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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!"


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3.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
shotgunn (34) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 16, 2012
I purchased this 22oz bottle just off of the word mole. Iím a big fan of fine Mexican,not texmex, food. I was completely blown out of the water by this beer. I poured it into a pint glass and was not impressed one bit. I stuck my nose into this clear brown liquid with not much head and was even further sliding down the disappointment path. Iím not a big fan of the commercialiness that craft brewing has become, and in my personal experience the s**t that has been coming out of Fort Collins. With my rant complete, I took a swig of this beer, and while not with initial mouth taste, as there wasnít much of one, I think I may have found a new favorite. This beer is exactically what the brewer intended. This is almost too complex a beer for the average palate. You take a healthy swig, itís not heavy, you can drink, you think...not much to it, you inhale...and there it is! A great mole sauce! Iím almost without words, this is beer at a totally different level. This takes everything you think of any beer at any point of your life and makes you completely rethink it. If they can do this with a beer, what else can be done? Iím glad I tried this beer and will recommend it. Again I canít put into words my surprise and approval of this beer. Cheers!


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Busick (379) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 18, 2014
A perfect balance with all of the peppers, caramel and chocolate! A great Lips of Faith addition.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GrandaddyKC (2) - merriam, Kansas, USA - MAY 15, 2014 does not count
serious weirdness going on with this beer!!! strong spicy almost cinnamon smell at the beginning. spicy notes of hotness offset by a clear chocolate maltiness. cant wait to open up my bottle in my cellar!!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiercepanda (544) - Missouri, USA - MAY 1, 2014
A dark reddish brown beer. The aroma is pure chocolate. The flavor is milk chocolate and sugar with some spiciness.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
nakedwhendrunk (2095) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - APR 12, 2014
Growler from Breeze In, Juneau AK. The appearance was a light golden amber color. One finger white foamy head that dissipates within about a minute and leaves the same sticky slightly coated looking lacing clingy to the sides of the glass. The smell uh...whereís the chocolate? Huh? No where to be found no matter how much I let it warm, however, there is a slight cinnamon aroma trying to come through and its mainly coming through like an American Blonde Ale. The taste had a bland malty sort of cinnamon-ness; no aftertaste, and a quick dry finish trying to pummel my tastebuds. On the palate, it sat about a light to medium, somewhat sessionable, carbonation seems ok for the "herbed/spiced" style and yes, I realize this is a chocolate/chile beer, but am not getting as much as I had hoped for. Overall, God, I really hope Iím not becoming a beer critic here, but all I have to say is Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, and this is a growler fill, if it wasnít for the cinnamon, Iíd say this is an American Blonde Ale in disguise, I most likely wonít have this again and am now wondering about New Belgium - what are they up to these days? Really, guys? What is this?

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (5332) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Draft at DdC with Streets, Ricky, Andrew, PJ and Brendan. Actually my favorite beer of the night. Pours a deep reddish black body with thin off white lacing. Aroma is vanilla, cocoa, cinnamon and additional spices. Mouthfeel is rich vanilla cake, chocolate syrup, caramel candy and cinnamon spice. Great desert beer executed nicely.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anaheim1983 (140) - Anaheim, California, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Overall: fantastic and boldly flavored. No lack of flavor at all! Strong pepper.. Great mole and cinnamon spice flavor. Slight hop bitterness on the finish brings it all together. The only drawback is that is does come off slightly cloying. However, Appearance: pale orange, with fizzy white head, great clarity

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (2049) - Montrťal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 16, 2014
Un nez tourbť avec des ťlans de fŤves de cacao brutes, chili, caramel. Le tout prend forme une fois en bouche, le corps est moyen et collant, finale chaude díalcool et de brŻlure pimentťe.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (5840) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Clear brown color with light tan head. Cocoa powder, light roast, cinnamon aromas. Medium body with average carbonation. Nice cinnamon, chocolate, nutty flavors with some mild chili burn to finish----good

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
harrymel (1502) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 16, 2013
This is the third bomber Iíve had of this beer. It is exceptional. Pours a cherry hued brown with little foam formation and no lace. The nose on this beer is insane, probably in my top five noses. cinnamon, cocoa, chili, sugar, coffee (just the slightest), grain, malt; these come together and honestly remind me of cinnamon toast crunch cereal - fucking awesome. Great cinnamon and cereal flavor with a good sharp burn at the rear of the palate. Really dig this beer. Iím worried about itís aging potential, so Iím drinking the shit out of it while I can. Medium bodied with prickly carb and an off dry finish. Really hope this becomes an annual release, they really hit it out of the park here. Serving type: bottle 03-03-2012

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrFecesious (959) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle share taster. Clear amber, minimal cap. Aroma of spices, chocolate. Taste is sweet. A lingering spicy tingle.


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