arkotramathorn (41) - Eau Claire, USA - OCT 3, 2012
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured black with dissipating tan head. After it warmed strong smell of dark chocolate and mint. I am not a huge fan of mint and chocolate together so I give my chocolates away when I go to olive garden. But this beer, was fantastic. Very smooth beer and easy to drink. The mint wasnít obtrusive. The chocolate was perfect. Loved this beer and wish I could get my hands on a few more of the bombers.
Steasy66 (847) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 19, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber into snifter. Black with medium tan head. Aroma is crazy, like mint chocolate chip ice cream. I really donít know what to say about the taste. The mint and coffee are strong. The beer is really sweet, but its a sugary sweetness, not a malty one. I donít get the bourbon barrel at all. Not sure what to say, interesting beer, but not up my alley.
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - JUL 23, 2012
3.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Had this at the All Pints North festival in Duluth, MN. Has an awesome mint chocolate chip ice cream scent, taste however was disappointing, it was rather artificial almost like mint flavored floss.
ryanfolty (1831) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - JUL 22, 2012
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
July 21, 2012 from a bottle at All Pints North. Dark brown pour with some head. Bourbon, mint, coffee and chocolate in aroma and taste. Medium body and little carbonation. Really solid beer, but I am a sucker for bourbon.
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 20, 2011
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black with a medium slowly dissipating brown head and minimal lacing. Aroma of mint, bourbon, coffee, mild chocolate, dark roasted malts and alcohol. Yep, it tastes like a girl scout cookie Ė mint, chocolate, dark malt, caramel and light bourbon. Iím kind of glad the bourbon was minimal in taste since bourbon and mint donít seem like a match made in heaven. I emailed South Shore over three years ago and told them to put the Mint Stout in bottles, so happy to see it got there, but would like to see it sans the bourbon. The minty finish lasted long after I polished off the very affordable bomber. 12oz would probably been a bit better as the law of diminishing returns kicked in towards the end.
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - OCT 14, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
750ml bottle poured into snifter. Dark black pour with thin head. Aroma has slight hints of peppermint and chocolate but not a lot of bourbon. Flavor isnít too exiting. Very faint hints of chocolate and malt, other then that itís somewhat bland and boring.
loafgoat (53) - Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 4, 2011
3.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Smells of mint chocolate chip icecream. Finish is a combination of mint and hops.
deyholla (6505) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 24, 2011
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to someone at freetail release. Pours a near clear dark brown with an earthy brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of mint with roasted malts and a bit of sweet bourbon. Flavor has a bit of mint but mainly roaseted malt and a bit of bourbon,
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - SEP 4, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
poured a deep brown with a fizzy tan head that fades. aroma was very upfront with mint, then cinnamon, oak, and chocolate. flavor was mint, watery coffee, dark roasts, and alcohol. body was thin and fizzy. I had really high hopes for this one. I just wish the base was an impy stout or something stronger.
kbutler1 (1349) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 26, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Been sitting on this one for a while and finally cracked. Pours a dark brown color with a light tan head. The mint is very noticeable as soon as I poured the beer. Dark roast, chocolate, and mint all in the nose. Slight minty start that stays the whole time. Light chocolate and roast notes. Easy drinking and somewhat refreshing. The only let down is that the bourbon notes are pretty minimal. Medium bodied. Ever so slight lace. Overall, decent.