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RATINGS: 1640   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - DEC 20, 2003
Nice dark brown color,small head that faded quickly but left a very small lace behind.The aroma was sweet and roasty,oats and chocolate and maybe a little coffeeish taste as well.The finish is semi sweet dark chocolate and mild hops.Not a bad brew at allFairly decent and drinkable but in many ways a little light in the feel,but still worth trying.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stubby (334) - Santee, California, USA - DEC 17, 2003
I like this one, probably my favorite stout besides Old Rasputin. Nice creamy body, with reserved use of roasted barley. Chocolatey flavor, balanced by gentle hops flavor and bitterness. Great sweet stout.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 15, 2003
GABF '03 Black in color with a nice brown head.Roasted malt aroma, and flavor.Mild bittersweet charcater.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CapFlu (4516) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 11, 2003
(650ml bottle) Dark brown body and a almonde head. Watered-down St. Ambroise Oatmeal nose. Smokey and deep malt taste. Good! Thanks Luc.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (7811) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 11, 2003
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2006 A roasty discharge accompanies the chocolate cookies...Burnt notes furnish the palate appropriately as a fruitiness establishes itself for the long run...It is too carbonated and too lean for mu likings in stout, making the palate not that comfortable...Roastiness comes to ashes, as fruitiness finishes the sip...Fondness is inevitable for a well-made stout, but in this case I know I can find a much more satisfying example of the same style...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (7812) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 7, 2003
Dark brown black colour with average head. Bit of hops to it. Not a bad stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
frylock (1135) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 7, 2003
Dark brown, with a small head. Aroma of malts and oats, with a touch of roastiness. Flavors are very similar to the aroma, malty and slightly sweet oats with a touch of roasted barley.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SG (465) - Valley Center, California, USA - DEC 5, 2003
Smokey, malty oatmeal stout with some oat flavor evident. Nice stout appearance and an overall quality if not complex flavor. Some very mild bitterness from the hops and the body is slightly weaker than anticipated. Nice but not the best.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tidiaguy (168) - Hawley, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2003
Near black with a small dark tan head. Nice creamy rich look with a very god lace. Aroma is smoke and malt with a hint of bitter maybe dark chocolate or coffee. Toasted malt with a heavy smokey flavor, a little hop flavor mixed in there somewhere, bitterness is mild and come at the end. Over all good, but a little 1 dimensional.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AlabastorJones (800) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 1, 2003
Dark black body, thin brown head, roasted aroma with hints of sweet fruit, dry roasted mocha flavor, a little bit of a hop finish. In the Mendocino Battle of the Stouts, The Bear with Antlers defeats the Black Hawk in a knock out.


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