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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Our Old Neighborhood Oatmeal Porter will take you back to the good old days. This classic dark ale is rich and robust, yet silky smooth. Its distinct roasty essence is deliciously balanced with a slight sweetness creating a porter that boasts intense flavors.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - OCT 25, 2012
Had this one on-tap at City Bev in town. The pour created a massive tan head on top that lingered for most of the session. The frothy cap produced aromas of roasted malt, chocolate powder, and a slightly chicory fade on the finish. Nice toasty nose. The mouth on this one is a bit thin and lacking in carbonation. A little too slick for me, but that could be the fault of the tap, not the beer itself. The flavors are as good as anticipated. Big roasty notes that aren’t charring or unpleasant in any way. Mild chocolate flavors add a touch of sweetness that prevents this beer from becoming too woodsy and burnt. Good balance of flavors going on. There is a slight metallic finish, but it fleets away quickly. This was good, but I’d love to revisit this is in bottle form to see how the mouth is remedied, if at all. This keeps reminding me why ME is one of my fave NC breweries.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (4644) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Draft pour at Snallygaster 2014. Poured a dark brown color, with a small tan head. Aroma was light roast notes, some chocolate. Flavor was roasted malts, some light bitter dark chocolate with some dark fruit. Creamy notes Easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (4012) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Kind of a light, watery porter. Some caramel. Light roast, sweet finish. Pours maroon without much head or lacing. Not amazing. Tap at Snallygaster.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gendv138 (1331) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 14, 2014
6 oz draft pour at Snallygaster 2014 shared by someone. Black with tan head. Aromas of light toast, roast, chocolate. Tastes of roast, chocolate, toast, light dark fruit. Medium body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Busick (379) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Very tasty! Oatmeal and various malts and oats make for a rich porter that finishes smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
crajun (960) - , Texas, USA - MAY 21, 2014
bottle from springslicker. nice aroma and color - love me an oatmeal anything. this one was killed by burnt ashy over roasted, burnt flavor. no.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drowland (6038) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - DEC 28, 2013
12/28/13. 12oz bottle from Exit 18. Almost black pour with a small tan head that fades. Mild dusty chocolate aroma, faint soy sauce and ash. Mild flavor with milk chocolate, a hint of metal, light acidic sourness, a certain savory aspect, not quite soy sauce, lingering ash and dry maltiness. Eh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
unclemattie (4187) - Georgia, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Tap @ TacoMac, Cumming. Dark brown / black color. Rich tan foam. Smells of roasted grains, hints of coffee, molasses, dark toasted malts. Flavor of charcoal, burnt malts, a touch of licorice, mostly burnt character. Charred earth finish, harsh burnt bitterness. (3903)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
thegoathoward (8) - Virginia, USA - DEC 7, 2013 does not count
Awesome porter I really dig it. Slight malt with high hop aroma, great lacing and formidable light brown head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11535) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Draft, Snallygaster. Medium beige head atop black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, bittersweet chocolate, some oatmeal, light roast. Taste is medium sweet, bittersweet chocolate, light bread, oatmeal. Light-medium body, smooth.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
Westchesterco (951) - mclean, Virginia, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Poured from a bottle it is a dark brown color with a slight head. The aroma is that of roasted coffee and the taste is a balanced coffee flavor with a crisp bitterness that resonates on the palate

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