Marshmallow, almond, brown sugar, vanilla frosting and maple syrup up front. Blackberry and butyric cocoa nib supplements. Treacle fudge and sweet hop finish. Underwhelming barrel struggles to temper acute pastry++ sugar but gives subtle warming
Purchased at Finback BreweryEarned the To Go Please (Level 63) badge! Earned the Photogenic Brew (Level 97) badge!
Chocolate frosted donut, hazelnut, yellow cake, vanilla custard, artisan coffee and caramel-leaning foeder flavored stout. Confectioners sugar accents. Pastry+ sweetness obscures ABV with oak keeping the sugar palatable. Rich 70%+ cocoa dark choc lingersEarned the Heavy Weight (Level 62) badge!
Sour, aqueous lemon, nectarine, oak & tangerine forward with immense, reverberating, pH-neutralizing honey. Dry with honey-driven tantalizing brix that underwhelms perfectly. Delicate effervescence lends luxurious, buttery soft, foamy mouthfeel #973 - NJ
Purchased at Equilibrium TaproomEarned the 99 Bottles (Level 50) badge!
Candied orange, papaya, spruce tip syrup, plain yogurt & grape juice in concert w appreciable watermelon undertones. Fleeting low IBUs hop bill provides excellent contrast to forward brix. Juicy, low solute body w light zest (omitting last 1/8 of can)
Purchased at Equilibrium Taproom
Smoked malt(s), tawny port, bakers chocolate, cognac soaked cherry, caramel, robust cigar tobacco, cocoa nibs & dark roast espresso flavors in a thick candy sweet stout. Chestnuts, berries and rich chocolate hangs between sips.Earned the 2X (Level 94) badge! Earned the Beyond a Shadow of a Stout (Level 56) badge!