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RATINGS: 376   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (8798) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WesKBob (563) - Bethany, Oklahoma, USA - MAY 1, 2008
Pours a deep brown, almost black color with a beige head that leaves moderate lacing. Aroma is just what you would expect--some roasted and coffee flavors and lots of blueberries. As strong as the blueberry smell was, I was a little concerned, but the blueberry flavor in the beer was more subtle. In this case, the sweetness of the blueberry was there, but not overpowering. Just enough to do a nice job of complementing the stout beer. Could use a little more chocolate or coffee malt, but still solid. iím not usually a fan of fruity beers, but I was very pleasantly surprised by this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerlando (3342) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 22, 2008
Pours a dark, slightly transparent, plum-brown color. A foamy, light brown head leaves behind sudsy sheets of lacing that mostly rejoin the body, with some jagged flares that remain. The nose is quite fruity, showing notes of blueberry, plum, and even a touch of boysenberry. Roasty coffee and a bit of bakerís chocolate complete the aroma. Flavors are roasty and bittersweet, as the aforementioned fruity elements clash starkly with the coffee and the bitter chocolate. Unlike Dark Horse Tres, a truly great blueberry stout, this one just seems to be severely lacking in integration. Medium bodied and highly carbonated, this one finishes prickly and peppery when cold, but smoothing out considerably as it warms. The oatmeal really helps to smooth things out. Its not horrible, but its also far from great. Bumping up the chocolate malt bill would help this one out tremendously.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kkearn (1165) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 20, 2008
12oz bottle. Very deep brown, nearly opaque, with a moderate sized brown head. Aroma was a nice balance between roasted chocolate malt and sweetness of berries. Flavor was dark chocolate up front, which was soon joined by the blueberries, contributing as little sweetness, as well as bitterness and some pepper. Sweet berry finish. Better than I expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holdwine (1135) - Beertimore, Maryland, USA - APR 20, 2008
This combo caught my attention, so I had to try it. Light blueberry on the nose. Burnt blueberry on the tongue. Decent stout used as a base. Still trying to decide if I like it.... still waiting...okay, Iíve finished the bottle. It was a neat experiment, but I am glad I only got one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EKGoldings (617) - Radford, Virginia, USA - MAR 29, 2008
Not terrible, not great. I donít think the blueberry flavor adds much to the character of the beer, although it is obvious and works if you want a dark beer with a change of pace.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
lightning9191 (82) - Christiansburg, Virginia, USA - MAR 19, 2008
This beer pours jet black with very little light tan head. I can smell the blueberries in the aroma along with some hints of chocolate. The typical stout character of chocolate and roasty grains is well complemented with a noticeable blueberry flavor. It doesnít seem as though the blueberries were added as an afterthought and the blueberry flavor does not seem fake. I would say this beer has medium almost heavy body with low carbonation, which I really like in a stout. My six pack (on sale at $8.29 from an original $16) says it is 7.5% alcohol. If you can find this at a reasonable price (I donít think Iíd pay over $9 a six pack) and you enjoy stout, it is worth a try or two.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KawaBomber (218) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 18, 2008
12oz Bottle: Pours a very dark brown, cola brown, w/ a massive soapy brown head that leaves some blotchy lacing behind as it falls. As soon as I cracked this one I smelled the blueberry. So, blueberry: Check. Picking up some malts & a slight hint of yeast in the aroma as well. Flavor is bitter dark roasted malts w/ an ever so slight syrupy blueberry sweetness that lingers on the tongue. Strikes me as an average stout w/ the novelty of blueberry hidden within.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcox90 (1737) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 11, 2008
12 oz bottle that was a bonus in a trade with BBB63. Pours a deep brown with an off white head and spotty lace. The aroma of blueberry is quite strong. Flavor is obviously blueberry ( to strong ) and oatmeal. A yeasty bread like background as well as some hop bitterness. Iím not a big fan of most fruit beers and this was no exception. Blueberrys belong in pie, not beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
imadeadguy (378) - back in NJ!, New Jersey, USA - MAR 9, 2008
Poured deep black with a frothy brown head. Strong aroma of blueberries, oats, and a hint of coffee. Overpowering flavor of blueberries with a nice suttle coffee ending. Fairly impressed with this beer and itís a very easy drinking stout.

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