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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.


3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gromit (479) - Port Orchard, Washington, USA - JUL 21, 2004
This is really elusive as I canít quite put my finger on it... Pours a pitch-black with a decent head which leaves an okay lace. Scent is of coffee and roasted malts. Taste is coffee, foremost, with toffee/caramel sweetness, dark fruits, and a faint hint of chocolate. Palate is medium with a nice minearal feel to it. Overall this is pretty solid for the style and definately worth checking out.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
IndianaRed (2471) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 11, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 14, 2004 Bottle Pours extremely dark, with a very dark tan head that is thick and creamy.Let this warm up a tad before pouring, 54F. Aroma is a very nice rich chocloate, coffee, charcoal and a little sweetness, brown sugar maybe. Flavors are pretty much as amove. The coffee and charcoal coming though more than the others. Mouth feel is smooth and buttery. .Letting it warm up a bit helped here Iím sure. Very low carbonation and very little hopps character. Slightly burnt lingering trailer. Delicious.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - JUL 1, 2004
Bottled. Black with a juicy brown, dense head. Lovely ashy, chocolate flavour with offshoots of vanilla and espresso which, sadly, arenít as long as one would like. [London gathering: Spiesy, Duff, chris_o, Marty-D and SilkTork]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7365) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2004
Beer #13 at Spiesyís. Not dissimilar to the Smuttynose Robust Porter tasted just before. If anything the coffee aroma was even more powerful. Coffee flavour too. The coffee in this one was creamier than the espresso character of the Smuttynose. Soft, smooth and sweetish. Not at all bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SilkTork (5218) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2004
Bottle @ Spiesyís gaff. Coffee aroma. Blandish coffee tinged with vanilla. Creamy texture. Pleasant and flavoursome but lacking character other than the chocolate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
walleye (1067) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JUN 17, 2004
poured black with a very little head that didnít last. aroma molasses, chocolate, malts, alcohol,hints of cofee. flavor malts, dark fruits, raisins, molasses, cherry. not like other oatmeals I have had not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
NVBeer232 (467) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUN 2, 2004
Pours a syrupy dark brown, settling into a dark black mass topped with a creamy head. Notes of maple syrup, bakers chocolate, and a touch of roasty malt in the nose with a touch of hop spice. Full bodied and sticky. Loads of malty sweetness offset by flavors of coffee and other roastiness. Long, warm finish. A nice example of the style. Easy to drink more than one of these in a sitting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpringsLicker (3145) - Tennessee, USA - MAY 31, 2004
Beautiful thick head of off white on a black body. Roast coffee malt aroma that improves greatly as it warms. Nice balance of roasty bitterness and sweet malt. Lacks a little in body, but makes it up with an exceptionally smooth brew over the tongue. Very drinkable Stout.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 31, 2004
UPDATED: JUN 28, 2004 Bottle. Really liked this one. Heaps of flavour. Malts are porridgey, cooky-ish, roasted, sweetish to start, finishes bitter and slightly off-dry, long finish, tasty stout. Re-rate:Didn't like it as much this time, not as much flavour as i remembered the first time round.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DanielBrown (3819) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2004
Bottle purchased from Beverages and More, San Diego, whilst on holiday. Brandy aroma, inky colouring and a small, brown head. Silky and clean on the tongue, like nougat. Becomes more grainy and stromg tasting down the throat, with a coffee bitterness. A balanced Stout.


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