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RATINGS: 546   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Brewed with an abundance of black and chocolate malts then aged on oak to add an earthy character. Obovoid is a rich, smooth stout with a creamy, off-white head. Limited release available October-December.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (15755) - Dublin, California, USA - APR 9, 2013
Draft @ Oakquinox 2013. Dark brown in color with a khaki head. Some oak, lots of roasted malt, coffee, and a fair amount of ash. Some dark fruits, a lot of grass, and water. Bitter flavor of roasted malt and ash. Coffee, mild cocoa, charred oak, and grass. Pretty mediocre.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sloshgator (696) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 6, 2013
Boulder Beer Obovoid Oak-Aged Oatmeal Stout is similar in style to a Guinness, but better. Nice aromatics when first poured, but they dissipate quickly. Beautiful dark color with an effervescent creamy, tan head that settles into the liquid well. Slight roasty to the taste, but I didn’t get much of the oak-aged notes. Slight bitterness but mostly a dry chocolatey flavor. Boulder Beer Obovoid Oak-Aged Oatmeal Stout is a nice version of a classic style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (5673) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Aroma is dark fruit, chocolate and a hint of oatmeal smoothness. The flavor is dark fruit, chocolate, malts and a mix of acidity and smoothness in the finish. Interesting, although I prefer oatmeal stouts that are smoother, the acidity took away some of that.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
eddy5335 (45) - Colorado, USA - MAR 27, 2013
Black, no light coming through. Nice two finger fluffy head. Roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, vanilla, oak. Medium/full body feel. Overall a really solid and balanced oak aged stout! Cheers!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maxwelldeux (4342) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - MAR 26, 2013
Bottle. Pours a near black color with a thinnish tan head. Nose is a little bit roasty with some bitterness in there. Taste is only slightly bitter with some roasting. Meh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
UncleKorm (1218) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAR 11, 2013
Bomber bottle poured a clear dark brown hue w/ a mostly lasting creamy tan head and fair lacing. Heavy aroma of chocolate liquor, licorice, vanilla, and molasses. Initial flavor is a moderate sweet leading to a moderate bitter finish of long duration. Tastes are a dark roast, dark chocolate, vanilla, a subtle oak from the barrels, and brown sugar. Medium to full bodied, lively carbonation and a light alcohol dryness in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
williamstome (1708) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 6, 2013
On nitro @5H in Davis Square, Boston. Brown pour, huge foamy cocoa head. Mild roast aroma, very creamy dark chocolate flavor- a bit bitter. So chewy!!! Like a milkshake. Cray cray.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
podey (637) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 3, 2013
Poured draught at Stags Head. Pour black with thick creamy tan head. Aroma is chocolate and oats and wood. Taste is off bitter espresso, choclate and malts. Finish is slightly bitter, slightly sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finhead (1601) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - FEB 6, 2013
Deep mahogany with almost no head. The aroma has an interesting mixture of chocolate covered raisin, licorice, and bubblegum. It has a medium body with slick texture and soft carbonation. The taste is sweet up front with a more roasted finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pdx77 (1483) - Oregon, USA - JAN 26, 2013
On draught at Bailey’s Taproom. 2010 vintage. A deep, oxidized aroma. Hints of dark chocolate, oats, and almost a barrel aging. Well worth the try.

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