tiggmtl (4545) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 31, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Moderate roasty malt aroma with a chocolate character and some raisin-like fruity esters. Opaque brown-black with tan head that recedes slowly to ring. Raisins and roasts play nicely together in the mouth with plenty of malty sweetness. Medium body is somewhat slick in texture with low carbonation. Sampled at the brewpub with dirtymike, MartinT, muzzlehatch, Rastacouere and Volgon.
argo0 (11962) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 16, 2005
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Creamy beige head with nice retention, atop a clear red-black body. Aroma is medium sweet, coffee, some chocolate, roast, fruity. Creamy light-medium body.
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - MAY 22, 2006
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
tasted at brewpub with dirtymike. Pours a near black with an off white head. Aroma is of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee. Bitter and roasty taste up front with chocolate, coffee, tart fruit coming through in the middle with a firm, lasting citrus hop finish with roasty bitterness.
Glouglouburp (6104) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 14, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
In short: A typical roasted creamy oatmeal stout. Good execution of a standard style.
How: Nitro-tap at brewpub.
The look: Black body topped by a medium tan head.
In long: Nose is big straightforward pleasant roast, nothing more, nothing less. Taste is pretty much what you can expect from a roasted nitro oatmeal stout. Burnt grainy oatmeal, lactic notes bringing a milk chocolate sensation, light coffee notes, green herbal hops. Some bittersweet black chocolate in the after-taste. Full creamy mouthfeel. Typical example of the style, I feel like I’ve had a beer like this 100 times before and I could have another 100 and not complain. And despite all the talk lately on the TV I guess I really don’t understand what people mean when they say New-Hampshire is a swing State because the brewpub staff told to put my pants back on.
radarsock (1112) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 2, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
$5.99 for the 650 mL bottle purchased from Top Shelf Brews. To over-sized snifter, it pours a mahogany-tinted dark rust brown with which a thin-ringed beige head barely even a fingernail in length. Aromas of ash, green cardamom, sorghum molasses, firewood, milk chocolate, and sweat. Tastes the same with the addition of DME, stale coffee, and roasted corn. Pine needles, oats, cloves, and cotton experienced at swallow. Was surprisingly spicy - cinnamon, cloves, and star anise - at its perplexing finish. Overall, I had fun with this stout. More than I was expecting.
3fourths (8497) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - SEP 29, 2003
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep brown and hints of ruby in the appearance. big nose of chocolate malts, roasted mocha, oatmeal, and quite robust. Great aroma. A bit thin, but nice coffee and bite of oats/grains.
Megan (101) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - DEC 1, 2004
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thin white head, very dark in appearance. Excellent coffee finish. Nice and full tasting. Love me some oatmeal stout!
Dickinsonbeer (5075) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 15, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Another good dark beer from Millys-. Pours a nice deep dark brown verging on black and a nice lasting head. Aroma id nice dark roasted barley- light coffee, dark chocolate sharp and bitter, almost a slight tartness. Flavor has more of that real acrid burnt malt almost a sharp acrid bitterness- roasted barely- coffee, and a light sweet caramel flavor. Finish is a bit too dry but still good.
BVery (7606) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUL 9, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at Milly’s in Manchester, NH. Very dark pour, nice head. Roasted malts with some lactose sweetness. Decent body, but a bit thinner than "full". Solid nonetheless.
johnnnniee (2731) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 9, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can from Bert’s
Chocolate caramel coffee and molasses with bits of sulfur or mineral water. Decent brew.