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93
style
Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Sweet Stout
Ashford in the Water, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 60   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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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
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.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ladnewton (1847) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2013
Cask at CBI on 4th March 2013. Almost black with tan ring of foam and scant lacing. Minty, vanilla and chocolate aromas. Minty with spearmint notes and rich chocolate in-mouth. Sweetness subsides in the finish to leave a bitter core. Smooth, velvet bodyful mouthfeel. Rated as a novelty beer.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrBishop (56) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2016
Cask at The Nags Head Reading. Chocolate mint stout exactly as it says on the pumpclip

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jamesie1857 (1971) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2013
On cask at Coach and Horses, Dronfield - A bit different, deep rich black body, with thick white head. Nose is straight away mint choc chip ice-cream, the taste is similar, a bit like a powdery After Eight mint... in a glass. The mouthfeel is a bit on the thin side, but even so, it was excellent. Wouldnt do more than one though.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cgarvieuk (22389) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 9, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 3, 2016 Cask at the Stockbridge tap 09/15.. Deep black... Thick tan head... Soft sweet dark chocolate nose... Light mint (after 8s)...soft dark roast... Dark chocolate.. Dark malts.. Rich sweet malts.. Dark roast.. Deep silky rich... Dark chocolate... Mellow mint... Really well done... Keg at cloisters... Dark brown.. Thin tan lacing.. Soft sweet toffee.. Light mint nose.. Big chocolate roast.. Soft mint.. Dark rich chocolate roast.. Big chocolate.. Nice but body way better on cask

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2013
Cask conditioned handpump Craft Beer Co N1 London 04/03/13. A black beer with a beige head. Chocolate and peppery mint in the nose. Nice bitter chocolate in the mouth. Good roasty flavours. Mint is only a tempter. I was reticent about this worried that the mint would be overpowering or wouldnt work but actually it balances nicely. Having said that it is only just hinted at. Lovely.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ManVsBeer (8934) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2015
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Black with a thin off-white creamy head. Has plenty of mint choc-chip in both its aroma and taste. Its pretty much the liquid version of the ice cream it is that stated!

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4805) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 11, 2015
Baiza Chocolate Mint Stout 5.5% cask at Clerkenwell. Pitch black with the perfect mint chocolate aroma which reminds me of mint chocolate chip ice cream. The smooth creamy body accentuates this feeling while the taste delivers what the nose promised: mint chocolate goodness. Wonderful.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lonick (1774) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 15, 2015
Keg @The Hanging Bat, Edinburgh (Ratings Backlog) Pours black with a tan head. Nose of chocolate, nose really is the nose of a mint choc chip ice cream its crazy. Taste is very much the same but dark chocolate. Great beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (23302) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2013
4th March 2013
Craft Islington. Cask. Opaque dark brown beer, small bubbly tan head. Light palate, smooth with fine carbonation. Lovely nose of After Eight mint chocolates. Nice light chocolate with well judges and well integrated mint. Finishes smooth and minty! My favourite of the Thornbridge beers showcased tonight. Could easily have been a mess but its light, tasty and very very drinkable.


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