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Mokah - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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1,812 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,812
Reviews: 676
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.95%
Wants: 169
Gots: 312 | FT: 12
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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Photo of MacQ32
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.

MacQ32, May 29, 2013
Photo of GuttaMane138
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

GuttaMane138, May 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

pheelingIt, May 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Boston_Steve, May 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

NJBeer265, May 22, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

brewcifix, May 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photekut, May 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

bluestar0828, May 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

twenty5, May 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

CanisMajor, May 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

jkane101, May 15, 2013
Photo of MDDMD
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

MDDMD, May 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

aLenwell, May 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

rolltide8425, May 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Gww1864, May 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

ipas-for-life, May 12, 2013
Photo of TerryW
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.

TerryW, May 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

smutty33, May 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

blknikon, Apr 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

2Xmd, Apr 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Devilman, Apr 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Damian74Shensky, Apr 22, 2013
Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.49/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured out of a bottle picked up long ago in Olympia, WA.

Black and mostly dark brown color comes out, plenty of viscosity to this bad boy. Small lighter brown head on it, really tiny bubbles, inconsistent lace patchwork on the side of the glass. Aroma was a little more burnt malt and not enough coffee/espresso/mochawhatchacallit to cover up the substantial existence of alcohol booziness wafting up from the glass. But its good, but not great.

Taste, still plenty of heat. Cover up the heat, way too much acrid bitterness on this one. Mokah makes me think brown + cream, not burning acidity and bitterness. Smoov it out yo! The mocha notes are just not there. People should blend this with creme brulee if they don't like brulee's sweetness, because this one has none, and would benefit from more chocolate and sweetness. More coffee and lactose please.

I dunno about my score here. I was ultimately disappointed by a good beer. I think that stems from a few things:

1. The price. $10+ a bomber means you better be bad ass.
2. I know ST can and does make better stouts: See choklat/creme brulee. I dunno, maybe they thought those stouts big complaint was for being too sweet, so they decided to make this big and burly without the soft touches.
3. The coffee flavor was average at best.

Beerandraiderfan, Apr 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

jpatton0127, Apr 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

Dannynoonan123, Apr 21, 2013
Mokah from Southern Tier Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,812 ratings.