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Ken Schmidt / Iron Fist / Stone Mint Chocolate Imperial Stout - Stone Brewing Co.

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Ken Schmidt / Iron Fist / Stone Mint Chocolate Imperial StoutKen Schmidt / Iron Fist / Stone Mint Chocolate Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

682 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 682
Reviews: 200
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 107
Gots: 113 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 09-22-2012)
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GiantMidget

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4.35/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This was given to me by an employee of Bryn Mawr beverage in PA.

He said it was a legit stout worth trying and I was excited to crack into this one!

Poured into a pint glass to allow adequate breathing, pretty rapid pour as well.
The mint and chocolate emanate and remain. About 2 finger brownish head that stays as a sticky lacing throughout.

First sip gives me the full mint chocolate flavoring with a quite bitter aftertaste. Almost overpowering. However each subsequent sip this dissipates. I'm thinking maybe I got some residue that settled or just the sweetness of the mint took over after each mouthful.

This is VERY good. I was concerned it would be too sweet as some chocolate stouts tend to be. But it really isn't. The collaboration by Ken Schmidt is effective in the uniqueness as well as balanced and mixed well.
Well masked ABV as well.

If you are given a chance to try this, I recommend.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2013 02:56:36 | More by GiantMidget
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Ken Schmidt / Iron Fist / Stone Mint Chocolate Imperial Stout from Stone Brewing Co.
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