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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
17 is a decadent chocolate stout complimented with a smooth mint finish perfect for winter’s last hurrah. Clocking in at 10% alcohol by volume, it is sure to warm you inside and out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (10562) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 25, 2015
750mL bottle, pours a jet black like motor oil with a small dark brown head. Nose brings out loads of mint, some chocolate and roast. Flavour is intense as hell, with roasted malt, loads of mint, and chocolate. Not usually a fan of mint in stouts, but this works really. Palate is thick as fuck - good for small doses. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
5000 (6600) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - OCT 5, 2015
Bottle:   Pitch black, thin to moderate brown head, foamy, a little leggy.   Mint Choc Ice Cream!   Minty start, chocolate, soft sweet roasted malts and graham cracker.   Not as ice cream like on the tongue, but still tasty.   Moderate to full body.   Minty chocolatey finish.   For being 10% its well hidden.   Great nose, fairly good on the tongue.   Its a low hop/bitterness and low roasty Imperial Stout, with some non-traditional flavors that are welcomed.   Pretty damn neat stout.   I bet this would be great with some ice cream!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ShakaZ (4) - - OCT 3, 2015 does not count
Dark syrup menthol. Solid porter. Dark chocolate. Hint of mint. Very nice unusual beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prufrockstar (1642) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 20, 2015
Bottle thanks to BeBeau. Deep dark pour with tan head, okay retention and lacing. Aroma is basically an Andes mint. Taste ends roasty, bitter and with plenty of alcohol bite, which is in contrast to the sweet Andes expectation. That might be intentional, but this is one expectation I want to be met -- chocolate mint should be sweet, not harsh. Anyway, as it warms and I acclimate (possibly aided by a brownie), and it improves. Or maybe I’m just getting drunk. Whatever the reason, it is redeemed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (5210) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Draft: Oily black...with a small brown head. Chocolate, peppermint aroma. Taste is dark chocolate malt, mint cookie, cocoa... A roasty, dark chocolate bitter. Creamy and rich...very nice cooling mint and roasted malts..... Wonderful stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (2312) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Bottle in the back kf the frudge, pours the part with a light khaki head that leaves nice lacing. Nice mint nose. Taste is like thin mint girl scout cookies. Thin light body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mabel (7712) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 28, 2015
[7189-20150418] Tap. Mint chocolate aroma. Black body with a medium-lasting foamy brown body. Strong mint chocolate herb and thick roasted grains flavour. Full body. Delicious but enormous. (8/4/9/4/17) 4.1
(@ Allen Burger Venture ABV, Buffalo, NY)
Overheard: "Those are the biggest tater tots I’ve ever seen!"

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12951) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Capped 750 from Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours very dark brn/blk with a really dark tan head. Mint aroma is present. Mixed accompanying odors which might include chocolate. Full bodied. Flavor is mint, chocolate, smooth burnt malt. Not getting coffee. There’s a touch of heat. Pretty nice ale, but I’m far from ecstatic about the mint.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Errl (2325) - Plano, Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Bottle...Pour is black with a tan head..Nose is old mint, chocolate, thin mints, sweet...Taste is chocolate, roast, thin mint cookies, soft roast, dark chocolate, bitter..

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
krumbum (752) - truckee, California, USA - JUL 7, 2015
Big hits of mint over a very chocolate base in the aroma. Dark thick black cascades as it pour with a lasting brown head. The herbal mint is carried on a rich velvet bed of cocoa. Perfect alone or with ice cream they nailed this beer.

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