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Howe Sound Diamond Head Oatmeal Stout

Brewed by Howe Sound Brewing
Style: Stout
Squamish, Canada


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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A traditional oatmeal stout with an intense roast barley flavors and mildly hopped using Willamette and Nugget hops. The robust flavour is balanced with a smooth creamy finish. It is named for the razor’s edge ridge that comes off the south flank of Mount Garibaldi’s Atwell Peak
12.5 Plato

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jefcon (1518) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - AUG 28, 2015
Nutty aromas with chocolate milk on the nose. Mild malt and a creamy finish. Lightly hopped. Kudos for the closable bottle and being just as good on the second day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
a_sully (327) - - AUG 22, 2015
Deep brown, almost black body with a foamy/frothy white tan head. Aroma is sweet with a touch of nut. Taste is sweet but with a bitter nuttiness and oats. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
exeter (470) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 24, 2015
Pours a nice black colour with a tan head that hangs around to the bottom. The taste is of light burnt coffee, bitter chocolate, caramel, oats and some earthy hops. Not as smooth as some with that bitter kick, but very nice.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
blackmetal (179) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 4, 2015
rather thin and a bit of a let down. Has some coffee and chocolate notes but somehow too weak

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vadie (1068) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2015
Noir avec une petite Rome marron l. L’arôme du malt torréfié et du chocolat. En bouche c’est pareille,et bien équilibré avec un amertume léger.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Barreras (1320) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - APR 25, 2015
Pours a dark black color with a roasted barley aroma. Flavor is true oatmeal, mixed with chocolate hops. Slight bitter yet smooth finish, with oatmeal taste dominating the beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
nearbeer (4291) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 21, 2015
1 L swingtop. Pours jet and opaque with a thin disc of foam resembling a lunar landscape. Nose is bittersweet chocolate, caramel, chicory coffee with cream, and a touch of smoky iron. Tastes of blackstrap molasses, coffee with cream, prickly green herb, a bit of blackberry and cocoa. Near-medium body is watery and leans to the sweet side, but the acidic roast and slightly metallic mineral note provides a nice balance. Medium-high carbonation never becomes overbearing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (8487) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 20, 2015
Draft - Nitro - Roast malts and some dark chocolate. Jet brown with a rich brown head. Rich and sweet dark roast with some chocolate notes and a mellow bitterness. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ChewyBeer (183) - SOUTH AFRICA - JAN 27, 2015
Poured from tap, beautiful dark with tan head. Roasted malt flavours. Good full mouthfeel that’s balanced by the bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wolffish (369) - Saint-Donat, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 25, 2015
Parfum agréable de marc de café et de céréales grillées... Au goût, c’est un peu mince (aqueux) et on note un côté terreux et un brin lactique à la fois. Très bon stout!!

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