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Momi Hiwa - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

182 Ratings
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Ratings: 182
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 13.77%
Wants: 189
Gots: 49 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  17.09% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MinorThreat on 06-10-2013)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I started off the beer cellar in my new house with this bad-boy (purchased mid-June 2013). After a day of spring cleaning, I deserve a treat!

A - Dark and syrupy with small coconut "floaties" . Has the same color and clarity as grade-b (dark) pure maple syrup. No apparent carbonation

S - Burnt sugar, maple syrup, raisins, prunes, residual sweetness, slight spice (nutmeg/cinnamon), and a little booze. I don't detect any rum-specifc qualities to the nose, but it certainly has a barrel aged characteristic to it.

T - Barrel characteristics and sweetness (almost cloying sweetness) dominate the palate. Caramel, burnt sugar, molasses flavors, dried figs, raisins, prunes. I don't get any specific coconut flavor but there is a slight "nuttiness" about it. It reminds me of the caramel sauce that is served with flan. Given that this is 17% (!!!), I'm amazed it doesn't have a more boozy flavor.

M - Viscous. Like drinking maple syrup.

O - I like this, really I do, but it's extremely sweet - honestly too much for me. It reminds me of Avery's Rumpin but with even more sweetness. Best shared with a few friends.

Spattastic, Mar 24, 2014
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Momi Hiwa from Avery Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 182 ratings.