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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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This classic oatmeal stout is big. From the thick, rich head to the light coffee aroma and flavor, to the long creamy finish, this beer is as big as a Madison winter is long.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
timrappelton (10) - - APR 30, 2013
Had this on tap at Stolpís Stein Haus in La Crosse WI. Really nice stout had some interesting (I donít want to say licorice but I canít think of a better word) flavors that I thought were fairly unique to this beer.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jpscom11 (4) - - APR 7, 2014 does not count
Quite possibly the best stout Iíve had. Not a lot of experience with stouts but the coffee flavor is smooth and subtle oatmeal taste. Yum

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Jacksuhn (11) - - MAR 13, 2012
Slick. Slightly sweet. Nutty earthy aromas. Roast notes are low but this beer is just wonderful.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
triguy84 (235) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 23, 2012
Almost black with a thick tan head. Up front chocolate & light coffee aroma. Flavor is chocolate, sweet. Medium-heavy body, silky, light hop bitterness. A very well made sweet stout.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
parkerj (14) - - JAN 28, 2014
This beer turned me on to stouts (now a favorite style of mine), and Iím happy to say that my opinion hasnít changed at all. Great aroma (Iíve always detected a lot more coffee notes than Iíd expect for a beer brewed with 0 coffee). Very little light gets through the dark, dark brown brew. If I had one critique, it would be that the mouthfeel is a *tiny* bit thin now that Iíve had a lot of other stouts.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
orville (160) - Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 30, 2007
This is their best beer by far, dark, bitter and smooth overall. Some good flavor notes of light chocolate and coffee.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
keoki182 (305) - West Bend, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 20, 2008
Far and away the best of the 11 AA beers sampled at the brewpub. Black, rich, and decadent describe this oatmeal stout to a T. Silky smooth mouthfeel, roasted cocoa, some caramel. I loved it.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
duchowbob (9) - Windsor, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 5, 2013 does not count
Big is an understatement! This is Black beauty! Rich Dark Brown...almost Black/Opaque pour with semi dry to curiously sweet malt character. Very Roasty with burnt edges and enjoyable flavors of chocolate, Coffee/Toffee elements. Thank you...may I have another!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jmagnus87 (2401) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JAN 27, 2013
This is a great big stout. Reminds me of a double chocolate chunk oatmeal cookie. I canít wait to head back there and drink this one again.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GemalzteGerste (33) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 21, 2011
On tap at the brewery. A big, full bodied, oatmeal stout. Typically one of my favorite styles and this selection was no exception. A heady chocolate aroma is followed up by a sweet, full bodied malted taste that is tempered by the smoky notes present in the roasted malts. It has the consistency of oil, and isnít overly carbonated. Delicious.


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