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Highland Black Mocha Stout - Highland Brewing

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BA SCORE
87
very good

815 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 815
Reviews: 415
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 37
Gots: 51 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Highland Brewing visit their website
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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06-10-2014 02:06:05 | More by RanchHand
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Alabama

4/5  rDev +3.1%

06-04-2014 22:12:48 | More by robertjskelton
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West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

06-03-2014 00:24:47 | More by xJMFCx
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Tennessee

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-31-2014 21:54:17 | More by travismiller80
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Tennessee

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

05-23-2014 19:36:04 | More by Pale_Horse
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +16%

05-22-2014 02:36:41 | More by wrightst
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

05-18-2014 03:37:57 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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Ljoreilly

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

05-11-2014 02:21:25 | More by Ljoreilly
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New York

3.78/5  rDev -2.6%

Very smooth grassy taste, some chocolate. Malty. There's a bit of a metallic taste underneath. Some dark fruit flavor. A bit of coffee. Medium to full bodied. Flavorful, but a bit of a generic taste.

It's a very deep brown/black, that delivers a huge tan foamy head that leaves a good deal of lacing behind. Some streams of bubbles going up the side. It has a slight mocha and metallic scent. Some chocolate malt.

05-08-2014 22:25:59 | More by Amalak
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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Virginia

3/5  rDev -22.7%

04-29-2014 23:49:43 | More by nofunyons
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Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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Tennessee

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Kentucky

3.95/5  rDev +1.8%

Pours an opaque brown black with a frothy tan head that lingers. Leaves sheets of lacing add it slowly dissipates.

Nutty malt, dark chocolate, and light roast malt form the aroma. Coffee is subtle, bowing to chocolate.

Flavor is interesting. The malt backbone is definitely roasty, but not overly charred until the finish. Bitterness is subtle. I wonder if they used de-bittered malt. There's a touch of sourness, but chocolate saves the day mid-palate. Nutty notes are evident throughout. Hints of sweetened dark cherries surface in the aftertaste.

Body is on the full side, with slightly low carbonation and light alcohol warmth.

More complex than I anticipated. Most stouts can be overly roasty or bitter, but this is neither. The cherry character is a special treat. If that sourness/metallic note weren't there, it would fare better.

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North Carolina

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North Carolina

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Highland Black Mocha Stout from Highland Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 815 ratings.