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RATINGS: 391   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Flagship Series. Just in time for the rainy weather... Seasonís Greetings from Ninkasi! The Holidays are about family and Otis is the newest member of the Ninkasi family. This Oatmeal Stout is named after Otis, the black lab of our working brewer and part owner. Rich robust flavor, silky oatmeal body, and cheek-warming strength fights off the cold winter months. Whether youíre with family, friends, or alone, Oatmeal Stout is perfect for warming the heart.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mfhennig (276) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - FEB 24, 2016
From a bomber, a gift from my nephew. Iíll call it dark brown, beige head fades to a ring, no lacing to speak of. Aroma is ash, coffee, roasted malt. Flavor is bitter chocolate and coffee with a mildly bitter finish. I didnít get a vanilla flavor or scent. (They must have forgot to put it in my bottle.) I wouldnít call it a sweet stout, Iíd call it a damn good stout! I need to go back to Oregon!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DeliriumT (471) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 14, 2016
Pours black with minimal tan head. Aroma of rich coffee, bitter dark chocolate, smoke and toast. Flavour more bitter than the aroma with a rich, inviting mouthfeel ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (5492) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JAN 6, 2016
Charred oak nose. Black, thin tan head. Charred oak, bakerís chocolate, very very slightly meaty. Medium to full body, easy carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawthorne00 (3422) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 29, 2015
Bottle. Very dark brown with a light tan head thatís soon a coat. Aroma is roasty with chocolate, some singed carmael, vanilla, chicory. Smooth body, lowish carbonation. Sweet with some ashy and acid roasted touches. Firm roasted flavours, some licorice, chocolate. Not much depth for 7% but quite harmonious.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (11499) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 16, 2015
12 ounce bottle from Beer Run. Dark brown, large foamy brown head, good retention. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, oats, a bit of leather. The taste is roasted malts, chocolate, oats, hints of vanilla and leather. Thin-medium bodied, smooth. Tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hershiser2 (1911) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 15, 2015
Bottle. Wine warehouse. Lovely thick black pour with a frothy tan head. Smells Of slightly smoked coffee, hints of chocolate. Taste is wonderful. Very flavorful! Smoked malts, oatmeal, coffee, a bit of wood. Tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kerenmk (4016) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 8, 2015
Bottle. very dark brown with a small tan head. sweet milk chocolate and oatmeal porridge in the nose, then rich chocolate syrup. Tastes bitter and roasty, with vanilla shortly follows. Also some medicinal notes. Full body, quite carbonated, roasty and long bitter and chocolate finish. Good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
guzzler67 (1651) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - NOV 24, 2015
Totally dark appearance with a large tan head and good lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate and coffee. Earthy, creamy flavors of dark chocolate, oatmeal bread and roasted malts. Faint floral hop presence in the aftertaste. Full bodied, modestly carbonated mouthfeel leading to a lingering finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bricks (943) - Delaware, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Smell of clean, oats, malt. Dark appearance with slight foamy head. Taste is slightly metallic, malt.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Handypaul (412) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - NOV 3, 2015
Bottle from 802. Pours very dark brown with a beige mostly lasting small head that leaves scant lacing. Aroma is roasty malt and a slight moldiness. Medium to heavy sweet and light to medium bitter tastes, average to lively carbo, lots of dark roasted malt, cream and caramel flavor leading to a sticky sweet, lightly bitter finish.


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