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Mogli - Caldera Brewing Company

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Ratings: 497
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 100
Gots: 130 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Caldera Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
'Oak Aged Imperial Porter Brewed with Chocolate'
Caldera Kettle Series
June 2011 - first release in waxed 22 oz. bottles

(Beer added by: squaremile on 08-13-2010)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber in to Duvel tulip. Cool looking wax on this bottle.

A- Pours a dark brown with a short light brown head which settles to a thin cap after a minute or two.

S- OH LORD. Quite a bit of chocolate on the nose, but even more graham cracker and cocoa powder.

T- Just a tiny bit of oak here, but I think that is a strong point of this beer. No need to overdo it. Taste is vanilla and a bit of chocolate. A bit of a letdown compared to the nose, but still tasty.

M- Medium feel, not quite full. Medium to high amount of carbonation for the style.

O- A fine brew. The smell hyped me up so much and it didn't quite follow through with the taste unfortunately.

tviz33, Aug 07, 2014
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Dedicated to their lost comrade, Mogli- the spirit of the four-legged friend comes as an imperial stout, except for the replacement of roasted elements with something more charming and delightful- chocolate. Its aged bourbon character and bold strength says a lot about Mogli- both the dog and the porter.

Medium brown with a tinge of garnet, the porter lays on the nose and early palate with decadent chocolate, nut and medium coffee character. Its bold burnt toffee sweetness brings out a host of caramel, vanilla and booze-soaked oak.

Its full and sweet body is creamy, given a lift from a malted milk body, heavy whipping cream and vanilla cream. Its nutty and coffee earthiness invites a hint of bittersweetness to balance the malt. Woodsy hops offer a faint aside of toasted pine cone heading into finish.

Remaining lush and full even late, the porter is intent to remain a slow sipping affair, showcasing its warm bourbon-sweet mouthfeel, chocolate linger and malty texture that endures well into the next sip. We'll meet you on the other side Mogli!

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Less porter and more brown ale in appearance, Mogli keeps a lush, almost luxurious brown hue. The head is stiff and thick and resembles a brown cream.

The nose holds a milky, creamy, marshmallow and vanilla. I may get a whiff of chocolate but it's not a lot.

The flavor is just vanilla. Creamy, thick vanilla!

The feel is thick and creamy as well but holds a touch of carbonated bite at the finish.

This is a vanilla lovers dream and a beer served much better after dinner.

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Mogli from Caldera Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 497 ratings.