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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (4251) - 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 (3187) - 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 (4938) - 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 (20299) - 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 (2145) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ajtrupp (239) - Keenesburg, Colorado, USA - OCT 5, 2013
This beer borders in a gimmick beer, but is really good. The mint jumps out so much more than I expected. It's a boozed up, liquid Thin Mint. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14193) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 4, 2013
can at home ... deep black ... thin tan head ... soft roast ...deep chocolate ...massive polo ... light spearmint ....minty chocolate nose ... soft minty chocolate roast .. after eights ... little spearmint building to too much in the finish...

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (19322) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2013
Canned at SBWF. Near black, rich head. Strong peppermint aroma. Sweet with medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Simplistic flavour of chocolate and mint. Low bitterness. Gimmicky, and not really in a fun way.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiercepanda (529) - Missouri, USA - SEP 28, 2013
A black beer with minimal tan head. The aroma is heavily minty with a little cocoa. The flavor is mint chocolate, not bad, but thin bodied.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gyllenbock (4561) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2013
Sample at SBWF 2013. Dark brown with a small head. This was a strange beer, totally dominated by mint. Also chocolate and some roasted malt. Not my cup of tea.


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