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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Real spearmint and peppermint — not extract — combine with cocoa nibs and vanilla beans to create your reward for making it through winter.

Ancient Greeks tell us (’cause we talk to them) that Persephone turned Minthe into a mint plant in a jealous rage, to keep the little nymph away from her man Hades. Jealous rages rarely end well, but if one did result in mint we’re glad: this is a unique and delicious stout, and we recommend having one while you calm the hell down.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HonkeyBra (3421) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - OCT 26, 2013
12 oz. can. Rating from notes. Pours a rich black pour with a fluffy tan colored head. Aroma of mint, chocolate, thin mint girl scout cookies, not much else. Flavor is strong mint, strong milk chocolate. That’s about it. It’s like drinking a girl scout cookie. Which is fine, but it gets tiresome on the palate. Medium bodied, nice carbonation. Overall, meh.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (1731) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 23, 2013
Looks like a typical stout. Aroma of chocolate and mint, as is the taste. Great dessert beer, if you’re into that sort of thing. Certainly unique.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
bwa5879 (685) - Portage, Michigan, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Pour like espresso, a bit of cola colored head on top. Aroma is pepperming, spearmint, and sweet chocolate. Good scent for dessert, very unique for a stout. Low carbonation, thin body, clean finish. Flavors of spearmint/root beer, peppermint, sweet chocolate. Not too bad, would be great during the christmas season and only a few at that, mostly a novelty to me.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8725) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 17, 2013
Very dark with lasting mocha coloured head and lots of lace. Aromas of chocolate and mint. Smells better than it tastes, medium mouthfeel but very herbal concoction, improving as warms because more bitter chocolate. Too much mint. Extra in trade.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christpuncher (1241) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 9, 2013
One of the a few beers I could only handle a few sips. This is a peppermint stout which tastes awful. The worst combination ever. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (4606) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2013
Tap at Fresh Craft, Denver. Poured a deep mahogany with no head at all. The aroma is unsurprisingly mint and chocolate. After Eight for anyone who knows what that is. The flavour is medium bitter with a fresh mint chocolate slightly watery palate. A really different and unusual beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (3347) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 8, 2013
On draft at Fresh Craft in Denver. Pours a dark cola brown with a fading tan head. Mint chocolate nose and flavor. Not overly sweet and fairly light bodied, but plenty of flavor. Slight bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (5413) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2013
Draft sampled at Fresh Craft, Denver. Pours near black with a ring tan head. Aroma of mint and chocolate, like "after 8" mints I would have as a kid. Brilliant! This is also present in the flavour, moderate sweet and bitter but unfortunately fading into a slightly weird aftertaste. Light to medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20618) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 6, 2013
Canned@SBWF2013. Black colour, small off-white fluffy head. Aroma is mithe, some chocolate and mild herbal notes. Flavour is very similar. I hate minthe as such, but actually in this beer I didn’t find it that offensive.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
finol (2191) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2013
Can at SBWF 2013. Pour black with a Brown head. Mint aroma and taste of mint chocolate. It is a fun brew but a few cl is enough.


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