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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Full body and a well rounded flavor comes from a foundation of nine different grains. The oats add a special silky texture that complements the roasted malts. The rich malty flavor is spiced with plenty of Northern Brewer and Fuggles hops for balance.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AirForceHops (3403) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 20, 2014
12 oz. bottle thanks to GrandaddyKC, thanks Brad. Nice light fluffy foam on top of the pitch black stout. Aroma is toasted oats, roasted barely and mild earth tone.

The flavor is what you expect with a nice body from the oats no doubt, the flavor of the oats does’t come through but the chewy texture is there with a mild creaminess. Mild earthy hop for bitterness. Decent stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (3997) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Aroma is chocolate and dark malts. The flavor is chocolate, dark/roasted malts, a low undercurrent of hops and an acidic/slightly sour fruit in the finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HuskerTan (541) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Bottle. A- Cocoa, chocolate, tobacco, alcohol. A- Black color, black liquid, tan head. T- Cocoa, bakers chocolate, roasty. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, roasty finish. O- Not bad, not great. There is a bitter lingering taste after a while that it not all that enjoyable but otherwise a decent beer. Not sure what it is with Kansas Breweries and putting bison on their Stout labels (see Tallgrass).

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (2275) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 22, 2014
12 oz bottle pours black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, grain and coffee. Taste is malts, grain and chocolate.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis (5380) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2014
Nearly opaque black with a small, light tan head that left nice lacing. Aroma of roast, oats, like anise, cocoa. Taste of roast, oatmeal, some burnt notes, and chocolate.

3.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
GreatDane1632 (439) - North Dakota, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Received in a trade -- Poured into a pint glass. Shows up as an opaque brown/black, with small white bubbles. Aroma is faint molasses and wood. The taste starts out with a roast coffee, that fades to Chocolate and toffee. Very drinkable Stout with a creamy smoothness throughout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oOJUXEOo (300) - Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle. Pour is very dark. Chocolate malt and coffee. Nice base that is chocolate heavy. Nice oatmeal stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (7046) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - AUG 14, 2014
12oz bottle pours with a dark body that supports a thin dark tan head. The aroma offers up dark roasted malts, a bit of burnt malts, some spicy black licorice and then sweet smelling blueberry jam and cherries. The taste starts with a pleasing modest richness that delivers sweet malts, some dark roasted malts, chocolate and then sweet prunes and cherry like fruity esters. It gets a tad spicy here and there with a black licorice type note. Pretty nice stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (6805) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 29, 2014
12oz bottle, purchased from Lukas Liquor in Missouri during my RBSG stay. Best by notch seems to indicate the 4th week of July. Dark brown color, kind of clear around the edges. Half finger of light brown / off-white head. Leaves good, thicker lace. Medium plus body. Good smooth lighter carbonation, nice chewy texture. Very lightly slick finish. Nice oatmeal flavor, light dark chocolate, cocoa, light bit of coffee, good mild roast, light coffee, and a nice bit of earthy hop balance. Very good, flavorful balanced oatmeal stout. Moderate bitter taste, Lighter to moderate sweet. Very solid, tasty, satisfying well-done balanced oatmeal stout. Was great to enjoy with my sandwich lunch.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
artmcd8 (1712) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Pours a dark brown to black with a finger tan head that quickly fades to a foam. Aromas of roasty chocolate, some dark fruits. Taste is sweet but fairly well balanced. Finished slightly dry. Medium mouth feel and carb.


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