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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   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 (763) - 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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pentaz (889) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 15, 2014
Bottle @ Yespr. Pours black with a lasting tan small head. Aroma is mint, chocolate, heavy cocoa, mild glue, roasted malts. Taste is moderate+ sweet and bitter. Body is medium+, texture is viscous, carbonation is soft. Finishes very sweet and warming with long lingering mint and chocolate. Too much mint makes the drinkability low.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
troyc (2172) - Illinois, USA - APR 9, 2014
[Tap] Inky black pour without much head. Low carbonation. Frango mint aroma. Taste is of dark chocolate, heavy mint notes, lighter amounts of roasted malts. Dry and fresh finish thanks to the mint. Pretty good, but could be better with the mint dialed down a notch. Tasting notes from 2/2014.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drewbeerme (3869) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 31, 2014
on tap at Stoutfest ’14. this beer lost out to very menthol bomb, poorly balanced, and undrinkable. surprised with how poorly executed this was when you have abraxas next to it and pipeworks much better mint stout on the other side. although this did have a much better and more stout like body than pipeworks.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
artmcd8 (1298) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 30, 2014
GI Stout Fest 2014. Pours a deep brownish black with a dark brown head. Aroma is huge huge mint with a slight chocolate. Taste was similar but the mint was a bit medicinal and overpowering. If you like mint, this is your thing. Thick and syrupy.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
charule (806) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2014
At stoutfest. Poured black min tan head. Strong mint choc like candy aroma. Light carb. Taste too strong in mint like mouthwash.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lukaduke (1735) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAR 3, 2014
Pours a deep burnt umber color with a finger of khaki foam. The nose is heavy on the chocolate roast with some sweet bakers chocolate too. Good dose of straw and minty herbalness to let you know what your getting into as well. The palate follows with nice long chocolate flavors that are heightened by lingering mint, pine, roasted grain and even a trace of coffee as well.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JBPortland (456) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAR 2, 2014
750ml bottle shared thanks to Lukaduke! Pours rich dark brown with small tan head. Nose is roasty coffee and mint, pistachio. Taste is creamy chocolate, spruce, mint, mocha. Finish is mint chocolate chip, cocoa, roasty coffee. Good stuff.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
gendv138 (335) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 22, 2014
From notes, consumed on 5/6/13. Bottle poured into a Belgian snifter. Pours jet black with a finger and a half of tan head. Aromas of mint, peppermint, chocolate. Tasting notes of peppermint, dark and milk chocolates, roast. Full body with a semi-dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (12740) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2014
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Pitch black - offwhite head. Lots of mint, burned malts, - bitterness from the burned malts, after eight chocolate, herbal notes, not really balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (7243) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 23, 2014
Sample at Prairie Moon in Evanston, IL. Pours black with a medium tan head that dissipates steadily to an outer ring. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of chocolate, mint and malt. Full-bodied with a mint chocolate character and notes of chocolate malt and coffee. The finish is chocolatey with a minty aftertaste. Above average overall.


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