Staves Hole Molé Nitro Chocolate Milk Stout

Staves Brewery

Released September 3, 2020

The first time I tasted Mexican hot chocolate, it was a particularly intense experience - my tastebuds took a battering and my face didn’t know how to react. Since when does hot chocolate make my mouth hurt??

If you’re hesitant to try a chilli chocolate beer, rest assured: while Holy Molé contains some of the ingredients that give Mexican hot chocolate its complex flavours (bittersweet chocolate, Ancho chilli, vanilla pods and cinnamon), it isn’t a tastebud-battering experience. The main characters coming through are smooth chocolate with a hint of vanilla and a rounded bitterness; cinnamon and chilli do show up, but only by slowly building over time. The blanketing effect of the creamy nitro foam tempers the spice, but allows a subtle warmth to grow in your chest as you drink.

Overall, this is surprisingly easy to drink, and you may find that one isn’t enough.

Mick Wust

Nitro Stout
Staves Brewery

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NSW 2037

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