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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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An abundance of roasted barley and smooth mouthfeel bring your taste buds warmth on a Minnesota winter day. Aromas of coffee, chocolate and light smoke will inspire you to drop the hot chocolate and pick up a cool Oat Stout.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
n00bface (137) - Minneapolis, USA - FEB 21, 2013
On tap at Northbound Smokehouse (Minneapolis, Minnesota, 20/2/13)
Dark brown with a small off-white head. Oats and a bit of roastiness in the aroma. Taste is a balance of bitter and sweet. A bit lighter than I was expecting considering the abv, but not bad at all.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Atom (1301) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 21, 2014
750mL pours a dark brown/black with a large tan head. Aroma of milk chocolate, lactose, oats, and light molasses. Taste of bitter chocolate, some hops, oats. Pretty bland really.

2.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AdamJackson (2386) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 15, 2014
almsot pitch black, 1 finger head that fades fast. Smells like rotten milk, cottage cheese and cocoa. If I hold my nose, the taste is okay. It has that walnut, charcoal, cocoa and coffee bean but there is a strange milky sweetness at the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
camborne (655) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - MAR 7, 2013
Roast malt nose. Taste is chocolate malt. Smooth beer. Best of this brewery so far. A touch watery

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Had on tap at Winterfest 2013. Has a woody, tobacco like scent and taste, rather watery.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ryborne (53) - - JAN 25, 2013
Growler and on tap at the brewery .this is the beer they should be sending out on tap.awesome.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (5983) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Tap at the brewery. Skyview’s description hits it dead on the mark. Tight chocolate and mild roasted coffee - smooth and flavorful. Good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skyview (5154) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JAN 5, 2013
On draught at the Excelsior brewery’s taproom in Excelsior, Minnesota. Pours an opaque dark brown colored brew with a thin tan head that quickly dissipates and leaves behind minimal lacing and a clean disk top. Aroma of toasted chocolate malt, oats, a hint of black malt, and some mocha. Taste is full bodied, soft carbonation with flavors of chocolate, light coffee, some smoked chocolate malt and some caramel/chocolate fudge. Finish is quite smooth, malty and sweet, with aftertastes of caramel and chocolate malt.


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