michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 11, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz. Bottle (at 7.5%ABV per bottle and brewer website): Aroma of lightly roasted malts, chocolate, oats, lactose, and a hint of coffee. Poured pitch black in color with a small, light brown/beige head that diminished but lasted throughout. Opaque. Not sparkling. Flavor is lightly sweet and light to medium bitter. Tastes of bitter coffee, roasted malt, slight chocolate, and slight lactose. Medium body. Lightly tingly, lightly dry texture. Average carbonation. Roasted malt, coffee, and slight lactose finish is lightly dry. 7.5%ABV is completely hidden throughout.
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 9, 2010
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: MAR 15, 2011 Ninkasi Brewing Company--Oatis Oatmeal Stout--Seasonal Release 2008. 22 oz. Bottle. 7.20% ABV--45 IBUís. (4.25 / 5.0) Stout--Oatmeal--Thick pour. Thin mild lace espresso head .Clear opaque black color. Rich loose sediment. Mellow chocolate espresso floral hop rich front. Mildly crusty oatmeal creamy rich roasted chocolate espresso no fruit dry body. Smooth balanced hop spice EtOH hint end. Sampled 12/19/2008. $4.99 Each.
Ninkasi Brewing Company--Oatis Oatmeal Stout--Seasonal Release--2009 22 oz. Bottle. 7.50% ABV. 45 IBUís. (4.0 / 5.0) Stout--Oatmeal. Thick ruby brown pour. Opaque black color. Lacy espresso medium head. No sediment. Sweet cocoa coffee mild roasted fruit hop front. Creamy mellow sweet crusty mild roasted cocoa rich black bread oatmeal smooth mild fruit Stout body. Smooth mild hop fruit hint tangy end. Sampled 9/6/2010. 2 @ $4.00 Each.
Ninkasi Brewing Company--Oatis Oatmeal Stout--2010 22 oz. Bottle. 7.20% ABV. 45 IBUís. (4.25 / 5.0) Rich lacy tight 1/2" espresso head. Rich chocolate mild floral hop roasted front. Medium thick pour. Opaque black color. Mellow sweet silky smooth chocolate oatmeal unbitter espresso fruit hint malty body. Creamy burnt hop spice dry crusty cocoa end. Smooth! & Tasty . Sampled 3/9/2011 & 3/15/2011. Purchased for $4.00 at PCC--Greenlake, Seattle on 9/15/2010.
wavers1 (909) - Notown, California, USA - JAN 4, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle courtesy of kenb. nice dark brown pour with a nice very dark head that leaves nice lacing. nice toasty burnt malts, coffee and oatmeal in the taste and nose. has a hoppy porter like start with a classic sweet finish. nicely balanced, nice and crisp burntness.
JoeMcPhee (8746) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 1, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Deep black pour. The nose is quite intense and there is a kiss of sweet maltiness. Some nice chewy, charry, leathery sweetness and a touch of chocolate malt as well. Very herbal and a bit charry. There is a kiss of almost blackberryish fruitiness as well. A bit of light sweetness on the back. A fairly herbal hoppiness on the back. Itís pretty nice, really.
zdk (1816) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 28, 2009
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared by Maxxdaddy: Pours dark with a tan head that doesnít hold. Nice arouma of chocolate, coffee and oatmeal notes. Mouthfeel is creamy and smooth. Ends with bitter notes of coffee and hops.
Taverner (1100) - San Ramon, California, USA - DEC 27, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Damn fine stout! Dry, yet sweet. Bitter, yet dry. Sweet, yet bitter. Pours black/brown with a dark tan whiff of head. Nose is chocolate, coffee and and roastiness. Mouthfeel is smooth.
IndianaRed (2672) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 27, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle Poirs out a dark but clear brown. Very smal light tan head. Light roasted aroma and a roasted charcoal flavor that lacked some of the rich smooth flavors and palate that I was hoping for.
cathcacr (637) - Oregon, USA - DEC 26, 2009
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Aroma: chocolate, roasty,
Appearance: black, head: tan foam, minimal head,
Taste: light sweetness, medium bitterness, roasty, toasty
Palate: medium body, thick feel, flat, bitter, woody
WisconsinBeer (712) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - DEC 25, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Thanks to Mobe for this one! Pours a deep brownish black color with a foamy head that rapidly dissipates. Flavor is nice roasted dark chocolate notes and hints of oatmeal. Finish is slightly bitter with notes of coffee and dry hops. Light bodied for a stout, otherwise pretty good.
Tripplebrew (778) - Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA - DEC 25, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours an opaque chocolate brown with creamy tan head. Aroma is intense roasted malts and thick roasted coffee notes with earthy undertones of fresh bread. Flavor is very malty with hop undertones mixed with chocolate coffee. Earthy wood-like flavors also come through. Body is a mix of creamy light with the fair carbonation present.