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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A dark, heady Imperial Oatmeal Stout, brewed with roasted barley and organic rolled oats for a rich, roasted flavor and smooth, creamy finish.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (43166) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2012

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ chriso s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2012.

Clear dark red brown colour with a average, frothy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, oat. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20120804]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (24577) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2012
Bottled@chriso pre-gbbf shindig 2012 (not mentioning imperial on the bottle). Black colour, small brown head. Aroma is fruity, ashy, roasted malts, some mild toffee and coffee. Flavour is quite much similar in a nice balance.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (21191) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2012
4th August 2012
ChrisOs Marvellous Pre GBBF Mega Tasting. Dark black - brown beer, tiny pale tan head. Light dry palate. Light touch of dark malt. Trace of coffee bitterness. Mild minerals. An okay stout - a little dry and bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (20415) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 4, 2012
Bottle at chrisO ... deep black ... thin tan lacing ...soft chocolate roast nose ...deeep malts ... soft roast ... dwrk sweet fruits ... light chocolate

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (20243) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Draft at the source. Clear reddish maroon color, brown head. Aroma of milk chocolate, coffee. Taste is earthy toasted brownies. Nice stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (17767) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2012
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig, 2012, London. Pours dark, red-brown with a weak, tan cream head. A bit of taintly tangy cocoa in the nose. Medium sweet flavor with milky chocolate, mild roast, dark bread. Light to medium bodied with fine carbonation. Moderately dry finish with bittersweet cocoa, some earth, dirt. Very decent stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (16837) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2012
At Chriso pre GBBF Shindig 2012. Black beer lasting beige head. Decent choc beer with decent depth. Good fullness from the oats. Decent but not my thing

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (13730) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 14, 2010
Bottle from ericandersnavy. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma is smooth burnt malt. Full bodied with creamy carbonation. Flavor is strongly burnt malt, and it’s a little harsh. Finishes with hints of coffee. This is a sturdy IS. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (13483) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 10, 2011
Bottle thanks to maltomeal. Pours oily black. Tan head. Nose of sweet chocolate malts, roasted barley, roasted oats and vanilla. Taste is roast chocolate malt, roasted oats, malt balls and freshly brewed coffee.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (12810) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 14, 2013
Bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lasting creamy tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, bakers cocoa, light vanilla and a hint of coffee. Palate was medium to full bodied and smooth. Flavors of bitter chocolate, roasted malt, smoke and light vanilla with a smooth lingering roasty smokey finish.


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