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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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (9199) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 26, 2012
Pours thickish black with a slow dissipating creamy head. The taste is akin to the St. Ambroise: highlighting the bitterness, bulked up mouthfeel. Though still good drinkability. Leaving a moderate bitter coffee aftertaste. Malty and roast aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Guerde (1200) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - FEB 25, 2012
(bottle from bhensonb, thank you sir!) Pours black with a medium tan head that quickly settles to a very thin cap with minimal lacing. Aroma is potent and quite enjoyable, with plenty of Sumatra coffee scents, peanut butter, faint wood, roasted malt, and chocolate. Just when I thought it was safe to award this an 8, a little snap pea scent slides in with further warming. A trip to the vegetable crisper confirms this. Flavor follows suit with good Sumatra coffee undertones, peanut butter, and chocolate that yields to a very strong and lingering roasted malt finish that is coupled with wood. Light bit of vanilla here emerges and adds another level of complexity. The mouthfeel isnít particularly velvety, and is a bit thin, and the carbonation does not help matters as itís rather lively. Overall this is certainly an enjoyable session beer, and itís one Iíd regularly consume if it were readily available.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (2933) - California, USA - FEB 25, 2012
24 feb 2012, bottle. Dark ruby, virtually black. Nose is dark chocolate and some wine notes. Med body and a bit fizzy. Chocolate bitterness and oval time maltiness. Nice. A bit velvety as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BobbyAnalog (334) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 22, 2012
A mildly bitter beer, rife with flavors of dark chocolate and charred wheat. For an oatmeal stout, this brew feels more sedentary than it should be. This Firestone offering isnít terrible, but itís far more underdeveloped than silkier, more robust stouts found elsewhere. Bypass this tap.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Westmeister (1954) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 22, 2012
Draft @ APEX. Damn I love this place. Pours dark black/brown with a small beige head. The aroma is chocolate, roast, vanilla, and oak. The flavor starts with chocolate, caramel, vanilla, and light roast with some vanilla and cocomut. Quite sweet in the finish, but I really am liking the complexity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - FEB 19, 2012
Solid black, creamy brown head. Aroma of roast malts and a milky sweetness. Taste is the same great balance of roast and sweet malt with a dry, bitter finish. A really awesome beer at a great price. Thick texture, heavy body. medium high carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thome50 (1160) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - FEB 19, 2012
Bottle from Bearcat Country aka my hometown. Pours a deep brown to black with tan head that keeps its place the entire beer. Aroma is cacao with some oatmeal, cinnamon, dark fruit notes. Really has some oatmeal raisin cookie notes to it but not sure if that is just from the name. Taste, espresso with some sweetness that is quickly overshadowed by the bitterness. Coffee forward on this one but not overpowering for a non-coffee drinker. Overall, awesome and something much deeper than the ABV would indicate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hbmason (1086) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - FEB 19, 2012
12 ounce bottle pour. Pitch black with a decent tan head. Coffee, chocolate and roasty. Light black licorice. A nice stout.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerFanDan17 (1023) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - FEB 18, 2012
Very nice roasted espresso tones. Pours pitch black with a medium creamy head. Roastiness in strongest feature.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
reggiedunlop (3381) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 18, 2012
Pours deep brown/black with a medium tan head...nice lacing. Aroma has nice roasty coffee notes, mild nuttiness and cocoa. Flavor is loaded with bold coffee and nuttiness...very roasty...some dark chocolate...very tasty! Mouthfeel is mediumand creamy and the finish is roasty and lingers with coffee. Awesome beer!

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