Welcome to BeerAdvocate!

Looking to talk, rate or trade beer? Join today by creating your free account.

Dismiss Notice
Curious about recent updates to the site and app? Check the Announcements forum for updates.
Dismiss Notice
Love Belgian Beer?

Join us Sep 17 in Portland, Maine for Return of the Belgian Beer Fest, featuring hundreds of authentic Belgian beers and Belgian-inspired offerings.

Tickets + more: beeradvocate.com/belgian

Chocolate Mint Stout | Gilgamesh Brewing

YOUR RATING = None |
BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting 10 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Gilgamesh Brewing
Oregon, United States | website

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
0 IBU 5.5% ABV
A chocolate stout brewed with generous amounts of Amano Chocolate cocoa nibs and locally grown mint. Dark tawny roasted barley with added dark chocolate cocoa creates a full, complex body; mint leaves added in lieu of hops to create a mildly refreshing herbal finish.

Added by msubulldog25 on 07-12-2010

BEER STATS
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
4
Avg:
3
pDev:
33.67%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
User Reviews
Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 4
Reviews by honkduh:
Photo of honkduh
4/5  rDev +33.3%

More User Reviews:
Photo of
3.75/5  rDev +25%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 2.5

This is the first beer with a hop substitute that I've tasted.

Small head, pitch black. Foam sticks on the inside of the glass.
Mint is abundant in the beer's smell/taste. I felt that it was an effective hop substitute, especially at a colder temperature. As the beer warmed it skewed a little towards the sweet end, making drinkability more of a liability. Chocolate is definitely present but well-balanced. This had a nitro-like, creamy feel which complemented the cool taste of the mint.

Very enjoyable, but a pint felt like a *little* much - probably better for sharing. Goes well with spicy food to take the edge off.

 625 characters

Photo of leftoverburrito
1.5/5  rDev -50%

Photo of guajolote
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Chocolate Mint Stout from Gilgamesh Brewing
- out of 100 based on 1 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Return of the Belgian Beer Fest

    BeerAdvocate Brings its All-Belgian Fest to Portland, Maine on September 17, 2016. Tickets are on sale now.

    Learn More
  • Get the Mag

    Become a BeerAdvocate magazine print subscriber today.

    Subscribe