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Mokah - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,674 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 1,674
Reviews: 668
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.95%
Wants: 156
Gots: 273 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

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

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +19%

11-10-2012 15:40:05 | More by Craigory
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ScaryEd

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

11-10-2012 14:08:46 | More by ScaryEd
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FEUO

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

11-10-2012 12:14:32 | More by FEUO
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bigox420

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

11-10-2012 01:40:08 | More by bigox420
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dubdrop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.8%

11-09-2012 00:40:04 | More by dubdrop
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Oboogie

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

11-08-2012 15:37:49 | More by Oboogie
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Scotchboy

Idaho

4.3/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Stoked for this guy, 22oz bomber split into snifters...

A: Black pour with red hues, surprisingly not as dark or viscous as I thought it might be...off-tan head dissipates pretty rapidly.

S: Huge milk chocolate and Belgian bittersweet chocolate notes...chocolate covered espresso beans, roasted malt base, hints of darker caramel...lots of sweetness without being cloying. Smells like dessert for sure.

T: Sweetness again, with a moderate roasted malt character...touch of a burnt note on the finish. Dark chocolate and black malt maybe? There is the slightest semblance of balance here between sweet and bitter.

MF: Creamy medium-full body with medium carbonation levels and a dry flash of bitterness on the finish.

O: This is the ST stout I've been looking for since trying Choklat and Creme Brulee. The suggestion of balance, though it might be a facade, is still welcome. Toning down that sweet ST style into something more readily drinkable is a HUGE plus to me. Good stuff.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2012 16:11:20 | More by Scotchboy
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Angryzen

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

11-07-2012 05:01:32 | More by Angryzen
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RedAleMan

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

11-04-2012 05:53:36 | More by RedAleMan
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jsnoek

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

11-04-2012 00:29:18 | More by jsnoek
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weaselchew

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

11-03-2012 20:59:48 | More by weaselchew
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chocosushi

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

11-03-2012 04:22:54 | More by chocosushi
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Bob402

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -22.6%

11-03-2012 01:29:11 | More by Bob402
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peensteen

Ontario (Canada)

4.4/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nearly jet black, cap of tan head, little lace at the edge of the glass. Smell is full of chocolate, milk and bittersweet, vanilla, coffee beans and a moderate amount of roasty malt are present with bits of alcohol, but really quite chocolate heavy. Taste is similar to the nose lots of chocolate, vanilla and black coffee, sweet milky chocolate notes, fairly bitter most likely the work of the coffee, some alcohol heat but not boozy, more chocolate and coffee beans in the finish and leaves flavours of vanilla in the aftertaste. Lightly carbonated and creamy big and full bodied. Delicious stuff here, sweet and loaded with a ton of flavour, really good stuff.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2012 20:50:43 | More by peensteen
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dipso123

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

10-30-2012 23:30:19 | More by dipso123
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seplo

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

10-29-2012 20:12:56 | More by seplo
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josephwa

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

10-29-2012 18:06:28 | More by josephwa
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

4.2/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Mokah pours a black color with very little head. there was a very sweet aroma, lots of chocolate. There is a very sweet chocolate flavor, lots of coffee flavors too; mokah flavors. Rather sweet, and easy and almost dangerous to drink. Overall a very different and interesting beer, worth a shot.

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2012 02:53:33 | More by vette2006c5r
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kbrown

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

10-28-2012 00:04:56 | More by kbrown
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wd40

New York

3.63/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I can see how this is a well crafted beer, but I don't think it was quite for me. There is definitely a lot of chocolate to the smell, and a fair amount in the taste, but not enough coffee to balance it out. The taste is also a bit cloyingly sweet. It had pretty soft carbonation that I think was detrimental to this brew because a bit more carbonation might have helped lift some of the cloying sweetness off the tongue.

Anyway, it's well crafted and an interesting experiment, but not balanced very well for my tastes. I can tell that the base stout is good, but I don't like the overwhelming chocolate flavor. I think it tastes artificial and needs to be balanced out by something else. This is something of a general problem I have had with Southern Tier beers. They have a fantastic smell or at least a very intriguing one, but they also have an overwhelming sweetness that is too much.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2012 05:21:07 | More by wd40
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WeissBoy

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -4.8%

10-27-2012 04:58:19 | More by WeissBoy
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Pammywham


4/5  rDev -4.8%

10-27-2012 04:25:09 | More by Pammywham
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MrBoh

Maryland

3.88/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

First poured almost straight white, while the second from the bomber had a khaki color to it. Mixed head formation and retention, but not necessarily bad in either. Immediate aroma of mocha. Strong and pleasant. First taste was just amazing. Strong mokah taste. A creamy coffee, really reminds me of a mocha frappiccino, but one big difference. A lot of booze taste. Not necessarily heavy for the alcohol content, but I have had smoother. But, then again, the flavor/aroma/mouthfeel would not be the same with less malt. The mouthfeel was amazing. A nice creamy and silkiness. Definitely a must try, and I plan on cellaring some to see how they turn out over time.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2012 22:14:29 | More by MrBoh
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Stoutlad

Indiana

4/5  rDev -4.8%

10-23-2012 19:38:37 | More by Stoutlad
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

4.4/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle from the LCBO, 650ml into a tulip.

Black with a khaki head. Dense retention and a whole lotta lacing. Nose has a ton of cocoa powder, milk chocolate and sweet dark malts. Not much in the way of roast or coffee character. More cocoa powder, bakers chocolate and slight heavily creamed coffee. Light roast, sweet and a touch of alcohol which is great for the actual ABV. Perfectly smooth carbonation, medium body. An excellent coffee/chocolate stout, different than Peche let's say, but hits it's mark in a sweeter gentler way.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2012 00:16:32 | More by liamt07
Mokah from Southern Tier Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,674 ratings.