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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Name changed to Redwood Stout in 2015.

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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VinegarStroke (381) - Napa, Alabama, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Tap: clear, black, with thick head and good lace. Very lifted mocha, coffee, cocoa and certainly creamy. Chocolate and dessert. Roasted and chocolate. Creamy but lacking mid palate. Dry, not sour, medium low bitterness. Nice appearance and aroma. Lacks texture and complexity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (3156) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 27, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours black with a moderate yellow/tan head. Aromas of salted chocolate, creamed coffee and roasted malts. Flavors of flat cola, mocha, and roasted malts. Dry. Metallic hints.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
EyeAmBaldman (461) - Illinois, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Pours an inky black with a thick caramel head. Aroma is dark chocolate and licorice. Taste is a bit smoky with a fair amount is dark chocolate and roasted malt and a funky bitter backend. Not very good at all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (10234) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
"bought this one only cuz it was a cheap single, but man, was i surprised. thoroughly tasty oatmeal stout. super smooth, dark, and velvety. roasted malt, a little coffee and chocolate in the aroma and flavor...just in the right amounts. these days, probably mendo’s best."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EithCubes (5633) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle. Nose roasty with chocolate, sweet with very light Golding and relatively more vanilla. Pours dark ruby but coal-black in the glass with a fizzy light brown head. Taste off-dry with pockets of red berry fruity sweetness poking through the soft and coating mocha and coffee creaminess, touch tart with light bitterness but there’s a good balance between all these elements. Light body but not watery, has a good level of maltiness for being so light (I’d have said in 4% abv territory), little bits of ash and yeast in the finish but neither overdone there, either. Love to see the restraint! The chocolate and roast might be a bit off-putting by the third bottle, but certainly not for those first two!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lagerboy (1957) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 28, 2014
12 FL. OZ. bottle. Clear ruby hued deep dark brown, lasting mocha foam. Aroma is medium roast, chocolate and coffee. Restrained dark roast malt taste, oaty smooth, not too sweet chocolate, some coffee, slight British bitterness. Soft carbonation, medium bodied, lightly hopped. Easy drinking, nice. NFL (Not For Lagerboys)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EcnarM (112) - Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Pours a near black color. Brown-tan head with some lacing as it dissipates Toasted malt and coffee aroma. Flavor is nice with hints of caramel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (11913) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 28, 2014
12 ounce bottle from Bottle and Wedge Huntington. Pours a dark brown color with a medium sized fizzy tan head. Fair head retention. Aroma of nuts, oats, chocolate, roasted malts. The taste is roasted malts, chocolate, honey, oats, mild bitter hops. Medium bodied, slight lingering bitterness, decent balance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (2700) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Dark brown/black color; Medium creamy body; Aroma of toasted malt, nice chocolate, & coffee; Flavor of roasted malt, oats, chocolate, some caramel, and coffee; Nicely balanced; Pretty decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
drjay44 (3434) - Salida, Colorado, USA - FEB 26, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Pours a thick, well retained beige head, with some lacing, over a black, brown (SRM 35) body....nose is chocolate light coffee from the roasted malts, light herbal notes from the hops....taste is slightly sweet with roasted malts tones including cocoa, chocolate, coffee, leading to a moderate hop bitterness.....mouth feel, body medium heavy, creamy, slightly oily, minimal alcohol, carbonation adds tingle and soft acid. This is a good example of the style. It is malt dominated, with nice roasted malt character, light balancing hops, and superb body. BJCP 8/3/15/5/7

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