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“Jet black in color and full·bodied with a rich, creamy, long-lasting head. Robust, with luscious chocolate and coffee flavors, it is balanced with just the right amount of UK Golding hops. Brewed with massive quantities of oats, our Oatmeal Stout is smooth in the extreme. It pairs well with a wide range of hearty, full-flavored foods and delicious desserts. Our Oatmeal Stout is 6.0% alcohol by volume and 100% marvelous!”


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jb (2299) - Rochester, New York, USA - DEC 22, 2011
A good sweet stout. Very nice nose of dark chocolate + roasted notes. Creamy at times, gritty at times, oily, very nice mouthfeel. A bit of coffee in the palate, but mostly dark chocolate syrup and grain. Not too complex but darn good. Appearance is typical, very dark, reddish highlights, thick dark head that dissipates quickly.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (6780) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 20, 2011
Bottle from bhensonb. Pours black with a modest tan head and a chocolate aroma. There is a nice coffee and chocolate flavor with a smooth slighlty bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
SSSteve (3831) - - DEC 16, 2011
bottle. black with small tan head. robust sugary coffee nose with caramel and nuts. flavor is the same. palate is a bit thin and sharp on carbonation, but the flavor makes up for it. a full flavors and moderately sweet stout.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gription79 (2311) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - DEC 16, 2011
12 oz bottle
Aroma: oatmeal, roasted malts, caramel malts
Taste: roasted malts, caramel malts, oatmeal, fruity hops
Overall: The best beer that I have had from Mendocino Brewing. I would have this again.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (7956) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 2, 2011
Bottle. Chocolate and oatmeal malt aroma. Dark brown color with moderate head. Light chocolate malt flavor. Body pretty light. Decent but light.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BucannonXC5 (935) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 30, 2011
Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Color was pitch black. Surprising a small amount of head, maybe ˝ inches. Light lacing that dissipated very quickly. Light film on sides. Smelled of dark coffee and dark chocolate malts. This was the best part of the beer. Tasted of dark and smoky malts. Also some dark chocolate flavor in there as well. Tasted pretty fake to me. Full body. Average carbonation. Smooth feel. It was just a bit too fake for me, but I’ll take the smoothness.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6299) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 26, 2011
Bottle:   Black in color, moderate to thin spritzy beige head, spotty lacing.   Roasted malts, oatmeal, burnt molasses on the nose.   Soft roasty malts, semi-sweet... make that fairly sweet.   Roasty, with a nice smooth malt background.   Not too big, easy to drink.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Falls off pretty quickly, but at least this one starts out pretty flavorful.   Not really any flaws that I see.   Slightly above average, and worthy of a try in my book.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (9550) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 19, 2011
Bottle… Pours clear and practically black with a mid-sized, fluffy, cappuccino head. The nose is grainy with toasted notes – not as much chocolate or coffee character as expected. Medium to full-bodied with tingly carbonation. The flavor is excellently balanced with some roastiness, but is mainly bland. Crisp, pretty clean finish. Flawless, but boring for the style.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
obguthr (4081) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - NOV 13, 2011
Chalky charred oak, medium roast coffee nose. Black, thin beige head. Milk chocolate flavor, raisin hints, coffee on the back end. Won’t blow you away, but a real pleasure to drink.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerdad (397) - Kansas, USA - NOV 2, 2011
bottled. pours dark brown with almost no head.that which forms is light tan. aromas of chocolate and coffee. lightly sweet and fairly bitter. full bodied, creamy flat and a lasting bitter coffee finish.


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