Mohawk Blizzard Imperial Porter | AB Mohawk Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
AB Mohawk Brewing Company
Sweden
mohawkbrewing.se

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Introduced in November 2010. Brewed at Sigtuna Brygghus.

Pale, Amber, Brown, Dark Crystal, Pale Chocolate, Chocolate and Black malt.

Honey and dark Muscovado sugar.

Hops: Simcoe, Chinook, Cascade, Columbus, EK Golding and Saaz. Dry hopped with Centennial and Amarillo.

40 IBU.

Added by bark on 09-16-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
29
Reviews:
8
Avg:
4.31
pDev:
9.98%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
8
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 29 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of Knapp85
4.04/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of olradetbalder
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Evil_Pidde
4.45/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: This beer pours pitch black with a large brown thich creamy head. Dissipation is slow and leaves rich lacings.

S: Sweet rich roasted, slightly smoked malt. Vanilla, chocolate and strong black coffee. Dark dried fruits.

T: Much like the smell. More bitter notes.

M: Aftertaste is long and bitter - nice. Body is full and carbonation is moderate.

D: This must be the best beer from Mohawk yet!

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Photo of bark
4.57/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

The smell is somewhat sweet with heavily roasted malty flavours. Sour hints and a distinct note of black coffee. Fruit candy, unrefined sugar, caramel. The bitter notes are quite powerful with some grassy notes and a hint of oranges. Some alcohol in the background.

The colour is jet black; the finger thick warm brown head sinks quickly leaving a fine ring and some lacing.

The taste is as complex as one could ask for: Coffee, bitter hops, roasted malts, chocolate deserts, dry woody notes, some smooth sweetness, dried apples, preserved cherries and plums, Madeira wine... The aftertaste seems to last forever. It is drier with lots of roasted malts with some sour flavours, a slowly growing bitterness and a grassy-hoppy flavour in the finish.

The carbonation is very mild, the small bubbles soft. The liquid is very smooth and a bit sticky, almost thick.

If it had just a little more sweetness, this would have gotten a solid 5.

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Photo of aztraz
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Mattias
3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

Photo of bostonryan
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of srandycarter
4.08/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Near black, nice tan 1/4 inch head, stays for some time. Lots of cling lace.

S - Perhaps too cold, but very subdued. Cocoa is there, maybe hint of mocha.

T - Big flavor. Creamy cocoa, a little hot but not in a bad way.

M - Very creamy, wonderful balance. Good carb.

D - Perfect for a cold winter night.

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4.17/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

The beer is very dark brown, could go for black, a tan head that dissipates rather quickly leaving some lumps, and much lacing. Some curtains.

The smell is roasted stuff, bread, grain, coffee beans. But sweet dried fruits are there as well, predominantly raisins and figs.

Staring very sweet, brown sugar in dark syrup, malt, like burned toast, a bit smoky, licorice and very strong coffee.

Little carbonation, huge body, a smooth syrup feeling. A bit oily and a bitter finish.

This is very good, and I have hopes that it will improve if stored.

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Silke_Neryn
4.09/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of craftbeersweden
4.1/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Black liquid with a hint of dark red.
A three finger high brownbeige head that leaves a lot of lacing.

Nose: vanilla, dark bread, cream, roasted malt, licorice, dark chocolate and nuts.

Taste: Dark fruit, licorice, brown sugar, coffe, roasted malt and hops. Full body with a smooth taste.

A small amount of carbonate. Just right! This is a great beer!

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3.6/5  rDev -16.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -13%

Photo of Harkrank
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Jah_Json
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Chrily
4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of TheBrk
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Saksis
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of profondo
4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of HomerS
3.75/5  rDev -13%

Photo of jondavidsson
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Imaster
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of silamikanico
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of cobrarax
4.87/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A: Pitch black with some red tones when lit up. Slightly hazy. The foam is thick, dense and light brown. It sinks away rather slowly, leaving rich lacings.

S: Intense, with hints of chocolate and coffee. Lots of molasses, raw sugar and some liquorice. Subtle hints of dark rum and citrus fruits. The smell finishes with hoppy aromas and some red wine.

T: Full-bodied with a fine sweetness. Coffee and cocoa. Some grassy hop aromas. Roasted malt, honey. Molasses, some soy sauce and a small hint of veal stock. Alcohol is present. The aftertaste is long, bitter and filled with luxurious cocoa.

M: Nearly no carbonation. The alcohol is clearly noticable. Nice bitterness.

O: This is a damn good beer. Luckily I've got another 6 bottles saved.

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Mohawk Blizzard Imperial Porter from AB Mohawk Brewing Company
4.31 out of 5 based on 29 ratings.
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