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Mogli - Caldera Brewing Company

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Ratings: 627
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 102
Gots: 156 | FT: 18
Brewed by:
Caldera Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: squaremile on 08-13-2010

'Oak Aged Imperial Porter Brewed with Chocolate'
Caldera Kettle Series
June 2011 - first release in waxed 22 oz. bottles
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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4.39/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22 oz

Pours a very dark opaque brown, slight light penetration around the edges, with a thin light tan film for a head.

Smells of milk chocolate syrup, brown sugar, vanilla and oatmeal.

Tastes of milk chocolate, vanilla, oak, cinnamon, and a bitter nutty flavor somewhere around pecan.

Medium to full body with a stinging carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

This is an exceptionally tasty porter, flavorful and decadent. Highly enjoyable and very recommended if you manage to snag a bottle.

Photo of tubeman
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of billab914
4/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of Justin_Neff
4.01/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Pours a dark brown, mostly opaque body. Big, fluffy, khaki colored head. Nice lacing on the glass, and almost endless retention.

S: Smell is roasty. Dark Chocolate. Some oakiness. Vanilla-like sweetness. A bit of caramel.

T: Wow. TONS of roast, but its nice. There is a lingering sweetness that tastes like a just drank vanilla flavored hot chocolate. Hazelnut, almost toasted almond-like. Was not expecting this much flavor and complexity from the somewhat one-dimensional waft.

M: Medium-body. Moderate carbonation - a nice representation of the style. Creamy. velvety.

O: I was not expecting this beer to be so memorable. Glad to have received this from one of my best beer buds in the PNW some time ago. For being virtually never mentioned in the MW, this is quite the hidden gem.

Photo of JamesShoemaker
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of montrealbcr89
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of ThePorterSorter
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of Evarigan
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of JOrtt
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of Sisky
4/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of mhbarber
3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

Photo of HeadyTheElder
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of wollefdoogylloj
4.75/5  rDev +11%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of metter98
4.26/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: The beer is very dark brown in color—traces of dark red are visible near the edge of the glass when it is held up to a bright light. It poured with a quarter finger high off white head that never completely faded away.
S: Light aromas of Oreo cookies are present in the nose.
T: The taste mostly follows the smell, except that the chocolate flavors are the little stronger and stand out in front of the hints of crème. The chocolate becomes stronger as the beer warms up.
M: It feels nearly medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is a really nice dessert beer if you are looking for something that isn't that strong in alcohol content and doesn't have a heavy body.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of Dope
4.29/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a nice deep orange with a very tall and dense light brown head. Head fades extremely slowly with top notch retention. Great island remaining behind. Moderate but thick streaks of lacing.

S: Oh yeah. Heavy chocolate with lots of oaky vanilla. Almost makes me think milk stout, there is a healthy dose of the oaky vanilla but also some marshmallow and even nougat. Not far from smelling a three musketeers.

T: More chocolate up front. Really nice. Grows stronger in the middle somehow. Again, a little bit of that nougat towards the finish. Some toasted, roasted malt character as well with light char and cocoa. Little touch of drying, charred oak lingering in the aftertaste.

M: Nice medium bodied, smooth and creamy.

O: Very nice chocolate porter. Super smooth, creamy and full mouthfeel. Goes down so easily - one of the best drinking beers I've had. This reminds me a lot of Samuel Smith Chocolate Stout if I'm honest. Just bigger, bolder and if I'm honest - it's just plain better.

Photo of Scotchboy
4.24/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

White-waxed 22oz bomber (unsure of the vintage?) split into Deschutes tulips with my brother. A big-time want for me.

A: Clear, brown pour yields a dark but not quite opaque body with a decent amount of khaki head.

S: Bittersweet chocolate and roast, cocoa, and oaky tannin. Pretty eathy and woody with a nice chocolate undertone; takes on a cacao-like nose.

T: Starts off with cocoa powder, and evolves into a milk-chocolate-lovers delight. Oak provides a tannin-y balance. Roast and dark barley poke through too, leaving a bittersweet finish.

MF: Medium/full bodied.

O: Milk chocolate in a bottle. Excellent chocolate character, and a good use of oak to balance. A really nice porter.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

Mogli from Caldera Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 627 ratings.