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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rader58 (823) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Draught at Beer Kitchen. Pours dark black. Aroma of mint, chocolate. Flavor is mint, chocolate, cream, heavy molasses, licorice.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (4965) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (2185) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mabel (7455) - 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!"

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12584) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Errl (2171) - 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..

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
krumbum (727) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (1820) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 5, 2015
750ml bomber from Sonoma Cellars in Oconomowoc shared by all during the 4th weekend family get-together. Cellar aged about 2 months. Huge choco-mint nose. Thin mints come to life! Less solid in the flavor with the mint being too sweet, even cloying. Muddled with the mint and the chocolate not being clean. 13.7

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Goodgrief (1885) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - JUL 3, 2015
On tap at Pinocchio’s. Dark pour with tan head and pretty nice lacing. Mint and chocolate on the nose. Very rich flavor, tons of chocolate and mint. Like beerified mint chocolate chip ice cream. Smooth on the tongue. I dig it.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (11364) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 27, 2015
750 ml bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of mint, dark chocolate and light roastiness. Palate wasd medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of mint, dark chocolate and light roastiness with a smooth lingering mint finish.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (6932) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Shared by Mikey at the One Legged Horse .. . Pours a dark brown .. Medium head & lacing .. Velvet mouth, very refreshing and minty .. This is Andes chocolates in liquid form.. Great beer but is a bit trying, even when shared .. . . Did you just say Amy wet her pants?


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