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RATINGS: 382   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
Warm up your holiday season with this rich chocolate oatmeal stout brewed with English hops and blueberries. This winter seasonal is balanced with Kent Goldings and cascade hops, 7.9% ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jmcewen79 (1) - - JAN 18, 2012 does not count
This is by far the best oatmeal stout I have had. The blueberry adds a unique contrast that is stimulating to my palate. I seriously would put this beer on my waffles. I canít understand why others are rating this beer so low. Donít listen to them if you havenít had it go out and buy it right away you wonít be dissappointed.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
siuslaw (1) - SWISSHOME, Alabama, USA - NOV 21, 2011 does not count
deep, wintry, perfect for a rainy night by the woodstove with board games and friends.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 5, 2010
Buffalo Billís Brewery--Portland Brewing Company--Pyramid Ales Blueberry Oatmeal Stout--a real winter warmer with real blueberries and oatmeal 2008-9 12 oz. Bottle. 7.50% ABV--30 IBUís? (4.25 / 5.0) Stout-Oatmeal Fruit--Rocky off white foamy mild lace head. Clear dark bronze black red edge color. Chocolate blueberry mild hop front. Dry sweet blueberry infused creamy zesty toasted oatmeal chocolate fruit ester body. Clean dry sweet mild hop citrus Big Blue tasty smooth end. Sampled 6/2/2009. 6-Pack $7.99.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mrhoppy (1288) - Santa Clara, California, USA - FEB 18, 2011
Great beer. Nice blend of flavors. Sweet blueberry up front then nicely tamed by a delicious bitterness and finishes with a smooth chocolate. Really great finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat (5173) - Georgia, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Strong, smoky aroma has an overtone of blueberry - no surprise there! It pours a deep sable with a light tan head that leaves about average lacing. Flavor has firm notes of molasses, coffee, blueberry, semi-sweet chocolate and roast malt. Firm-bodied texture has a decent amount of fizz. If you like fruit beers and stouts, keep your eyes peeled for this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chiefwahoo (12) - Ohio, USA - MAR 27, 2009
Iím a huge Blueberry fan in general and this did not disappoint. Bursting with blueberry and oatmeal flavor. Very dark, not overly sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
shadey (2079) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 14, 2009
12oz bottle. Pours a deep black with a mocha web of bubbles on top. Aroma is blueberry but its not overwhelming. This tastes like a quality oatmeal stout; mild roast, a touch of chocolate and a pleasant finish of blueberry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (3144) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 19, 2010
The blueberry aroma on top of hops and malts is delicious. There is a dark clear appearance with a nice foamy head. The berry flavor on top of a clear stout flavor is light and pleasing on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Taverner (1100) - San Ramon, California, USA - JAN 19, 2011
OK - I donít understand the hate here. First of all, this is not a Fruit beer. One fruit additive does not a fruit beer make. It is an oatmeal stout. Second of all - as a beer to go with chocolate, you couldnít choose a better one. Drinking with chocolate, you get the sourness imparted from said blueberries, but also the deep, rich blueberry flavors, without the methane flavor. The Oatmeal is just a base - this is one good OATMEAL STOUT that just happens to have blueberries.

   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.

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