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Rich, round and roasted, our Oatmeal Stout is satisfaction in a glass. It's a bold, smooth-bodied concoction that oozes dark-roasted coffee aromas and flavors of espresso and semi-sweet chocolate. We round out these heady pleasures with a dose of flaked oatmeal for a creamy body and a semi-dry finish. Unforgettable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jokes (1453) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2003
Decent head atop a fairly light brown/red body. The aroma was like a malting floor. Creamy and smooth, with oats, malt and milk chocolate.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
grant (842) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 25, 2002
Slight taste of oatmeal apparent. Almost no head--disappointing for a stout. Tastes fine, but has a meaty, almost manure-like odor that shouldn’t be in a beer. Decent bitterness obscures the fact that there aren’t really many flavors besides the generic stout roast/coffee. This is too thin for a stout, and I would be more apt to classify it as a dry stout than a sweet stout. Tastes somewhat salty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
krisbierjaeger (844) - dolores, Colorado, USA - DEC 22, 2002
black as mink, with footnotes of umber. the head was mostly creamy but embedded with big bubbles, and as a visual accoutrement it managed a lingering lushness that almost audibly sings out: "drink me!" nose is mostly a slab of baker’s chocolate, burnt raisins, and cedar-leaf cigar wrapper. very smooth and nicely sweet: roasted oat -cluster granola washed down with coffee. alot of bitterness spreads out from that initial impact of lite fruitiness. nice, sure, but like a ten pound guard dog, perhaps just a bit weak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nuffield (3668) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 17, 2002
The aroma really breaks free when it is quite warm, but even before that, I sensed a nice jokt of chocolate, coffee, and above all roasted/toasted flavors. A bit harsh, too bitter in the end, but I have few complaints to make about the palate. Decent stff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - DEC 9, 2002
Not quite as sweet as a thought it would be,nice flavor definately chocolatey and malty with a slightly bitter but ok after taste.A pretty decent beer but not great

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
cb (810) - Roeland Park, Kansas, USA - NOV 9, 2002
I haven’t really found a stout I can tolerate, besides Sam Adams Cream Stout and of course, the ubiquitous Guiness. The smell of ummm trash eminating from the beer was not a good sign and neither was the the tingling sensation in the back of my throat that wouldn’t stop.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bbrock81 (304) - Le Mars, Iowa, USA - OCT 29, 2002
It tastes like a watered-down stout. It feels like a watered-down stout. It must be a watered-down stout. Not terribly good. The flavor that’s there is decent, but there isn’t much of it to be had. No oatmeal flavor whatsoever...

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SmellGood (339) - Memphis, Tennessee, USA - OCT 26, 2002
UPDATED: SEP 23, 2005 The beer that broke my stout cherry...ahhh the sentimental favorite and still holds a place in my heart.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Panzuriel (1299) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - AUG 19, 2002
Watery, weak, Disappointing flavor. Good aroma and apperance leads up to disconcerting lack of real flavor. With no aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 22, 2002
Black as tar, but not as thick. This is porterish in viscosity. Somewhat sweet, but not overly so. Expected sweeter for an oatmeal stout. Coffee malt flavor comes on strong. Bitter, but pleasant. Nice roast flavor. Good.

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