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Mayan Mocha Stout - Odd Side Ales

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Mayan Mocha StoutMayan Mocha Stout

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BA SCORE
87
very good

345 Ratings
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Ratings: 345
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 27
Gots: 65 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Odd Side Ales visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: emerge077 on 03-28-2012

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Ratings: 345 | Reviews: 42
Photo of hilgart1
3.59/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Monsta-beer-drinker
3.93/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vande
4.33/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BDeibs
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of richkrull
3.37/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of masterofsparks
3.42/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Trent
2.52/5  rDev -35.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Sorry, I just didn't like this beer. Two sips and an unfortunate drain pour.

There is definitely a habenero kick to it, which lingers. The other components work against each othe, IMO. The mouthfeel is oddly smooth for a beer with this type of bite on the back end.

Photo of mklisz
4.06/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ThisWangsChung
3.53/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Another6Pack for this one! 12 oz bottle into a teku.

Appearance: Pours a dark brown color that's almost pitch black. The head is a finger high, and khaki in shade. Retention is unimpressive, and the texture doesn't leave much lacing behind. (3)

Smell: Wow, there's a lot going on here. Mostly, it's the cinnamon and nutmeg I'm picking up - these spice notes could have been harsh, yet they're nicely ballasted by the pleasant chocolate elements. I'm getting the lighest hint of habanero pepper when this opens up. One niggle: I wanted the base stout to come through a little better. At least it nails the Mexican chocolate character extremely well. (3.75)

Taste: The first flavor I pick up is light habanero pepper flesh - it's quite fruity in particular. Subtle spicing transitions into a spicy finish, with hints of chocolate throughout. Only thing to complain about is that it needs more roast from the base stout. Whatever, I enjoy this a lot. (3.75)

Mouthfeel: I think this is too thin, and not nearly creamy enough for my tastes. It doesn't finish dry enough, either. This is where the beer lets down - the general mouthfeel doesn't do the unique flavor profile any justice. Carbonation is slightly above average for the style. (2.5)

Overall: Warts and all, I really enjoy this beer's unusual character. It might be too spicy for some, however. Apart from the lacking mouthfeel, this is a rock-solid beer that's hits my habanero craving right on the bulls-eye. Recommended. (3.5)

3.53/5: Good chocolate, really good hot peppers...not-so-good mouthfeel

Photo of psmith161
4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hayes86
4.07/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Thick head, definitely got some habaneros in there. Not overwhelming which i am glad of. A good beer, not thick, lingering flavor which i also like. I am not disappointed that i got a six pack.

Photo of hotsudge
3.68/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stinger80OH
3.86/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wallbj
4.16/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of kidzord
4.03/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fievel
3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DCLAguy11
3.67/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of badmotorgrunge
4.18/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of laurellmj
4.29/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had this on tap. After reading other reviews, I think some people must have very delicate palates when it comes to heat. Strong initial coffee & chocolate taste finishes in a smooth yummy tingle on the back of the tongue, with just a hint of pepper taste itself. I'm a big fan of Odd Side's unique combinations and I LOVED this.

Photo of mikepcarney
4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mikexw
3.7/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of redleg411
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of snoopy5023
3.6/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Nice smell. Not a fan of the habanero. The heat of the habanero on the tonsils detracts the taste of the cinnamon, nutmeg and coffee.

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Mayan Mocha Stout from Odd Side Ales
87 out of 100 based on 345 ratings.