Guinness Releases Chocolate Mint Stout Aged in Kentucky Bourbon Barrels for the Holidays

Guinness Open Gate Brewery (Baltimore, Maryland) has officially announced that it will treat American beer drinkers to the Limited Release of Guinness Chocolate Mint Stout Aged in Kentucky Bourbon Barrels during the 2021 Holiday Season.

Here to “[bring] the flavors of the season to life,” Guinness Chocolate Mint Stout Aged in Kentucky Bourbon Barrels is an Imperial Stout “brewed with dried mint leaves, aged in Kentucky bourbon barrels, and then conditioned with pure cacao to keep the flavors as true to life as possible.” Coming in at 10.8% ABV, Guinness Chocolate Mint Stout Aged in Kentucky Bourbon Barrels is “the perfect treat to bring to a holiday party, pair with a favorite dessert, gift to the beer lover in your life or just enjoy by the fire as the temperature drops.”

“With each new beer from our barrel-aging program, we look to challenge ourselves with flavor combinations and tastes that most people wouldn’t expect from Guinness,” said Sean Brennan, Head Brewer at the Guinness Open Gate Brewery in Baltimore. “And that’s exactly what we’ve got here with our Chocolate Mint Stout Aged in Kentucky Bourbon Barrels. Chocolate and mint are a classic flavor combination, and the way those flavors interact with the bourbon character leads to something really special. It’s the perfect beer to sip on after a solid meal with family and friends over the holidays.”

Guinness Chocolate Mint Stout Aged in Kentucky Bourbon Barrels is rolling out now and will hang around only as long as supplies last. You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 4-packs of 11.2 oz. bottles at craft beer-friendly establishments located in Alabama, Florida, Maryland and throughout the rest of the brewery’s nationwide distribution network. Prost!

Vital Information for Guinness Chocolate Mint Stout Aged in Kentucky Bourbon Barrels from Guinness & Co.

Release – Limited; late November/early December 2021
Style – Imperial Stout
ABV – 10.8%
Added Ingredients – Dried mint leaves & cacao
Treatment – Aged in Kentucky Bourbon barrels
Availability – 4-packs of 11.2 oz. bottles
Beer Finder – https://www.guinness.com/en-us/where-to-buy/