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Mokah - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Reviews: 636
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 11.19%


Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DrinkinBuddy on 04-20-2009)
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One2Remeber

Florida

4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tulip

A: Dark chocolate colored body. Thick cloudy, film textured head starts to bubble away looking like swiss cheese.

S: Nestle chocolate milk with undertones of licorice. Really have to work to find an alcoholic touch. As it warms up I get a fluffy mellowness I get in marshmallows, but then the alcohol starts to show.

T/M: Big estery yeast taste up front. A creamy, smooth chocolate note. A thick body as hershey syrup/milk shake. Licorice tastes comes out to cover up a boozy finish. Lots of adjuncts and yeast taste, I do not pick up any hops. A more complex malt profile would make the fantastic chocolate taste seem more dynamic.

O: For an Imperial Chocolate Stout this is spot on, but I prefer a more dynamic bill. This is straight forward and ridiculously smooth. This would be great in a bowl of cereal for extra flavor.

Serving type: growler

07-13-2012 01:30:30 | More by One2Remeber
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Nugganooch

California

3.73/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Big thanks to mdfb79 for this growler fill - Cheers Dan

Notes from 09/12/11
Growler to Goblet

A: First growler pour was a slight viscous black color with some dark brown hints to it and no head. Just some specks of lace. Carbonation looked low however other pours yielded a decent 1 finger turbanado sugar cap to it.

S: Mokah smells like straight chocolate syrup. YooHoo bro. Deep chocolatey roasted malts. Some hints of this toasted oaky character too it. Has a sort of overall Tootsie Roll smell. It is quite incredible.

T: TOOTSIE ROLL. This is a rich and decadent brew no doubt. TOOTSIE ROLL Chocolaty for sure. TOOTSIE A tad thicker and def sweet but not too syrupy. ROLL Touch of licorice. Some booze. TOOTSIE ROLL Has a slight almost fake/artificial component to it that is not so pleasant but tolerable. TOOTSIE ROLL Some alcohol warmth. TOOTSIE ROLL A real treat. TOOTSIE ROLL.

M: Thicker body with any oily slick viscous mouthcoat.

D: A sweet and decadent sipper. Not something you are going to session at all.

Definitely an adventure in craft beer. A must try for any chocolate beer lovers...unless you can't stand TOOTSIE ROLLS

Serving type: growler

09-14-2011 23:49:26 | More by Nugganooch
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gatorbreath

Fiji

3.58/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

really should be called the meal replacer...

black as night, chocolatey dark brown head, tall, some lacing, smell is chocolate and alcohol, almost scared me off from the nose, the taste is non stop chocolate/mocha and malt and heavy heavy chocolateyness on the palate on the back end...ridiculous..mouthfeel, heavy as F, overall, maybe 1 more ever...got lots of love for s. tier but this one is just too melted hershey bar in a glass for this cat

peas

Serving type: growler

07-23-2011 01:26:49 | More by gatorbreath
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thedoubler55

New Jersey

4.45/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pitch black in appeatance, leaves a slight tan head at the top, that leaves a nice brown lacing all over the glass.

S: Chocolate, cream, coffee, and just a bit of booze.

T: This taste just like chocolate, a bit of coffee notes throughout, and a bit of booze at the tail end, great tasting.

M: Sticky, very thick and slight carbonation.

O: This beer is fantastic, great winter beer, very enjoyable and taste like dessert.

Serving type: growler

07-15-2011 17:02:49 | More by thedoubler55
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Kendo

New York

4.53/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Poured from the growler (half-growler from Westmere Beverage in Guilderland; full growler was $19.99, so this was about $10) into a pint glass. Body is black with a light-tan head. Some red hues when backlit. No lace.

S: Nice - chocolate from a foot away. Even more chocolatey when I put my nose into the glass. Real hard to find anything beyond that, but as it warms I get a bit of roasted barley malt underneath the chocolate.

T: Chocolate and coffee -- some roasted barley up front followed by chocolate and more chocolate. Coffee more noted as it warms. Finishes with a slight roasty bitterness, which nicely cuts the chocolatey sweetness. Slight bit of alcohol heat is felt at the back end of the sip, provides a bit of drying, and then warmth in the belly.

M: Full-bodied, carbonation is moderate.

D: Off the charts for a beer of this strength, but still - a big body and notable alcohol will slow you down a bit, so no 5 here.

Serving type: growler

10-10-2010 00:27:30 | More by Kendo
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Spider889

Ohio

4.2/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into my CBC growler at Brew's Cafe earlier tonight. Fresh as can be without having directly on tap an hour ago...

Poured motor oil black, though a deep reddish brown glow around the edges appears when held to the light. Essentially no head, and I'm not getting any notable lacing either.

The smell is terrific! It's like smelling a fresh chocolate fudge brownie. The sweetness is so strong it's the only thing preventing this from getting a "5" here. There's lots of sweet vanilla notes as well, and some mild malt and coffee undertones, but you have to work for those. The chocolate dominates; and it. is. heavenly.

Taste is bold coffee and sweet milk chocolate. Plenty of chocolate malts and decent bittering. Alcohol burn chimes in on the finish along with a sweet vanilla and mild oakiness.

This beer is full bodied but not as thick as stouts can get. Light carbonation, fairly smooth going down.

Drinkability is not bad for an Imperial Stout, the alcohol is very well masked beneath everything else that's going on. However this beer is extremely sweet and bold, which means I'd normally settle for a single glass in a sitting.

Serving type: growler

08-14-2010 03:29:08 | More by Spider889
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PEBKAC

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Growler from Whole Foods.

An unexpected ST tasting after hitting New Beer. Great way to start off the weekend. :) Poured into a generic tumbler.

The description stated a blend(listed ingredients for Jahva & Choklat match). The server couldn't quite put the two words "new" & "beer" together, but denied & assured us that is was not a "blend".

Color was a leathery black, with a thin, but frothy, dark tan head.

Well just from the smell, it seems unfamiliar. Chocolate dominates, but not like the Belgian chocolate found on Choklat. This smells like sugary milk chocolate, white sugar, cocoa mix, & lactose. A little similar to Nesquik. On the edges, just a twinge of coffee & grass. Good & soothing, but not complex or irresistible.

Taste is of grainy, sugary milk chocolate up front, with lots of smooth lactose. Clean caramel, it hints with grain past the middle, coffee just barely peaking through(no bitter roast or earthy/ground flavors, but so much less then expected), & ends on an obvious cascade note that works really well.

Feel is decent. Somewhat of an oat-y feel, with an overall hearty body. Carbonation is mild to strong, simulating a little acidity. The lack of alcohol I think is the most drastic thing here though. Like a Bailey's with ice, the alcohol buries itself in the overall sweetness. Choklat, as good as it is, just can't drink this easy.

Taste was almost irresistible. $16.99 for 64 ounces(plus glass)... err. Better then $9 for a bottle, but still something I just can't do much of. ...I remember when UnEarthly was $5.49.

Serving type: growler

05-30-2009 01:16:12 | More by PEBKAC
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mick303

Ontario (Canada)

4.51/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Opened on Xmas Day, had aged this for a year or two but couldn’t find a batch date. Into a tulip glass this poured a thick oily black colour, with a slight whispy head, great lacing. 4.25
S – super rich, creamy chocolate, smooth coffee, cinnamon and vanilla, honey biscuits, soft chocolatey sweetness to it, a light bitterness, reminiscent of those chocolate swirl cookie sticks, only slight hints of warming alcohol mixed in nicely with the coffee, amazing. 4.5
T – soft creamy chocolate, then more of a coffee character through the body, cocoa powder, hints of chocolate chili spice, creamy vanilla really comes through, lots of dark and milk chocolate, subtle caramel. Finish is full, mildly spicy, and dries out a bit leaving a complex mocha aftertaste with a hint of spice. 4.5
M – Probably the creamiest IS I can remember having, this is an absolutely delicious dessert beer, big big body to it, but so smooth riding on waves of chocolate and coffee. Light/moderate carbnation, works perfectly with the bitterness to cut through some of the sweetness and alcohol. 4.75
This is a remarkable beer, just amazing complexity with a mélange of balanced coffee and chocolate character. (I found the chocolate was more dominant flavor wise, but the coffee contributed a lot to the feel). It would be interesting to play around with the proportions for curiosity sake, but I think ST has pretty well nailed it here. Wouldn’t change anything with this, it’s a magical combination and works very nicely. 4.5

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2013 03:51:57 | More by mick303
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superspak

Michigan

4.33/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle into snifter, bottled on 5/26/2011. Pours pitch black color with a 1 finger dense tan head with good retention, that reduces to a thin lace cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass with some alcohol legs. Aromas of huge milk chocolate, cocoa, fudge, toffee, cream, vanilla, roasted malt, caramel, light coffee, toast, and roasted earthiness. Fantastic complexity and balance of chocolate, dark/roasted malt, and light coffee notes; with great strength. Taste of big milk chocolate, cocoa, fudge, toffee, caramel, toast, vanilla, cream, coffee, roasted malt, and roasted earthiness. Light roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of milk chocolate, cocoa, fudge, caramel, toast, toffee, vanilla, cream, coffee, and roasted malt on the finish for a while. Incredible complexity and balance of chocolate and dark/roasted malt flavors with moderate coffee presence; with big robustness and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and full bodied; with a creamy, slick, and lightly chalky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a fantastic chocolate/coffee imperial stout! Even with the significant age of it. All around awesome complexity, balance, and robustness of chocolate, dark/roasted malt, and light coffee flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the big ABV. A highly enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2013 21:44:30 | More by superspak
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DenisKolkin

Ontario (Canada)

4.01/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Really excited to see this in stores. Picked up a 650ml bottle for $9.20 CDN. Given the steep price this needs to be mind blowing for a repeat purchase, although Southern Tier has great reputation in my books, given how much I enjoyed Pumking. Served cool (refrigerated then left out for about 45 minutes prior to consumption) into a pint glass.

Appearance - Very dark brown, nearly black colored beer with dark tan head that was only about 1/2 finger and disappears quick. Only left a soapy wisp of head on top. Minimal lacing.

Smell - Tons of chcoloate, mild dose of coffee and maybe a faint caramel note but that's it. Obviously a bit of booze aroma and to be fair the chocolate is layered on top of each other through some rich combination of milk and dark chocolate. Quite delicious smelling, but given that I don't absolutely love chocolate this may not be my thing.

Taste - Irrepressibly boozy, with tons of milk and dark chocolate flavors in there slightly bitter heightened in the aftertaste, but the interplay between alcohol and chocolate dominates. Slight smokiness and caramel and coffee flavors, but all play a supporting role to the chocolate. Quite nice if not terribly complicated flavors. Very chocolate-centric and flavorful overall.

Mouthfeel - Smooth, rich and velvety, low carbonation and almost syrupy feel.

Overall - Really nice, huge chocolate presence but is definitely more of a dessert beer or a beer best served with a couple of friends. Definitely something to sip over an evening by the fire.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2013 04:48:33 | More by DenisKolkin
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4.2/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours an opaque jet black in color with light amounts of gentle carbonation along the edges of the glass and hints of dark cola brown highlights. The beer has a two finger tall foamy tan head that slowly reduce to a mottled thick film covering the entire surface of the beer and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate to strong aromas of sweet milk chocolate with light aromas of freshly brewed coffee and hints of roasted malts.

T: Upfront there is a strong flavor of sweet milk chocolate which is followed by moderate flavors of roasted malts and roasted coffee. Overall the beer is pretty sweet with a light amount of bitterness in the finish which fades quickly.

M: Medium to full bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slick upfront with some light amounts of dryness and alcohol warming in the finish.

O: This beer is fairly sweet and pairs really nicely with dessert - in my case leftover 1st birthday cake from my daughter's birthday party over the weekend (vanilla cake with vanilla frosting). The alcohol is pretty well hidden but due to the sweetness, this is a sipping beer. Quite enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2013 02:05:40 | More by dbrauneis
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Beerlover

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

reviewed from notes.
"This beer reeks of chocolaty goodness, not much coffee in the aroma, hopefully more in the flavor...nope! this beer is ALL CHOCOLATE!! Even more so than "Young's double chocolate stout! Too much chocolate in my opinion, cant even really taste the roasted malts or any coffee either....

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2013 23:54:02 | More by Beerlover
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dar482

New York

4.73/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

The beer comes in a dark black color with a bit of light in the bottom of the glass with a fluffy espresso head.

The aroma is just huge. It smells like fresh black coffee with some of that sweet roasted malt that comes in these big sweet stouts. Then there's some milk chocolate in there too.

The flavor follows with some really dark bitter chocolate. Then it hits you with tons of black coffee. It's quite a sweet beer with a pronounced coffee flavor. The finish has this wonderful earthy bitterness from the Chinook and Columbus hops.

The body is actually medium for a big beer like this. However, that works with the beer being like a mocha coffee, so it has that thin mouthfeel. The alcohol is completely hidden on this.

This really wowed me. It's up there with Victory at Sea and Peche Mortel with beers that really show off coffee well.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2013 03:38:25 | More by dar482
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Dope

Massachusetts

4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Older bottle, unsure of age however. 2010 or 2011 most likely.

A: Pours a very dark brown but not quite black. Big frothy light brown head. Head fades out at a moderate pace. Minimal but thick little tufts of lacing. Great head retention.

S: Big, big sweet chocolate notes. There's some rich coffee in here but it's mostly buried under the sugary sweet chocolate - probably faded from age I'm guessing. Blackwater beers tend to be extremely sweet so I'm doubting it's faded THAT much either, probably just bludgeoned into submission by the sugar content. Honestly a delicious aroma, reminds me of taza coffee chocolate discs in a way. Only sweeter. A lot sweeter. Did I mention it's sweet?

T: Huh, funny. Not nearly as sweet as the aroma betrays. Still sweet but more of a bitter coffee and bittersweet chocolate flavor. Very mocha-like for sure. Lots of black patent malt, bunches of burnt barley amongst the chocolate and coffee. Surprisingly bitter in the finish and lingering aftertaste to boot.

M: Thick and viscous.

O: Interesting, very sweet aroma but much milder body. Not sure if age has mellowed the sweetness a bit. Lots and lots of bittersweet coffee, chocolate and burnt malt. Heavy body to boot. I think this might be better fresher, it's a bit muddled at this point. Still good, just not what I expect from a big Southern Tier stout.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2013 01:58:35 | More by Dope
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GWhite

Florida

4.88/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A beautiful, glorious beer. Delighted to have this twice after it's retirement. Splendid merriment of chocolate and coffee, this easily outdoes it's parent beers. Silky smooth mouthfeel with limited amount of carbonation. It doesn't quite have the heft of the larger representations of the style but it gets very close in smoothness.
I really enjoyed this beer both times I've had it which spurred me to submit this while enjoying it the second time. Cheers.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2013 04:53:22 | More by GWhite
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wpqx

Illinois

5/5  rDev +19%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Extremely dark with some brown overtones

S - wonderful aroma of chocolate and coffee

T - It's unfair how smooth this beer is for as strong as it is. Super chocolatey and unbelievably delicious, this is in my top 5 of all time.

M - Smooth and thick going down, coats your palate with some lingering chocolate overtones.

O - This is as good of a beer as I've ever had. Far more chocolate flavor than Southern Tier's Choklat, super smooth, full bodied, strong, flavorful, and amazing. This is one of those beers I buy every time I see it on the shelf and I know this will be better than anything else I might buy.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2013 03:19:45 | More by wpqx
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RickS95

Indiana

4.4/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

It's exemplary. Dark black in the glass, a black hole. The head isn't much and that keeps it from being a 5. Tan bubbles, very thin, and little retention. Somewhat expected from an 11.2% ABV beer, but still, it holds it back a bit.

A bit malty as you'd guess. Lots of different kinds, but it smells like a milk stout. You can literally smell the sweet. Caramel and chocolate malts are onscreen the most.

Southern Tier accomplished what they wanted, they gave us a chocolately, strong coffee beer. Lots of different ingredients shine...chocolate, caramel, coffee and alcohol. None dominate individually, collectively that's all this beer is about.

It's a beast of a beer, but it doesn't overpower as each ingredient provides good balance. Obviously, it's full bodied. During the sip, there's a transition from sweet to bitter. The caramel and chocolate give a nice sweet jumpstart to the drink, while the coffee and alcohol bring bitterness and balance so the sweet isn't so overpowering. Plenty of heat from the alcohol, though it's doesn't burn your throat like a shot of spirits.

It's pretty stellar, just some minor nits keep it from running the table. Clearly a sipper, it makes for a good dessert beer, or just a good dessert all by itself. Very strong, but never over the top. Really, a great night cap.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2013 03:34:35 | More by RickS95
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Redrover

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Southern Tier Mokah on tap at the Old Toad in Rochester and served in a 10 oz. goblet. The beer is jet black with a skim of brown foam. Drank on 8-6-13

It has a nose of milk chocolate and roasted malts.

Taste leads with chocolate milk balls and medium roasted malts. There are hints of percolated coffee mid glass. It hits all the right notes for a desert or end of night beer. The achol is well hidden which is nice.

The mouth is slightly thick and a bit coating.

For me at least, a great nightcap beer.

Serving type: on-tap

08-08-2013 17:05:21 | More by Redrover
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

4.03/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Black pour with decent carbonation, one finger of mocha coloured head. Very little lace and a film of retention.

S - Tons of coffee and a definite hot chocolate note. Creamy iced coffee too. Just a ton of all things coffee and chocolate in various different formats. Sweet aroma.

T - Sweet chocolate and tons of coffee again. Some obvious alcohol is there but doesn't offend. Tons of chocolatey goodness, hot choclate and sweet iced coffee notes.

M - Good carbonation, full body and a sweet iced coffee finish.

O/D - Hard to fault this. Very much a dessert beer. Hits the spot with tons of delicious flavours and complexity. Definitely a tasty beer. I don't know how much I could have, but it's worth a taste for sure.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2013 01:05:17 | More by tbeckett
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katan

Colorado

4.11/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

into a pint

A - Pours a mostly opaque brown color, a little bit ruby in the corner. Little to no head formation, mocha (pun) in color. Seems to have a good deal of bubbling to it.

S - Strong - lots of chocolate, hefty amount of sweetness. I also can see some coffee beans and some roast sneaking in there. Big big beer.

T - Starts off really strong, molasses, currants, raisins, chocolate, lots of big flavors. Turns into a more balanced beer with some chocolate roastiness coming in the middle. More vanilla comes in as well, which turns out to be a fairly dominant flavor in the aftertaste. Finishes with a sticky sweetness, candy bar.

M - Full bodied and a moderate carbonation. Comes off thick, sticky, coating. A bit of alcohol warmth from the beer as it sits on the tongue.

o/D- A big big beer with big flavors to match. A desert beer I would fathom, almost replaces the call for a irish coffee. Fits right into the Southern Tier style. Pretty filling, and lots of abv to manage...go slow.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2013 01:31:09 | More by katan
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

4.13/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

650ml bomber poured into tulip 8/6/13, cheers liamt07 for the bottle

A dark cola with a foam that has about the same retention of cola, perhaps my glass is dirty, no lace

S coffee fudge and chocolate syrup come out strong followed by some Kahlua and chocolate milk, just a hint of booze, so simple but so good

T burnt brown sugar and the roast is slightly darker then the nose, still lots of chocolate syrup but with some raisins, less booze then the nose but still noticeable

M not quite the body I was expecting from the color but far from thin, bubbles fluff up and flatten out quickly, syrupy but only a little sticky with some booze heat going down and a lingering burnt coffee finish

O smells and tastes great, simple but I love it, a little hot and not as thick as I was hoping for but something I'd keep an eye out for and maybe hide under the stairs

perhaps not the best night cap, now I have one eye wide open from the coffee and the others shut due to booze, I suppose there's worse things in life

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2013 02:16:46 | More by wordemupg
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BGDrock

Ontario (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: black and accented with dark cherry; cappuccino head never adds up to much and vanishes quickly

Aroma: chocolate at first, then some dark roast coffee, but the chocolate returns to dominate with a bit of black licorice; rich and only lightly acidic, bitter

Taste & Mouthfeel: dark chocolate with an espresso bitterness in the finish; silky, oily texture and some powdered cocoa; luxurious flavours linger for ages; medium body and just right carbonation; hint of orange peel, cinnamon

Overall: at the end of the day it's real chocolate flavour, not overwhelming, too rich, or sweet; would like more coffee influence to really get that feeling of a mocha, it's too subtle

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2013 23:59:57 | More by BGDrock
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MacQ32

South Carolina

4.04/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

A - pours slightly lighter but still damn near black, head is shy of a finger, lacing and retention virtually non existent. The Oat consumed immediately prior to this is much stronger in all attributes.

S - tons of bitter sweet chocolate and roasty bitter coffee malts. Super sweet and syrupy.

T - lots of syrupy bitter chocolate and roasted coffee, decent alcohol burn, sweet vanilla. Super delicious

M - thick as hell. Drinks incredibly smoothly, hardly any carbonation. Sip worthy

O - delicious taste and an incredibly smooth drinker.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2013 03:46:21 | More by MacQ32
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4.26/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A-dark brown to black color with a smallish tan head and some lacing

S-coffee, dark roasted malt, caramel, chocolate

T-dark malts with some char, coffee, chocolate, hints of brown sugar and earthiness, touch of vanilla

F-medium to full body with light carbonation, smooth and creamy, palate coating

O-a nice sipping beer with a good blend of both chocolate and coffee flavors

Serving type: on-tap

05-14-2013 01:43:51 | More by MDDMD
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TerryW

Ontario (Canada)

3.34/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Dark walnut coloured beer under a moderate head that leaves a lot of fine spidery lace. Head settles to a heavy film.

Big chocolate nose, very sweet bordering on syrupy. Malt in the background. Very soft on the palate to drink, but also heavy sweet. Too much syrup happening. Past the sweetness is some charcoal and a hint of bitterness. Lots of chocolate and coffee. However, overall just too sweet and syrupy to enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2013 22:10:30 | More by TerryW
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Mokah from Southern Tier Brewing Company
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