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Peak Organic Oak Aged Mocha Stout - Peak Organic Brewing Company

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very good

194 Ratings
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Ratings: 194
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 14.44%
Wants: 9
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Peak Organic Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is an extravagant, immoderate beer. We mixed together our three favorite things – beer, chocolate, and coffee. A rich stout serves as a backbone, with organic black malt and chocolate malt providing a luscious foundation. During the boil, we add artisan chocolate from your friends at Taza. During conditioning, we add coffee from our friends at Coffee by Design. Then, this concoction is oak-aged, resulting in soft vanilla notes. We hope you enjoy this beer as much as we do.

22 IBU

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-11-2011)
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theotherone7

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +31.2%

12-10-2012 14:38:07 | More by theotherone7
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jwps214

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +31.2%

11-03-2012 00:18:04 | More by jwps214
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WanderingFool

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

09-30-2012 23:54:16 | More by WanderingFool
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OCMutt

New York

4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

06-19-2014 22:14:42 | More by OCMutt
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dspencer714


4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

07-27-2012 00:49:59 | More by dspencer714
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

01-12-2013 19:33:14 | More by Rekrule
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berliner07

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Yeah, this beer is damn good. Aroma is a BLAST of oak, coffee and a touch of dark chocolate. A bit more carbonation than anticipated tickles the lips up front. Then, a rush of chocolate/coffee mix hits the palate. Really tasty. The oak hits again on the end and lingers. This beer is fun to drink and i'll certainly be having another.

Serving type: on-tap

03-31-2012 22:58:45 | More by berliner07
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jc911s

New York

4.74/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Excellent taste, full rich flavor, no aftertaste, great head, long lasting. Chocolate flavor is not overpowering, coffee undertones are subtle. Great with pizza, and makes a great ice cream float, on a hot summer day. Best very cold, I usually put it in the freezer for 10 minutes, and a frozen mug is a must

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2013 05:31:06 | More by jc911s
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openmind

Massachusetts

4.6/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: A lovely dark brown/Black.

Smell: The first time i tried it the rich chocolate came to the fore. The Second time the coffee was stronger. I can't wait to see /taste what the bottle 3 brings!

Taste: I find this beer in perfect balance between the stout flavor, java, choco and oak. I was thinking it would pair well with dessert, but i had it with my flank steak and it was a great playmate too.

Mouth feel: The mouth feel is luscious.

Overall: A wonderful beer that's different flavors pop in and out as the tasting goes on. I look forward to trying this on tap. One of my top 3 stouts.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2012 21:31:47 | More by openmind
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enslighet01

Connecticut

4.56/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I was given a bottle of this on my birthday in 2011, and I allowed it to age in a cool dark pantry until spring 2013.

I've had this beer fresh, and while still a solid beer, around the 2 year age mark this beer, in my opinion, is elevated to a truly outstanding brew. In all honesty, I would place it on par with Founder's Breakfast Stout or Cask-Conditioned Old Rasputin when consumed in this manner.

I plan on buying more in the near future, and allowing them to age.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2013 13:36:50 | More by enslighet01
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NorthCoastPranqster

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

10-30-2013 02:16:12 | More by NorthCoastPranqster
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noyellowfizzbeer

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

01-21-2012 02:57:58 | More by noyellowfizzbeer
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slyons16


4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

04-28-2012 02:04:00 | More by slyons16
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PorterBoy14

New York

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

01-27-2012 21:32:06 | More by PorterBoy14
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Dbrag

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

12-14-2013 04:46:57 | More by Dbrag
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angelmonster

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a black body, head is well over 1 inch and dark brown. Head retention was very good and lacing was good.

Smell is of freshly ground coffee mixed with warm brownies. Sweet chocolate syrup and burnt malts are also in there. Faint hops are present and the aroma of alcohol is light though it smells more of port wine.

Taste is a mix of bitter chocolate, biscuity roasted malts, and cold strong coffee. Sweet Hershey's syrup comes in next, this tastes very similar to an actual mocha. Slight hops are present but I think a majority of the beers bitterness comes from the coffee. At 8% abv, the flavor of alcohol was hidden mostly.

Mouthfeel is somewhat light for an imperial stout, and well carbonated. Normally this would be bad but the head added a nice richness to the body and rounded it out nicely.

Overall this beer was pretty damn good. Chocolate, coffee, malts and alcohol all balanced well. I finished the bomber pretty easily which isnt very common for such a rich beer. While this beer lacks the complexity of my all time favorites, it's definitely one that I'll have to revisit soon.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2012 05:56:28 | More by angelmonster
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jennaski01

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

02-15-2012 02:02:36 | More by jennaski01
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Jay82

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

01-19-2014 14:41:21 | More by Jay82
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jman892

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

01-20-2013 23:52:52 | More by jman892
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Arborescence

Finland

4.43/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Thick and black, modest head with a brown tint.

Aroma: Roasted coffee with a hint of caramel, promising!

Taste: Dominated by oak flavours from the aging -- seems to me that it was a whisky barrel -- but with an aftertaste of espresso and a dynamic mixture of malty flavours supported by a robust body.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, creamy.

Overall: Excellent brew, a lot of depth and character with a number of interesting flavours in the mix, from coffee, whisky, and malt. Strong ABV is appropriate and none of the elements dominate too much as each is very robust.

Serving type: on-tap

06-01-2012 18:56:01 | More by Arborescence
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BierJager89

California

4.38/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: Black with a mocha ring of head.

S: Fudgy chocolate, coffee, vanilla, oak, deeply complex, a bit earthy.

T: Vanilla, oak, dark chocolate, coffee.

M: Full bodied, not really smooth.

O: The flavor and smell are really good, though the mouthfeel is a bit off. I like the fullness of it, but I really prefer my beer smooth.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2014 19:02:17 | More by BierJager89
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

4.36/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

From the tin foiled, capped 650 ml. bottle. Sampled on January 4, 2014.

Boy do I love the way it looks. It's black as night, jet black, India Ink black and any other "blackness" you can think of with a soft, silky tan head that lingers and laces. 5 out of 5 for that.

The aroma has a decent balance of baker's chocolate and spent coffee grinds along with a more subtle dark fruit character along the lines of plums or prunes. It has an aged feel to it too as promised.

The body is full and luscious. 5 out of 5 for that.

The flavor begins with the coffee notes and then the chocolate notes come up from behind as if to say "Hey! We're here too!" Then there is this kind of dark bitterness that I cannot describe. It is not earthy, grassy, or floral like other hop characters but more like a deep burnt hop. Alcohol well-integrated. Very nice offering from Peak Organic.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2014 17:53:57 | More by puboflyons
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

02-09-2014 22:31:47 | More by JakerLou
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sammy806

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

02-04-2013 11:49:09 | More by sammy806
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Rhf9120

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

04-03-2014 12:27:18 | More by Rhf9120
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Peak Organic Oak Aged Mocha Stout from Peak Organic Brewing Company
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