Bourbon Barrel Mayan Mocha Stout | Odd Side Ales

Bourbon Barrel Mayan Mocha StoutBourbon Barrel Mayan Mocha Stout
BA SCORE
92.9%
Liked This Beer
4.14 w/ 297 ratings
Bourbon Barrel Mayan Mocha StoutBourbon Barrel Mayan Mocha Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TheSevenDuffs on 04-01-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
43
Ratings:
297
Liked:
276
Avg:
4.14/5
pDev:
10.63%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
39
Gots:
55
Trade:
6
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 297 |  Reviews: 43
Photo of KAF
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of buyyourfreedom
3.36/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of StArnoldFan
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hayes86
4.38/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mendvicdog
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of akrz47
4.78/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Don't know how this only has a 92 rating. Definitely one of the best chili stouts out there, and maybe the best 6% stout I've had.

Thick, black, with a moderate head that fades fairly quickly but leaves an edge. Smells amazing -- so much chocolate, coffee, vanilla, cinnamon, and a little pepper balances it out. Great. In the taste, all those flavors stand out perfectly and bring you an extremely flavorful stout with all the flavors you'd expect from the smell. This could be 12%, I had to triple check this was only 6%. The peppers only enter in the aftertaste and really complement it. The back of your throat feels the lasting heat, but it adds a ton of character and is balanced perfectly. The bourbon is masked by the strong frontal flavors. The mouthfeel is THICK, probably the thickest 6% stout I've tasted. It beats out a lot of big stouts, especially the watery Founders stuff including KBS (sorry it's true, get over it).

What a beer. Overall extremely impressed. Wish this was easy to obtain, it'd be a go-to on a weeknight for sure.

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Photo of Davepoolesque
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours out pitch black with a very small khaki colored head. Smells awesome. Lots of cinnamon, vanilla and pepper skin. Like a slightly thinner Huna, but it tastes better. Great heat.

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Photo of imperialking
4.16/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Thedrizzle
4.49/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of HoppySeb
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of leaversuch
4.6/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SanFranJake
4.41/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Sipping on this now, poured into a Stone IRS snifter.
Immediately after popping the cap, was hit with spice, especially nutmeg.
Poured a nice deep dark black with a creamy tan head.
Taste and smell are the same: some heat, spice and nutmeg but no barrel.
Nice crazy mouthfeel with some tip of the tongue tingle from the spice.
Overall, while a lot less ABV than Bomb or Freckle (which I had last night) this is my favorite of the style. Granted it's not an Imperial Stout but it sure is an Impressive Stout!

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Photo of Moses_Malone
4.13/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerOps
4.41/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mich34
4.38/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Houser
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SimcoeKid
4.31/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chewy6935
3.85/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaybes
2.79/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A 6% BBA beer? No bourbon coming through for me. Was it actually in the barrels or did you just let the Mayan Mocha fermenter look at the barrels? This beer could be so good. Could be the poor mans Hunapu...but no. Watery, unbalanced, and a huge let down.

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Photo of drbenderdo
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Knapp85
4.09/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jzeilinger
3.93/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kbuzz
4.78/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bowzer4birdie
4.45/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dave_Treat
3.6/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bourbon Barrel Mayan Mocha Stout from Odd Side Ales
Beer rating: 92.9% out of 100 with 297 ratings
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