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Dominion Oak Barrel Stout is rich and smooth, a draught brew so popular at our Brewup that we found a way to bottle it for a wider audience. We combine seven different malts and two hops to create a delicious stout, that we dry-hop with fresh vanilla beans and toasted oak to finish our little treasure. The result is a stout that has the bourbon barrel flavor we all enjoy, and hope you will to.

Note: made with oak chips and vanilla beans, not aged in barrels. Available bottled and draft outside of the brewpub.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ross (2073) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - JAN 28, 2005
pours out dark brown almost black in color with a tan head. smells like vanilla and coffee combined with chocolate. taste is smooth rich and sweet. this one gets alot better the more it warms closer to room temp. definatly a winner and certainly something everyone should try at some point. awesome

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tobias (202) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - JAN 27, 2005
12 oz bottle: pours black with a creamy tan head. the aroma is awesome. oak and coffee with hints of vanilla and chocolate. sweet and slighty floral aromas. this is probably the best regular "stout" i have had to date. quite drinkable. the initial flavor is chocolate, then fades to oak and coffee with notes of vanilla on the end. didnt quite get the bourbon flavor i was hoping for but its still a great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
axilla (962) - New Providence, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 26, 2005
pours black with a small tan head. Aroma is mostly roasted with a little vanilla. A good bit thinner than the brewpub version. I think that’s one of the things I liked about it. All of the flavors are there but somethings just missing. I never expected this much difference between the two.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 26, 2005
Bottled. Opaque black, not that much of a head. Smells of coffee, vanilla and a bit of caramel. The taste goes well along with the aroma. The taste misses something though (compared to aroma, which was very promising for the beer).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PattiA (49) - Madison, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 23, 2005
Dark and very flavorful beer. Aromatic mixture of vanilla, milk chocolate and coffee. Vanilla and bourbon-like flavor. Low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VTHopHead (1511) - Barre, Vermont, USA - JAN 23, 2005
Bottle - Pours a very dark black/brown with very little head or carbonation. Aroma is of coffee and sweet caramel and vanilla. Flavor matches the aroma... another rater mentions roasted marshmellows... its true!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12335) - Pori, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2005
Bottled 10th June 2004
Opaque black, not much head. Excellent aroma of coffee beans, smoke, vanilla and toffee.Quite watery palate: malts and slightly roasted flavor which is dominated by vanilla flavor. A bit sharp and metallic mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
00cobraR (1103) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - JAN 17, 2005
MMMMM. This is a very nice stout indeed. Pours black with a very small tan head. Flavor is a nice malty as well as the aroma. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PattyBoy (302) - North Liberty, Iowa, USA - JAN 13, 2005
Bottle, pours black with a nice tan head. Aroma is vanilla, roasted malt and wood. Taste matches the aroma, roasted malts, vanilla, wood, a little chocolate. This is very good all the flavors meld together nicely. I’ve had the tap version of this in the past and it’s even better than the bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
NDM84 (20) - Street, Maryland, USA - JAN 13, 2005
Bottled November, Looks like a typical stout, rich chocolate-like body, foamy dark-tan head. Pleasant taste matches the aroma (of fire-roasted marshmallows). Chocolate, coffee, vanilla, oak, hints of caramel and roasty malts. Pulls together at the end like a champ.

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