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Highland Black Mocha Stout - Highland Brewing

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BA SCORE
87
very good

800 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 800
Reviews: 414
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 36
Gots: 48 | 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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Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-27-2014 00:02:04 | More by MsShira08
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barczar

Kentucky

3.95/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2014 20:29:44 | More by barczar
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10%

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10%

04-21-2014 23:25:30 | More by sweemzander
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Florida

3.5/5  rDev -10%

04-06-2014 19:00:35 | More by user785335
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Georgia

4/5  rDev +2.8%

04-06-2014 05:26:03 | More by Zach136
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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

04-05-2014 02:16:58 | More by Leavittbeerguy
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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

03-19-2014 00:10:52 | More by jandadeboer
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meatyard

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

03-16-2014 22:02:37 | More by meatyard
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Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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MarkQ617

Massachusetts

4.09/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had this poured out of the bottle into a stout glass. This is probably my favorite beer from these guys. This stout has just the right amount of sweetness backed by the coffee and chocolate notes. The aroma clearly masked these flavors. Dark brown color with a surprisingly mild head. Great dessert beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2014 03:33:55 | More by MarkQ617
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

02-28-2014 02:48:55 | More by BradT
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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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Florida

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -10%

02-21-2014 01:45:23 | More by Dactrius
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Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -10%

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Ohio

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Florida

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Goldndomer

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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Trappist77

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

02-09-2014 03:46:10 | More by Trappist77
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Georgia

3/5  rDev -22.9%

02-02-2014 03:19:12 | More by 100200300
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Virginia

4/5  rDev +2.8%

02-01-2014 15:45:16 | More by ShepardCommander
Highland Black Mocha Stout from Highland Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 800 ratings.