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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Rich, velvet, a creamy malty oatmeal induced stout.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gws57 (1274) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - AUG 5, 2007
Had this one on draught as part of the sampler flight at the brewery in Duluth, Minnesota. Opaque, oily brown pour with a thick, light brouwn head, strong bitter cocoa in the nose, with soy sauce, more bitter chocolate throughout. Finished alcoholic but very smooth. Very good!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nuffield (3636) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUN 30, 2007
Rich stout! Cottage cream head, pitch black, 97% opaque, black. Good sweetness. Roast, caramel, chocolate...all very rich and very good. (on tap at brewpub, then growler at home)

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skyview (5109) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - MAY 27, 2007
On tap at the Fitgers Brewhouse in Duluth, MN, pours a dark, near opaque brown brew with a thick and creamy tan head that slowly dissolves. Tan head stays with the beer. Aroma of dark chocolate, roasted caramel malt, some coffee and flowery hops. Taste is smooth, creamy, lightly carbonated, and heavy body. Finish is smooth, and little hop bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BDR (2534) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 23, 2007
On tap at the Fitgers Brewhouse in Duluth, MN. Creamy brown head that stuck around for every. Dark, dark brown body. Very nice chocolate with faint roasted malt on the nose. Creamy roasted malt body with the faintest hint of hop.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RJBennett (52) - Hibbing, Minnesota, USA - MAR 24, 2007
coffee, roasty, black, clear, tan foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, medium body, creamy, average carbonation, Very good beer

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stine (1453) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 4, 2007
Black pour smells of prunes and low-chocolate mocha. Flavors of plums, prunes… rich, full roasted African coffee, some chocolate. A hint of something weird like beet. Well-integrated elements of taste with a spot-on palate…dense, but not viscous, smooth, but not slippery.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
detroiter (958) - Euphoria, Minnesota, USA - JAN 22, 2007
Pours a deep dark brown. Screw it, call it black. A good inch of creamy tan head that lasted for a good long time. Excellent thick lacing. Mild roastiness in the aroma. More roastiness in the taste. Big malty tasty beer, very rich, with lots of roasted grain, strong black coffee, and mild dark chocolate. Pretty smooth with a rather full body. Excellent roast in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (4283) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - OCT 10, 2006
ABR 2006. I don’t think Fitger’s makes a bad beer and this might be Minnesota’s premier brewer. The beer is black, and the aroma has roasted malt and light smoke. Some coffee in the flavor, more roasted grains and a moderately palate. It is very smooth and easy to drink.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
antisnobJP (275) - St. Michael, Minnesota, USA - JAN 9, 2006
Nice creamy smooth stout served on nitro with a frothy, quickly fading tan head. Smoky roasted malt aroma and a similar flavor, but the oats counteract the dry coffee like finish. Thinner bodied than I would like from a flavorful stout. But still very tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
whiskeyfairy (27) - Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, USA - AUG 28, 2005
Was quite excited about trying this one. It had a nice dark pour with a thick, creamy head. I noticed just a faint oat smell. It had a roasted flavor with hints of caramel and chocolate. There was a good balance of flavor but it seemed a little on the thin side. Yay for Duluth!


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