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RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexandersh (196) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Bottle; Poured dark brown with a creamy tan head. Aroma: light oat smell/ toasted/ metal. Flavor: Strong but not in a good way, tasted of metal, copper something to that effect. Slight malt/ roasted flavoring. Not my favorite.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
lbecker (43) - Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 29, 2013
Really appreciated this beer. It’s full body provided a great palate. Aromas and flavors are very appropiate for the stile. Rostness is right on the target.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
superspak (3491) - Michigan, USA - MAY 12, 2013
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled in 11/2012. Pours clear nearly opaque dark brown color with a 1 finger dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice soapy lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of chocolate, roasted malt, oatmeal, cocoa, caramel, light coffee, floral, mint, and herbal earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with solid balance and complexity of roasted notes with a prominent amount of hops. Taste of dark chocolate, roasted malt, oatmeal, toast, caramel, light coffee, floral, mint, and herbal earthiness. Slight earthy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of dark chocolate, roasted malt, cocoa, oatmeal, caramel, light coffee, and earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of roasted malt flavors with light-moderate hop presence; with good robustness and zero cloying flavors present after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a creamy and fairly slick mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with almost zero warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a very nice oatmeal stout. Well balance with nice flavor robustness and complexity; and very smooth to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dalekliz (899) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 29, 2013
Bottle. Pours a deep black with a humongous brown head. Big aroma, of oatmeal, chocolate, coffee, toasted malt. Taste is lighter, lots of roasted malt, bitter dark chocolate, burnt coffee, and some oatmeal. Lingering roasted bitterness. Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DMLINAZ (329) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - FEB 14, 2013
On tap at the mother ship, Nimbus Tucson East, though I’ve had it in the bottle before. Nice dark roasted flavor, probably their best offering.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RedSox2004 (1446) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Dark brown with a strong off-white head. Subtle aromas of chocolate and oatmeal and sweet malt. Taste is consistent with the aroma, only more definite. Sweet aftertaste is pleasant, not overpowering. Medium body, somewhat watery mouthfeel, creamy texture and a sweetness from the oats in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
elgiacomo (745) - Ringgold/Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, USA - JAN 13, 2013
12oz bottled October 2012. Served at around 45-50F.

Pours black with a two finger light brown head that leaves impressive sheets and drippy rings of lacing and holds a good cap.

Aroma is roasted malts, milk chocolate, a bit of coffee, touch of grassy hops. Good, but not great strength.

Nice flavor of roasted malts, milk chocolate, coffee, some caramel, dark bread, bit of hops, mild to moderate sweetness, mild bitterness, mild alcohol.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, nice creamy Oatmeal Stout feel, moderate carbonation.

Very nice Oatmeal Stout. Everything one would want in the style, smooth, creamy, chocolaty. Good one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (3389) - California, USA - JAN 9, 2013
9 Jan 2013, bottle. black. nose is dark roasted malt. thin body and moderately fizzy. roasted malt, dark and sweet chocolate. nice.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Caytinator (1005) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JAN 6, 2013
12oz bottle. Good appearance, lacing, small tan head, black color per the standard. Aroma is good, nothing that special or different. Really roasty-toasty flavor, dark chocolate especially. Body is thinner than some, but not bad. Tastes stronger than it is, as well. Worth a try.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (8343) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 1, 2013
Bottle. Pours black with a dark brown head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma has a nice roasted malts with a bit of underlying sweet dark grains. Flavor starts with a good amount of roasted malts and is joined by a bit of sweet dark grains and a hint of sweet chocolate.


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