edwardbass (517) - Illinois, USA - DEC 28, 2012
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
I really enjoyed this one. It has a sweetness that is very pleasant, and doesn’t have that cloying taste/palate that some stouts can have. Very easy drinking for a stout.
ordybill (94) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - SEP 18, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass.
Aroma- Has a coffee and malt smell with a backdrop of oats
Appearance- Dark red moving into brown. nice white head
Taste- has an oatmeal coffee mix flavor, not my favorite style but not bad.
Palate- full bodied with a thick texture, has slight carbonation
Overall- Not terrible, if you are a fan of oatmeal stouts you would probably enjoy this
BroSpud (1693) - , Massachusetts, USA - SEP 17, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle. Pours dark brown almost black with a creamy tan head. Sweet malt flavors with a dry finish. Good for what it is but it makes me crave a stronger more full bodied imperial stout.
mikedR (1219) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - SEP 7, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Superb. Very much a prototypical oatmeal stout. Smooth. Great malt flavors. Sweet, but not too much.
Handypaul (213) - - SEP 3, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours clear dark brown, big lasting creamy light brown head and great lacing. aroma of chocolate, burnt malt, coffee. Lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, average to lively fine carbonation and a too brief too light bitter finish.
Leighton (11029) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared during the satellite Travlr 10K tasting at CBC Clerkenwell - London. Thanks to Fergus (I think...)! Pours clear brown with a creamy, beige head. Simple beer but tasty, with sugary bread, light roast, some tar, balancing bitter earth. Light to medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Light jammy berries on the finish along with notes of chocolate and understated roasted malts. Pretty good. Easygoing and tasty.
AbbeyRoade (318) - Missouri, USA - AUG 30, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Excellent brew. If it was thicker and creamier it would be absolutely ideal! Other than that it is still great- creamy, good body, sweet, not bitter. Chocolate notes. Not really any coffee flavor here. Malty. Easy to consume.
Theydon_Bois (8710) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared at Chriso’s post GBBF minidig, 16/08/14.
Extremely dark mahogany brown with a moderate tan swirl and edgeing.
Nose is earthy roast, dark toffee, spice, brown bre, cocoa rub.
Taste comprises mellow roast malt, toffee, cocoa powder, faint lactic.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, drying close with light roasting.
tectactoe (1886) - Michigan, USA - AUG 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap: This beer may single handedly be respondible for my total craft beer endeavor. I still remember ordering a Guinness, getting rejected because it was a "craft" bar (which I was oblivious to, at the time), & having the waitress recommend me this one, to which I was subsequently blown away & made it my mission to expand my beer horizons each day. My tastes have changed over time, certainly, but there’s no denying that this is still a mighty fine oatmeal stout. Black as night, creamy light-tan, tight bubbled foam on top. Aroma of rich malt, burnt nuts, roasted grain, faint charred wood, smooth oats, & some light cream. Lovely roasted malt character on the palate, light bitterness balanced by the smoothing of the oats & a mildly sweet, creamy essence in the background. Touch of caramel, woodsy & nutty with bitter cacao dust & light anise. Creamy, frothy mouth feel, great for the style. New Holland’s best year-rounder by a long shot.
shadey (1900) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 26, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
12oz bottle. Pours a lucious black with a ring of white cream. Aroma is mostly dark chocolate, with a creamy base. Flavors are also rich, smooth, and chocolatey. Very creamy mouthfeel. Deliciously blended and effortlessly drinkable. This really is poetry.
jstonerock24 (135) - Englewood, Ohio, USA - AUG 25, 2014
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pour is very dark brown to black however light can still shine through. Aroma is very roasty coffee and chocolate. Flavor is rich chocolate and roasted coffee with little to no bitter with a smooth finish. Very rich for such low alcohol.