Mokah - Southern Tier Brewing Company
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Reviews by TheSixthRing:
4.21/5 rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Appearance - Pours thick and black with a cocoa powder colored head that sits at about a finger's width. Good retention, resulting in a thin layer of suds across the top that thicken around the edges. Small, spotty lacing with fair stick.
Smell - As expected, lots of coffee and chocolate character in the aroma. Strong earthiness as well. Fair vanilla wafts with touches of coconut.
Taste - Big chocolatey notes upfront, hitting mostly on milk chocolate, but is backed by some fudge and baker's chocolate bitterness. Coffee grounds hit mid-taste and near the finish. Vanilla essence hangs well beneath, but comes through in the aftertaste, along with a strengthening fudge character and light coffee bitterness.
Mouthfeel - Full-bodied with low carbonation. Lightly prickly. Chewy, with some syrupy stickiness.
Overall - This is good. Really frickin' good. Not quite up there with Rogue's Double Chocolate Stout, but it does well to scratch that same itch. Fair balance, though leans toward the sweeter side. Don't know that I'd trade for it again, but would certainly buy it if it ever gets California distribution.
Serving type: bottle
06-15-2014 01:13:53 | More by TheSixthRing
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4.26/5 rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Appearance- Pours a pitch black with a large, foamy espresso colored head.
Smell- A huge nose that is full of chocolatey notes with subtle coffee and caramel as well.
Taste- The chocolate takes the forefront again with nice coffee undertones. Sweet and full of flavor but very drinkable.
Mouthfeel- Full bodied. The alcohol is hidden well which makes for awesome drinkability.
Overall- A complex, refreshing stout that hits the right notes on almost all levels.
Serving type: bottle
07-25-2014 23:04:57 | More by BurningTreeMufen
Mokah from Southern Tier Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,684 ratings.