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RATINGS: 545   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Koelschtrinker (14550) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAR 31, 2012
Herber, sehr weicher Malzbeginn mit kräftiger Röstigkeit. Auch im Mittelteil beeindrucken die wechen Malznoten, die einen feinen aber nicht zu übersehenden Hoppfenton beinhalten. Später wird das Bier fast etwas wässrig. Insgesamt ein rundes, sehr sehr weiches Bier. 12/11/12/11/8/12

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (14515) - San Leandro, 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Oakes (14042) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 14, 2008
Hazy dark chestnut. Straightup fudge & coffee nose. Somewhat light "foreign" body with vague icing sugar sweetness. Very nutty. A little underwhelming.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (13205) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 29, 2008
Bottle. Aroma of dark toasted malt, could be some coffee, chocolate and oak. It’s a strong aroma. Near opaque brown/black color with a decent tan head. Near full bodied with creamy carbonation. It has an oak bite to go with dark toasted malt, and a touch of coffee. Finishes dry, slightly astringent and a little woody and bitter. Leaves the mouth a bit stunned. It’s pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (12721) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 13, 2007
Bottle from Party Town. Poured black color with an average frothy brown head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Solid roasted coffee and chocolate malt aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth dry texture. Medium roasted bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (12636) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 12, 2008
(22oz bottle) Very dark brown topped by persistent and slightly rocky tan head that leaves nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, coffee/roast, fudge/milk chocolate, confectionery sugar. Taste is roast/coffee, some nut/salty, cocoa/chocolate, earthy, light wood. Some earthiness, but most of the bitterness is from the coffee maltiness. Smooth medium body, no sign of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12400) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2008
(22oz. bottle) Pours a dark brown (near black) body with a small tan head. Aroma of roastiness, chocolate, coffee, grapefruit, and toasted cereal. Flavor of chocolate, lactose, marshmallow, and roasted malt with a semi-dry oak finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (12183) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2010
Black with a lasting tan head. Aroma of licorice, roasted malt and charcoal with a touch of dried fruits. Dry and roasted flavour with ink and licorice and weaker fruit and biscuit notes. Very weak oak notes with a burned finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (12127) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2010
Pours black with tan head. Nose and taste of chocolate, licorice, roasted malts, light oak, oatmeal and light coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (12126) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 14, 2007
Bombert poured a clear black with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of coffee, carmel, nuts, roastiness, dark chocolate and hints of oak and vanilla. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of roastiness, chocolate, coffee and a hint of oak with a smooth roasty finish.
Decent stout but WAY over priced.

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