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Number one in a series of five stouts produced for the fall and winter seasons. This beer is full bodied with hints of chocolate, roasted barley, coffee flavors and a nice creamy head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dbeatdano (66) - - APR 27, 2014
Pour from bottle is dark brown with tan creamy head. Aroma - vanilla, roasted malt, chocolate, cinnamon Taste - bitter malt, sweet vanilla and dark fruit, and hints of citrus hops. Palate - thin, watery mouthfeel. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Brief, roasted finish. Decent beer. Not great but not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2014
Appearance: Pitch black. Two fingers of a dark brown head that doesn’t last. Basically no lacing. Smell: Mm. Roasty and giving off the typical chocolate and coffee aromas, but also a caramel note that really makes me want to try it. Taste/feel: Definitely get the creaminess from the oatmeal, that’s the first thing I notice on every sip I take. The carbonation is very mild as well. The flavor is some deep roasted malt with a dark chocolate and black coffee finish. Not as robust as I was expecting, but very good. Aftertaste is a bit bitter with a burnt/ash flavor a bit there as well. Quite drinkable for the ABV, but still a bit light in the flavor. The mouthfeel is nice, but could use just a liiittle bit more carbonation, as this almost comes off as flat. I’ve had One, I have Two, and will need to get myself Tres and Fore to try out when I head back to the store. This is a very respectable oatmeal stout. It’s not a fantastic one, but a damn tasty beer that I’d seek out again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fluffy (1747) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - APR 15, 2014
a pretty good straight ahead stout, nothing very special about it, but its still very good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Marheb (2246) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 26, 2014
Un contingent de notes sucrées, torréfiées, lactées qui m’ébranlent un peu. J’ai l’impression en la buvant de me retrouver devant un session stout à 5%, j’ai peur. Le corps est riche et velouté mais devient rapidement évasif pour une buvabilité malhonnête.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mittenator (1375) - Michigan, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle. Deep brown with the dark head. Heavy malt aroma with a little bit of chocolate. Deep and rich.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chucklemation (534) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Pours a dark brown color with a foamy tan head that disappears quickly. Aroma is oats and malts. Flavor has a nice, complex combination of flavors that includes sweet oats, roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, and a finish that is mildly bitter. Has a full body feel. Delicious.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christpuncher (1326) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Super strong oatmeal stout. Nice coffee backbone and pours a dark brown in color. Ha this one at bad apple. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Getbetter (880) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - FEB 14, 2014
From a bottle.The pour is a dark brown with no head.A lot of bitter Chocolate , roast malt,slick texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvanFriend (312) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Flavors are mostly burnt and coffee, slightly sweet but bitter as well, wonderful creamy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
obguthr (4003) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Coffee, smoke, and dark toast on the nose. Black, thin beige head. Full body. Coffee with blueberry accents, alkaline and neither sweet nor dry. Finishes with an aspirin-like bitterness that is rather off-putting. Intriguing.

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