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17 Mint Chocolate Stout | Perennial Artisan Ales

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3.99/5
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767 Ratings
17 Mint Chocolate Stout17 Mint Chocolate Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Perennial Artisan Ales
Missouri, United States
perennialbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by birchstick on 03-24-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,118
Reviews:
117
Ratings:
767
pDev:
10.53%
Bros Score:
4.12
 
 
Wants:
94
Gots:
199
Trade:
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Photo of Sabtos
4.04/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Stark slick black with a minimal but dense mocha blanket that dies quickly leaving a polished obsidian surface.

YORK Peppermint Pattie all the way. There's a touch of booze and roasted malt on the nose, but this aroma really takes the mint and chocolate combination from endzone to endzone.

Taste is big time fresh wintergreen mint and luscious dark chocolate--just Andes candies to the max.

A full to medium body features a fulfillingly soft, substantial froth and a semi-dry tang.

Some might find this a bit mouthwashy, but I think they really nailed what they were after here. It's a great beer to ring in the holiday season with some friends, but probably not the best bottle to sit down by yourself with, or have many multiples of, unless you're intensely in love with mint, especially in your stouts.

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Photo of Pbarg
4.35/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of NoahEllison
4.35/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very good Peppermint Stout. The beer tastes of good Dark Chocolate with Mint on the end. No hop flavor. Would recommend, though I'd share the bottle as the mint can be a little much after a few glasses.

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Photo of Jhfinn
3.52/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BaldPeakEric
4.37/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jwat
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sulldaddy
4.11/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Sampling a 750 ml bottle that was bottled 2/2015 and poured at cellar temp into a snifter. received as part of a trade with @jeffmart22. Thank you!
The beer pours a rich chocolate brown color with dense creamy tan head of 3 cm foaming up even with a gentle pour. THe foam fades to a thin edge layer and wispy island.
The aroma is rich dark chocolate and some brown sugar with lots of roasted malt only very faint hints of spearmint, which may have been more bold in the fresh bottle. Not really boozy at all on the nose.
The first sip reveals a silky smooth body with very fine carbonation. The beer does leave a bit of a coating in my mouth after each swallow.
The flavor is roasted malt and some dark chocolate with a little bit of spearmint in the background. I dont get any of the 10% ABV and there are no hops anywhere. A very drinkable beer and probably kind of dangerous with the higher ABV not showing through and large bottle format. Good to try if you like malts and the mint is well done on this one, without any overwhelming flavors. Check it out.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SadMachine
4.14/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ladle69
4.55/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brenn79
4.39/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

750 bottle, thanks Rusty- Pours black with a nice frothy dark tan head. Aroma is minty, chocolatey, tobacco, dark roasted malts. The taste is mint, chocolate, dark roasted malts, sweet and very dessert like, strong alcohol presence, but not boozy. Strong and flavorful, rich.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Evilyak
3.94/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

this was definitely one that was as advertised. poured dark and thick with a dark tan head.

the mint worked in this one. i didn't really get the cacao as much. easily consumed. creamy mouthfeel.

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Photo of eldoctorador
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of OompaMentor
4.44/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Shelton Brothers 8/19/17

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Photo of MTKATL
4.16/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CPAles
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DMcGirr
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StoutBruin2
3/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of frasergrove
4.24/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MizzouBrew
4.52/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Preface - I love thin mints. I've been waiting a while for this beer and happened upon it at Side Project Cellar in St' Louis, MO. Pours near black with a thick, dark tan head that sticks around for the duration. Smells very minty and chocolatey - if you don't like that combination, then don't order this. Tastes exactly as it smells, and very smooth for 10%. I will drink this again if given the opportunity.

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4.42/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Benish
3.74/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured a pitch highly viscous black. The bright brown head was almost over reactive, nearly going over the glass. Aromas remind me of Thin Mint Girl Scout cookies. It had a sweet chocolate presence with notes of mint. The flavors however was different. The rich sweet chocolate stout was noticeable and exceptional; but then came the mint. It was raw and almost a bit too harsh. Like someone dropped a mint candy in the beer. Some may argue that it's not overwhelming but I find it being too much. If it was just kicked back a notch, it would have been a killer beer, like drinking a chocolate mint cookie. The mouthfeel was full-bodied and creamy. Overall the appearance, aroma and mouthfeel were great but when I tasted the mint, it was just too much.

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3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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