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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
A dark, heady Imperial Oatmeal Stout, brewed with roasted barley and organic rolled oats for a rich, roasted flavor and smooth, creamy finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
EllisGl (5) - No, Texas, USA - JUN 4, 2014 does not count
Roasted malt (Chocolate and coffee flavors), not burnt (Little acidic / bitter taste, almost non-existant) with a sweetness (Toasted Oats?) that didn’t overpower. No alcohol flavor. No hop flavors per say. Found at H-E-B - Tech Ridge Center in Austin Texas. Will have to see if I can find it in the DFW area.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SPDickerman (1181) - Texas, USA - MAR 1, 2011
Pours solid black with faint red hues and a small brown head. Smells like dark malts, faint oatiness, and sweet alcohol. Tastes like faint chocolate, a little like cereal (in a nice stout way), and and subtle alcohol notes. Full-bodied with a rich, roasted texture and mild mouth-carbonation, Independence Brewiong Convict Hill Imperial Oatmeal Stout finishes smooth and creamy with a slight alcohol tingle.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
robinn93 (55) - Texas, USA - AUG 27, 2015
330ml at home. Great imperial stout, nice and heavy. Very well balanced with a creamy head.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
VatMasterson (71) - Texas, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Pours thick and dark, good head and good lacing. Excellent Stout, sweet strong roast. Some chocolate, some slighter coffee, tastes concentrated. Most excellent proud bold flavor. A great Imperial stout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopscotch (10612) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 29, 2011
Bottle… this beer rocks!… Pours tar black with a small, creamy, well-tanned head. Great retention. The aroma is a medley of toasted tree nuts alongside huge, rich mocha and a whisper of vanilla. Full-bodied with a velvety mouthfeel and modest carbonation. Roasty, toasty and mildly bitter. Deeply roasted finish. Excellent oatmeal stout. Kudos to ericandersnavy for shipping this world class beer to me!

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PeterMon (10) - Texas, USA - OCT 31, 2011
A great beer. Very strong however. Poured into a snifter from bottle. Smells good but I am having trouble describing it. It is very dark with a dark tan, slim head. The taste is empowering. It has a strong, almost coffee taste to it. Good carbonation. A really good beer brewed close to my hometown. I am definitely going to enjoy this one slow though!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DoctorB2B (13) - Massachusetts, USA - DEC 23, 2011
An extra in a trade: In terms of Oatmeal Stouts, this one is big and ballsy. The appearance is beautiful ... pitch black with mocha brown head ... taste is big as well .. surprise! Quite a large hop presence followed by the smooth pillowy texture to be expected by this style. Pleasantly surprised!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kevinator (1852) - The Colony, Texas, USA - FEB 14, 2013
Man, I love this stout. Probably one the best in the state. Nice roasted malt and coffee aroma. Dark color that you can’t see through like a straight cup of coffee. Small maple head. Flavors are burnt toast, coffee and some bitter chocolate. Oily mouthfeel that coats your mouth. Well balanced with a nice alcohol undertone. Not all that easy to get yet, so pick one up if you see it.

   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.

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