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Flying Bison Blackbird Oatmeal Stout
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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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A rich, dark and malty ale with plenty of roasted barley flavor. Blackbird has a silky smooth oatmeal finish. It is one of our NEW flagship's and is now available year round. Original Gravity: 1.058 - 1.060 / 35 IBU's


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
penguinjive7 (72) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 21, 2008
Pours almost black with a bit of ruby hue. A nice fluffy white head to cap it off. A nice thick lacing clings to glass as I drink it. Smell is mostly of roasted malt. The taste is of roasted malt as well as hints of chocolate and a touch of hop bitterness to round out the finish. This brew goes down smooth and easy. It is a bit on the lighter side for an oatmeal scout and my opinion, but still very nice overall. A very pleasant brew overall. I put down this rather large glass without any trouble and could have gone for another. I would definitely get this one again. Reviewed on: 10-12-2008


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Miked1687 (608) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 21, 2013
Tap at sterling place. Very dark brown pour with a medium khaki head. Aroma is chocolate and coffee. Taste is coffee and toasted malt. Pretty smooth mouth feel but it gets a bit watery at the end.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5603) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 12, 2013
Tap at sterling place. Dark black pour, white head, minor lacing, medium bodied. Nice roast, good flavor, nice stout. Maybe the best beer they make

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
valpoaj (613) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - APR 15, 2013
Bottle with more age on it than intended...pours black with a bountiful tan head - no carbonation worries at least. Aroma is quite inviting - sweet coffee, malt, a lactic note...not bad. Flavor is dull, however...light, sweet malt, hint of oatmeal, milk chocolate...flavors are good, just would like a bit more vibrancy here. Palate is well carbonated...seems appropriate for the style, albeit a little less oily than anticipated. Not half bad - would like to try fresh down the road

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SoberDave (130) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 19, 2013
Weak aroma, pours a dark brown. Tastes of roast, coffee some hops and bitterness. Nice bite to it. Certainly nothing wrong with it, just not outstanding.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
redpooba (396) - New York, USA - FEB 19, 2013
A another regular black stout with a white head. Nothing really stands out, the body is medium, the nose is minimal, but overall its decently smooth.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ron (2441) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAR 25, 2012
On tap at the Brewery. Roastiness and a mild sour note. Dark Brown with a decent thick head and lacing. Coffee, chocolate and some cherry notes. Itís got some good stouty flavor that comes thru at the end.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pete4999 (991) - Buffalo, New York, USA - FEB 25, 2012
UPDATED: APR 14, 2012 Growler fill from the brewery. Finally! Seems like forever Iíve been waiting for this to come back. Pours a mostly-opaque brown/black with a nice thick head that fades fairly quickly. Definitely smells of chocolate, and tastes of it as well. Very drinkable, I was able to put down the growler in one sitting and Iím not a huge drinker. This is even better than I remember it being in the past.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
garthicus (2655) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 4, 2009
Appearance: Ribena/blackcurrant colour with a small white head. Aroma: Slight smoke and a hint of cream. Flavour: Nice, slightly malty, cream, oats and a long dry finish. Solid enough.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopson (635) - Williamsville, New York, USA - NOV 18, 2009
draft at brewpub- superbly drinkable- a real enjoyable treat, and the best beer FB makes in my opinion. Well done.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 4, 2009
Pouring at BCTC. Pours a clear brown to black with a thin white head. Caramel and wet grain on the nose, with some chocolate, roast, and a hint of coffee. Flavors echo the nose with some chocolate and coffee touches. Finishes with a light bitterness.


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