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Mokah - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,852 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,852
Reviews: 681
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.95%
Wants: 173
Gots: 320 | FT: 13
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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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

ChicagoNick, Jun 11, 2014
Photo of russwbeck
3.5/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

A: Pitch black pour with a nicely sized light brown head. Retention and lacing are both pretty good.

S: It blows my mind how much chocolate is in the smell. It's almost too much. Very sweet, not a lot of coffee.

T: I was expecting more balance here. But the thick, creamy, rich chocolate really over powers anything elthat tries to rear its
head.

MF: Very thick. Carbonation is low. No hint of alcohol.

O: Sort of a disappointment honestly. Wanted a bigger more balanced flavor. Probably wouldn't get it again.

russwbeck, Jun 28, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

MIchael_D_Larkin, Jul 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

SamanthaMarieee9, Feb 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

ohtheguilt, Jan 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

ShadyJay, Mar 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

nineworldseries, May 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

cowboy83, Jun 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

ejh06752, Apr 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Pinkocd, Aug 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

StoutIrish, Dec 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

deapokid, Nov 20, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

drummermattie02, Feb 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

VaTechPhilly, Jul 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

kscaldef, Jun 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

bigdog011, Jul 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

fredmugs, May 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

bigox420, Nov 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

KevD, Nov 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

JeffTaylor1130, Dec 28, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Myles, Jun 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Kerrie, Aug 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

eerbayman, Nov 15, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

jfcaa193, Feb 02, 2012
Photo of Vonerichs
3.53/5  rDev -16%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

It pours a dark brown color. I poured aggressively into a tulip glass and got about 1 inch of foamy coffee colored head that fully subdued within 1 minute, leaving behind some nice lacing.

Heavy on the chocolate smell with coffee in the backround, imagine that. The chocolate smelled like baker's chocolate.

Same on the taste. The chocolate dominated the coffee tones on this and has a Hersey Syrup flavor. It reminded me of a chocolate phosphate. The coffee is there with roasted malts, but both are muted by the sweetness. I was hoping for more balance with the coffee flavors but they were overshadowed by the artificial tasting chocolate.

This is a little thin, in my opinion, and the sweetness leaves a slightly bitter filmy feeling on my tounge. The aftertaste was a little bit of a turnoff for me.

This doesn't get any bonus points from me on drinkability. On top of being too sweet and leaving a bad aftertaste, the alcohol really shows up hard and clashes with the flavor. It does calm down a little as it warms, though.

I've never tried chokolat, but I have tried jahva and I think jahva is much more enjoyable. I did like this and was glad I tried it, but it had too many distractions along the way.

Vonerichs, May 14, 2009
Mokah from Southern Tier Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,852 ratings.