Mayan Mocha Stout | Odd Side Ales

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520 Ratings
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Mayan Mocha StoutMayan Mocha Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Odd Side Ales
Michigan, United States
oddsideales.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by emerge077 on 03-28-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
520
Reviews:
77
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
11.78%
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
120
For Trade:
9
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Ratings: 520 |  Reviews: 77
Photo of BarrelAgedG
3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MattGaskin
4.13/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

The main thing they got right on this beer was the prevalence of the peppers. Some say it is too spicy but i think it has just the right amount of heat.

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Photo of jzlyo
3.71/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Aroma is dark malts, cinnamon and definitely creeping chilies. The flavor is dark malts, cinnamon, dark fruit/fruit and a mix of chilies and acidity in the finish.

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Photo of zeff80
3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a jet black color with a one finger, light brown head of foam. It smelled of cinnamon and habanero. Very spicy early on with a good dose of cinnamon and nutmeg. Just enough stout flavors for balance.

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Photo of beerguy04
4.3/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours very dark brown, almost jet black. Smells like chocolate milk at first, then the habanero spice shows up. Taste starts with cinnamon and nutmeg, and ends with a habanero aftertaste. Mouthfeel is light. Overall, a nice complex beer. Warms the mouth, however, doesn't make you sweat.

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Photo of Timc32
2.25/5  rDev -41.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of coz
3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of blissfulNemo
3.89/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ZachyZach
2.75/5  rDev -28%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of reebtaerG
4.14/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerBeast
4.21/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hopstout
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rimbimhoot
3.83/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Tons of spice. The amount of spice would benefit from a bigger malt bill

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Photo of crow
3.95/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FBarber
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours dark brown with a mocha colored head. Head dissipates quickly leaving a ring of tan foam along the outside of the beer. Beer appears a bit thin when poured.

Smell has a very strong aroma of cinnamon and nutmeg - lovely spice on the nose. There is also a lactose aroma - like sweet milk - that comes through. Not much heat is detectable through the nose. The coffee only really comes through as the beer warms up.

Taste is extremely Taste up front is Chocolate, lactose, roasted malts and spice. Then all the sudden you are punched in the throat with the cinnamon and habenero spice. Lingering spice stays in your throat well after the sip is done. Mellow roasted malts and chocolate not eh back end before that spice is all you are left with. The beer is heavy on cinnamon and habanero. If you don't like spice, you won't like this one. Touch of coffee is noted as the beer warms up.

Feel is thin, medium carbonation, smooth.

Overall its an interesting stout - certainly its quite spicy, and if you like heat, you'll love it, but if not, pass on this one.

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Photo of Davit
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zekenyce
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Snow_Bird
4.13/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer was very dark with no head on top. The smell was a very sweet Chocolate and vanilla. The taste blows you away. Can taste the chocolate along with peppers. It's a very hot Stout.

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Photo of TastyIsBeer
3.56/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mxsluis
4.11/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rossracing
3/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AuntBea
4.35/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of midlifec
3.81/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of buzzy
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gopens44
3.97/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Not too bad a start with appearance being pretty nice, as this jet black stout had about 2 fingers worth of frothy beige head that muted the nose for a few minutes, giving me reason to let it sit and warm up a bit more, and I'm glad I did. Nothing spicy in the smell, just hints of coffee and a little chocolate, maybe. After it sat a bit longer though, some spice started to join in. Taste was immediately complex as that same coffee dropped down to play bass as the old fashioned chocolate (maybe carob?) and hints of cinnamon swirled around as the spicy yet comfortably hot medium bodied beer made it's exit. Glad I gave this one a whirl finally, as it's certainly a decent spiced stout.

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Mayan Mocha Stout from Odd Side Ales
3.82 out of 5 based on 520 ratings.
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