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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rastacouere (6159) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 29, 2004
Oily black pour, small coffee colored head. Good malty aroma with appropriate coffee-ish, chocolatey and roasty nuances. Oily medium body, low carbonation level. Well developped roasty character, good expressive flavors and not as sweet as I expected fortunately. Good take on the style and my favorite from Anderson Valley for now.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
screigh (510) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 20, 2004
Poured a large brown head. Didn’t stay huge long but it did last the entire beer. Mild lacing. Real light chocolate and chemical smell. Very slight chocolate taste and almost a vinegar aftertaste. I am not impressed with this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Falconseye8 (542) - Evans, Colorado, USA - AUG 16, 2004
Second Anderson Valley. Boont was very good. This one also is a very nice stout. Big chocolate flavor with a little bitter kick. Coffee and Hop/malt flavors. Smooth and drinkable for a stout. California sure makes some fine brews. Glad I’m heading out there next month. Watch out because quality micro’s from Cali are the quarry I’ll be hunting on my safari.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DYCSoccer17 (3481) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 14, 2004
Sweet chocolately, slightly metallic nose. Opaque black with an ENORMOUS tan head. Thankfully, the bottom of the bottlecap reads "Smooth and volumptuous, Boont Maber aims to please". This is their oatmeal stout, so I digress..Quite sweet chocolate stout with a small hint of roastiness. I personally think this is quite thin and lacking body. This is really quite one dimensional and rather boring. Tasty, but boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gsteph (321) - knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 13, 2004
Poured a deep brown with a dark tan frothy head that dissipated quickly and left little lacing. Nice coffee and hop aroma. A slightly burnt coffee and bitter chocolate flavor is wonderfully combined with a noticeable hop bite all blended with a destinctive oatmeal stout smoothness. Sweet, but not sugary. Good palate and mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5402) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 9, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 27, 2011 Anderson Valley is a brewer that really overachieves given that they are a brewer that does not get a whole lot of attention. This one was another excellent example of their craft. +++ Sampled from a 12 oz bottle this brew poured thick and black with a small dark brown head. The aroma was fairly strong and had elements of sweet malt and hops. The palate was thick. The flavor was full, rich, malty and sweet with a nice hop undertone. I could detect a hint of bakers chocolate on the finish. Very well done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shag (2678) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - AUG 1, 2004
Aroma is chocolate, toffee, and cake icing. The appearance is pitch black with a moderate beige head. The flavor is bittersweet with a heavy dose of chocolate and toffee. This is a very well balanced sweet stout indeed. This style typically bends itself too sweet but this beer avoids that. I am very impressed. Go Barney! Go Barney!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
CamdenD (1113) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 21, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2005 I LOVED this oatmeat stout. Wonderful full taste with a bit of bitterness at the end. This blew me away on tap with its complexity -- something often lacking in oatmeal stouts. Nice to see such a classy beer...

   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 can’t 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
IndianaRed (2805) - 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 I’m sure. Very low carbonation and very little hopps character. Slightly burnt lingering trailer. Delicious.

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