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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

231 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 231
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 15
Gots: 26 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Odd Side Ales visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 03-28-2012)
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Westmi

Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -61.2%

10-26-2013 23:35:45 | More by Westmi
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drewone

California

2/5  rDev -48.3%

01-24-2014 07:07:39 | More by drewone
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beernads

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -41.9%

02-15-2014 23:32:39 | More by beernads
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aaronblain22

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -41.9%

06-24-2012 21:43:36 | More by aaronblain22
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akttr

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

01-03-2014 04:51:00 | More by akttr
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Cevasic9


2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

08-03-2014 23:06:45 | More by Cevasic9
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MacStinson

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

08-26-2012 23:16:29 | More by MacStinson
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kevanb

Illinois

2.84/5  rDev -26.6%

12oz bottle poured into a stemless wine glass.

The beer pours a deep jet black color, very opaque with a thick, foamy head, khaki in color, that rises about 3 fingers high that has moderate retention but leaves no lace behind. The aroma is peculiar, lots of chocolatey malt, rich and sweet, light coffee grounds behind it, the nutmeg and cinnamon are surprisingly potent, but don't really offer any balance to the grain and coffee with vegetal habañero sneaking up at the end, subtly so, but with enough force to push this aroma further off the weird cliff. The flavors are unbalanced, messy and rather unpleasant. Lots of rich, sweet chocolatey malt, stale coffee grounds hit first followed by the spicing, mostly nutmeg with light cinnamon and allspice flavors before the oniony, vegetal, habañero heats up the finish. I have to applaud the fact that the pepper is mild, subtle and adds only a light heat to the beer. The body is awful, thin, watery and lacks any finesse. It struggles to coat the mouth, despite the lively head, fails to dance on the tongue and finishes meekly.

Verdict: An ambitious beer that really misses the mark. I do have to say that I appreciate that all the adjuncts are notably represented in the beer, and that the habañero isn't too overpowering. However, the balance is poor, the body lacks any substance and it just all around fails to redeem in any way.

10-08-2013 23:02:37 | More by kevanb
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dmorley21

Michigan

3/5  rDev -22.5%

07-14-2012 13:03:32 | More by dmorley21
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Drk93TT

Michigan

3/5  rDev -22.5%

03-31-2013 00:12:08 | More by Drk93TT
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -22.5%

10-31-2013 01:11:01 | More by mikeincharleston
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Slay40

Michigan

3/5  rDev -22.5%

09-21-2013 01:41:20 | More by Slay40
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Chiefilliniwek

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.5%

10-15-2013 15:19:01 | More by Chiefilliniwek
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TheRuss9585

Vermont

3/5  rDev -22.5%

06-10-2013 17:22:14 | More by TheRuss9585
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JDizzle

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -16%

10-09-2013 03:33:07 | More by JDizzle
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thomseye

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -16%

06-26-2013 04:36:04 | More by thomseye
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MisterBisco

New York

3.25/5  rDev -16%

07-08-2014 14:14:20 | More by MisterBisco
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strohme2

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -16%

10-03-2013 01:28:22 | More by strohme2
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ngaron

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -16%

07-01-2014 23:23:59 | More by ngaron
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DrewskiWhit

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -16%

02-03-2014 03:25:52 | More by DrewskiWhit
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miffsudd

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -16%

01-18-2014 01:46:54 | More by miffsudd
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AlMarzo

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -16%

04-10-2014 00:06:24 | More by AlMarzo
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CMUbrew

Michigan

3.3/5  rDev -14.7%

A: Very dark brown-black with a fair dark brown head on top.

S: An inviting aroma of cinnamon, nutmeg, and coffee in that order.

T: Coffee comes in first and is followed by a nutmeg overload. Cinnamon comes next. Pepper heat is quite low by my taste, but it is noticeable. Aftertaste is a lingering spiciness (from the spices). Honestly, the coffee does not work overly well with the spices and pepper.

M: Could stand to have some more body.

O: If you're going to put mocha in the name of your beer, you need to have coffee and CHOCOLATE. Having chocolate in this beer would improve it by leaps and bounds, as it would compliment the coffee and pepper very well and keep the spices from being too cloying. Hopefully we will see another version of this from Oddside with chocolate. That would be a great beer.

10-07-2013 04:02:11 | More by CMUbrew
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.46/5  rDev -10.6%

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Black body. Small khaki head. Very thin collar.

Smell - Graham cracker, which is clearly from the cinnamon. Chocolate. A little pepper.

Taste - Peppers are stronger. A faint burn, too. Chocolate and cinnamon, although the cinnamon is a bit overwhelmed by the pepper.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Not a heavy stout at all.

Overall - Nice adjuncts, even if they overpower the beer.

01-21-2014 01:29:25 | More by Alieniloquium
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warnerry

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

09-23-2013 01:05:56 | More by warnerry
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Mayan Mocha Stout from Odd Side Ales
87 out of 100 based on 231 ratings.