Cocoa Molé | New Belgium Brewing

BA SCORE
89
very good
1,018 Ratings
Cocoa MoléCocoa Molé
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States
newbelgium.com

Style: Chile Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by hopfacebrew on 01-20-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,018
Reviews:
277
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
13.28%
 
 
Wants:
139
Gots:
201
For Trade:
7
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Lucho
3.99/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

shared with good friend chardlogic "rich" I have been sitting on this bottle for 2 years.

Appearance: Half finget head. not much lacing. translucent brown. nothing too crazy

Smell: Cinnamon Toast Crunch! that cinnamon hits you up front. then the peppers come in. well balanced with the sweet cinnamon.

Taste: Cinnamon up front but those peppers what want to fight back. then it finishes nice with some sweet chocolate then last taste is the heat of the peppers. not so much that you are not begging for another sip. I could this beer being too much early in its life. Its awesome now with the few years of age.

Overall: considering this is a brown ale and not a stout with peppers like huna or abraxas. This is an awesome beer. still has a few years on it if you want. who knows where it will go.

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Photo of Justin_Neff
3/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22oz bomber

A: Pours a dark brown body, translucent when held to light. Fizzy light brown head. Disappears quickly with no lacing on the glass.

S: Strong cocoa flavor. Spicy pepper aromas. Sweet malt and cinnamon.

T: More pepper than anything. The sweet and spice conflict - not good. Some chocolate and cinnamon.

M: High carbonation. A little dry. Medium Body.

O: Appreciate what it's trying to be, but not my cup of tea.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of chinchill
4.24/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Barleys (SC - 3/2013) and from a 22 oz bottle on Xmas 2015.

Brown with a trace of red, dark and clear, with a moderate size but rather durable head. The feel is a bit thin but otherwise good.

The chilies are quite evident from start to finish and on into the warming in my beily. A nice dose of cinnamon too, with everything in balance. That is, nothing is so strong as to mask all of the other ingredients, including a nice chocolate note. But be forewarned, this is one of the hottest (spicy) beers I’ve ever had

Overall: Much enjoyed and recommended.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4.75/5  rDev +19%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -37.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -37.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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2.5/5  rDev -37.3%

Cocoa Molé from New Belgium Brewing
3.99 out of 5 based on 1,018 ratings.
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