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Our award-winning stout is rich and malty with hints of chocolate and coffee. It’s what espresso would be if it had the gumption to be beer. Makes a great dessert...or meal.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rune (7830) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 19, 2013
Gravicask, American Bar at GBBF 2013. Deep, dark brown body. Diminishing light brown head. Inviting aroma of vanilla, bread, and cocoa powder. Vanilla chocolate taste joined by oats followed by a semi-dry, roasted malty ending. Fine bodied. One of my best American beers at the festival (London Olympia 14.08.2013).

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beese (1540) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2013
Cask at Great British Beer Festival 2013. Poured a thick black with medium, rocky tan head. Nutty aroma with roasted malt and liquorice. Flavours of coffee, dark chocolate and dark fruit. Palate is a little sharp, but with good lingering burnt toast and oak flavours.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ronaldtheriot (1202) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - SEP 3, 2013
Ipswich Oatmeal Stout has a very thick, creamy, tan head, lots of thick lacing left behind on the glass, and a very dark (essentially, black) appearance. The aroma is of very sweet, dark-roasted, chocolatey, barley malt, with coffee notes. It smells a lot like a chocolate oatmeal cookie. The flavor is of rich, sweet, chocolate, dark coffee, heavy, but pleasant bitterness, oatmeal, and black bread. There is an acidic sourness, too. Mouthfeel is medium-heavy and slimy, and Ipswich Oatmeal Stout finishes semi-dry, sweet, and drinkable. The alcohol is simply not picked up with this one. Overall, this is an outstanding beer! RJT

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ROBC3366 (558) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Roasted coffee aroma with a creamy chocolate coffee taste. Wasnt my favorite but definitely worth a try. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (1949) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2013
Cask at GBBF 2013, Olympia, London. A black coloured pour with a small beige head on top. Chocolate, coffee, dark fruit aroma. Tastes of chocolate, coffee, dark fruit, rich and smooth drinking. Very nice stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (10127) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 17, 2013
Cask at GBBF 2013. Black beer with a small but lasting beige/brownish head. Licorice aroma, coffee, dark chocolate, fruity notes, caramel, vanilla notes. Coffee and licorice aroma, fruity notes, caramel, roasted, some dark chocolate, some woody earthy notes. Decent body, roasted chocolate and coffee finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (2534) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2013
Cask at gbbf 2013. Opaque black caramel loose tan head. Aroma is nutty bark and sharp roast coffee. Flavours is coffee roast. Woody mid palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (4976) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 15, 2013
Gravity @ gbbf, medium sample. Dark color, short head. Aroma of milk chocolate, mocha, hint of vanilla. Quite sweet in taste, bit dry. Ok

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (13289) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2013
On tap at Gbbf 2013. Very good very tasty. Lovely thick tasty. Good beer. Bit of syrup. Not as good as the first hit

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SanfordBrewer (1391) - Sanford, Florida, USA - JUN 16, 2013
Opaque black with a creamy tan head. Chalky creamy full body with medium carbonation.

Aroma: dark caramel, dark fruit, black roasted malt, oats, and silage.

Taste: sweet burnt sugars, charcoal, black roasted barley, silage, herbal hop bitterness, and a faint chocolate note that grows more prominent in the second half.


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