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RATINGS: 356   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Just in time for the rainy weather... Season’s 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 you’re with family, friends, or alone, Oatmeal Stout is perfect for warming the heart.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oregonducksfan (2) - Oregon, USA - MAY 27, 2010 does not count
very rich tasting, but also very smooth... a little more carbonated than some others, but not in a bad way.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Crit (3483) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 27, 2010
Black,small tan head.Nose of dry roast,carmel and cocoa.Taste of dry malt,bitter dark chocolate, medium roast.Great bitter finish from hops and burnt malt. Complex, with light alcohol heat

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (7235) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 17, 2010
Pours black with a thick tan head and a chocolate aroma. There is a chocolate and treacle flavor with a dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 13, 2010
Pours black, with flashes of deep brown. Thin dark-tan head, quickly reduced, spotty lacing. Nose is malted milk, big oats, some fruit; Flavor is rich & sweet, great oat character, banana, toast, more milk chocolate. Great oatmeal stout; I just don’t find them terribly complex anymore...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarinaMarket (219) - POULSBO, Washington, USA - MAY 6, 2010
Love this beer...strong nutty, coffee, & chocolate flavors with a nice slightly bitter oaty finish. Beautiful brownish head and black as Wesley Snipes. Medium body with decent legs. A little oily & sticky too. Definitely sticks around the mouth for a bit. Tasted from the bottle @ 65°F. Get it if you can!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerguy101 (5319) - Newark, California, USA - MAY 2, 2010
Sampled on 3/5/2010. This sweet stout pours an eclipse black color from a 22oz bottle. Medium to full sized white foamy head. The aroma is chocolate, coffee and a touch of vanilla. A medium bodied sweet/oatmeal stout. The malts are roasty, chocolate and coffee. The hops are herbal. Nice carbonation. Seems a little overly roasted and a touch thin in the mouth for a oatmeal stout. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexanderj (3385) - Branson, Missouri, USA - APR 20, 2010
Bottle from Bevmo. Poured a dark brown/black color with a smallish, milky brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, oatmeal, coffee, earth, molasses and citrus. Not much sweetness in the flavor, but it was a quality beer. Alot of coffee, nuts and roasted malt. More sweetness would have been preferred to provide some balance. Some earthiness in the finish. Expected a bit more, but it was good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (7255) - Alamo, California, USA - APR 13, 2010
Bottle. Blackish beer with a brown colored head. Roasty and coffee aroma with light oats. Caramel flavor with roast and coffee. Medium bodied. Roast and coffee lingers with caramel and light hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ericsondr (48) - Camano Island, Alabama, USA - APR 11, 2010
Great oatmeal stout flavor but falls a bit in body. Super smooth initially but leaves a nice finish with a slight coat in the throat. The head was a beautiful foam.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - APR 10, 2010
22oz bottle. Rating #117. Dense, dark black pour with a very full and thick dark tan head, moderate lacing, it stuck for a brief moment before it started rolling down the glass. Roasty light chocolate aroma, very nice. Roasty, smoky flavor, very smoky as a matter of fact, it really sticks to the tongue. Nice and smooth, but it was a little too roasty/smoky for my taste. (1170)

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