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RATINGS: 427   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Say hola to a spiced up ale full of cocoa and ancho, guajillo, chipotle peppers. But don’t fear the heat, because plenty of caramel and chocolate malts bring a smooth, complex flavor. Scents of cinnamon when poured will have your saying "¡Ole For Mole!"

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (10306) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 24, 2015
Dunkel orange braune Farbe, geringe bräunliche schaumkrone. Geruch schokoladig, nussig, Karamell. Geschmack sehr nussig, schokoladig, weich, gut.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (34797) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2015
From tap. Pours clear and golden brown to deep amber with a small tan head. Mild fruity. Toasted malty. Mild sweet and fruity. Toasted malty. Toasted and light perfumed finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmoreau (2902) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - MAY 14, 2015
On tap at Lunar Brewing Co., and snifter served displaying a deep, nearly opaque, brown color, with maybe a bit of ruby highlighting, and a modest layer of light tan head foam that reduced expeditiously to a thin ring & film, but left a good deal of clingy, web-like lacing on the glass. The nose offered just a touch of roastiness, with cocoa, hints of caramel & toffee sweetness, a little nuttiness, and a touch of prune as it warmed. Medium bodied, the taste initiated some spice as cinnamon, then "back of the throat" pepper that connected with a medium earthy bitterness, the aroma notes, and lively carbonation that also accentuated the moderate," lingering to finish", peppery heat, although the 9% seemed subdued. Not a big pepper person, but I really liked this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gearz (45) - Maryland, USA - MAY 13, 2015
Two years ago I would've rated this higher but it seems like this beer has been watered down a bit since I last had it. I bought several bombers of this in the past and was always recommending it to people. It's still very good but it was better. I believe this is touted as a porter. I would agree the last time I tried it but now on tap it doesn't sell me on that style. Taste is good. Still has the subtle heat and I think they nailed the intensity. Somewhat of a cocoa powder taste at the end although I remember it being more pronounced. All in all, this is a great beer with the perfect amount of heat. I just know it's had a better mouthfeel and appearance in the past. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
EdInSaltLake (727) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Cocoa roasted, caramel, subtle pepper aroma. Cocoa flavor... Powdered sugar sweet and caramel malt flavor. Spicy pepper lingers in aftertaste. Spiciness is substantial, but not too much.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ibrubeer (189) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Bomber bottle. Aroma is of cinnamon and peppers. Dark brown color with reddish tint. White head that fades. Taste of cinnamon, spices, and a little bit of heat from the peppers. Med body. Very complex flavor overall. I just didn’t really like the flavor.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
krumbum (664) - truckee, California, USA - APR 24, 2015
Great cocoa spice aromas. Clear brown with lasting off white head. Amazing cocoa smoothness with just the right bite.after taste is pleasant fades of the flavor begging to be refreshed by another sip.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mbgrayson (617) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - APR 24, 2015
Pours down brown, with a whitish tan head. Aroma of cocoa and pepper. Taste starts off with chocolate then heavily of peppers. I liked this fairly unique beer, but it is not that smooth or drinkable. Thumbs up.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
lownote (247) - USA - APR 23, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2015 Pours black with a tiny white lace of head. Kind of a candy chocolate aroma. Not strong. Taste is delicious. Rich chocolatey with a little pepper kick at the end. Nice thick body with a little carb.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (3287) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - APR 22, 2015
Backlog. On tap at the brewery. Chalk full of spices, herbs and peppers with notes of cinnamon, caramel and chocolate malt. I thought I was going to like this, but I didn’t really care for it. Perhaps I’ll give it another go soon.

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