Vintage Peppermint Porter

Brewed by Vintage Brewing Company
Madison, Wisconsin USA
6% Porter | 6 Ratings | Winter Seasonal |
Imagine the delicious flavor of a chocolate covered thin mint, and how those flavors might work as a beer....it might seem like an odd notion until you try our Peppermint Porter! Our brewmaster uses 100% natural leaf peppermint infused in a porter-style dark ale for a delightful concoction that’s part beer, part holiday treat. From the first sniff, there’s no mistaking the fresh mint, and the brisk cooling sensation and invigorating flavor of peppermint counters the robust chocolate sweetness of the porter for a surprisingly balanced beer. Available for a very limited time. 6.0% alcohol by volume

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