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RATINGS: 317   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 donít 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!"


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
biggsbowler (269) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - JAN 31, 2012
Bottle - This beer got better and better with each taste. Poured brown with a light head. The body was thin. Nice amount of chocolate in the nose. There was nice balance between the cocoa and peppers in the tastes. There wasnít really the taste of peppers but the heat was mostly on the back end and slightly in the front. Overall, I really enjoyed this one.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kidmartinek (3640) - austin, Texas, USA - JAN 30, 2012
A deep plum pour. Thin ring of tan head. I detect cinnamon In the aroma more than anything else. The flavor punches in steadily head first with cinnamon, butter, sugar, and break me, guajillo chile! Cinnamon toast crunch finish. Go kids! ! Yes, two "!" "!".

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dwyerpg (4552) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 30, 2012
This has some cocoa in the aroma, but wow does this have a lot of chipotle peppers in the flavor. Some chocolate as well. Good in a small amount once. But thatís enough for me.

3.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aml42000 (622) - Washington, USA - JAN 29, 2012
Opaque with a tan head. I could smell this forever- mocha and cinnamon. Full bodied and tiresome. There are complex spicy notes, but the chocolate is over the top. Ranks up there as a curious acheivement, but a little goes a long way.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (8503) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 28, 2012
Bottle shared by Kinz at the 17th Richmond Ratebeer Gathering, 1/28/12. This beer is called Kokomo according to Butters. Pours a clear amber color with a thin creamy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of chocolate, nutty notes, spice and cinnamon. The taste is cinnamon, chocolate, toasted malts and chili peppers. The heat from the peppers dominate and ruin an otherwise tasty beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Butters (3751) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JAN 28, 2012
Sampled at the Richmond 17th Gathering. Clear dark brown with not much tan head. Good cinnemon and chocolate profile. Milk chocolate. The chile doesnít show up until the end, but when it does, it is intense heat. heartburn. This is absolutely great. Love everything about this.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kinz (3282) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - JAN 28, 2012
Very deep brown, slight head. Chocolate, cinnamon, and pepper aroma, quite enticing. Flavor is a match, but not quite as intense as the aroma. Heat from chlis is fairly intense on the end, unfortunately distracting ultimately.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (6136) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 28, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2012 Bottle. Deep amber pour with a smaller white head. Cocoa, chocolate, and a really good dose of chipotle. Cinnamon on the nose and on taste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Barrios (1243) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 27, 2012
22 oz bottle from Red Dog. Poured at room temperature. Pours a deep amber to light brown body with a lasting ring of beige head. Aromas of cocoa, cinnamon, like the aroma of that cinnamon roll shop in the mall. Flavors first hit with chipotle, including a touch of smoke, and other fruitiness of the peppers followed by caramel, cinnamon, and chocolate. Finish is mildly spicy and sweet cinnamon, like a red hot.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (9032) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 25, 2012
Bottle @ home. Hazy, dark reddish brown appearance with a decent sized, light brown head. The nose is quite appetizing. spicy cinnamon and a moderate spicy pepper, rich cocoa flavor. Smells great. Rich chocolate malty, cocoa, spicy cinnamon, light vanilla, tasty pepper (minus the vegetal element) flavor. Drinks very nicely and Iím loving how they did the spicy element in this beer without getting the nasty vegetal flavor. I think most of the spiciness comes from the cinnamon rather than the chili peppers.


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