Mokka Munt
Odd Side Ales

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Odd Side Ales
Michigan, United States
American Imperial Stout
4.18 | pDev: 8.61%
May 19, 2019
Nov 23, 2015
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Reviewed by GuyFawkes from Illinois

3/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Bottled 10/24/16; drank 5/14/17 @ the Yarchives.

Black appearance.

A rough pour yielded a big, noisy dark khaki head; nice lace.

York Peppermint Patty & faint booze heat notes in the nose.

Medium thick, sticky mouthfeel.

York Peppermint Patty (peppermint & milk chocolate) & medium roast coffee bean flavors up front; mild booze heat notes on the finish.

Sweet & way too peppermint forward for me; this isn't my profile, but Peppermint Patty fans with drinking problems should gobble this up.
May 19, 2019
Rated: 3.21 by cmukid87 from Michigan

Feb 25, 2019
Rated: 4.04 by goblue30 from Michigan

Jan 26, 2019
Rated: 4.24 by MeLoynes from Missouri

Oct 31, 2018
Rated: 4.04 by cd34 from Illinois

Sep 17, 2018
Rated: 4.16 by stadmo1 from Michigan

Aug 11, 2018
Rated: 4.33 by edthehead from Maryland

May 10, 2018
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Reviewed by richj1970 from Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Poured from 12 oz bottle dated 10/24/2016

A: Deep brown tending towards black with one finger mocha head. Decent retention and light lacing.

S: Punch of mint as soon as I popped the top. Reminded me of a Girl Scout Thin Mint cookie. Bourbon, chocolate, espresso, and vanilla.

T: In a nutshell, bourbon soaked thin mint cookie. Almost a mint julep thing going on. Bourbon is fairly pronounced even with a year and a half on it. Mint, chocolate, coffee, and vanilla.

M: Medium body with average carbonation. Some alcohol bite but expected for the style and ABV.

O: Very tasty BA stout with an unusual flavor profile.
May 07, 2018
Rated: 4.33 by Lazhal from Michigan

Apr 05, 2018
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Reviewed by RAFH from Michigan

3.59/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Finally had my 12 ounce bottle Mfg 12/1/15. Ughhhh. It's an Oddside Ale common denominator. Too syrupy sweet. I can't get past the syrup flavor. I'm done trying Oddside "higher end" brew.
Nov 26, 2017
Rated: 3.8 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois

Sep 05, 2017
Rated: 3.98 by offandennui from Illinois

Jul 29, 2017
Rated: 4.14 by MarkGutz from Illinois

Jul 29, 2017
Rated: 4.09 by biggoon16 from Indiana

Jul 18, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by imperialking from Illinois

Jun 30, 2017
Rated: 3.78 by Sammy from Canada (ON)

Jun 22, 2017
Rated: 4.09 by Futbolmanby from Michigan

Jun 16, 2017
Rated: 4.24 by Isarnan from Michigan

Jun 06, 2017
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Reviewed by stortore from Illinois

4.22/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12 ounce bottle into a snifter. Bottled 10/24/16, had 1/1/17.

A dark, near black pour, opaque, with a half inch head and little lacing. Smells of chocolate, mint, vanilla, malt, some coffee. Really fragrant chocolate and mint, a terrific aroma. Not picking up the bourbon, though. The taste is less chocolate than the nose, mint, malt, light bourbon, vanilla, caramel, cocoa, some coffee. Smooth, a light creaminess, good body, good level of carbonation.

Outstanding mint and chocolate- at least, that's what I get out of this, but not much coffee or bourbon. Still, it's pretty good and well worth a purchase of a bottle or two if you can grab it.
Jun 04, 2017
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Reviewed by cinematicgypsy from Illinois

4.4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
I wish I could drink this over and over again. Dark and rich. Sublimely minty with hints of bourbon and dark chocolate. So heavy, strong, and chocolaty. Who needs dessert when you have a beer like this?
May 24, 2017
Rated: 4.03 by Hayes86 from Michigan

Apr 29, 2017
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Reviewed by Davepoolesque from Massachusetts

4.01/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Sits pitch black in the glass with a half finger of mocha colored head. Mint, dark chocolate, oak and espresso. Thin to medium bodied. Large amount of bitterness on the finish. Somewhat dry. Lower carb. Pretty good.
Apr 28, 2017
Rated: 4.35 by themegamancave from Illinois

Apr 28, 2017
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Reviewed by MacMalt from New Jersey

4.17/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Bottled 10/24/2016. Poured from 12 oz. bottle into stout glass. It pours an opaque mahogany with nearly two fingers of fluffy, khaki-colored head and extensive lacing that resembles gelato. It smells of roasted malt, dark chocolate, and whiffs of mint and bourbon. The mint really comes through in the taste. It's like drinking mint chocolate chip ice cream. There is also some subtle coffee and more than a hint of bourbon. There is a slight bitterness at the finish. It's medium in body and moderate in carbonation, and you can feel the 10% ABV. Overall, it's a delightfully different Imperial Stout; it's well-crafted and enjoyable.
Apr 09, 2017
Rated: 4.09 by midlifec from Michigan

Mar 27, 2017
Rated: 4 by Beerdudenumberone from Indiana

Mar 10, 2017
Rated: 4.24 by TheEpeeist from Maryland

Mar 03, 2017
Rated: 3.54 by Moses_Malone from District of Columbia

Mar 01, 2017
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Reviewed by ksimons from Illinois

4.15/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
A-almost black in color with a thin layer of tan head that leaves a light layer of lacing around the top

S-aroma of bourbon, chocolate, and light coffee. Not getting much mint in the aroma

T-taste of bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, light coffee, and mint

M-medium body and light to moderate carbonation

Overall an interesting beer, while I don't get much mint in the aroma it comes out a lot more in the taste
Feb 23, 2017
Rated: 3.74 by REVZEB from Illinois

Feb 19, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by Warren2621 from Indiana

Feb 19, 2017
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Reviewed by FBarber from Illinois

4.03/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours completely black. Shiny and opaque. Thin brown head dissipates quickly leaving a thin ring of foam along the outside of the beer.

Smell is like chocolate mint ice cream. Hints of coffee are present as well. Not much bourbon.

Taste follows the nose with lots of mint, coffee and milk chocolate up front. Some bourbon heat comes through on the back end with oak, vanilla and bourbon flavors. Lingering chocolate and vanilla ice cream flavors on the aftertaste. Pretty sweet, but the flavors are all here and surprisingly work well together.

Feel is smooth, medium bodied. Dry bitterness on the finish.

Overall this is a unique and interesting beer. Certainly more "out there" with it tasting like bourbon mint chocolate chip ice cream. Not sure its something I'd drink again, but it was enjoyable once.
Feb 16, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by paulish from New York

Feb 16, 2017
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Reviewed by maximum12 from Minnesota

3.22/5  rDev -23%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5
Thanks to docoman for this 12 oz. bottle amidst a flurry of Odd Side he kindly sent me. Hope it’s still fresh.

I pour gently & it’s a quiet, gentle darkness with red-rimmed edges. Smells like mint chocolate chip ice cream, which I could eat by the quart. Promising.

Mokka Munt is nose-on, but it doesn’t quite translate to the palate. The mint is more aggressive than an orc that smells horseflesh, & the overwhelming peppermint sets up a violent clash with the barrel & coffee/roast. The parts are greater than the sum. Added to the chaos is milk chocolate, coffee grounds, lactose, tons of residual sugar. Sticky, with no alcohol detected. I could have done with a four ounce pour.

A trend (obviously) in adjunct stouts is to start tossing things into the kettle until you run out of space on the label - & the results don’t always gel. I could live on Peppermint Patties, & this isn’t in the same league; it’s a mess. Decent enough.
Feb 12, 2017
Rated: 4.55 by Jamison85 from Indiana

Feb 05, 2017
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Rated by baelsmash from Michigan

5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Amazingly delicious!
Feb 04, 2017
Rated: 3.94 by Bammer21 from Illinois

Jan 30, 2017
Rated: 4.18 by Sparky44 from Illinois

Jan 29, 2017
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Reviewed by StoutHunter from Michigan

4.06/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
I picked up a bottle of Oddside's Mokka Munt for $5.79 at The Lager Mill. I missed out on this beer last year and I made sure to track down a bottle this year so lets see how it goes. 2016 Vintage. Poured from a brown 12oz bottle into a snifter.

A- The label looks nice, it goes well with the beer and it's eye catching. It poured a dark black color that didn't let any light come through and it had half a fingers worth of dark tan head that died down to a thin ring that eventually faded away and it left just a slight bit of spotty lacing behind. This is a good looking beer, but I wish the head and retention were better.

S- The aroma starts off with a lower amount of high sweetness with the mint being the first to show up and it imparts a noticeable mint aroma which is the aspects that sticks out the most in the aroma and it's followed by the bourbon barrels which impart some bourbon, light vanilla and oaky aromas with the bourbon showing up the most. Up next comes the malts which impart some dark malt, roasted malt, chocolate, sweet malt aromas with a slight bit of dark fruits coming through and right at the end there's a little bit of coffee coming through. This beer has a very nice aroma, each aspects it noticeable.

T- The taste seems to be similar to the aroma and it starts off with a lower amount of high sweetness with the mint being the first to show up and it's still the aspect that sticks out the most about this beer and it's followed by the bourbon barrels which impart all the same aspects that they did in the aroma, but they are a decent amount lighter now. Up next comes the alcohol which is a little boozy and warming and it's followed by the malts which impart all the same aspects that they did in the aroma and they show up just as much with just a little bit of coffee at the end. On the finish there's a medium amount of bitterness with a little more sweetness and alcohol and it had a mint, chocolate and coffee like aftertaste. This is a good tasting beer, but I wish the bourbon barrels showed up a little more to bring some more balance to this beer.

M- A little smooth, a little creamy, slightly sticky, on the lighter side of being full bodied with a medium amount of carbonation. The mouthfeel is good and it works well with this beer.

Overall I thought this was a good beer and a good example of the style, to me it's pretty much a dessert beer and it does a a pretty nice job at living up to the description. This beer had ok drinkability, one is enough for me and more than that and it might start to wear on me. What I like the most about this beer is the aroma, it's very nice and it has good balance to it. What I like the least about this beer is the balance in the taste, it would be better if the bourbon barrels showed up more. I would buy this beer again, but I wouldn't stock up on it and I would recommend to anyone looking for a beer like this that fits the description well for the most part. All in all I liked this beer, but I didn't love it and I think it would be even better if the bourbon barrels showed up more. It's not a favorite Oddsides beer and it's a good example of the style. Good job guys this is a tasty and unique take on an Imperial Stout.
Jan 26, 2017
Rated: 4.59 by Larueminati from Massachusetts

Jan 23, 2017
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