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RATINGS: 1784   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
21iceman40 (1735) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 6, 2003
A nice rich brownish black color with a moderate muddy head. A powerful yet very bland vanilla aroma. An odd flavor, a strange soapyness to the body also. Creamy and kinda boring, but its not really my bag anyway.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeM500 (1908) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - NOV 6, 2003
Black/brown with a nice lofty head. Oatmeal nose. First sip shows medium. creamy body, very sweet on my lips. Bitterness is sharp and quick to take over. Leaves a bit of the chocolatey taste behind. The taste is ove and gone quit quickly, but smooth, creamy and refreshing. Yum!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 3, 2003
UPDATED: SEP 4, 2004 Soft foamy tan head and muddy brown body. Charred chocolate gingerbread with coffee grounds. Smoky aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
raymow (1063) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 30, 2003
A very good stout - bot I'd expect nothing less from AV. Great aroma, color, and flavor. Very good!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
r464 (2074) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2003
Dark opaque and almost black with a brown head that was bubbly and not too high. Sweet with coffee and chocolate aromas. The taste has a tart smoky quality with a hint of bitterness. Not overly heavy, but vertainly not a weak stout.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BBB63 (6474) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - OCT 19, 2003
Nearly opaque with reddish highlights. A nice creamy tan head produced above average lace. Love that Oatmeal stout aroma, it's all there, but a bit weak. Chocolate mocha, coffee, oats, caramel, aromatic hops, touch fruity and earthy yeast esters. Smooth, creamy, lush mouthfeel led to a rich bittersweet taste with a acadic citrus and twangy smoky undertone and finish. Nice! Surprised at the low rating, I liked it a lot. My #3 sweet stout at this moment.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
brewblackhole (1588) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 18, 2003
This puppy was wonderful. Black as night, aroma just a bit thin, but a fantastic thick chocolate, roasted barley coffe,taste, second taste was as good as the first, aftertaste was top-notch,placed in my top 20 list

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Terminus (3371) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 14, 2003
bottle-a very nice stout here! very much up there with bells oatmeal. Good color, good aroma of coffee and roasted malts. flavor was more of the same with hops in the background. nice firm body-slightly sour finish

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reid (2091) - Salem, Oregon, USA - OCT 13, 2003
A really BLACK stout can make out no other colours even when held to the light! with a massive "coffeen'creme" coloured head that lasts the whole glass. The aroma is pleasant but on the weak side compared to other "oaties" I have tasted. Taste though is good..starts with a small smooth maltiness, then the oats show through followed by a nice dark chocolate bitterness. Very smooth and creamy on the palate. A very nice Oatmeal stout.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
spydog (75) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - OCT 11, 2003
I'm surprised that this beer isn't rated higher. I enjoyed the coffee flavor and aroma. Smooth with a medium-high mouthfeel.


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