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RATINGS: 375   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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From Buffalo BIllís Brewery, one of Americaís first brewpubs, comes the perfect winter seasonal beer. At 7.5% alcohol, this award-winning brew is a true winter warmer. Blueberry Oatmeal Stout has hints of chocolate, oatmeal and fresh blueberries. A wonderful pairing of flavors! Great for the holidays and for those who enjoy discovering new beers.
30lbs of blueberry per batch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 3, 2008
Bottle on 07/03/2008. Black body with a large creamy tan head. Roasted malt, chocolate and blueberries in the aroma. More roasted and chocolate malt with blueberries shining through followed by a mild bitter finish. Certainly not overpowered by fruit, and well balanaced. Medium full body with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (10077) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 29, 2008
Bottle... Pours midnight black with a mid-sized, creamy, beige head. Fantastic retention. The aroma is a nice swirl of blueberry, coffee and chocolate. Full-bodied and creamy with prickly carbonation. Sweet, acrid and fruity. Chocolate, blueberry and coffee with decent bitterness. Surprisingly well-done. Iíll be drinking more of this. Underrated, I think.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
eaglefan538 (2937) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 28, 2008
Bottle. Pour was deep brown-black, nice choco colored head, lacing was decent on the way down. Aroma was full chocoalte, light roast, totally missed the blueberries, kids were upset they didnít smell it either. The flavor was full chocolate, roast, and blueberries, which came on much stronger as it warmed. The mouthfeel was grainy, somewhat gritty even, a bit of a turnoff (think sand or something like that in the beer), adding in there a touch of a metallic taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
phishpond417 (2088) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 24, 2008
A big fan of blueberry berry until the end of time. Pours pitch black, opaque colour with a tan head. Aromas strong of blueberries, and soft oats. Creamy mouthfeel, chocoaltey, coffee, oatmeal, and blueberries. Nice beer overall. very fun to sip on during the cold winter months.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Dorwart (2432) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - JUN 22, 2008
Thin light brown head of fine bubbles. Head dissipates quickly. Intense blueberry aroma with some roasted grains and a hint of chocolate malt. Kind of smells like the cereal Boo-berry. Color is a very dark brown. Nice and roasty flavor . Little bit dry and astringent. The blueberry flavor is no where near as intense as the aroma. Lots of roasted grains, dark chocolate and a bit of coffee. Finishes roasty and fruity. An interesting gimmick but not a good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Heathen (1500) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 15, 2008
THOUGHTS: Bought a six-pack of this and never thought I would finish it. I thought it was disgusting at first, but a few days later It really grew on me. I still donít think itís great, but it is good. Iím not even sure if Iím rating the right beer here, The one I had said it was 7.5% ABV and was described as an oatmeal, blueberry stout. I felt a little funny drinking this from a flute, but it did taste better in a flute than in an English pint glass. The more of it I drank, the more appealing it became. This was not a beer for the faint of heart. TECHNICAL: Bottle. Poured a clear, dark brown, that was nearly black in the glass with lots of red highlights and a small to average fizzy, light tan head that almost fully diminished and left fair to good lacing. The aroma was light burnt malt and maybe a hint of chocolate, but mostly blueberry. The initial flavor was lightly sweet and acidic; while the finish was moderately sweet, lightly acidic, heavily bitter and slightly sour with a long duration. It started with sweet blueberries then moved toward sour and bitter ones with a little burnt malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bubbleflubber (2017) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JUN 11, 2008
Black opaque pour, with a deep brown head that tames to a thin cap, leaving soapy lace. Aromas of fresh blueberries. Coffee, spices, blueberries and roasted malts in the flavor, with the spices really coming through in the finish. Pretty well integrated, but enough stout to possibly take it out of the "fruit beer" category. Almost porter-esque, if not for the heavy blueberry effervescence. Medium mouthfeel, almost wanting to be dry, but steering clear somehow. Not bad, but different.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - JUN 3, 2008
Bottle. I enjoyed the AB version more. Pours a dark brown body. Aroma is blueberries, spices, and sweet malt. Flavor is blueberries and some sweet malt. A decent brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheBeerGod (5538) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 24, 2008
Bottle. Near black pour. Small dense brown head. Aroma is very much blueberry and roasted malts. Maybe even some funky hand-soap (but not in a bad way). Taste is spicy with blueberry, roasted malts, cold coffee, and hint of cocoa. Body is medium but has some astringency due to the tart berries. Ends with more berry notes, more hand-soap (here it becomes a burden), some tartness, roasted malts and dark choco notes. Odd.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (8503) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 12, 2008
Bottle from State Line. Pours onyx with 3 fingers of light brown head that is very clingy, and great lacing. The nose is wonderful. like a handful of freshly picked blueberries, right down to that white peppery note, plus hints of dark roasty malt and cacao. The flavor is dark malty, with a solid natural blueberry flavor, plus some chocolate late. I loved this beer, and I plan on making it a regular spring/summer occupant of the DLBF.

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