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 Seven Lakes Station, rambunctious hazy yellowed dry-hopped pale ale bolder than moderate stylistic competition. Loudly bittersweet IPA-like citrus influence brings lemony grapefruit and orange tang to piney Simcoe hop resin and dark floral Columbus hop herbage. Juicy fruited Cascade-Citra hops resonate as subsidiary mango, pineapple, papaya and guava tropicalia add colour.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, waxy lemony grapefruit splurge and slightly sharp orange rind bittering gain minor pine tones and wispy herbal snips to contrast sweet crystal malting.
On tap at Ambulance, Irish stout-like black chocolate bittering spreads across mild coffee tones and subtle ancho chili peppering. Mucky black patent malting adds sharp edge.
On tap at Growler & Gill, busy hybridized stout loads honeyed Graham Cracker sugaring and toasted marshmallow sweetness with bitter cacao nibs. Dark-roast chocolate continuance gains Blackstrap molasses, vanilla, anise, dark rum and cinnamon illusions as marshmallowy graham flouring subsides.
On tap at Taphouse 15, crisply smooth off-dry moderation lets tangy orange peel sweetness engage sour lemon rot and scurried peach-pineapple splurge above oats-flaked pale malting.
On tap at Ambulance, subtle passionfruit souring pervades salty lime-puckered green grape tannins and wayward pineapple-coconut tropicalia, staying moderately vinous and refreshingly clean.
On tap at Growler & Gill, sweet-tart grapefruit and orange groove gains sugary pale malt spicing to contrast mildly grassy Citra hop response.
On tap at Growler & Gill, tart citrus demeanor fortified by dank double dry-hopped residue. Yellow grapefruit, zesty lemon and juicy orange briskness receives mild spicing and waxy herbage above mild oats spine. Tertiary tangerine-mango-cantaloupe tang adds momentum.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, dry black-malted dark chocolate bittering gains light roast coffee influence and charred walnut tinge to contrast less prominent brown-sugared oats and wispy toffee sweetness. Serve to Baltic porter fanatics as well as Irish stout lovers.
On tap at Ambulance, creamy chocolate milkshake-derived stout allows Peter Pan donut influence to affect mild cascabel peppering and milder walnut adjunct. Toffee-spiced vanilla sweetness and dried cherry snips further sweeten milk chocolate richness.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, resiliently crystalline floral-fruited medium body stays brisk as sharp grapefruit-peeled orange rind, mango, pineapple and peach juiciness spreads across resinous pine and earthen wood tones contrasting sweet pale malts. Refreshingly crisp, clean, assertive.