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RATINGS: 188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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A dark, heady Imperial Oatmeal Stout, brewed with roasted barley and organic rolled oats for a rich, roasted flavor and smooth, creamy finish.


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HopsIPAndDrunk (43) - Oklahoma, USA - APR 8, 2011
Roasted coffee notes pleasantly permeated my nostrils, accompanied by a lingering alcohol presence. Black with amber halo when held up to the light. Cream-colored head dissipates rapidly after the pour. Medium sweet taste that is accompanied by bitter notes. Pleasant medium body with an oily texture. 0% carbonation. Bitter sweet, well balanced finish. Not my favorite oatmeal stout, but pleasant nonetheless.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hitit345 (29) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 15, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2016 On tap, tulip glass. Aroma of fresh clean grain. Black as night, perfect. Coffee color when glass tilted toward light. Taste of a medium roast coffee using double the grounds. A little sweet on back end. Hearty palate, mouthful even when sipping. Great carbonation. Good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wombat23 (623) - Texas, USA - MAY 31, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Pours brown-black with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt and chocolate. Taste is similar to nose, with some coffee notes. Finish is dry, roasty, and acidic. Decent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ttoadee (1275) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 30, 2016
Jet black pour, nothing more than a ring of tan fuzz, no real head. Nose is espresso and mild coco. Bittersweet. Middle is coffee grounds, dark malt, chalky chocolate. Finish is bitter, a little boozy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arayaga2 (2114) - portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 17, 2016
Nice looking brown black with a tan head. It's chocolate and coffee but not a ton. Very mild and boring, but the alcohol is well hidden. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Goodgrief (1992) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - FEB 24, 2016
On tap at Hyatt Regency Austin. Dark pour, thin head. Aroma was chocolatey. The flavor was carbonated roast. Not a lot of sweetness or other flavor. Kind of bland...and slightly overcarbonated. Had a bitter finish. It wasn’t great. I never would have guessed it was "imperial" anything.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgianBeerGal (3787) - Panama City, Florida, USA - FEB 10, 2016
Bottle from Bearded Monk on the way up to WF. Very dark brown color with a big brown head that lasts forever. Aroma is dark malt and a hint of sweetness. The flavor is roasted malt with a hint of minerals and the oatmeal gives it a fuller mouthfeel. A little coffee bitterness in the dry, lingering finish. Pleasant.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (4806) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 8, 2016
(Bouteille): Popsicle bleu, vapeur d’anis et vanille dans un ensemble très moelleux et moyennement sucré. Très bon.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (3857) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 8, 2016
On tap at Zax. Short lived creamy head, but leaves curtains of lacing. Ruby tinged body, biting roast grains in both aroma and taste. Lingering dark chocolate on the palate. Comes off mild, but this is pretty big.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ghsmith54 (4) - - JAN 8, 2016 does not count
Very nice smoky flavor with a smooth body and nice finish. Creamy had that lasts through several drinks.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ed5388 (3173) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2015
12oz bottle from sudsmcduff! Pours pretty much black with a small creamy dark tan head. Aroma of chocolate and black malts, burnt brownies, and hints of vanilla. Taste of coffee grounds, burnt chocolate, earth, and a hint of burnt sugar sweetness in the finish.


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