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Highland Black Mocha Stout - Highland Brewing

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BA SCORE
87
very good

836 Ratings
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Ratings: 836
Reviews: 416
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 39
Gots: 61 | 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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4/5  rDev +3.1%

cfinch2, Nov 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bomber. Pours a very deep brown, almost black, color with a small light tan head that settles to full coat over top. A medium cascade of bubbles can be seen working up the sides. Aroma is a good combination between roast and chocolate. There is a kiss of sweet coffee in there as well. It has good balance between the sweet and the sharper roasted notes. Flavor is nice as well. Solid roasted notes that are mellowed by the lightly sweet chocolate, finishing with a mild coffee. It has a very creamy character to it that really rounds out all the flavors, keeping them all a little ligher than I would like. This one could use a little more forcefullness. This carries over into the mouthfeel, as it is somewhat creamy, with a light carbonation. It's moderate in body. I enjoy this one, but it just seems to lack anything that makes it stand out. It's tasty, just a little unlively.

kmpitz2, May 21, 2006
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

OtisCampbell007, May 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

DioS, Aug 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

RKel888, Jan 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

benloho, Jul 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

BeerBeast, Jan 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

cmannes, Nov 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

marine1975, Nov 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

ZEB89, Oct 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

dmorgan310, Jul 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

nhces29, May 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this in a trade from Tilley4 -Thanks J.

Poured from 12 oz bottle -

Poured used oil black with one finger head that dissipated quickly leaving a thin lacing ,decent carbonation .

Smell - Roasted malts , coffee

Taste - Coffee with chocolate overtones,roasted malts ,mild hops.

Drinkability - the flavors are well blended and balanced, not a real high abv for a stout which makes it a easy to drink brew.

InebriatedJoker, Dec 24, 2010
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

nasharm, Nov 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

WOLFGANG, Jul 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

williahd, Jun 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

jak, Dec 11, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

pitch black body with thick caramel head. Chocolate on the nose, hint of oats. No coffee, but not a bad thing. Im thinking more of a milk. Hint of bitterness.

Very dry up front. Its more bitter than i was expecting. Very dark, almost black chocolate. Very full of chocolate. I mean the name is Black Mocha. Light body, finishes very smooth.

VncentLIFE, Mar 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

dcs1548, Jan 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Rochefort10nh, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

AkAllDay7, Jul 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

gregu2, Jul 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: This poured an opaque black with a little tan head.
S: It smelled like sweet chocolate with roasted coffee and brown sugar and cream.
T: It tasted like dry roasted coffee and bitter dark chocolate, with some pumpernickel and cream. It had a clean and bittersweet aftertaste.
M: It was somewhat thick with some carbonation. Decent body.
D: This had a nice scent and taste with solid body. The finish was pretty smooth, so it was easy to drink. Nothing special, but an enjoyable brew.

Pencible, Jul 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

orion320, Jul 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

briancross, Sep 28, 2013
Highland Black Mocha Stout from Highland Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 836 ratings.