Blackstone Oatmeal Stout
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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   SEASONAL: Winter   ABV: -
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This traditional beer style has enjoyed a revival in the past 15 years. Like all stouts, it features the coffee-like taste of roasted barley; what distinguishes oatmeal stout is the body and smoothness of oats combined with the sweetness of caramel malt. This batch is bittered with Northern Brewer hops, an English variety well suited to this style. As always it is unfiltered. (O.G. - 1.060, IBU's - 27)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jandd1983 (2753) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAR 18, 2014
It poured a black color with a tan head. The aroma was of chocolate, molasses and dark roasted malts. The taste was smooth with hints of maple, chocolate and oats.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erikh04 (133) - - DEC 27, 2013
Flight at heaven and ale with Brian. Great stout. Not very complex but solid ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikedevilsfan (188) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 19, 2013
Nice dark ale with an opaque dark brown color with some off white head. Taste is of carmel, coffee and roasty malts. Not overly complex but very solid.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerproject (129) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Aroma is roasted and a little sweet. Taste is sweeter than I expected but pretty balanced with that oatmeal creaminess.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nearbeer (3844) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 17, 2013
12 oz. Opaque ebony with a lasting quarter inch of cream. Aroma of graham cracker, coffee, dark chocolate and toasted marshmallow. Tastes of dark chocolate, coffee grounds, lactose, tart berry. Near-medium body is a bit sweet, but has a nice roast for balance and light-medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Suttree (5265) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Blac, with no head, which is kind of a warning sign. Smells like burnt coffee, and a little ashy. Flavor is more scorched coffee and toasty. Thin bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2348) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 15, 2012
12 oz bottle pours black with a off white Head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate and coffee. Taste is the malts, coffee and a hint of bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jabic (431) - Brigantine, New Jersey, USA - DEC 1, 2012
Ar: Hint of light roast coffee and some ash. Ap: Black with brown highlights on the edges - medium light tan head with moderate retention, leaving a thin but solid cap of foam. T: Medium-sweet with a little coffee - very clean, some light caramel and smooth roast - a touch of spicy hop flavor with a medium bitterness - a little ash and caramel on the finish. P: Medium-full body, very silky and creamy - medium carbonation - finish is dry. O: This beer has some very good qualities - it looks good and has a really nice mouthfeel. However, the beer comes off as bland, as the roast is so restrained and there aren’t many other flavors to be found.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mlmeeks (46) - Winona, Mississippi, USA - NOV 20, 2012
From bottle. Dark brown head. Tight bubbles that dont last long. Mostly a coffee/roasty aroma. Slight sweet taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bigwesticle (37) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 19, 2012
a little light and watery, for any type of stout, but still enjoyable. Coffee notes on the nose, roasted barley, no hops. Tastes nice, roasty light coffee, but there just isn’t enough there, body or flavors. Average beer that, with some tweaks, could be awesome.

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