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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (2257) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle. Pours a deep black color with brown head. Cocoa, roasty, oatmeal aromas. Roasty, malty, oatmeal flavors.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Voodoo (352) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Pours an opaque brown with a full, dense chocolate milk colored head which lingers. Aroma is coffee, booze. Taste is very smooth, nice body, coffee, slight bitter chocolate.....finishes creamy smooth. Nicely done.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (773) - - MAY 2, 2014
Pours dark brown. Aroma and taste are bitter chocolate, coffee, and finishes mildly bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SHANER4 (480) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - APR 29, 2014
Bottle-Poured black with thin tan head. Aroma-Sweet bakers chocolate and coffee. Taste-Same as aroma with chalky bitter finish. Palate-Thin body and average carbonation. Overall-ok sweet stout. Tastes blend well but seems to be something missing to make it great.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dbeatdano (70) - - 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.

4
   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.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fluffy (1782) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - APR 15, 2014
a pretty good straight ahead stout, nothing very special about it, but its still very good.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Marheb (2298) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mittenator (1389) - Michigan, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle. Deep brown with the dark head. Heavy malt aroma with a little bit of chocolate. Deep and rich.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chucklemation (563) - 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.


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