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 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had this poured out of the bottle into a stout glass. This is probably my favorite beer from these guys. This stout has just the right amount of sweetness backed by the coffee and chocolate notes. The aroma clearly masked these flavors. Dark brown color with a surprisingly mild head. Great dessert beer.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

The first time I had this beer, I was already drunk. As a coffee lover, I'm pretty sure I would have given it 5 stars all around at that time. However, I recently bought this and brought it to a friend's house for a night of drinking games, and it wasn't quite how I remembered it when I was sober. It's still really freaking delicious, don't get me wrong, but it seriously tastes like a mocha latte. There is a lot of complexity left to be desired while drinking this beer, and it can get you really messed up really fast if you aren't careful, because it seriously just tastes like an expensive coffee drink.

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

Pours dark as night withcreamy one finger tan head. Smell is roast and some chocolate. The taste is roasted malt, coffee beans and dark chocolate with a thin mouthfeel. Many Souts will improve as the warm, but this one actually loses a little luster. Overall, pretty good, but not a great Stout.

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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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