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RATINGS: 904   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A decadent Oatmeal Stout brimming with cocoa and espresso aromas. This beer features a rich, dark chocolate and roasted coffee flavor with a creamy mouth feel and wonderfully dry finish. The addition of U.S. grown fuggles hops contributes the perfect amount of bitterness to this exceptionally balanced beer.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ccex (1191) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 11, 2013
12 oz bottle pours black with a decent tan head. Aroma has lots of espresso/coffee and roasted malts with a bit of chocolate. Body is medium with some carbonation. Mouthfeel is creamy. Taste is slightly sweet with a bitter finish. A very good, easily drinkable stout but not one of the great ones.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Voodoo (558) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2013
Poured a dark brown with a quickly vanishing head. Taste of coffee, quick hit of smoked malt and bitterness but very hollow mouthfeel which ends with carbonation instead of taste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LoFi (1710) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 5, 2013
Bottle from trade with skycracksopen, thanks! Almost black with a light brown head. Aroma: roasted and creamy, oatmeal cookies, chocolate. Taste: chocolate coated oatmeal cookies, soft roast, light licorice, quite sweet, some raisins, some syrup. Medium bodied, smooth. Very nice stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
strongpieman (1648) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Bottle. All around very good stout. Deep black, nice tan head. Full body, creamy, lots of roasted malt and coffee flavors.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Chadquest (37) - Illinois, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Tons of over roasted espresso on the nose, dry cacao powder, burned oak logs, oats and granola. mouthfeel is medium bodied, less creamy and full then i expected for an oatmeal beer. pretty solid all around but not outstanding or best in class.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4596) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle from Craft Beer Base. It poured an inky black with a brownish-white head. A mild chocolate aroma which is followed by a crisp tasting beer with rich caramel notes. It was very flavorful for such a low ABV, very well balanced & easy to drink. A satisfying brew!

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Doghair (312) - Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Dark brown with a light brown foam. Disappears quick to a nice ring. Aroma of roasty malt and coffee. Light but it?s there. Taste is roasted malt, some sweet coffee in the middle, with a little hop finish. Clean up front with very clear flavors. Light palate with good carbonation. Very good beer. Easy to drink. Very enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmoreau (3706) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JAN 31, 2013
On tap during Lunar Brewing Co.’s Firestone Walker Tap Takeover gathering. Dispensed to a FW logo shaker not necessarily viscously, with a black/brown hue, brownish tan, cream & bubbles head, and thick strands of ribbony lacing on the glass. The aroma was heightened roastiness, coffee, a little burnt/smoky character, with a touch of baker’s chocolate on the back. A moderate, earthy hop bitterness partnered with the smoky/woodiness in the flavor, along with a good, creamy malt presence, and maybe just a slight hint of treacly sweetness. Not necessarily full bodied, with soft carbonation and a dry finale, but definitely a fine, mellowed Stout.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scipio (831) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - JAN 29, 2013
Pours an inky looking black with a very thin tan head. Aroma is dominant of coffee, some chocolate, and some smokiness. As opposed to the aroma, the chocolate really comes out in the taste. Earthy malts here, along with the smoke flavors. Coffee takes a backseat until the end. Aftertaste is smoky coffee, and is rather short. Light to medium in body, smooth when drinking, and short on carbonation. Not bad here, although I enjoy other efforts by Firestone Walker more.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 28, 2013
On Tap at Denver Winter Brew Fest ’13. Pour is pitch black with a medium brown head and good lacing. Big roast and chocolate notes, wood, coconut, light spice, coffee, and brown sugar in the aroma. Taste is toasty, dark chocolate, dark fruits, toffee, oats, and caramel with a light bitter/roasty finish. Creamy mouthfeel with soft carbonation. Really easy-to-drink stout.


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