly flattish dark-roast coffee nuttiness blitzkriegs sweet toasted coconut adjunct and hop-charred wood sear, leaving latent dark chocolate bittering in earthen soil.
Penetrative lemony grapefruit zesting contacts oaken vanilla bittering in mildly lactic NEIPA environs. Sharp orange candied tartness picks up intensity as wispily soured papaya, passionfruit and guava tropicalia and resinous pine tones flutter.
Dull pinkish amber moderation allows fizzy carbolic spritz to blur rhubarb-dried raspberry tartness and sour cranberry whim above lightly creamed raw vanilla bittering.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, sweetly vanilla-creamed IPA conditioned on apricot and tangerine gains lactic yogurt souring to contrast powdered sugar sway above delicate cereal oats base. Madagascar vanilla beaning gains subsidiary lemon meringue, sweet orange peel, bitter grapefruit and white peach illusions to penetrate wispily honeyed apricot-tangerine adjunct.
On tap at Beef Trust, broad ranging amber yellow-hazed Milkshake IPA conditioned on apricot and Madagascar vanilla beans gains sour lactic milking above swerved pale malt sugaring. Sweet orange peel dab, dainty peach dollop and a pinch of cinnamon stay recessive as vanilla-creamed apricot thrust retains perkiness.
On tap at Beef Trust, disparate hybridized hefeweizen brings lactic-milked peach and cinnamon adjuncts to sharp lemony orange tang and mildly soured gooseberry, guava, green grape and green banana tropicalia with fine results. Citric-enhanced cinnamon spicing aids peach yogurt template. Not far removed from a sour IPA.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, sensational lactose-conditioned New England-styled IPA coalesces orange-juiced Creamsickle sugaring with sweet vanilla bean and tangy pineapple adjuncts above mild oats malting. Creamy vanilla insistence maintains frothy attitude as tertiary strawberry, coconut and mango illusions engage zesty pineapple tropicalia.
On tap at Taphouse 15, pleasantly soft-toned, lactic conditioned NEIPA brings raspberry-soured melon rind bittering to yogurt-milked vanilla creaming and brisk lemony grapefruit spritz for snazzy lactic-sugared tropical fruited effervescence.