Highland Black Mocha Stout | Highland Brewing

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Highland Black Mocha StoutHighland Black Mocha Stout

Brewed by:
Highland Brewing
North Carolina, United States

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Highland’s most robust beer, having a very malty body with a large, roasted chocolate flavor, all achieved solely through the use of special roasted barley grains. It is black in color with a very clean finish and moderate hop flavor.

While the porter style was developing, some brewers produced a stout porter and over time generated a new style known simply as stout. These beers traditionally contain a distinct roasted malt flavor and can run the gamut from a dry stout, such as Guinness to a sweet stout such as Watney’s Cream Stout. Our Black Mocha falls in the sweet stout range and derives its chocolate and coffee tones from the use of appropriate roasted malt grains and is very often used as an after dinner libation or an accompaniment to dessert.

Added by Jason on 12-09-2002

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a tulip glass. Beer pours pitch black, cannot see anything through this, with two fingers of creamy light brown head. Head leaves some nice lacing as it dissipates to a thin collar.

Nose is baking chocolate, roasted malt, lightly roasted coffee, and a bit of ashy burnt malt character.

Taste follows the nose, baking chocolate sweetness leading to roasted malt, mild coffee, and a bit of a burnt note on the finish. Also a slight sour tang.

Medium body with mild carbonation, barely there, but enough to move the flavors along. Easy to drink stout, which is nice given how a regular stout seems so uncommon in craft beer nowadays. Nice stout overall.

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Highland Black Mocha Stout from Highland Brewing
3.89 out of 5 based on 1,067 ratings.
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