City Steam Black Silk Stout
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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
The yearly return of our OATMEAL STOUT. The color of coal, with a smooth, thick palate. Not just for breakfast anymore. 14 degrees Plato. Nitrogen dispensed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BroSpud (2053) - , Massachusetts, USA - NOV 4, 2014
On draft at brewpub. Pours black with very little head. Oily mouthfeel. Lots of roasted malt flavors. Decent enough stout that paired well with the food we had with it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BiddleBrau (1164) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 1, 2014
On tap at City Steam. Jet black with dense tan head and nice lacing. Hint of roasty nose. Some burnt, some malt with dry roast finish that hangs on. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ernesto987 (5578) - Arizona, USA - MAY 15, 2014
an offering 16 times the size of a danish pour. rich and thick, pretty roasty for a sweet stout. The nitro is strong and gives it that great european head. Ashy finish, a full bodied beer for lowish ABV

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (8181) - La Mesa, California, USA - NOV 7, 2013
Draft. Pours deep brown with a beige head. roasted malts, coffee, medium sweetness, and faint vanilla. Good, not great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnnniee (3793) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 18, 2013
On tap at the source. Comes to the table a solid black with a small tan head that seems perpetual. Smells of caramel coffee and a hint of chocolate. Little if any hop is present in the aroma. The flavor is roasty with coffee and burnt sugar with just a hint of chocolate and a light fruity tartness. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a slick sweet mouthfeel. Good stout, but lacking something that I can’t quite put my finger on. Needs a bit more creaminess in the mouthfeel for an oatmeal stout too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (9574) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUL 15, 2013
Tap at the brewpub. Deep cola pour with a frothy head. Roast oat aroma. Taste is a bit lower on character than the aroma. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (5050) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Tap. Near black with one finger head. Dry oatmeal stout with chocolate malt. Smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boliv (1150) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2012
On draught at the restaurant, served on nitro. Pours dark brown, opaque, with a creamy 2-finger head with nice retention. Aromas of caramel, toffee, maybe some cherry. The flavor is roasty chocolate and light coffee, sweet initially, moving to a lightly bitter finish with flaked oatmeal. Creamy and smooth. This is pretty nice. [1031]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Waterbury (37) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 3, 2012
Pours black with a medium cream head. Moderate body, nutty and malt with heavy oatmeal and a bit of alcohol. Short and dry finish. Guiness like

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AirForceHops (6192) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 3, 2012
Draft. Typical color. Ok , thin tan head. Light spider web lace. Nose is mostly roasted malt, light coffee. Body is very light. Easy going simple, striaght forward stout. The brewers example of a dry stout. no flaws. Decent. Sweet stout??? I don’t get sweetness much at all.

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