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Holy Mole - Mother's Brewing Company

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84
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38 Ratings
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Ratings: 38
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 12.94%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mother's Brewing Company visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: soju6 on 05-21-2012)
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Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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Missouri

4/5  rDev +7.8%

06-05-2014 16:25:57 | More by dradair
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

05-07-2014 02:29:23 | More by Boston_Steve
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KingFizz

Kansas

3/5  rDev -19.1%

05-01-2014 04:49:49 | More by KingFizz
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Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

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Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

04-05-2014 18:35:50 | More by PeakedInHighSchool
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Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

03-24-2014 19:23:49 | More by neckwrestler
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Carl_R

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

03-08-2014 08:26:10 | More by Carl_R
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Aussietravla

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

02-02-2014 19:32:04 | More by Aussietravla
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cardsfan

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +7.8%

01-27-2014 02:21:35 | More by cardsfan
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cmwilliq

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-22-2014 23:41:14 | More by cmwilliq
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zeff80

Missouri

4/5  rDev +7.8%

01-16-2014 12:23:37 | More by zeff80
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Chirpie

Kansas

3.33/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Darn it! What an odd beer.

The appearance is above average, the smell is fine...

Then you taste it. Hey that's not half ba.... wait... whut?

Downer of a finish when this medicinal peppery flair just dominates everything else. You can't get past it once you've reflected on the second half of that sip and it keeps eating away at you from there.

Certainly an "interesting" beer but if that's not the most assuring of attempts, you're right, it isn't.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2014 05:45:32 | More by Chirpie
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GMUPatriot_inKansas

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

01-12-2014 02:24:56 | More by GMUPatriot_inKansas
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

01-09-2014 23:07:34 | More by Boone757
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jroberts8811

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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jklecko2

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

05-22-2013 15:43:30 | More by jklecko2
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BryanCarey

Texas

3.51/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Holy Mole is an amber/brown colored brew with a nose that is chocolaty and spicy, mainly cinnamon. The beer is very clean and leaves no lacing at all as you drink.

This beer has an interesting flavor profile that offers up some light roasted malt, chocolate, and spices such as nutmeg and cinnamon. There is a touch of coffee as well and some caramel notes. There is other spiciness present due to the addition of peppers to the brew and it makes for an interesting flavor combination.

Holy Mole is different from the typical beer, both in flavor and appearance. The ingredients used are not like those of most beers and they combine for a one-of-a-kind taste. I’m not too thrilled with the appearance- the beer is a little too clean for me and it almost looks like a glass of cola when poured. But the flavor is better than average and helps me overlook some of the other qualities.

I don’t think I have ever tasted a beer that was brewed with cocoa nibs and peppers, but with Holy Mole in my glass, now I can say I have. It’s yet another good product from Mother’s Brewing and one certainly deserving of a try.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2013 03:35:25 | More by BryanCarey
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elvish

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

05-10-2013 21:55:26 | More by elvish
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

03-08-2013 04:47:38 | More by LambicPentameter
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mobius387

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

02-27-2013 03:27:57 | More by mobius387
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Punisher

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

02-23-2013 21:37:31 | More by Punisher
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WhiskeeTango

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

02-15-2013 18:54:23 | More by WhiskeeTango
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AllHailBeercules

Missouri

3.1/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I'm really not sure which beer to review, the standout that it used to be on tap, or the shadow that they bottled.

I first had this about a year and a half ago at a beer festival the brewery attended. They brought a few special kegs, including their tap room only Holy Mole. That beer really changed my mind about the brewery and convinced me that they could make something different and really special. It was a fantastic spiced ale with a cocoa, a little pepper, and big hits of nutmeg and cinnamon. It was so good (I originally gave it about 4.25) that I tasted it two or three times and chatted with one of the brewers about how fantastic it would be to get a growler, pair with some fajitas, and move on to cheesecake for the big finale. But I never got that chance.

When the bottles came out, I was pumped. Until I tried it. It lost all the subtle (and not so subtle) spices, and went too much toward the standard pepper mole. Nothing bad, just strikingly average, but compared to what it used to be, I can't recommend it. Reminds me of some common beer knowledge, "The worst thing you can do to beer is bottle it." Maybe I shouldn't be so harsh; Mothers showed some flashes of brilliance with this originally, but they just really tripped up translating that flavor to the bottle. Maybe next time...

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2013 04:52:39 | More by AllHailBeercules
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Ed_Johnson


4.68/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Drank from a bottle. Poured in a standard wine glass (that is what we had). Dark brown color and nice off-white head and then some lacing. The aroma was of some chocolate and then a hint of peppers. The body is medium and the finish was quite clean except for the hint of peppers and spice. The peppers were very nicely done, some heat in the second bottle but little in the first. I tasted chocolate, some caramel, then cinnamon and peppers. I would buy this beer again.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2013 00:04:54 | More by Ed_Johnson
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Holy Mole from Mother's Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.