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RATINGS: 596   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Highland’s most robust beer, having a very malty body with a large, roasted chocolate flavor. It is black in color with a very clean finish and a moderate hop flavor.

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3.3
DarkSong (380) - Dacula, Georgia, USA - APR 29, 2016
It pours black with a small tan quickly fading head. It has a strong chocolate and roasted aroma. It has a thin body and tastes of chocolate,coffee and has a nice roasted flavor. I enjoyed this beer & am glad that I bought it.

3.2
tillmac62 (736) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - APR 12, 2016
BOD 12/1/15. Pours black. Outstanding head volume and lacing, world class retention. Light nose of roast and chocolate. Light body that is water like. Slightly below standard carbonation level with a bit of effervescence in the middle and a lackluster finish. The flavor profile is good. It lacks intensity (think stout lite...very lite) but is well balanced. The flavor is pretty much one dimensional and lacks complexity. It begins with a blend of light roast and chocolate. The middle adds a touch of hops but very little bitterness. The finish is a slow fade of the middle.

3.6
OrthoDoc (189) - South Carolina, USA - APR 10, 2016
At the brewery: Chocolate and coffee on the nose and taste. A little more flavor than the porter but lower abv so mouthfeel is thinner. Not as much flavor or as complex. I prefer the porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
fiveacestx (970) - Texas, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Bottle - jet black with an average head, malty, a taste of ash, burnt toast and coffee. A little thin.

3.5
sirzekel (64) - Georgia, USA - DEC 10, 2015
Black! Easy on the palate. Doesn't have a strong aftertaste. Good Highland beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
lobosaintori (89) - - NOV 25, 2015
pours a thick black topped off with a thick tan head, truly the way a beer should look to me. Aroma is of fresh brewed slow roasted coffee. Taste is of mocha and chocolates with a slight touch of cloves. thick but not too heavy, finishes smoothly.

4.1
BlackBeerPG (683) - Darien, Illinois, USA - NOV 6, 2015
Taste of black patent malts, dry coffee notes with some roasted chocolate, toffee. Black and opaque. Roasted coffee bean aroma. Full body. Big foamy cocoa colored head.

3.7
glennmastrange (2871) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - OCT 10, 2015
Bottle. Moderate to heavy malt aromas of toasted cereal, moderate herbs for the hops, light earth for the yeast, with background notes of coffee and dark chocolate. Head is small, frothy light brown with spotty lacing and is mostly diminishing. Color is clear very dark brown. Flavor starts faintly sweet and moderately acidic, then finishes lightly acidic and bitter. Palate is medium, watery with a lively carbonation. A tasty easy drinking Stout

3.6
Bule (2166) - California, USA - SEP 21, 2015
12oz bottle pours a black color with a bit of head. Strong roasted malt flavor and medium hop bitterness.

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sloshgator (741) - Orlando, Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2015
Highland Black Mocha Stout is not an in-your-face stout, but it is still enjoyable as a sessionable brew. Moderate malt aroma rising from a requisite dark pout with a nice tan head that stays well. Taste is malty with coffee and chocolate notes but not overwhelming with a clean finish. Black Mocha is definitely a nice everyday brew.


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