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RATINGS: 819   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   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.


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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fatehunter (1514) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - FEB 23, 2013
A finger of tan head on a pitch black body. The aroma is strong burnt malt. The taste is roasted malt, a touch of chocolate and only the mildest bitterness at the end. The texture is, well, velvety smooth with low carbonation. The burnt malt dominates here, which I like. It’s a top stout.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Chadski4 (154) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 17, 2015
Chocolate and coffee aromas which then flow nicely into the flavors. Just the right amount of hoppy bitterness in the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alliance100 (905) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 6, 2015
12oz bottle - pours dark brown with thin tan head . Prominent cocoa aroma . Taste is light roast coffee , cocoa powder , with smooth palette. Solid stout . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Savage_Night (32) - California, USA - APR 5, 2015
Pours a dark rich brown with a brown/off white head. Head retention is poor. Aroma of malt, coffee, spice, clove, slight hop bitterness and caramel. Amazing flavors of coffee, caramel, vanilla, smoke, spice, chocolate, cereal, hop bitterness and slight pepper. Leaves a silky buttery feel in the mouth with a slight coffee after taste. This is a must try but it is limited so don’t delay.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrunkSanta410 (473) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 2, 2015
Tap at Luckys. Pours black, nice tan head, Aroma of cocoa, chocolate malts, coffee. Taste is coffee, chocolate, smooth, slightly roasted malts. Velvety mouthfeel. Nice!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jahshuwuh (476) - USA - APR 2, 2015
Dark cola color minimal light khaki head. Smells of chocolate, tobacco, malt. Taste is a smooth chocolate, grape, slight roastedness, caramel malt, coffee, very minor hops. Easy drinking, light mouth, minimal carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mstrcrwly (536) - New York, USA - MAR 31, 2015
12 oz bottle poured into a tulip..dark brown with a nice tan head..aroma of coffee,chocolate,roasted nuts..smooth,dry,roasty..really good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
peterschreurs (77) - Illinois, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Poured from the bottle. Dark brown with a small lite brown head that faded quickly. Smells like wet oatmeal, coffee, and cocoa. Roasted malt dominates the palate at first but it slowly mellows out with caramel and vanilla. Medium body, nice beer overall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rangerred (989) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Pours pitch black with a medium tan head and just a little bit of head retention. The aroma is slightly metallic but also has some vanilla and mocha notes. The flavor is really the showstopper here as it just unleashes mocha, caramel and vanilla along with having a silky (or velvet) smooth mouthfeel. A great example of the style and a wonderful beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (7536) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
[2/17/15] Draught at Firestone Walker in Paso Robles. Dark brown to black with a tan head. Aroma of roast, chocolate, oatmeal and a bit of coffee. Roasty flavor with chocolate, coffee, some oatmeal and a bitterish finish. Medium-bodied. Pretty nice.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pressboxjoe (282) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Milky silky chocolate roast. Nice flavorful beer. Smells a little burnt. Nice flavor for the ABV. I was enjoying this one night when I realized how late it was and that I had to go to bed. Left quarter of a glass in my minifridge, what the heck - would lose its carb but still be drinkable. Well it was fine several days later when I went back to it, no carb at all but still good flavor. And now my minifridge smells like it, which is kinda nice.


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