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Bourbon Barrel Mayan Mocha Stout - Odd Side Ales

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Bourbon Barrel Mayan Mocha StoutBourbon Barrel Mayan Mocha Stout

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

200 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 200
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.17%
Wants: 34
Gots: 44 | FT: 7
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: TheSevenDuffs on 04-01-2013)
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Carb-Overlord

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-29-2014 02:06:50 | More by Carb-Overlord
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

05-27-2014 03:40:56 | More by tbone1384
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Coronaeus

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

05-24-2014 15:39:41 | More by Coronaeus
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

05-23-2014 22:23:26 | More by dfhhead25
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TreyIsWilson

Michigan

3.79/5  rDev -8.2%

A - Pours a midnight black with a thin tan head. The head dissapates quickly leaving very light lacing.

S - Lots of cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, and dark chocolate.

T - Follows the aroma. Lots of dark chocolate, cinnamon, and vanilla. The finish has a light habanero heat and a touch of bourbon.

M - Light bodied with light carbonation. Very smooth drinking with a dry mouthfeel.

O - Not picking up much bourbon or oak in this one. That said, this is a very drinkable and flavorful BA Stout.

05-23-2014 02:30:29 | More by TreyIsWilson
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ChicagoNick

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-21-2014 00:59:28 | More by ChicagoNick
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-19-2014 23:15:36 | More by tommyguz
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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9%

05-19-2014 03:39:19 | More by mportnoy
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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.61/5  rDev -12.6%

No bottle date, poured into a snifter

A- pours pitch black with a small foamy and sudsy khaki-tan head that reduces quickly to a small layer floating on top, no lace

S- cinnamon and nutmeg is first noticeable, reminiscent of a pumpkin spiced ale. The habanero is definitely noticeable and adds a slight burn to the nostrils, underlying chocolate with a hint of smoky malt and coffee round it out

T- Cinnamon and nutmeg flavors up front mesh with slightly sweet chocolate, a touch of coffee and papery spice close it out, faint heat from the habanero on the linger.

M- medium body & light carbonation lead to a slightly foamy mouthfeel, foamy finish with habanero warmth on a dry linger

O- The combination of cinnamon, nutmeg and habanero worked well together, but I would never know that this was aged in bourbon barrels. Couldn't pick up and barrel or bourbon notes at all

05-18-2014 03:19:04 | More by Treyliff
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craftbeerasian

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-17-2014 17:44:52 | More by craftbeerasian
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Mikeynas

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

05-17-2014 00:49:35 | More by Mikeynas
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loganburgh

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

05-13-2014 03:41:54 | More by loganburgh
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EdVandenberg

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

05-09-2014 20:21:20 | More by EdVandenberg
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

05-09-2014 03:32:03 | More by jaydoc
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GRG1313

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

05-07-2014 02:45:51 | More by GRG1313
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csustar001

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

05-05-2014 20:03:35 | More by csustar001
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AaronBurr

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

05-05-2014 10:05:57 | More by AaronBurr
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dspinler

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-04-2014 15:25:09 | More by dspinler
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Boston_Steve

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

05-03-2014 03:02:39 | More by Boston_Steve
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jmbot4371

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +15%

05-01-2014 02:50:13 | More by jmbot4371
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amalburg

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +9%

04-30-2014 22:42:41 | More by amalburg
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4.28/5  rDev +3.6%

Poured into a Funky Buddha Brewery snifter. No freshness date. Special thanks to mjshearer1 for this awesome surprise.

A- Pours a fully opaque black color with a 1/4 inch light brown head that retains briefly before becoming a thin ring around the edge of the glass and minimal surface foam. Non-resilient lacing leaves a broken ring behind.

S- A lot going on here. Initial rush of burnt sugar and vanilla creates a creme brulee type of sweetness. Then comes the cinnamon and nutmeg that amplifies that sweetness which adds a pumpkin pie sort of characteristic to the profile. Finally, on the backend, there's hints of chocolate, mint and some bourbon to round things out and add to the complexity. Brilliant.

T- I'm not surprised that the flavor doesn't quite live up to the aroma because that's a lot to match. More chocolate and dark roast than in the smell. Alcohol is there but integrated into the profile very well. The spices and sweetness are there also but aren't as pronounced as in the aroma. Bitter chocolate aftertaste as well as a little bit of heat that I also feel in my throat from the habaneros creeping in. The bourbon comes through every so often but is generally overpowered by the intensity of the other flavors.

M- Moderate viscosity for a stout plus a noticeable but restrained capsaicin burn from the habaneros. Medium carbonation and a full body.

O- What an interesting beer. I've had beers similar to this but not quite as layered. Every element, except maybe the coffee, stands out and shines in its own way while harmonizing together. This, along with Odd Side's Morningwood Stout, stand out as two of the most delicious lesser-known BBA stouts I've ever had.

04-30-2014 00:18:06 | More by Immortale25
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EB1

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

04-29-2014 05:12:49 | More by EB1
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chugalug06

Colorado

3.31/5  rDev -19.9%

Kinda flat appearance. Nothing really stands out. Little to no head rises from the pitch black brew. No lacing. Kinda thin.

Tons of cinnamon, spice, ancho pepper, vanilla... Kinda a mixed bag. Slightly better than the next spiced stout. Too fake sugary.

Not an overwhelming amount of flavor, but still light and nothing takes over. A pretty relaxed drinker. Lots of spice, cinnamon, ancho pepper, milk chocolate, very mild pepper burn. Thin, airy, light, relaxed, a bit too watery and thin. Carbonation is fast and prickly. Sweetness is more dry than forward. Not picking up much barrel here...missing complexity.

All over the board with this brew...it has it's pluses and minuses. Aroma is to pungent and flavors are a bit underwhelming. Carbonation leads to further flavors, with truly rocks, but I feel front-end could be more blended. Recommended to take a flier.

04-29-2014 02:18:59 | More by chugalug06
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emac1224

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +9%

04-28-2014 02:09:19 | More by emac1224
Bourbon Barrel Mayan Mocha Stout from Odd Side Ales
92 out of 100 based on 200 ratings.