Holy Mole | Mother's Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mother's Brewing Company
Missouri, United States
mothersbrewing.com

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This amber ale is mildly malty medium bodied, 5.5% ABV and inspired by the mole sauces of Mexico. Our amber ale has been aged on cocoa nibs, ancho, chipotle, pasilla peppers and cinnamon bark. The resulting beer is red to brown with a pronounced chocolate, nutty nose, with hint of cinnamon and fruity raisin even tobacco flavors from the dried and smoked peppers. Flavor starts chocolaty and ends with spice from the cinnamon and a touch of heat from the chiles. Enjoy with dinner or by itself!

Added by soju6 on 05-21-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
47
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
16.67%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of russpowell
3.34/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours chestnut with a pinky of mocha colored head. Some lacing & head retention

S: Some spicy red pepper & pears

T: Follows the nose, plus a bit of cocoa & a touch of nuttyness up front. Spicy pepper, pears, flat cola & dryness mix as this warms. Finishes with spicyness, a touch of pear & brown sugar & figgy notes

MF: Medium bodied with slight carbonation, thins out as it warms

This was interesting & drinkable, but not too mind-blowing. Give me Ska's spicy stout any day. Probably would pear nicely with food suggested on the label, doesn't really impress by itself

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of Tone
3.72/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, dark brown color. 1/3 inch head of an off-tan color. Decent retention and decent lacing. Smells of sweet malt, hops, slight caramel malt, and a hint of spice (cinnamon?). Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with a low carbonation level. There is also a subtle heat from the peppers that presents itself after a few sips. Fits the style of an Herbed / Spiced Beer. Tastes of sweet malt, hint of spice, hint of hops, and a hint of pepper. Overall, decent aroma and blend, but the body is lacking in strength.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.5/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of soju6
3/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at the Brewery. Pours a brown color with a small head and no lacing. Aroma of spice and cinnamon with bit of malt sweetness. Interesting flavor of cinnamon, spice and malt sweetness. Mild bitterness in the background with a fairly clean finish. Fairly medium body, smooth with a creamy texture and unique balance. Enjoyable seasonal/ special beer but not for more than one.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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1/5  rDev -73.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

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3.72/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Rated this before from a bottle but had it on tap tonight and was much better than I remembered it being. Smooth with hints of chocolate that ends with a slight heat. Great with Mexican food!

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

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Holy Mole from Mother's Brewing Company
3.72 out of 5 based on 47 ratings.
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