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Autumnal Molé Stout - Ska Brewing Co.

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Autumnal Molé StoutAutumnal Molé Stout

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311 Ratings
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Ratings: 311
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 17.09%
Wants: 26
Gots: 16 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Ska Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Chile Beer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: gtermi on 09-21-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

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3.09/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Rhettroactive, Yesterday at 04:35 AM
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

jsh420, Monday at 05:40 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

12packpoet, Sunday at 08:10 PM
Photo of pkalix
3.64/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

idunno... smells thin. looks.... just dark.... smell is thin, like a cheap-bar kind of smell.... taste is the same- cheap-bar kind of taste, with some chocolate and chile saving its ass..... not enough chile for me though.... I bought a six pack hoping this stuff is gonna be decent, but having my doubts.... another drink.... meh, i'm giving this stuff away.....

pkalix, Sunday at 02:31 AM
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3/5  rDev -16%

Nuggetz, Saturday at 03:36 AM
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Best by 3/1/15.

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that fades to nothing. No lacing on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, cinnamon, and dried chile pepper aromas. Taste is much the same with dark roasted malt, cocoa nib, cinnamon, and chile pepper flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roast bitterness and chile heat on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with lots of earthy cocoa, cinnamon, and chile qualities all around.

Serving type: can.

UCLABrewN84, Oct 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12%

Keananmichael5, Oct 17, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +8.7%

kmanjohnson, Oct 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Kegatron, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of Modernrickk
3.61/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Smells like molé
Tastes like molé

I love molé

But just looks damn ugly for a beer.. The head disappears right away

And the carbonation (good) is saving this beer from being terrible

Modernrickk, Oct 16, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +13.2%

dagubna, Oct 15, 2014
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2/5  rDev -44%

jose_alehouseSD, Oct 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +33.1%

Great Stout , the aroma is awesome Mexican chocolate Cinnamon, nutmeg , dont get any alcohol in the nose .It taste even better . Overall a great brew actually but me a couple 6 packs to put away .

hophead86, Oct 12, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30%

JohnnyK, Oct 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12%

ExaltedNecrosis, Oct 11, 2014
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3.73/5  rDev +4.5%

Bwagner1122, Oct 10, 2014
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3.93/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Dogfish Spiegelau glass. Bottom of can says Best By 08 FEB 15.

A- Pours a mostly opaque black color with a 1/4 inch light brown head that retains a bit before becoming a thin ring around the edge of the glass and a half sheet of sheer surface foam. Hardly any lacing to speak of.

S- Cinnamon, nutmeg and a moderate chilie presence. Other notes include chocolate, vanilla and brown sugar. Slight alcohol fume.

T- Nice flavor of cinnamon and nutmeg in the front, chocolate and coffee in the middle and a hint of chilies in the aftertaste. Pretty sweet, which I like.

M- Semi-creamy with medium-low carbonation and a full body.

O- This is quite nice. It's like a more easygoing Xocoveza. Thumbs up.

Immortale25, Oct 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

thatoneguymike, Oct 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

OsoRojo, Oct 02, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +6.4%

12 ounce can into a glass. Best by 8 Feb 2015.

Dark color, very little head, thinnish mouthfeel.

Aroma and taste are what matters, and that's where I like this beer quite a bit. It is a mild and balanced blend of typical roasted malts (typical for a stout), somewhat muted in this beer, together with the "mole" flavors of red chile peppers, cocoa, and cinnamon.

Now I love chiles, and I love them strong, so to me, this beer is pretty mild. There isn't much heat from the peppers, just a nice tang and flavor. The cocoa is clearly present, but you wouldn't call this a chocolate stout or a milk stout. I think the flavors go well together, but then, I do love chocolate moles!

If you are also a mole lover, you should give this stout a try. If you're wary of red chile flavors, give it a pass.

VashonGuy, Oct 02, 2014
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3.74/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pitch black body with an initial thin head that fades to nearly nothing after a couple of minutes. Very mild roasted dark malts with muted peppery presence. Milk chocolate, vanilla, and soothing peppery flavors; a hint of anise. Rich, silky smooth body; heavy-weighted mouthfeel; lacks much carbonation.

A very rich tasting, pleasingly sensuous textured dark beer. The molé peppers are balanced just about right - subtle yet prominent enough to add depth and complexity to the rich sweetness of the malt grains. Like many chili pepper beers, the presence of a head is problematic as far as visual appeal goes, and the aroma is rather tame, but these minor quibbles shouldn't stop someone who wishes give their taste buds a treat.

beergoot, Oct 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

spycow, Sep 29, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +13.2%

maxcoinage, Sep 28, 2014
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Autumnal Molé Stout from Ska Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 311 ratings.