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17 Mint Chocolate Stout - Perennial Artisan Ales

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17 Mint Chocolate Stout17 Mint Chocolate Stout

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BA SCORE
87
very good

340 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 340
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 49
Gots: 62 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Perennial Artisan Ales visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: birchstick on 03-24-2012)
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BeerMeBrah

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-19-2014 14:36:06 | More by BeerMeBrah
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cfinch2

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-19-2014 00:12:50 | More by cfinch2
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joesteinkamp

Illinois

5/5  rDev +28.2%

04-17-2014 21:03:29 | More by joesteinkamp
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YobroitsJoe

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-17-2014 03:43:15 | More by YobroitsJoe
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mookihouse

California

4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-17-2014 03:21:50 | More by mookihouse
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gueuzedreg

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

I'm going against the grain I guess here; I loved the non-ba version

A- Nice black thick molasses, coffee head in color, medium lacing with low legs

S- Nice mint leaf>chocolate>great malt backbone. Can't complain

T- Everything is in the right proportions IMO here. Mint, chocolate and malty backbone. Love it

M- Nice and thick and smooth, just the way I like non-ba stouts. Perennial nails another one.

O- Maybe some people don't like this extreme amount of flavor with their stouts, but this one was great for me. I loved it. I should get more of it!

04-16-2014 22:59:24 | More by gueuzedreg
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HooRy9er

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

04-15-2014 20:41:30 | More by HooRy9er
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Bosoxfan20

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

04-14-2014 23:06:53 | More by Bosoxfan20
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Biff_Tannen

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

04-13-2014 21:18:43 | More by Biff_Tannen
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qchic

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

04-13-2014 20:47:22 | More by qchic
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carlmoberg

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-12-2014 23:47:51 | More by carlmoberg
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PeakedInHighSchool

Missouri

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-11-2014 20:38:17 | More by PeakedInHighSchool
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goblue3509

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

04-11-2014 19:01:50 | More by goblue3509
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

3.76/5  rDev -3.6%

On draft at Whole Foods in Alexandria, VA.

The beer is black with a thin beige collar. The aroma offers a huge helping of chocolate mints, dominating the scent. The flavor follows suit. Think Girl Scout thin mints or Andes candies in beer form. True to the name. It's certainly well executed. that said, it becomes cloying rather quickly. A fun beer to sample or enjoy a small pour, but a bottle could easily be split many ways.

04-11-2014 17:09:36 | More by Huhzubendah
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SocalKicks

California

4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-11-2014 12:55:35 | More by SocalKicks
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toolbrew

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

04-11-2014 04:31:18 | More by toolbrew
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woosterbill

Kentucky

3.68/5  rDev -5.6%

On tap at Bridge Tap House in St. Louis.

A: Black body with brown highlights and a dense tan head. Tremendous retention and gorgeous lacing. Perfect.

S: Overpowering mint. Smells more like mouthwash than beer, albeit in a very authentically minty way. I admire the intensity.

T: Follows the nose: more Scope than Thin Mint at first, although a touch of smooth chocolate does show up as it warms. Ok, but unbalanced.

M: Smooth, well carbonated, full body. Great.

O: Interesting but a bit disappointing.

Cheers!

04-10-2014 23:19:20 | More by woosterbill
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alexm1309

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-10-2014 20:13:27 | More by alexm1309
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

04-10-2014 03:57:47 | More by VeganUndead
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DavidHume

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-08-2014 23:52:18 | More by DavidHume
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KCBeerNerd

Missouri

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-08-2014 21:58:34 | More by KCBeerNerd
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ahermsen

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-07-2014 14:35:02 | More by ahermsen
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Skyjmpr

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

04-07-2014 02:39:39 | More by Skyjmpr
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Jordy777

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-06-2014 06:23:43 | More by Jordy777
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

3.9/5  rDev 0%

On-tap at the Bridge Tap House and Wine Bar in St. Louis, MO. 12oz served in a snifter glass today, 4/5/2014.

App- similar to it's BA cousin- dark brown, nearly black body with a one finger dark brown head. Good retention, drops into a thin film and then nothing. No lacing. Stains the glass a bit, a little bit of leg too.

Smell- served chilled out of the keg. Hints of mint and milk chocolate, some dark chocolate and faint coffee. I have to look for these, but as it warms, the mint becomes quite apparent. It doesn't take over completely, but it does receive a complement from the chocolate flavours that come out a bit more slowly.

Flavour- mint all around, like an Andes chocolate. Some chocolate flavours come out from both the dark malt and the cocoa nibs. More of the dark chocolate bitter variety that sweetens up a bit on the backend. Good, not complex but unique and tasty.

Mouthfeel- medium bodied, not thick and chewy. Perhaps a bit too thin in character. A bit sticky and dry on the backend as expected from a mint chocolate beer. It's packed full of mint and is a sipper. Slight ABV shows up as it warms.

Overall- solid, well-designed stout that has quite an unique flavour component. I can see mint adjuncts as coming out either really good or really bad. This comes out quite well and is an enjoyable treat if you enjoy Andes chocolates. The barrel-aged version adds a nice sweet bourbon flavour and a nice oaky vanilla complement that makes you feel like it's mint chocolate vanilla ice cream.

04-06-2014 01:44:08 | More by Stevedore
17 Mint Chocolate Stout from Perennial Artisan Ales
87 out of 100 based on 340 ratings.