Satan's Bake Sale Mint Chocolate Chip Stout | Spring House Brewing Company

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Satan's Bake Sale Mint Chocolate Chip StoutSatan's Bake Sale Mint Chocolate Chip Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Spring House Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
springhousebeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.40%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
This stout is smooth, dark, full-bodied, and satisfyingly rich. This brew is aged on fresh peppermint leaves and dark Wilbur Chocolate, giving this stout a powerful aroma and pronounced mint chocolate chip flavor.

Added by thain709 on 10-05-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
241
Reviews:
38
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
11.48%
 
 
Wants:
45
Gots:
54
For Trade:
4
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Ratings: 241 |  Reviews: 38
Photo of CharlesK
3.62/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of twenteone
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Slowhand1977
4.04/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Would definitely be better on tap with nitro, but overall a very good beer

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Photo of KJ2013
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Omnium
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bomber into a tulip glass.
A. Pitch black with a finger of fizzy tan head little lacing
S. Lots of dark chocolate and mint, light smoke and roasted malt.
T. Awesome flavor great balance of malt with chocolate and mint, light bitterness
M. Medium feel wish it was a tad thicker.
O. Best of any version of this kind of beer that I've had

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Photo of jmdrpi
4.08/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

had on draft. read the description and had to try it.

black, with thick off-white colored head. aroma is of bitter dark chocolate, and a touch of mint. the taste definitely hits the mark. on the drier side, not sweet. the mint is subtle, so it works. thicker bodied.

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Photo of cyber_phoenix
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CheapBeerBuzz
3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.13/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of chipper17257
4.21/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Resuin
4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of my_knew_craft
3.91/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jfstilling
4.17/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hozersr
4.13/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of malfunxion
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of InspectorBob
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rfgetz
3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of yergermeister
3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drewone
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DCLAguy11
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Doctor_Bogenbroom
3.92/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

God, I hate these stupid, gimmicky names! But once you get past the ridiculous moniker, this is actually a pretty decent, decadent Imperial Stout. I admired the blend of flavors and the mint aftertaste. I wouldn't drink it everyday, but as a dessert beer, it's pretty good.

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Photo of TrackcoachLVPA
4.85/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Not as good as last years but still solid. Taste of mint up front, goes down smooth

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Photo of superspak
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got in a BIF from JNForsyth. 22 ounce bottle into snifter; no bottle dating, but is a recent seasonal release. Pours pitch black color with a 1-2 finger dense and rocky dark tan head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big dark chocolate, cocoa, mint, light coffee, toast, dark bread, light smoke/char, herbal, and roasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/roasted malt and mint/dark chocolate notes; with great strength. Taste of big dark chocolate, cocoa, mint, light coffee, toast, dark bread, light smoke/char, herbal, and roasted earthiness. Fair amount of roast/char bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of dark chocolate, cocoa, mint, light coffee, dark bread, light smoke/char, and herbal/roasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Damn nice balance, robustness, and complexity of dark/roasted malt and mint/dark chocolate flavors; with a good roasted bitterness/sweetness balance and no cloying flavor after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth and fairly creamy/chalky mouthfeel that is nice. A nice light cooling sensation from the mint shows up after the finish as well. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice mint chocolate imperial stout. All around great complexity, balance, and robustness of dark/roasted malt and mint/dark chocolate flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of jrfehon33
3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Satan's Bake Sale Mint Chocolate Chip Stout from Spring House Brewing Company
3.92 out of 5 based on 241 ratings.
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