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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (2686) - McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 8, 2013
From a 22 oz bottle shared at home. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of peppermint patties. Flavors of mint, chocolate and notes of coffee. Gentle roasted finish. Nice dessert beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pailhead (4416) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - JUN 5, 2010
Growler: the aroma has lots of mint with lighter chocolate, vanilla, and coffee. It pours a dark brown with orange highlights around the edges of the glass and a small beige head. The flavor starts with chocolate and mint. The finish has lots of vanilla and bourbon...too much bourbon. Light-medium bodied with mild carbonation that comes across a tad thin.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madvike (2582) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 19, 2011
Bottle - Pours deep brown with a rapidly dissipating frothy tan head. Nose is light bourbon sweetness with pronounced creme de menthe, chocolate, and a bit of coffee grounds. Real smooth, with a nice medium roast, creme de menthe, irish creme, a bit of sweet oaky bourbon. A bit of a flat finish, with a bit of coffee and some sweet syrupy flavors mingling with the oak. A little thinner than I expected, and not a ton of carbonation. Going to have to agree with some of the others that it tastes a bit artificial, but it still works pretty well. For one pour, it’s pretty pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (4532) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUL 5, 2011
Bottle shared by a friend. Darkest brown pour with a thin beige head. Malty and chocolatey nose with mint, coffee and a cough drop note from the mint. Very mentholy. Cough drop flavor with some sourness (possibly from the barrel, possibly infection setting in), chocolate and mint before a coffee finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kbutler1 (1345) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 26, 2011
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.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (5974) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 24, 2011
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,

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Westchesterco (790) - mclean, Virginia, USA - AUG 8, 2013
From a bottle it is brown with a slight head. The aroma is of bourbon and mint. It tastes of chocolate and mint and has. A bitter and sweet flavor that resonated on the palate

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarinEvelyn (467) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Aged for about a year. Smells like candy. Chocolate mint candies, andies candies or mint chocolate ice cream! Malt, a little bourbon. Taste is similar, but a little light, a little lacking in my opinion. Nice minty aftertaste though, just a little dry and thin.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cornfield (5362) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - AUG 19, 2009
This was a treat from an unknown member of the Flossmoor Station Mug Club who brought a growler to last night’s tapping, forming an interesting contrast to the DIPA being consumed. It looked almost black in the glass, showing some brown around the edges, and had a smallish tan head. The aroma was of Frango Mints, chocolatey and minty, and brought back bad memories of Christmas shopping in days of yore. Only a light touch of Bourbon came through in the flavor. It was mainly Peppermint Patties (better memories here) with some coffee and dark caramel. A bit thin, over all. Not bad, but also not a brew that I would want a steady diet of.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 19, 2009
Oily black pour with a nose of fresh mint and java. Flavors follow pretty much a straight line...mint, coffee, chocolate, touch of the bourbon barrel. Just OK.


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