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style
Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Sweet Stout
Ashford in the Water, England

bottling
unknown

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unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask conditioned; Cask
A chocolate mint stout

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3.7
pkomar (472) - Poznan, POLAND - NOV 7, 2016
Aroma of chocolate mint candies with a tiny bit of coffee and roasted malts in the background. Taste reminds me a bit of after eight chocolates. Chocolate and mint are dominating the tongue with a bit of coffee in the background. Rather sweet, yet not overwhelming. Light body, good drinkability. Good one.

3.8
jamestulloch (4117) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 4, 2016
Keg at Andrew Usher’s. Clear dark brown body with a thin beige head. Faint lacing. Aroma of dark chocolate and a subtle hint of mint (which I think I’m noticing only because of previous reviews). Flavour of caramel, sweet milk chocolate and fig. Medium body with a frothy mouthfeel. Soft fizz. Rich and earthy. A tasty, well balanced Sweet Stout.

3.5
hohops (998) - Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2016
Appearance- very dark ruby almost black, hardly any head. Aroma- chocolate and mint, dark malts, coffee traces. Taste- lots of mint chocolate, leathery malt, smoky traces, dark roasty malt, bitter ashy finish. Intriguing, a bit artificial.

4.2
MrBishop (78) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2016
Cask at The Nags Head Reading. Chocolate mint stout exactly as it says on the pumpclip

4.4
Jackcharlottep (3) - Rotherham, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2016 does not count
Nice smooth stout. Not too overpowering. Could definitely drink it all night without waking up with bad breath haha.

3.9
mr_h (5567) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 8, 2016
Cask, 1/3 pint by gravity at PRAF 2016, Town Hall, Paisley (20 Apr 2016), lovely chocolate, mint aroma, opaque near black with no head, chocolate, minty, oily, sweet, soft carbonation.

3.6
foxo82 (900) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2016
Cask at Craft Beer Co, Islington. Retains the subtle bitterness of a stout with a dark chocolate that’s more apparent then the mint.

3.2
downender (8660) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2016
Cask-conditioned at the Gryphon, Bristol 22/4/2016. Near black, with a decent, off-white, head. Plain chocolate, roasted malts and some slightly jarring ’After Eight’ mint character in the finish. Fine.

3.1
imdownthepub (14557) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2016
Cask conditioned at The Gryphon, Bristol. Dark brown with cream head. Slightly weird this one, certainly there is a chocolate hit, sweet and smooth but then a chemical note, presumably the mint element, I wasn’t too keen on that part. Don’t think I would return to this one.

3.6
gowdy (1115) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - APR 23, 2016
Half pint at The Paisley Beer Festival. Quite thick. Syrupy. No head. Darker brown colour.


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