Mokah - Southern Tier Brewing Company
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4.2/5 rDev 0%
A - Dark brownish black, half finger frothy khaki head, little lacing.
S - Smells amazing! Milk chocolate, black coffee.
T - Milk chocolate, coffee bean, light piney hops, little alcohol, very sweet.
M - Syrupy, alcohol burn.
O - Taste like the chocolate snowballs I grew up eating, with alcohol! It could use a good dose of flaked oats though!
* Thanks to brystmar for this one!
12-18-2011 00:41:30 | More by Rickythejeweler
4.05/5 rDev -3.6%
Nearly black/dark brown with a tiny tan head. Sweet cocoa aromas blended with espresso, toffee and hints of floral hops.
Flavor? Think dark chocolate espresso beans. Coffee bitterness balanced with sweet caramel ad toffee. Hoppy undertones and some light grains round it out nicely.
The alcohol becomes strong as the beer warms, but the thick, creamy feel caries it well. Southern Tier sure knows their desert stouts!
12-13-2011 03:04:04 | More by ElGrecoVerde
3.98/5 rDev -5.2%
From a bomber, poured into a sifter
A - looks like coffee, dark brown with a small dirty, white head
S - smells of coffee, milk chocolate, with hints of honey and cream. Overall, the coffee predominates. However, as time passes, the chocolate begins to become more prominent.
T - First there is a milky chocolate sweetness, then there's coffee and chicory. On the end, there is hint of bitter hops that lingers on the tongue. Well balanced between the coffee and chocolate flavors so they meld together and neither predominates
MF - medium body with a slight creaminess to it, slight carbonation comes through on the end.the creaminess does well to help make the chocolate come through.
O - Overall a solid, well balanced beer that melds the flavors of Javah and Choklat. It does well to blend the coffee and chocolate flavors so that both have a chance to shine but neither overpower.
12-11-2011 00:04:14 | More by jeonseh
3.95/5 rDev -6%
Poured into a snifter. This beer has a pretty massive head actually. It's about 2 and 1/2 fingers high, light tan, creamy, and slowly receding. The lace is moderate. Color of the beer is about the darkest brown can get before turning black.
The aroma, in a a few words, is decadent and delicious! I was impressed with Creme Brulee and I am with Mokah as well. Loads of sweetness, lots of milk chocolate, some bittersweet chocolate as well, smells like chocolate milk, chocolate syrup (go figure with a name like Mokah), a mixture of coffee and sweet vanilla coffee creamer, also some roasty malts in the background but they're way overpowered by the chocolate and coffee.
The taste is dominated by loads and loads of chocolate and sweetness, coffee, and vanilla coffee creamer, with bitterness from the coffee notes and slightly from a twinge of hops, roasted malts in the middle, and light nuances of caramel and brown sugar on the back end.
For such a decadent beer the consistency is on the lighter side, smooth I'd say, carbonation is quite light, body is medium, and the finish is light and lingers a little while. Actually I think for the ABV and the style, this mouth is TOO light. I could drink this and be half way through a 2nd bomber before I even knew it (once the alcohol hit me). I need to at least have a medium-high body to an imperial stout so my mind knows to sip it slowly.
Aside from the mouthfeel being too light in my opinion, this is a pretty damn good beer. I know ST gets the rap of having the diabetes in a bottle stouts, but they are proving to be pretty damn good. I've been pleasantly surprised by both Creme Brulee and now Mokah. So I'm quietly looking forward to having the other two.
12-09-2011 08:34:12 | More by matttttYCE
4.47/5 rDev +6.4%
Wow, this beer is good. I had mediocre expectations and the beer blew everything I thought a mocha inspired beer could be. I've never tasted so much chocolate in a beer. It was delightful.
It pours a deep dark brown almost black with minimal head but good lacing when filling my gold rimmed tulip glass.
It smells delicious. Lots of chocolate, a touch of coffee, some caramelized sugar, a bit of vanilla. Simply magnificent smelling.
It tastes the same as it smells, a feat in itself. As I mentioned before, it's so strong with the chocolate and that makes it amazing in my eyes. I get coffee and vanilla, caramelized sugar. This actually reminds me more of creme brulee than their beer of the same name.
The mouthfeel was great as well. Medium in body but the wash reminded me of drinking chocolate milk made from the powder, which in this case was a good thing.
Overall, I think this beer is fantastic. I wish I grabbed more bottles because I could drink one anytime the temp drops below freezing.
12-08-2011 00:45:33 | More by robboyd
Mokah from Southern Tier Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,767 ratings.