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Highland Black Mocha Stout - Highland Brewing

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BA SCORE
87
very good

782 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 782
Reviews: 413
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 36
Gots: 39 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 12-09-2002)
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BamaBeerBuff

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4.2/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A: Black mocha is an apt moniker for this one, as the color is jet black and the creamy head forms up a light mocha color. A fairly copious amount of lacing sticks to the glass.

S: Lightly sweet dark chocolate, caramel, and a pleasant citrus hop presence in the background. Not incredibly overpowering, but balanced and fully adequate for a sessionable stout.

T&M: Smooth dark chocolate and coffee flavor, with a hint of lactose that reminds me of a good milk stout. Some slight licorice and date flavor on the finish. Enough roasted flavor to keep it in stout territory. Body is full with an exceptionally silky feel. I cannot imagine a better mouthfeel for a standard stout.

D: A highly drinkable stout with a fantastic mouthfeel. Prost to Highland for crafting such an enjoyable "everyday" stout. The subtlety and care in creating this beer are readily apparent.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2010 21:22:37 | More by BamaBeerBuff
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Highland Black Mocha Stout from Highland Brewing
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