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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   ABV: -
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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
williamstome (854) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 1, 2013
On tap as John Harvardís Bow Stout Black pour, large creamy tan head Big roasty sweet aroma Bitter, roast malts with oatey notes Creamy start, thin finish

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SrSilliGose (3248) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - JAN 31, 2013
Tap. Milky milk dud light roast. Weird dough vegetable. Old stale malts. Weird earthy bitterness. Not too good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ROGUE (2096) - Newark, Delaware, USA - DEC 29, 2009
On tap at brew house. Poured a dark black with a creamy, tan head and decent lacing. Smells of roasted malt and faint chocolate. Taste is roasty with hints of chocolate and coffee. Some hopppiness is there to balance the malt. Dry finish. Medium bodied and velvety smooth.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jblauvs (1339) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 29, 2009
Dark brown pour with a tan head. Watery mouthfeel, chocolate aromas with some light creamy oat aromas. Flavor is chocolate malt with caramel light creamed coffee. Rather mediocre

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2009
On tap at the Cambridge location (250909). Very dark, very smooth with a creamy head (presumably nitro dispense). Some chocolate with touches of burnt malt. Rather restrained in the flavour department. Quite sweet. Pleasantly drinkable but a bit short of depth of flavour to counterbalance the sweetness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11079) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 31, 2008
@Manchester CTĖon tap-pours a head of a few bubbles and dark brown color. Aroma is roasty/some chocolate, earthy. Taste is roasty, medium/dark malt-some chocolate, secondary/some earthy /spice hops [progress hops per write up]. Medium body. More of a porter/brown.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 03/23/2003
Mode: Draft
Source: DC

Black, whispy tan head producing a bit of disappearing lace, roasted and chocolate aroma, rich roasted malt flavor, touch of chocolate, some oily oatmeal character, non-offensive malt bitterness that slowly grows until it becomes offensive
-------- /> Date: 02/12/2007
Score: ii to iii
Words: Draft
Words: Nitro
Words: Brewpub
Words: Harvard Square

opaque with brown edges, ladting dense tan head, solid lace, sweet roasted aroma, smooth nitro and flaked oat body, lightly bitter roasted malt flavor, touch of chocolate, mostly dry, a perfect example of a sessionable dry nitro stout,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 10/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **4

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
2beerguys (299) - North Shore, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 14, 2007
Dark brown color with mostly lasting, light-brown head. Minimal translucence. Aroma is of faint coffee notes, provided by the burnt malts. Initial taste is sweet, moving quickly to a light bitter finish with a short duration. Beer presence leaves, leaving a chocolate taste. Light on the mouth, it has a watery texture with faint carbonation.

Taste does not hold up to the promise of the appearance and the aroma. Too thin for a stout. Reviewed on January 20th, 2007.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (8867) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 7, 2006
On tap at the Springfield, PA location. On the beer menu as "Uncle Festerís Oatmeal Stout". Poured a dark brown color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of chocolate and roast. Tastes of very light oats, chocolate, caramel, and a very light coffee bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4473) - Milton, Delaware, USA - SEP 3, 2006
Rating #900...made a trip over to John Harvards in Springfield with my brother-in-law...kind of disappointing overall. This one was the best of the 8 sampler I had. Billed as "Uncle Festerís Oatmeal Stout. Poured a dark brown with red when held to the light with an average light tan creamy and lightly lacing head. Aroma of chocolate, roast, lactose and light coffee. Flavor of light coffee, roast and cocoa.


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