Beer Review: El Mole Ocho

Brews and Ewes

El Mole Ocho by New Holland Brewing Company

New Holland describes this beer:

Our exploration into the flavors of mole, the legendary sauce of central Mexico. Malty aroma and rich, cocoa-laden body laced with an invigorating tinge of dries chilies and coffee.

It is 10% ABV and is classified as a Chili Beer/Mexican Spiced Ale.

El Mole Ocho Beware the chili belches.

Amber’s review (3/5):

A mole beer seemed very intriguing to me.  I’m not really a fan of mole, mostly because of chocolate taste.  (I’m not a fan of chocolate.)  I also have a slight aversion to chilies or spice in my beer.  The reasoning behind this is a whole other story.  So, of course I had my reservations about this beer, but I’m always up for trying new things.

The color was beautiful, but a little lighter than I had expected it to be.  The very fragrant chili smell…

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