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RATINGS: 1774   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.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gangstergafje (284) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2015
Woooow, heaven. The beer is pitch black and pours a thick creamy layer of brown foam. The bulk of the foam disappears, to leave a decent amount of foam behind. Just enough to create a nice foam mustache. The beer has a nice plain smell. There is a sweet almond aroma, linked to the aroma’s of roasted barley. I also smell hoops, which combine really nice with the roasted barley. The beer has a nice hoppy taste, a little citrusy sour and refreshing. The roasted flavor is nice and bitter, but may have been stronger. The beer has a very nice fruity flavor. The sweetnes, sourness and bitternes are in good balance, but a little tiny bit more bitterness could not harm. A really nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OllieBBommel (1252) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2015
355 ml bottle@home. Appearance: very dark brown with nice light brown head. Aroma: roasted malt, chocolate, mocha. Taste: chocolate, mocha, medium bitter. Palate: smooth, lasting full-bodied bitter, medium CO2. Overall: very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oermens (34) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 14, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 1, 2015 Beige head disappears soon, dark beer, roasty, chocolate, nice sweetness, earthy. Very enjoyable, definitely one to repeat.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Neorej80 (351) - - JUL 5, 2015
Aroma of rasins and grapes and caramel. Dark colour with a brown fast vanashing head. A bit sour flavours. At first rasins and grapes, a bit watery and then some breads and roasted malts. A bit dry and little hoppy and sour finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alengrin (3240) - BELGIUM - JUL 3, 2015
Californian oatmeal stout, for sale at the Albert Heijn supermarkets in the Low Countries nowadays. Thinnish but moussy, light tan head, consisting of fairly large bubbles and breaking fairly quickly but leaving a stable rim around the glass, residing over a hazy, very dark burgundy coloured beer with ochre hue, blackish in its ’soul’ but still transparent, at least at the edges. Classic and fairly simple, but flawless stout bouquet of bitter chocolate, roasted coffee beans or cold black coffee, much caramel, cured meat, dried banana, blueberries, dates, raisins, leather, bayleaf, toasted bread, hint of furniture varnish, all quite mild, and working well together. Sweetish onset, raisins and figs, with soft carbo, smooth and oily but rather thin, even a bit watery mouthfeel even for this ABV, with still the typical ’silkiness’ of oatmeal which lends this beer a deep, vague grain sourishness; a certain metallic feel pops up as well. Nice caramel malts paired with a more chocolatey touch make up the main flavour in the middle phase, roasted bitterness only truly revealing itself upon swallowing and lingering a bit, though it is the caramelly and softly but still lightly bitter chocolatey malts which make up the main part of the finish; a dash of peppery, gently bittering hops is there as well. The subtle sourishness of the oats also linger. Alcohol remains perfectly hidden, as it ought to be for a beer of this ABV. Accessible, easy-going stout, technically well done, can serve as a perfect introduction to the oatmeal stout substyle.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mauroruellas (392) - GETULINA, BRAZIL - JUL 3, 2015
Aparência escura,opaca,espuma formou um colarinho bege cremoso,espesso e duradouro;aroma de cereais,malte torrado e café;no sabor torrefação se destaca,aveia presente dando uma sensação cremosa,notas de nozes e chocolate amargo no final,corpo médio,boa carbonação,boa drinkability;bom conjunto,boa Stout;gostei.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nordic (277) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle 0,33. Pours dark with small head. Aroma: roasted malt, coffee. Taste: roasted malt, chocolate. Well balanced. Enjoyable, smooth.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigericsports (35) - Berkeley, California, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Bomber poured into a pint, pours a nice dark brown with a mahogany head with little lacing. Nice notes of espresso and dried cherries along with toffee. Aroma is coffee, chocolate, licorice, dark fruits, caramel, malt and vanilla. Medium body and creamy texture. Overall it’s a decent oatmeal stout.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kiurleht (11) - tartu, ESTONIA - JUN 26, 2015
Väga mõnus kerge stout, lõhnas tunda leiva ja õrnalt pähkli lõhna. Maitses tunda leiba ja marja maitset( ei suuda tuvastada).

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VamboladeTolly (743) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUN 26, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2015 Bottle @ deTolly, Tartu. Pours dark brown with small brownish head. Aroma is sweet with some hoppiness, Rosted malts, slight coffee, dark chocolate, cocoa. Taste is roasted, slightly bitter with some sweet notes, coffee, toffee. Medium body. Nicely balanced. Good stout for a so low ABV.


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