Peak Organic Oak Aged Mocha Stout | Peak Organic Brewing Company

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Peak Organic Oak Aged Mocha StoutPeak Organic Oak Aged Mocha Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Peak Organic Brewing Company
Maine, United States
peakbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This is an extravagant, immoderate beer. We mixed together our three favorite things – beer, chocolate, and coffee. A rich stout serves as a backbone, with organic black malt and chocolate malt providing a luscious foundation. During the boil, we add artisan chocolate from your friends at Taza. During conditioning, we add coffee from our friends at Coffee by Design. Then, this concoction is oak-aged, resulting in soft vanilla notes. We hope you enjoy this beer as much as we do.

22 IBU

Added by Jason on 05-11-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
262
Reviews:
77
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
12.83%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
26
For Trade:
1
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5/5  rDev +30.9%

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4.74/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Excellent taste, full rich flavor, no aftertaste, great head, long lasting. Chocolate flavor is not overpowering, coffee undertones are subtle. Great with pizza, and makes a great ice cream float, on a hot summer day. Best very cold, I usually put it in the freezer for 10 minutes, and a frozen mug is a must

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Photo of berliner07
4.73/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Yeah, this beer is damn good. Aroma is a BLAST of oak, coffee and a touch of dark chocolate. A bit more carbonation than anticipated tickles the lips up front. Then, a rush of chocolate/coffee mix hits the palate. Really tasty. The oak hits again on the end and lingers. This beer is fun to drink and i'll certainly be having another.

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Photo of Trosevear
4.59/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Dark almost black with a nice brown head on it that stayed for a while and then left some nice lacing down the side , leaving a layer on top if the whole beer.

S: Dark roasted malts, expresso creamy, chocolate and coffee. Almost a slight fruity smell but defiantly an okay tone to it.

T: Dark black coffee, with a slight chocolate finish. Not a crazy lot else going on, a slight oakyness to it as well.

F: High carbination, with a full body mouth feel, it makes you want to drink more and more of it.

O: Actually a pretty good beer from these guys, very over priced though.

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4.54/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I was given a bottle of this on my birthday in 2011, and I allowed it to age in a cool dark pantry until spring 2013.

I've had this beer fresh, and while still a solid beer, around the 2 year age mark this beer, in my opinion, is elevated to a truly outstanding brew. In all honesty, I would place it on par with Founder's Breakfast Stout or Cask-Conditioned Old Rasputin when consumed in this manner.

I plan on buying more in the near future, and allowing them to age.

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4.54/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: A lovely dark brown/Black.

Smell: The first time i tried it the rich chocolate came to the fore. The Second time the coffee was stronger. I can't wait to see /taste what the bottle 3 brings!

Taste: I find this beer in perfect balance between the stout flavor, java, choco and oak. I was thinking it would pair well with dessert, but i had it with my flank steak and it was a great playmate too.

Mouth feel: The mouth feel is luscious.

Overall: A wonderful beer that's different flavors pop in and out as the tasting goes on. I look forward to trying this on tap. One of my top 3 stouts.

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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a black body, head is well over 1 inch and dark brown. Head retention was very good and lacing was good.

Smell is of freshly ground coffee mixed with warm brownies. Sweet chocolate syrup and burnt malts are also in there. Faint hops are present and the aroma of alcohol is light though it smells more of port wine.

Taste is a mix of bitter chocolate, biscuity roasted malts, and cold strong coffee. Sweet Hershey's syrup comes in next, this tastes very similar to an actual mocha. Slight hops are present but I think a majority of the beers bitterness comes from the coffee. At 8% abv, the flavor of alcohol was hidden mostly.

Mouthfeel is somewhat light for an imperial stout, and well carbonated. Normally this would be bad but the head added a nice richness to the body and rounded it out nicely.

Overall this beer was pretty damn good. Chocolate, coffee, malts and alcohol all balanced well. I finished the bomber pretty easily which isnt very common for such a rich beer. While this beer lacks the complexity of my all time favorites, it's definitely one that I'll have to revisit soon.

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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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4.42/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Thick and black, modest head with a brown tint.

Aroma: Roasted coffee with a hint of caramel, promising!

Taste: Dominated by oak flavours from the aging -- seems to me that it was a whisky barrel -- but with an aftertaste of espresso and a dynamic mixture of malty flavours supported by a robust body.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, creamy.

Overall: Excellent brew, a lot of depth and character with a number of interesting flavours in the mix, from coffee, whisky, and malt. Strong ABV is appropriate and none of the elements dominate too much as each is very robust.

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4.42/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.4/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Peak Organic Oak Aged Mocha Stout from Peak Organic Brewing Company
3.82 out of 5 based on 262 ratings.
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