Vernal Minthe Stout | Ska Brewing Co.

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Vernal Minthe StoutVernal Minthe Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ska Brewing Co.
Colorado, United States
skabrewing.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by brentk56 on 03-23-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
198
Reviews:
47
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
17.2%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
8
For Trade:
0
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Opaque ebony body with a thin brown head; lots of sticky lacing on the glass. Prominent mint and chocolate aromas (like a Girl Scout chocolate mint cookie). Flavor mirrors the aroma -- sweet and minty; a smooth vanilla line running through it all. Medium-heavy body; silky smooth mouthfeel.

Now here is a treat of a stout! The can label mentions spearmint and peppermint in the ingredients, and they very much make their presence known, yet everything really gels and mixes together nicely. It's a grand mixture of chocolate and mint flavors with great balance overall. Nothing hammers you at the expense of other flavor components. Rich, deeply complex and very much a slow-drinking stout to savor and swoon over. Unique and deeply enjoyable.

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Vernal Minthe Stout from Ska Brewing Co.
3.72 out of 5 based on 198 ratings.
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