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Mochaccino Messiah - To Øl

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59 Ratings
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Ratings: 59
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.68%
Wants: 3
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GONZALOYANNA on 06-24-2012)
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Ciocanelu, Feb 12, 2013
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Photo of oberon
3.99/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into an 8oz. glass an amber brown with a thinner light beige head atop.Aromas are nutty with caramel-like sweetness over roast.Chocolate and caramel sweetness on the palate with a decent drying nuttiness in the finis,all along a big roasty base.Iam not sure if I could drink alot of this beer but in small amounts it's great,sweet but not overly sweet with good roast.

oberon, Oct 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

tbryan5, Jan 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

EastBay_Nick, Jul 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

BeerDrinkingDiver, Mar 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

fionn13, Jun 08, 2014
Photo of jazzyjeff13
3.98/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A 330ml bottle with no visible BB date. Acquired a while back from Beeritz in Leeds. The list of ingredients suggests that this is a coffee-infused milk stout (or something).

Poured into a Delirium chalice. Bottle conditioned. A dark reddish-brown that appears almost black in the glass. Chunky sediment is visible, along with good carbonation. Yields a massive head of creamy beige foam with decent retention; this slowly reduces to a surface layer. Nice lacing. An intense aroma of coffee; rich roasted beans burst forth, accompanied by hints of burnt grain, dark malt, cocoa, mild molasses, faint dried fruit and earthy yeast. Super coffee smell!

Tastes of roasted coffee and dark malt with a bitter finish. Notes of intense coffee, burnt grain, roasted malt, raw cocoa, mild molasses, a hint of liquorice, dried fruit and earthy yeast. Faintly sweet, with a whisper of funkiness in the background. A strident bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth, rich and tingly, with well-judged carbonation and a creamy body. Pretty astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of deeply bitter coffee and roasted malt.

Nice one; a full-on flavour experience. It looks great, with a powerful aroma/flavour that overwhelms the senses with coffee notes and roasted malt. Good body. The coffee crowds out everything else but it doesn't matter - this is a quality brew. Definitely one for coffee lovers. Well-rounded and delicious; I heartily commend this beer. Grab it if you see it.

jazzyjeff13, Oct 19, 2013
Photo of hagbergl
4.43/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had To Øl's aptly-named Mochacinno Messiah on tap at Armsby Abbey in Worcester, MA. This rare beer is a hold-over from all the exceptional brews they stocked as part of the Festival that was hosted at Mechanics Hall just last weekend, so I'd say I'm pretty lucky to be drinking this Danish ale. It was served in a tulip glass and the pour was perfect. Review is from notes.

Appearance (4.5/5): Mochacinno Messiah has black with red-brown highlights and is topped with a one-finger, creamy beige head of foam. It looks nearly picture perfect sitting in the glass and leaves an impressive amount of sticky white lacing on the sides of the vessel as it is consumed.

Smell (4/5): Hints of coffee, chocolate, toasted malt and dark bread come wafting from the glass. Mochacinno Messiah has a very inviting aroma that has all the elements of an excellent coffee stout.

Taste (4.5/5): The flavor follows the nose to a T: loads of coffee bean, chocolate, dark bread flavors up front with a touch of black cherry sweetness. The finish is dominated by a pleasant (not overpowering) coffee bitterness (very similar to the flavor of chocolate covered espresso beans; long on bitterness but tinged with an underlying sweetness). No alcohol presence to be noted, though this beer tastes a bit "bigger" than it is–it really has the flavor of a 10% ABV Imperial Stout. I really don't know why this beer is categorized as an "American Brown Ale"–to me this is a stout. Indeed, it reminds a lot of Founders Breakfast Stout. All questions regarding style aside, this is one fantastic tasting beer.

Mouthfeel (4.5/5): Very creamy and silky smooth going down the hatch. The medium-low carbonation suits the style (I don't want my stout to be too bubbly–that just interferes with the beer's thick and slick flavor profile). Very, very drinkable, though one to savor.

Overall (4.5/5): I was very impressed by To Øl's Mochacinno Messiah. Whether it's called an American Brown Ale or a American Stout is of no consequence. It does a great job of being what is was a designed to be: a thick, delicious coffee-infused dark ale. I think the brewers of To Øl executed beautifully. I'm not sure if many BA's can get their hands on this one, but highly recommended. If you see it and it doesn't cost an arm and a leg, buy it.

hagbergl, Jul 01, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +28.4%

bobWFMU, Sep 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Griffith, Apr 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Sammy, Feb 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

aztraz, Apr 17, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours dark brown with a large, lasting head.
Nose shows heavy coffee and roasted malt. Little else, but it’s very enticing.
Dry flavours, lots of roast and fresh coffee. Falls a bit short.
Carbonation is too high.
A little light-on in the flavour department.

CrazyDavros, Jan 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Liquoric3, Oct 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: deep brown with a billowy creamy, head.
Smell: pungent roasted coffee, I mean like dark Italian roast. Some dark chocolate.
Taste: Much more mellow than the nose but the same flavors. Coffee up front, some dark chocolate.
Overall: tasty, interesting brown.

cindyjeffsmith, Jul 08, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

st9647v3, Apr 05, 2013
Photo of metter98
3.81/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: The beer is clear but very dark reddish brown in color and has a light amount amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high beige head that died down a bit and consistently left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface.
S: Light to moderate aromas of brown malts are present in the nose along with notes of whole roasted coffee beans.
T: The taste is similar to the smell except that the coffee flavors are stronger and more integrated with the malts. Only a light amount of bitterness is present.
M: It feels nearly medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer won't blow you away but is a well crafted brown ale that is accentuated with a seemingly well balanced amount of coffee flavors. It is very drinkable.

metter98, Apr 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Irish12, Sep 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

maxwelldeux, Jun 02, 2013
Photo of GONZALOYANNA
4.1/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

330ml bottle. ½ Pint glass. Enjoyed on ju´12. Reddish brown color, deep ruby to the light. Beige, creamy, froth. Fairly good retention & lacing collars left. Intense coffee, roasted malts, subtle floral & yeast to the nose. Toasted malts & woody bitterness with coffee notes at first sip. Followed by sweet roasted malt, chocolate & milky cream flavors. Velvet & creamy palate. Medium, flavorful, body. Moderate to high carbonation. Oily texture. Long bitter finish & sweet coffee on the aftertaste. Lighter than a Milk Stout but as flavorful as it. ABV won´t bother you.

GONZALOYANNA, Jun 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

leprechaunandfatman, May 02, 2013
Photo of beerdrifter
3.55/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Picked this up at my favorite beer store in Belgium, Dranken Geers. Murky dark brown pour with a two finger beige head with good retention and great lacing. The nose is very odd up front with a wet coffee grind aroma. It eventually fades a bit and some subtle hints of mocha and coffee emerge. The taste is thankfully much better. It's a very different coffee flavor than I've ever had in a beer. Very intense and sweeter than most coffee brews along with hints of brown bread, mocha, ground nuts, and a bit of cinnamon toast on the finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with a subtle creaminess and a dry bitter finish. There's a lot of coffee beers out there, but this is unique and maybe not for everyone. To Øl advertises it as a substitute for morning coffee and they nailed that!

beerdrifter, Jan 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

jhillwastaken, Oct 02, 2013
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3.9/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I've liked everything from To Ol so far so I figured what the hell. This beer pours a medium bodied hazelnut brown in color with a large, frothy three finger, tope colored head. The nose isn't as pungent as I expected. It has a moderate amount of coffee bean as well as a good amount of powdered cocoa and is a little chalky. The way that the coffee is presented is near identical to their Sleep Over DIPA. The flavors are dry and malty. Luckily the coffee is a little more prevalent than in the nose but it still isn't overpowering. It works with the sweet dark malts and cocoa pretty well. It would definitely score hire if the cocoa seemed more authentic instead of powdered. It drinks medium in body with moderate coffee bitterness. The 7% alcohol isn't present at all. Overall this is a nice beer but I don't know if it's worth it at $15 per bottle. This would be better suited at a lower price tag but it's a nice beer nonetheless.

aasher, Aug 07, 2012
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3.23/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A dark brown brew with hints of red, a tan high head, little lacing but good curtains.

Complex smell, cold old grounded coffee beans, ash tray, honey, chocolate and peas. First off-putting, then interesting ...

Brown bread is predominant, then coffee, old cold coffee, milk chocolate.

Medium carbonation, small bubbles, oily and sticky, a good body.

Very much coffee, actually a bit too much.

rarbring, Aug 12, 2012
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Mochaccino Messiah from To Øl
84 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.