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RATINGS: 1868   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
FuntonBunton (61) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 2, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 15, 2005 The best oatmeal stout Iíve had yet. I was left wanting more. Full body, full flavor, with hints of chocolate. So dark that people thought I was drinking cola. Probably the best beer that Iíve had yet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
TJay7481 (80) - Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA - APR 16, 2011
This beer was my kind of stout. velvety smooth and rich. Like most stouts pours very dark with a light brown top next to a small head. Aroma of caramel, malt, chocolate and vanilla. This stout was very easy to drink and had a very soft hop flavor and bitterness right on the back end. This was a nice drink. I will be getting this one again for sure.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
nathanh5 (9) - Alexandria, Alabama, USA - MAY 11, 2011 does not count
Fantastic, sweet stout!! Great, malty aroma, nice dark, opaque appearance with chocolate colored three finger head and almost total lacing on the glass. The taste made me fall in love with it!! Mouth feel is creamy and thick, very little bitterness, with roasted malts, chocolate and coffee on the finish. This is a great stout, highly recommended!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
drpimento (3126) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 28, 2011
I wrote a review for this years ago and itís disappeared. It was one of my first high end oatmeal stouts and set the standard. Served at a good temperature and I poured a small to medium sized tan head that settled to a light cover that lasted all the way down and some lace. Color is an opaque black brown. Aroma is malt, roast, cocoa, hint vanilla. Flavorís like nose with just right carbonic tang and some bitterness that all balance just right. Body is full and carbonation is exactly right. Finish is like flavor that slowly taper over a while. World class beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Denver2012 (24) - - FEB 22, 2012
Pours solid black with a brown head that starts off thumbs width in thickness and dwindles down from there, leaving a slight head on around the edges and in batches across the rest of the surface. A rich and sweet oaty aroma from the malts partnered with a supporting chocolate. Absolutely beautiful. Overall, Iíd say this falls into the sweeter side of oatmeal stouts. Starts off sweet with some cocoa and coffee flavor, middle you get the characteristic oaty flavor, and finishes off with a great roastiness. A wonderful moutfeel to this; velvet, creamy, and medium bodied. Simply a great oatmeal stout, my biggest complaint is that it isnít more readily available here in Denver. This should be a staple in every liquor store.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rhizzzle23 (25) - Elmira, New York, USA - MAR 9, 2012
This beer introduced me into the wonderful world of Oatmeal stouts. This beer is velvety and dark. Pours thick and smooth with a caramel colored and scented head that lasts a decent amount. The rich coffee, caramel, toffee and slight vanilla aromas meet a delicious smooth taste that seems to coat in inside of your mouth. Easy drink and great introduction into O.S.ís and stout in general for the dark beer weary.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Serendipitiai (1) - California, USA - MAR 10, 2012 does not count
Love this beer overall. Pours a deep dark brown with a nice frothy head. Roasty aroma of coffee, chocolate, nutty caramel and creamy malt that all carry over into the smooth creamy taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
fernans (49) - Rhode Island, USA - APR 15, 2012
This is a great beer. Silky smooth with a oatmeal flavor. This is an easy drinking beer. Definitely worth a try.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
barleyp0p (1) - California, USA - SEP 12, 2014 does not count
Based on the aroma alone, you know this is going to be good. The taste is rich and not bitter with an overall smooth and balanced taste - very flavorful with oat/caramel/chocolate notes and a bit of hop. Color is very dark, not quite black but what youíd expect from a stout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Chopper925 (444) - Gross Gerau, GERMANY - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle. Beautiful clear black, brown color, with a fast diminishing brown head. Bready, coco, phenolic smell, very promising. Dry taste, with well balanced sourness/bitterness. More thin texture with a flat carbonation, typical. Aftertaste has some toasty, malty, bready notes, but also something fresh and fruity. This is a great oatmeal stout, love it from the first sip!

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