Lafayette Black Angus Oatmeal Stout
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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   IBU: 44   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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The revival of a unique English stout, This brew combines five malts with 10% real oatmeal and hops from the Northwest. A full-bodied roasty ale that goes down smooth and silky.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrnkMcDermott (2835) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - AUG 21, 2006
Sampler-sized draft at LBC Black as road tar... no, that sounds unpleasant... well, black. A thin head owed partly to LBCís lower carbonation levels across the line. A silky, creamy texture that does not mask the stoutís bitterness and a bit of driness. In other words, there are characteristics of nearly every kind of stout at work here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
holdenn (2083) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 30, 2007
Sampled from a growler at DarkLord Day, thanks anonymous person. Pours a murky brown with a small head. Chocolate nose, not picking out much else. Light chocolate flavors with a smooth palate. Not very sweet for a sweet stout, and actually finishes a little dry ... but a decent stout none the less.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cellardoor (45) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 29, 2007
Clean aroma, slight toasted malt on the nose. Very dark, with very very thin head. More bitterness than expected, lacked the smoothness/silkiness that Iíd expect with this style. Perhaps reducing some of the darker grains and adding more oat (malt) could balance this more. Generally bitter throughout with some dark chocolate in the finish. Overall it is a middle of the road oatmeal stout. .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SpudClampDawg (1029) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - MAY 4, 2008
12 oz bottle: Deep black core with tan highlights and a thick brown head. Notes were light but present, mostly nuts and caramel. The body was even and balanced with chocolate, nuts, caramel and coffee. The oatiness was missing though. A well done brew that didnít extend itself in any direction to warrant a second look. Solid but expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2010
bottle thanks to thirdeye11. poured black with a beige head. aroma was dark roast, sweet, and caramel. flavor was dark roast, coffee, bitter, and chocolate. body was medium with low carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
queenholly (3014) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - SEP 6, 2011
Bottle. Smoke, chocolate, and espresso aroma. Dark brown with a minimal tan ring. Coffee, bitter roasted malt, chocolate, and lactose sweetness in the flavor. Medium body, light carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drewbeerme (3879) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 30, 2007
growler at DLD, pours black with no head. notes just say oaty and chocolate. decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kassner (1372) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2009
Pretty nice ruby color, good smoke and some peat, Modest carbonation but just as good as a Guiness

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (4959) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 5, 2010
bottle thanks to thirdeye11. deep chocolate brown with some cream colored bubbles. oatmeal, dry, roasted malts, and chocolate. nice on the palate, flavor is roasted malts, oatmeal, and a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
awiseman01 (469) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - AUG 31, 2009
Bottle from VBS. Pours Pours opaque black with slight brown edge and minimal quickly disappearing light tan head. Nose is dark malt, coffee, some chocolate and a little red meat. Flavor is well watered down nose, most of the nose has disappeared, whatís mainly left is black coffee and dark malt/chocolate. Much thinner and more watery than I was expecting and hoping. Still very decent sipper, smooth and easy on the palate. A slight sweet side and very faint hop background. The thinness is just too distracting IMHO.

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