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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.


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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - AUG 16, 2007
TRUMP! Wow, this brew pours black as 30wt with 100k miles on it. The creamy spattered froth only rises a fingers width, but has a beautiful bronze color. Head retention is a little short lived and rduces to a partial yet fluffy lace. Aromas of creamy roasted leathery malts makes my mouth water. Full nectar w/ soft and velvety residual effers creates a rather sensuous brew. The brew glides in silky then turns to velvet on the way down. The mildly sweet flavor profile starts out w/ heavily roasted viscous malts. Then the defined asprin bittering component kicks in to balance. Roasted coffee bean, bitter cocoa, leather, and bit-o-black cherry. The finish is long and savory leaving behind a tastey roasted cocoa residue and a perfect bittering component. Highly recommended.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
lcdumchus (19) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2010
Nice pour, thick and viscous with a nice aroma. Wonderful flavor with hints of chocolate and coffee. An excellant stout.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beckerboy (16) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2013
This is a delicious stout. Great cocoa coffee nose. Thick dark brown head. It has great viscosity in the mouth. Rich roasted malt flavors that match the nose. Had it on tap.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - FEB 16, 2007
Inky black pour with a substantial light brown head. Sweetish cream aroma with some roasty in the background. Oh wow! Rich and creamy, silky with lots of velvet - they have not skimped on the oats here. Nice amount of roasted flavor, not too sweet, with a fine bitterness intact. This is a great stout! Thanks Brad.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Sobczynski (1) - Illinois, USA - APR 4, 2011 does not count
Excellent head with the dark creamy mouthfeel. There is a complex flavor profile that is roasty, yet smooth.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
slipy120 (81) - Michigan, USA - JUL 17, 2011
One word. Awesome! poured opaque from a bottle bought at Siciliano’s in Grand Rapids, MI. Just what you would want from a stout and more. Competitors better keep and eye on Dark Horse.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jstraw (1908) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 20, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2010 Draft at Jerry’s. Black with big, foamy, chocolate shake head / Winey nose of bittersweet chocolate and oatmeal / Medium to full body, creamy, with good balance and long, chewy, dry, finish / Toasty flavors of tobacco, bittersweet chocolate, oatmeal, vanilla, and dark roast coffee / Not super complex as the best of them, but very good.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tastebud (8) - Verona, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 11, 2010 does not count
Aroma is of coffee and roasty dark malts. Medium bodied and lightly sweet with a wee o chocolate on the finish. One of my favorite stouts...love these guys!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
bseribeer (128) - Illinois, USA - JAN 11, 2012
Home Run! Dark Horse always brings their A game and it’s no different with their oatmeal stout. Pours black with a thin, tan head. Aroma is strong dark chocolate with hints of coffee. Taste is robust with rich dark chocolate tones. Like velvet on the palate with a medium to heavy body. Smooth finish. Overall, this is an excellent oatmeal stout. First in a series of stouts from them and this one is hard to top. Fantastic.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
StoeckleJason (22) - - MAY 14, 2013
Black as night, nice short dark brown/gray head. Smells roasty. Great body, nice viscosity for a stout. Tastes of roasted malts and toasted oatmeal. Great beer.


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