Thick Mint Imperial Stout (Blackwater Series) | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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4.13/5
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235 Ratings
Thick Mint Imperial Stout (Blackwater Series)Thick Mint Imperial Stout (Blackwater Series)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company
New York, United States
southerntierbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Inspired by the legendary Girl Scout cookie, Thick Mint joins our world-class rated Blackwater Series of dessert beers alongside Creme Brûlée, Choklat Oranj, Salted Caramel & Choklat in 2017. This imperial stout is a mouthful of perfectly balanced mint & chocolate. Roasty malts coalesce with notes of Belgian dark chocolate, sweet mint & just a touch of sweet caramel. So decadently delicious, you’ll wish you’d bought another box... er, bottle.

Added by superspak on 01-31-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,417
Reviews:
69
Ratings:
235
pDev:
9.44%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
54
Trade:
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Photo of aasher
4.16/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.42/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.98/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.86/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of kdivers
4.27/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Abstractspirit
4.68/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of LennyBound
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Muss42
4.02/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MikeWard
4.37/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle into a goblet. DOB 3/3/17, so 10 months old.

black with hints of brown body. decent carbonation up the sides of the goblet. 1/2 inch tan head leaving very nice lacing.

The aroma is simply amazing. essentially Girl Scout cookie thin mints times 10. superb.

well, it would be too much to hope for that the taste would equal the nose (If it did, I'd head out for a case of this stuff) The mint and chocolate are very present, but not as "full" as i might hope. There is a faint bitterness and pepperiness to offset the sweetness. Still very good though.

The mouth is full, the finish slightly bitter and minty.

overall, a really nice sipper of a beer in front of the fire this evening. As often with ST dessert beers, the 10.0abv is almost impossible to detect.

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Photo of Rifugium
3.71/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.12/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.12/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.54/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.26/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Calraven
4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.04/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JJKBeerLvr
4.48/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into snifter glass (as recommended on the bottle) in December 2017. There was a bottled-on date of 3/3/2017 on the bottle. I drank this within 1 month of purchase.

Appearance: Very dark black with a thick tan/brown head. Head is creamy and remains thick for a while. It leaves a little lacing on the glass.

Smell: Strong aroma of mint and chocolate and caramel. There is not much hop aroma.

Taste: There is an interesting combination of flavors. There is strong mint and chocolate flavors with some smoky roasted malt flavors, and a little vanilla and caramel flavor. There is little bitterness from hops, but the flavor is dominated by the mint and chocolate flavors. There is a strong alcohol presence as with other Imperial Stouts.

Mouth-feel: Thick, but with a heavy and extremely smooth and creamy body.

This is a very good dessert style Imperial Stout, and it has a variety of flavors that adds a nice complexity to the beer. It is very smooth and enjoyable to drink. I would buy this again.

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Photo of jws7968
4.51/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Seriously smells and tastes exactly like a Thin Mint Cookie. Would not likely be able to drink them all night. Very much in the realm of a dessert beer. But it is a very good one.

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4.95/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of ManlyWealth
4.67/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Very nice stout to come home too after a long week of work on a Friday night. I tried this Thick Mint Imperial Stout a while back and didn’t care much for it. In fact I think I dumped it

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Photo of Hayden34
4.56/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Thick Mint Imperial Stout (Blackwater Series) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 235 ratings
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