Belfast Bay McGoverns Oatmeal Stout (4.7%)
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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
4.7% version for Finnish market.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarpa (1300) - FINLAND - MAR 2, 2013
355ml bottle @ home. pours black with a brown head. dark chocolate, cocoa dark malts in the aroma. a bit sour with dark malts, oat, chocolate, coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (24577) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 26, 2013
Bottled (thanks TBone!). Very much black colour, small brown head. Aroma is nutty, chocolaty, mild liquorice, ashes and some sweet malts. Flavour is mild lactic notes, chocolate, ashes, old coffee and some slight roasted notes. Feels very strong and bodied for being 4.7 %...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
HopfenWeisse (1445) - - FEB 25, 2013
Deep black color with small brown head. Aroma is chocolate, roasted malt. Flavor is malt, chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (7908) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 14, 2013
35,5 cl bottle @ home, BBE 05/2013
Aroma is sweetish and somewhat tart with oat, cocoa, coffee and hints of licorice. Flavour is somewhat tart with oat, chocolate, some cocoa, citrus and hints of orange. Nice, I like the roastiness and chocolate aromas here. The sour and/or tart notes are too strong though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alkoholocaust (37) - HELSINKI, FINLAND - FEB 9, 2013
0,355l bottle. Black with frothy beige head. Aroma: roasted malt, cacao, apple and latte. Taste: dark fruits, milkchocolate, ryebread and sour. Pretty full body for 4,7% soft carb, long roasty end. Great beer, low price.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
liinis (1763) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 9, 2013
Very good and healthy snack lots of vitamins and some alcohol for keeping your veins clean. Much Energy to keep you going!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SperkeleForce (791) - FINLAND - FEB 4, 2013
Bottle 35,5 cl. Pours dark with an medium head. Nice coffee scent. Taste is coffee, roasted nuts, milky oats. Smooth taste, maybe too smooth. Nice roasted aftertaste. Pretty typical stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (13032) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 3, 2013
355ml bottle (K Kamppi, Helsinki) Finnish version at 4.7%
Pours like cola, head only lasts a matter of seconds. Rich sweet puddingy roast aroma - very nice hints of coffee and chocolate. A bit thin and dead in the mouth. None of the fullness I expect off an oatmeal stout. Not a bad taste, but doesnít match the fun and fullness of the aroma. Decent roast, but a bit ashy, leading to some acidity. Leaves you with a burnt and noble hop tingle, but alas itís a bit unsatisfying. Drink quickly, as it tastes worse and worse as it warms. Iím getting some metallic tastes now, and itís quite dirty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikkopen (1024) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 2, 2013
355 ml bottle (4,7 % ABV). Black, with a thin brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, with coffee and smoky notes. The flavour is dryish, roasted malty, with coffee, notes of berries, ash and smoke. Very tasty, although a bit watery on the palate - the higher ABV version might be better in this respect.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jookos (5096) - FINLAND - FEB 1, 2013
Bottle, black 4.7%. Soft coffee, roasted malts. Milk chocolate. Body is soft, a bit milk shaky. Very nice, as oatmeal stouts tend to be. Roasted malts, milky chocolate. Nice, a bit watery though.

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