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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.


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4.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kirk36 (112) - Peabody, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Silky smooth draft with brown-on-black color. Low on aroma, great palette. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hman43 (293) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUN 13, 2014
This brew pours inky black with a dark brown head. There are aromas of chocolate, coffee, and oatmeal. The is a complex combination of chocolate and coffee flavors that has a rich texture. Overall this is a well produced stout.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
thrashers2x (46) - Georgia, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Bottle exploded upon cracking the top and took 10-15 minutes to settle down. Coffee, chocolate, espresso, roasted nuts, and a nice hop backbone to cut the sweet. Pretty good but probably would have been much better properly carbonated.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34222) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2014

Cask (gravity) @ GBBF 2013, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

[ As Ipswich Oatmeal Stout ].
Clear dark brown color with a average, open and frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, burnt, chocolate, tart chocolate. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, light acidic and moderate bitter with a long duration, chocolate sweet, tart chocolate, bitter chocolate. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130814]

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ludhaber (62) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Coffee and toasted malt dominate the aroma. The aroma is pleasant although somewhat too simple. The mouthfeel is good with acidity and malt well-balanced. The taste has strong coffee and roast flavors with some hops. Too little malt backbone for a truly good flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigben873 (132) - Virginia, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Full-bodied, dark stout, hint of caramel and coffee. Smooth finish. Solid flavor. -March madness 2014

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
PorterPounder (5345) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Atlanta, Ga - Tower Beer, Wine & Spirits - 22 oz bomber. Bottle exploded upon opening (points off of overall for that) - Dark black pour - thick (too thick) and foamy off-white head that sticks around way too long. Aroma has some creosote and chocolate - nice. Flavor ha some nice espresso notes, some potting soil, a bit of bittersweet baker’s dark chocolate and a touch of licorice. Nice chalky mouthfeel. Pretty solid - just wish there was not so much carbonation on the pour - could only pour about two ounces at a time!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
scotchzombie (316) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Pours dark brown almost black with a creamy brown sugar-tan head that evokes the head of an ice cream soda. Wet natural lacing as the head fades to a finger or so. Aroma is rich roasted chocolate malts and a touch of oats. Taste is sweet chocolate malt and oatmeal into bitter roast coffee malt. Notes of ash to close. Really well-balanced between sweet and bitter. A quality oatmeal stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerenberger (1369) - Fischer, Texas, USA - JAN 15, 2014
Aroma was somewhat confusing - wood, a cheesiness, roasted malt. Pour a brownish-black with a robust lasting espresso head and abundant lacing. Bittness is the dominate flavor. Burnt grain, burnt coffee, burnet wood. Medium body and excessive carbonation. Overall, too much burnt tast and too much carbonation. An oatmeal stout should be smoother and smoothness is not what this beer is about"

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2014
Cask Third of a Pint at GBBF 2013, Olympia, London Aug 2013 - Black in colour. Very Malty; roasty malts, roasted barley, oatmeal, dark chocolate and espresso coffee. Fruity; dark fruits, raisins. Hoppy; some balancing hop bitterness. Rich and smooth. Sweet bitter roast malty chocolaty and coffee throughout. Very drinkable. Nice Oatmeal Stout!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdixon77 (602) - Georgia, USA - JAN 14, 2014
Rich, roasty, bitter oatmeal stout. Black thick pour with tan head. Aroma was ash, dark chocolate, coffee. Taste pretty much followed straight. Real malty. Oily feel. Pretty decent stuff.


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