Underdeveloped white stout needs more sufficient ice cream sandwich likeness. Lactic brown-sugared cocoa nibs and vanilla cookie sweetness pick up dewy mossing that slips into IPA-like piney citrus briskness. But its white chocolate center, lemony orange zesting and wavered herbage never fully integrate.
Richly creamed Mexican-Ugandan vanilla spicing coated by semi-sweet dark chocolate syruping and tingly bourbon-burgundy-sherry wining. At the midst, cocoa nibs-spiked espresso, cappuccino and anisette illusions (plus tart black cherry bruise) battle back sticky anise sweetness of decadent dessert treat.
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 Draught Industries, luxuriously bold lactose-aided Imperial Stout aged on vanilla beans invites fudgy molasses-sapped chocolate sugaring to bourbon-soaked vanilla creaming sweetened further by marshmallow, toasted coconut, creme brulee and bruised black cherry illusions for a mind-numbingly decadent nightcap.
Sweet milk chocolate-candied vanilla entry buttresses roasted coffee stead before gaining unique cardamom-spiced tarragon herbage as well as wispy cinnamon-nutmeg seasoning and fern-like minting. Anise-draped vanilla sweetness coats the tongue at the confectionary chocolate-spiced finish.
On tap at Taphouse 15, silken nitrogenated vanilla-beaned stout gains dramatic dark-roast coffee intensity and softly creamed black chocolate seduction above subtle hop-charred oats-flaked spine. Tertiary espresso, walnut, dark cocoa and black cherry illusions speckle the tidy mocha density.
On tap at Plank Pizza, passionately designed Madagascar vanilla bean version of famous bourbon-aged Imperial Stout really is decadent. Creamily rich vanilla sugaring informs fudgy dark chocolate mass. Light bourbon sweetness glides into luxurious chocolate-vanilla sludging. Luscious crème brulee, milk chocolate, toasted coconut, marshmallow, hazelnut coffee and Graham Cracker illusions as well as latent burgundy licks contrast tarry hop-charred bittering at bold dessert finish.
On tap at Ambulance, silken Jameson Irish whiskey barrel aging glazes creamily bourbon-sweetened vanilla bean prominence and serene brown chocolate spicing of excellent nitrogenated stout. Smoked black malts provide modest bittering to contrast honey-smoked Jameson whiskey warmth.
“Luxuriously silky” bourbon stout allows intense bourbon vanilla entry to pick up complementary brown chocolate-spiced caramel, molasses, coffee and cocoa tones. In the midst, gooey anise sinew coats the tongue while latent charred wood bittering contrasts vanilla-creamed mocha decadence and sweet bourbon sedation of lusty 10.8% ABV full body.
Unconvincingly enigmatic stout lets dry vanilla-beaned sarsaparilla root adjunct punctuate flashy initiation. But its creamily smooth black chocolate syruping, gooey anise uprising, delicate bourbon tingle and mild cola nuttiness never properly reinforce the stifled vanilla root beer entry and a slight compost waft seems out of place.
On tap at Coastal Craft Beverage, heavenly Imperial Stout aged on coconut and vanilla stays rich and creamy. Bittersweet vanilla-beaned coconut toasting picks up coffee-roasted anise spicing and oats-sugared black chocolate malting. Fudged brownie, chocolate cake, Black Forest cake and marshmallow remnants add to the mighty mocha dessert treat.
On tap at Flying Saucer in St. Louis, creamily smooth stout utilizes lactose-sugared Ugandan vanilla beans to further sweeten milky black chocolate resonance as well as cocoa, marshmallow and molasses undertones in contrast to astringent hop roast.