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Mokah - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,604 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 1,604
Reviews: 664
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.95%
Wants: 154
Gots: 257 | 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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Denzo

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

06-11-2014 01:38:16 | More by Denzo
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wvbrewcrew

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

06-10-2014 22:54:30 | More by wvbrewcrew
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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.8%

06-10-2014 03:16:31 | More by NonicPanic
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IAmHollywood13

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.8%

06-09-2014 19:59:49 | More by IAmHollywood13
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psdonnelly

Alabama

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

06-09-2014 01:35:20 | More by psdonnelly
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srgj88

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

06-09-2014 00:58:07 | More by srgj88
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AintNoTele

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

06-08-2014 01:47:06 | More by AintNoTele
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BrewSTL

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

06-08-2014 00:35:07 | More by BrewSTL
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3/5  rDev -28.6%

06-07-2014 23:33:18 | More by ThisWangsChung
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kwkdmk

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

06-07-2014 22:30:35 | More by kwkdmk
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Phobicsquirrel

Oregon

4/5  rDev -4.8%

06-07-2014 17:54:34 | More by Phobicsquirrel
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Ieatlambfries

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -4.8%

06-07-2014 17:45:22 | More by Ieatlambfries
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Kaizoku

Sweden

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

06-07-2014 10:35:48 | More by Kaizoku
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Swaino

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

06-07-2014 10:00:28 | More by Swaino
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AsWeSpiralDown

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

06-07-2014 04:47:00 | More by AsWeSpiralDown
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blackcompg

Illinois

4.24/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Aged for nearly 2 years, poured from their bomber into my snifter...

Appearance - Pours 2+ fingers of rich medium brown mocha foam, color of the body is a vary dark but not opaque garnet brown, leaving solid webbed lacing coating the inside of my glass.

Smell - Wow, huge nose of rich chocolates, both milk and dark, sweetened rich french roast coffee, light hints of molasses and dark fruits, whiff of vanilla bean

Taste - Very much like the nose, I get alot of rich chocolate, dark fruits, nice sweetened coffee notes with a dash of cream, then the sweetness gently backs down and reveals semi sweet molasses, under ripe plum and plumskins, some light roast and dried vanilla bean. There is a gently warmth that builds as you work your way through this bomber, not offensive in the least, and almost makes it seem as if you're actually enjoying a warm choco mocha latte... this is delicious.

Mouthfeel - A solid medium, and maybe just a bit more. Not quite mouthcoating, but smooth as silk, and flavors that coat the palate and fill the mouth. Not thin by any means, but still very sippable - resist the temptation to take a larger swallow and enjoy the flavors and the transition. Carb is low and makes a barely perceptible soft foam, with a few late prickles at the back of the throat.

Overall - I'm really enjoying this. Yes, this is one of the sweeter impy stouts I've had, but it is complimentary with the strength and depth of all of the other flavors mentioned above. If you like a sweeter stout filled with chocolate and coffee, then this is a must. I personally find that this particular stout is best enjoyed just below 50 degrees, as the alcohol will begin to assert if it gets much warmer.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 04:19:17 | More by blackcompg
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zac16125

South Carolina

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

22oz bottle into a tulip
no bottling dates

A: Opaque black, 1 fingers width of light tan head, fairly good retention, leaves only a very tiny bit of lacing.

S: Huge milk chocolate aroma accompanied by lighter roast coffee. This really does smell like a mocha coffee drink, remarkably so. I get a bit of cream, roasted malt, and subtle booze as well. Wonderful aroma.

T: Follows the nose, tons of chocolate in a fudgey and milk chocolate way. Accompanied by coffee and cream. Again, tastes like a mocha morning beverage. Subtle booze is welcomed to accompany the sweetness. Not terribly complex but if its goal was emulating a mocha coffee drink it accomplished that goal about as closely as I imagine a beer could.

M/D: Full bodied, appropriate carbonation, fairly smooth, ABV is well restrained, a bit noticeable at times but its the only thing keeping this from being cloying so its appreciated. Drinkability is average, somewhat limited by the sweetness.

O: Well I just checked my hemoglobin A1c and have confirmed that this beer has in fact given me diabetes. But I think it was worth it. I dont think there is a brewer out there that does as good a job achieving the chocolate/mocha characters as Southern Tier does in their stouts. No doubt one dimensional, and at times a bit cloying, but a great example of chocolate/coffee/mocha accentuation in a beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 01:23:08 | More by zac16125
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Armando_Perez

Florida

4/5  rDev -4.8%

06-06-2014 10:20:16 | More by Armando_Perez
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.8%

06-06-2014 04:17:37 | More by Axnjxn
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Qbdoo

Illinois

3.53/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Dark but not midnight dark. Strong scent of chocolate with a slight hint of coffee. Taste is pretty much the same. I'd like a bit less chocolate and a bit more coffee. This is a real dessert beer. I recognize the quality for those who like this type of beer, but this is a bit too dessert-like and not enough beer-like for me.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2014 01:41:20 | More by Qbdoo
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DangerDawg

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

06-05-2014 03:47:16 | More by DangerDawg
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TargaFlorio

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

06-05-2014 00:29:20 | More by TargaFlorio
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squack

New York

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

06-04-2014 22:31:01 | More by squack
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BeastLU

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

06-03-2014 12:54:14 | More by BeastLU
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henryclay_

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.8%

06-03-2014 10:30:57 | More by henryclay_
Mokah from Southern Tier Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,604 ratings.