Aon Pecan Mud Cake
Omnipollo

Aon Pecan Mud CakeAon Pecan Mud Cake
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Style:
Stout - American Imperial
Ranked #127
ABV:
11%
Score:
97
Ranked #499
Avg:
4.38 | pDev: 7.76%
Reviews:
166
Ratings:
566
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Aon Pecan Mud CakeAon Pecan Mud Cake
Notes: When I was 12 I dreamed of becoming a pastry chef. Call this a creative outlet. Thick, rich, and excessively decadent; this beer aims to bring back childhood memories. Previous batches brewed at De Molen. Previously called Omnipollo Noa Mudcake.

60 IBU
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montaustin10 from New York

4.59/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Aroma: Chocolate brownie, caramel, vanilla, coconut, pecan.

Appearance: Visually viscous. Looks like a stout, not much tan head (I would assume from lactose)

Flavor: Out of this world. Brownie meets German Chocolate Cake icing. Sweet, creamy, very well done.

Body/Texture: Very full bodied and viscous which adds to the sensation reminiscent of brownie batter. Not too carbonated, and that works for it.

Aftertaste: Finishes with a slightly boozy chocolate malt and Carmel milkshake.

Overall: One of my favorite beers ever. Creative, artfully done, and quite elegant. Well worth the price too.

Jun 18, 2020
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Franziskaner from Missouri

4.03/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Black in color with no penetration to light. There’s a fingernail of brown around the rim. The aroma is of chocolate and pecans. I’m tasting dark chocolate and pecans. The mouth is very sticky and dry.

Apr 25, 2020
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CraigDeMoss from Kansas

4.06/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Somewhat thick, fudgy. half-knuckle cafe foam head. Chocolate cake, cinnamon, vanilla ice cream, hot fudge sundae with pecans. Artificial flavoring lends a coating that’s a little unsettling, still smooth and full-bodied, very sweet. Other than the faint sickly sweet artificiality, a good pastry stout.

Mar 08, 2020
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AdmiralOzone from Minnesota

4.29/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a midnight black that allows no light to shine through. Thick reddish mocha colored head that falls away fairly quickly but leaves nice lacing. Aroma is fudge brownie. Flavor follows the nose, dark chocolate, a blend of sweetness and tartness with just a faint touch of bitterness in the finish. No hint of the high abv. Feel is thick and creamy. Overall a super pastry stout.

Oct 30, 2019
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Rawk_Lawbster from Montana

4.82/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Pours dark with a half finger of tan foam that quickly dissipates. Aromas of dark chocolate, coffee, and brown sugar. On the palate dark chocolate and coffee give way to brown sugar and a touch of bourbon. Just how an exceptional Pecan Pie should taste!

Oct 28, 2019
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zeff80 from Missouri

4.46/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12oz can. Poured out a thick, opaque, back color with a small, light brown head of foam. It smelled of pecan, chocolate, coffee and toffee. Sweet chocolate with nutty flavors. Some bitterness for balance.

Oct 26, 2019
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tone77 from Pennsylvania

3.62/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A thanks to the founding father of the canquest, woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of chocolate, some nuts. Taste is alcohol, chocolate, more alcohol, some nuts, light sweetness. Feels medium/full bodied in the mouth and overall it's not bad, but just a bit to boozy for me.

Oct 19, 2019
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maximum12 from Minnesota

4/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Solo 12 oz. can, soon to be followed by a solo 12 oz. bottle w/barrel. Sounds good.

The pour is black black, vinyl Beastie Boys circa 1986 black. The nose is mostly chocolate with a touch of cracked fall acorn. Not bad.

AON Pecan Mud Cake can be reviewed in one sentence. Nutty French Silk Chocolate Pie. Thick. No problem getting rid of half the can.

This is really good that borders on excellent. Can’t wait to try the barrel version. In six minutes.

Oct 19, 2019
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sherillc from Canada

4.59/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Completely black, very little froth, thick and syrupy in texture. Smells like heaven in a glass. Tastes pretty great too: coffee, toffee, chocolate, a hint of herbal bitterness. Actually tastes very similar to some Amari I’ve had, but in beer form. It is just a touch too syrupy for me, but otherwise it’s excellent.

Oct 15, 2019
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jamesroses from Argentina

4.61/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours completely black, little carbonation. Brown/orange head dissapears quickly.

Smells like a brownie. Lots of chocolate. Sweet. Amazing.

Tasre follows the nose with an extra hoppy note that balances it.

Mouthfeel is not so sticky nor dense. Slightly bitter aftertaste.

Amazing pastry stout

Sep 05, 2019
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CaptainHate from Ohio

4.42/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

330 ml bottle bought today to celebrate making it to the end of another summer (actually not so bad this year) and my 44th wedding anniversary yesterday. The owner of the bottle shop said "you're a big stout fan, no?" and handed me this that they just got in. Put it in my cellar fridge and here we are.

Almost no head over an inky black body. Even at 50 degrees the smell is loaded with barrel scents along with a carnival of sweets: chocolate, vanilla, caramel and a pecan nuttiness. Not particularly hot on the booze. Likewise on the taste with a slight, not unpleasant, bitterness on the back end. Mouthfeel is very full and somewhat oily, getting the max flavor from small sips. This is why I take advice from people who know my tastes.

Sep 01, 2019
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IvoryFoxhole from Virginia

4.14/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Veil Forever Summer Fest.

So it was weird because they poured the beer in the sampler glass and then had some other machine that seemed to add the pecan mud cake flavor or the head on top. That's really odd. So you ended up with a dark beer with a light tan head. Definite pecan and chocolate notes along with roasted malts in the nose. The flavor really didn't live up to the nose and I still can't account for what the second machine was doing. Moderate body, drank easily enough, but flavors definitely weren't completely married. Don't know what to make of the whole thing, really.

Aug 27, 2019
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AZBeerDude72 from Arizona

4.36/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Jet black with a rich tan head, pretty solid lacing.
N: Getting pecans, coffee, malt, chocolate, and caramel.
T: Follows the nose, very nice pecan feel with some coffee bitterness, some malt flavors and chocolate. A little caramel in there also adding to the sweetness.
M: Medium with minor bite, no ABV noticeable.
O: A really nice Stout, drinks clean and rich flavors. Would recommend.

Aug 23, 2019
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Clemsongoat from South Carolina

4.74/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Feel is Heavy, but gd delicious.

Like a vanilla chocolate graham cracker dipped in espresso.

Definitely smells and tastes good. Mouthfeel is a little thick too, but smoothe nonetheless.

Aug 05, 2019
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TooManyGlasses from Canada

4.31/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

330 ml bottle. Pours a thick black with short lived creamy dark tan head. Chocolate on the nose - nutty, graham cracker, vanilla, and touches of caramel.
Tastes of milk chocolate, caramel, nuttiness, vanilla, and notes of coconut sweetness, finishing with hints of espresso bitterness.
Creamy full bodied with bit of boozy burn on low end carbonation, finishing with a bit of nutty chocolate bittersweet. Excellent.

Jul 18, 2019
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bbtkd from South Dakota

4.48/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Omnipollo Noa Pecan Mud Cake, 11% ABV. Pours black with a one-finger brown head. Nose is all chocolate. Taste is chocolate and nuts, slightly sweet, slightly bitter. Excellent mouthfeel, overall world class.

Apr 21, 2019
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thebeers from Pennsylvania

4.19/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a dark, chocolatey brown with a finger-and-a-half of mocha-colored head. The head settles into a lasting cap and leaves thin sheets of lacing.

Big milk chocolate aroma. I’m getting vanilla and mint, too. Almond biscotti.

The taste follows the nose. Lots of milky, brownie-batter chocolate and caramel. When I tasted it blind, I got a strong almond biscotti impression — guess I don’t eat enough pecans. There’s a hint of berry in there, too, and some slight alcohol burn.

Smooth, medium-bodied feel with tight carbonation.

The can art on this one is definitely appropriate. Very tasty dessert stout that maintains a nice drinkability throughout.

Apr 14, 2019
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hopsputin from New Jersey

4.39/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: dark, jet black color with a silky smoothness. Thin, dark tan head

S: sweet pecans, pralines, caramel, roasted malts, bitter malts. Dark and milk chocolates, and a nice luxurious malt sweetness

T: dark roasted malts, pecans, pralines, caramel, dark chocolte, milk chocolate, cola, smooth vanilla, a touch of leather and dark berries

M: heavy, with low carbonation

O: awesome beer. Complex, yet not too sweet. Great stout

Feb 26, 2019
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OlaB from Norway

4.45/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a black opaque color with a small top of beige head that dissolves rapidly but leaves some really sticky lacings.
Aroma is of chocolate cake, brownies, pecan, vanilla, caramel and coconut. It basicly smells like a cake.
The taste is sweet with strong malty tones. The aroma is in the flavour. I taste chocolate,caramel,nuts,vanilla and roasted malts, and the flavours are balanced amazingly well. The finish has some slight bitternes, with a long and strong aftertaste. The high alcohol is masked very well in the flavour. Creamy and oily mouthfeel with a full body and a medium carbonation.
This is an amazingly well made imperial stout. Really delicious.

Feb 08, 2019
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hoptheology from South Dakota

4.09/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz can poured into Crane snifter.

Ohhhhhh sooo thick. Lovely thick black pour forming a pitch body with a creamy brown-beige head of 1 finger. Lace remains up the sides as it recedes to a ring.

Aroma is chocolate cake, chopped nuts, caramel, coconut, vanilla, mild earth, and cake frosting.

Flavor is chocolate malt o-meal, cocoa pebbles, oats, earthy hop, vanilla wafer, and very slight butterscotch pudding. It fades off quick into two-dimensionalism. I was hoping for more of the dessert aspect I got in the nose. There's no nuts or cake batter or frosting in the flavor. As it warms up the cake and dark chocolate begin to surface but faintly.

Feel is silky and creamy, with some mild alcohol heat, but I have a feeling this is gonna sneak up and attack - hard.

Overall not nearly the knockout I was hoping for. It's good and no slouch but I've had much better 12 oz cans at this price point ($5/can).

Feb 07, 2019
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JdubsNY from New York

4.36/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours like motor oil, silky smooth feel, medium to full body and abundant chocolate and caramel flavors.  The 11% ABV comes in total stealth mode.  Excellent stout.

Jan 21, 2019
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npolachek from New York

4.35/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours black tees like cold brew coffee in a can. Tastes of vanilla with a strong sweet taste. Overall a solid beer - very tasty. Extremely drinkable given the ABV.

Dec 23, 2018
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Tone from Missouri

4.29/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a black color. 1/4 inch head of a brown color. Decent retention and decent lacing. Smells of strong sweet malt, coconut, alcohol, hint of vanilla, and a hint of wood. Fits the style of an American Imperial Stout. Mouth feel is smooth, creamy, thick, and has a low carbonation level. There is a slight roasted malt bitterness. Tastes of strong sweet malt, coconut, alcohol, hint of vanilla, hint of roasted malt, and a hint of wood. Overall, average appearance, but great feel, strong body, and good aroma and blend.

Dec 08, 2018
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beersampler6 from Michigan

4.09/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very nice imperial stout from a country whose beers I’m not very familiar with, so this was a nice surprise. Pours a deep dark brown, almost-black color with just a little head and very scant lingering lacing. Smells of rich chocolate cake, medium roast coffee and caramel. Tastes similarly, along with creamy vanilla, malt and a little brown sugar. Nice, smooth, moderately creamy mouthfeel with decent carbonation. Rich and indulgent, though the high ABV is well hidden.

Nov 30, 2018
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WickedBeer from Alabama

4.2/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

No date, can reads OPNOA-2AH | 4008.
(2018 Batch).

Pours dark brown, nearly black. Not quite motor oil, but a pretty heavy pour. Cold, but not much head to speak of. Some thin strings of tan lace leave their mark on the inside of the glass.

The nose on this is rich and sweet, brownie batter in a glass. Rich chocolate, caramel, and a touch of dark roast coffee on the back end.

Roastier than the nose suggests, but the combination of espresso, chocolate, and caramel covered pecans forms a great balanced pastry stout flavor. The finish is a tad bitter, but overall this was well done.

Not too heavy, a smooth feel with a warm finish and a slightly sticky residue left behind. Low carbonation.

Nov 19, 2018
Aon Pecan Mud Cake from Omnipollo
Beer rating: 97 out of 100 with 566 ratings