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A traditional stout using dark roasted malted barley to create a full-bodied ale. Rounded with the smooth flavor of oats, the addition of English Kent Goldings hops produces a creamy stout that has proven to be a favorite.


3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bockyhorsey (2610) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - APR 2, 2005
Dectected a cold coffee aroma. Body was black with a chocolate head. Sweet flavor and the creamy thickness to this beer made it an enjoyable experience.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
turbo (1271) - Arizona, USA - MAR 20, 2005
Poured black with a thick chocolate head and heavy lacing. Aroma is heavy with roasty malt, chocolate and coffee. Flavor is great! Sweet roasty chocolate with a nice medium body that just got better as it warmed up. I wish it had just a bit more alcohol but this is still a good easy drinking stout. Would get it again!

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ragesaq (71) - Arizona, USA - NOV 6, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2009 One year update Appearance: Dark, not much carbonation, creamy but dark head. Aroma: Very light, slightly smooth sweet oat aroma, touch of coffee. Flavor profile: Medium body, dry but quenching, smooth oat, coffee and chocolate aftertaste. Mouthfeel: Bitter yet smooth, sweet oat.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Braudog (5999) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUL 13, 2004
Pitch black with a thin head. Smoky and woody, but thin consistency. Sweet on the swallow with a tangy bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scottyg (79) - Gainesville, Florida, USA - MAY 1, 2004
The brew that I usually get when I go to Nimbus. A good stout, that doesn’t leave a bad look on your face. A nice blend of flavors that meld well together, though some at the table who are not stout fans said "it tastes like charcoal."

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
beerOrama (1) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2004 does not count
Quite possibly the best Stout in America! It is malty smooth and yummy good!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
aleman2004 (8) - Alabama, USA - FEB 18, 2004 does not count
As good, if not better than Samual Smith's Stout. Truly representative to the style, and a sure fire favorite for this stout lover.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
3fourths (8554) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - SEP 29, 2003
Black with some red at the top. Pale, syrupy smoke and hop aroma that is a little sweet, somewhat resembling oats. Full, robust, smokey... yes, very smokey. I like.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Terminus (3342) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - SEP 21, 2003
tap-tucson beer fest this was probably the best brew i had of the night. This may be the best oatmeal stout i have ever had-rivals Bells!!!! Aroma was all chocolate and roasted notes. appearance was jet black with minimal tan/beige head around rim of glass. flavor was very well balanced-lots of roasted notes along with english hops. definately a great brew that needs to be sampled by all!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FlacoAlto (3838) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - AUG 30, 2003
A pitch black brew that has a tan to brown head atop of it. Smells of roast malt, and it tastes quite smooth with a mellow roast malt finish. A very silky smooth body to this beer. Lots of malt flavors and a bit of acidity in the finish, a good solid beer. There are no super strong flavors (a good thing) and it is very well balanced.


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