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With its deep, dark brown-black color, thick, full-bodied, velvety-smooth mouth feel, mocha character, and, strong yet subtle hop bite, Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout is one of the thickest, richest, and most complex stouts on the market today.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bockyhorsey (2610) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - DEC 29, 2004
Nice creamy head from the pour. Head didn’t last long. Nice aroma of the barley and outs. Body was dark and usually I don’t care to much for really dark beers but this one went down good with little aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsniclas (5588) - Billdal, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2004
Bottled. Black with a burnt and nutty aroma. Ok bitterness and fine malty sweetness.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spkldhenlvr24 (517) - Newburgh/Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 24, 2004
Didn’t really seem like a "sweet" stout, but very good never-the-less. Pours a pitch black body, with a small dark tan head. Decent roasted coffee, malty slight chocolate scents. Good thick, malty mouthfeel. Full of roasted coffee malts. Slight bitter,vanilla aftertaste. Good stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
waveman352 (178) - Glens Falls, New York, USA - DEC 23, 2004
bottle. Poured a dark dark brown color with a medium off-white head. Sweet malty nose with a little scent of bitternesss. The first sip is very dry but turns sweet just before the finish and finishes smooth. Full bodied. I was very impressed byu this stout.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LiamPatrick16 (124) - Montgomery, New York, USA - DEC 22, 2004
dark black body, with a chocolate colored head that lightened up after a minute or two. Very malty smooth tasting for a thick bodied beer. some bitter flavors in there but the worked nicely.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
meathookjones (245) - Sterling, Virginia, USA - DEC 16, 2004
This poured out with an opaque black body and a dark tan smallish head. The head quickly died leaving little lace in its wake. Smells of roasted malt and dark chocolate fill the nose. Taste is similar with a bitter dark chocolate flavor backed by a slight grainy taste and some caramel. The finish is bitter with a roasted hoppy flavor that is dry. The body is medium to full with a slick mouthfeel. This went down fairly easy with a very filling quality about it that would discourage me from having another in the same session but I would definitely pick this one up again. Its a good oatmeal stout but not one of my favorites.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brewshthereen (316) - Oregon, USA - DEC 15, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2005 Poured black as midnight with a soft tannish head. Dark roasted, coffee, and delicious chocolate aroma. Rich chocolate, creamy mocha coffee, and slightly bitter at the finish. Medium-bodied and somewhat thin. Overall, this is a tasty stout that would be delicious with quality chocolates.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crzybob77 (530) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - DEC 12, 2004
Opaque blackish brown. Sweet coffee aroma. Wonderful creamy mouthfeel with coffee oatmeal. Not a huge robust flavor like some stouts, just delicous and drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NobleSquirrel (3437) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 9, 2004
Black as night with a quickly disappearing tan head. Nice to look at. Smell is also very nice, typically roasted smell, some chocolate, some hops in the back. Kinda reminds me of some of the Bell’s beers. On the tongue, comes across as slightly overcarbonated. Initial pretty sweet with an almost rootbeer like taste, though not THAT sweet. Some chocolate and coffee in the finish. Quite a nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GuilTTy (728) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - DEC 5, 2004
Surprisingly refreshing for such a decidedly dark beer. Black color w/ a deep copper head. Just a slight roasted flavor - almost a mild chickory. Modest carbonation note. Really a nice find - hope to try it on tap some day.


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