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Mochaccino Messiah - To Øl

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83
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55 Ratings
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Ratings: 55
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 15.8%
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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brez8791

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -72.8%

02-10-2013 15:47:57 | More by brez8791
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bark

Sweden

2.25/5  rDev -38.7%

08-11-2012 20:10:02 | More by bark
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Jeffo

Netherlands

2.7/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Got this one at Geers in Ghent. First had a taste courtesy of rvdoorn a while back. Cheers man!

From a bottle into a snifter

APPEARANCE: Pours a medium sized, medium looking, off-white head with decent retention. Sienna brown with lots of carbonation up the middle of the glass. Good full cap remains until the end leaving some dots of lacing down the glass.

SMELL: Green peas.

TASTE: A touch of roasted and smoky malts, then some coffee, mocha, and some chcolate in there. A mild yet lingering aftertaste of bitter mocha, coffee, and a touch of dark chocolate and smoky malts, Only a slight hint of the green peas here, which was a huge, huge relief.

PALATE: Medium body and medium carbonation. Creamy smooth on the palate, goes down smooth and finishes relatively dry. Pretty decent.

OVERALL: A decent beer, but nothing special. The nose absolutely destroyed any chance this one had of being anything better than it is. A lack luster offering from an otherwise excellent brewery.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2012 18:27:02 | More by Jeffo
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IlludiumQ36

Alabama

2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

08-19-2012 19:47:29 | More by IlludiumQ36
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jhillwastaken

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.3%

10-02-2013 22:41:27 | More by jhillwastaken
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GarthT

Hong Kong

3/5  rDev -18.3%

01-19-2014 13:18:46 | More by GarthT
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rarbring

Sweden

3.23/5  rDev -12%
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.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2012 10:29:50 | More by rarbring
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maxwelldeux

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

06-02-2013 02:24:21 | More by maxwelldeux
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windypete

United Kingdom (England)

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

08-03-2013 21:13:13 | More by windypete
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beernads

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

02-08-2013 10:04:01 | More by beernads
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GonzoHomebrewer

Massachusetts

3.3/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A- dark cherrywood, ruby red hue with a light cookie dough color that dissipates quickly

S- light nutty malt flavor with some light coffee roast notes

T- flavor is balanced blend of nutty malt and light coffee roast

M- fairly carbonated and dry, doesn't lend much at all to the beer

O- Easy to drink and the alcohol is well hidden, but flavor wise there isn't much going on for me, I really love coffee beers and there's just too much balance for my liking

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2013 19:28:33 | More by GonzoHomebrewer
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CrazyDavros

Australia

3.48/5  rDev -5.2%
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.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2013 23:46:03 | More by CrazyDavros
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

01-17-2014 23:24:05 | More by tbryan5
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BeerDrinkingDiver

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

03-30-2014 04:37:14 | More by BeerDrinkingDiver
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fionn13

Ireland

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-08-2014 15:26:07 | More by fionn13
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aztraz

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

04-17-2014 21:09:29 | More by aztraz
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DrewLikesBeer

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-11-2014 15:15:35 | More by DrewLikesBeer
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danieelol

Australia

3.53/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours brown with good head/lacing.

Smell is massive, earthy instant coffee. Whiteboard marker, soil, some hop and sweetened milk. Jelly Belly jelly beans.

Taste is more green, not particularly high quality coffee. As it warms, the coffee seems to become a higher quality blend all round. Mouthfeel is a bit light and spritzy, with a nice wholesome coffee-like finish.

I was initially going to trash this beer, but it grew on me over the course of a bottle.

Loads and loads of coffee flavour here, and the brown ale base carries it well. Nonetheless remember this is more of a "coffee beer" than a beer in its own right. Similar to and on par with Frangelic Mountain Brown, but substantially drier.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2013 13:52:23 | More by danieelol
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beerdrifter

Germany

3.55/5  rDev -3.3%
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!

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2013 17:15:10 | More by beerdrifter
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laituegonflable

Australia

3.55/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Deep red-tinged brown colour, fair glint of light through the body. Head is a little whispy on the side, but decent density and nice milky-brown colour. Lace is OK. Bit of a mixed bag, but good.

Lots of coffee on the nose. Dark, roasty with a touch of char, and plenty of peppery spice. Dry with a woody edge, touch of cayenne and a hit of rich chocolate. Nice edge to a pretty plain coffee aroma.

Coffee again on the palate. Roasty and slightly dusty, with a bit of sourness at the back where it's undercooked, but then the rich, dark chocolate notes come in midway to add flavour backbone as well as a sweetness to the finish. Maybe a touch too much; could use a bit more of that bitter, spicy coffee on there. It's detectable but quite subdued, and it finishes a little weak as a result.

Fluid; a little thin, though, on the mouthfeel. Kind of adds to the general meek feeling on the back.

Not a bad after-dinner drop, particularly if chocolate's your thing, but it reminds me why mocha isn't my thin. A little too sweet, and not enough coffee character.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2013 03:12:55 | More by laituegonflable
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corby112

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark chestnut brown color with a 2.5 finger, frothy beige head that very slowly settles into a lasting cap/ring. The tulip is left coated with large streaks and chunks of soapy lacing.

Robust coffee bean aroma with sweet and roasted malts balancing each other out. Roasted espresso/coffee bean along with dark chocolate and lactic sugar. It's nice to come across a coffee beer that doesn't smell like a week old used coffee filter. Some caramel, toffee and lighter chocolate balancing out the roast.

Medium bodied with tight carbonation and a stronger roast presence than the aroma suggests. Lots of dry, roasted coffee bean flavor but it never becomes acrid or overbearing. Espresso like flavor with chocolate/mocha sweetness along with toast, toffee and oatmeal. Some lactic sugar sweetness but not as much as expected. Could use a bit more of that, in my opinion, to balance things out. Overall, this beer is decently balanced and easy to drink with nice coffee flavor but I didn't find anything that elevates it above an average coffee beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2012 07:09:16 | More by corby112
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

04-17-2014 02:31:12 | More by Griffith
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Irish12

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

09-11-2013 03:15:45 | More by Irish12
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Lovely85

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

10-27-2013 21:45:35 | More by Lovely85
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PeterIngemi

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Split a 750 ml poured into a duvel glass.

A: pours a nice slightly hazelnutyy brown. With two fingers of puffy coffee colored head... Even after a gentle pour... That leavs a bit of lacing.

S: a bit of coffee and chocolate right up front... Not really getting much other then that... A good smelling beer, just wish the aroma was a bit more pronounced. Some toasty brown Malts start to appear as the brew warms some.

T: much like the nose at first I get a good does of coffee and chocolate.... Followed by some slightly toasty/Burnt nutty brown Malts.... Theres is an unexpected floss of hops on the finish here.... A tasty brew.

M: medium creamy body, with medium crisp carbonation that borderlines on being a touch to high and a slightly bitter hop finish.

O: this is a good beer, with a nice coffe mocha flavor and a bit of hops on the finish... A bit pricey, but worth giving a whirl.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2012 00:44:10 | More by PeterIngemi
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Mochaccino Messiah from To Øl
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