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RATINGS: 349   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jbuskirk (517) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Oatis encompasses all of the best aspects of the Oatmeal Stout. Rich, smooth, sweet - it’s all here. The note of chocolate - brownie-like and fused with some coffee roast - is brilliant. While the hops are present enough to wash the palate, Oatis never lets you forget that it’s a malty, creamy brew. A killer option for pairing with dessert, Oatis is an awesomely balanced Stout with warmth and velvety sleekness to spare.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Koskela (316) - Marysville, California, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Choc and sweet almost grainy flavor come from this deep brown brew with a light brown head. The flavor is choc and sweetness with that slight oatmeal flavor in the end. The bitterness comes at the end and in good combo. It’s a pretty decent full bodied brew with a good carb. And a slight dry flavor/mouthfeel at then end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackfrost9p (338) - California, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Pretty good, but not my favorite. I wish it was creamier and less bitter. However, still very enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bth122 (1313) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 8, 2014
5 oz sample. Draft at thirsty lion in OR. Hints of coffee, Cocoa nibs, roast malts. Medium body. Medium light sweetness. Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbruner (2715) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Pours an opaque black from the bottle with dissipating tan brown head that leaves moderate lace. Aroma is nice roast and dark chocolate, a nice earthy oat and soy back end. Taste is more coffee than earth, but still nice rounded balance. Solid, mild carbonation, nothing crazy but decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ACHops (850) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 1, 2014
On tap @ Chuck’s 85th. Pours inky black with thin mocha head. Aroma is dry dark chocolate malt and soy sauce. Taste is dark roasty malt, thicky earthy oaky flavor, umami, with light barrel-aged notes throughout. Very smooth mouthfeel. I think this was the barrel-aged version, which cuts the sweetness of this beer considerably and adds some rich balance to this. And is overall much better than the standard version. Vanilla, which jumps out of the regular Oatis, is muted here. Nice beer, still Ninkasi’s forte seems to be the lighter bodied varieties.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (3446) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Creamy velvet stout. Oatmeal vanilla and chocolate notes. Black pour with white foamy head. Delicious. Poured from draft at union ale in Santa Barbara.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cory (359) - , California, USA - APR 25, 2014
Bottle. Mild aroma of vanilla, cocoa, and dark roasted malts. Meduim body, a little bitter up front. This beer is a session ale for when you need to walk straight after leaving the bar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11937) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2014
Bottle at the hotel room in San Diego. Very dark brown beer with a nice lasting beige/brownish head. Roasted cocoa and coffee aroma, vanilla, caramel, chocolate, some figs. Malty caramel flavor, chocolate, cocoa, roasted, some coffee. Drinkable but a bit too sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (3173) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - MAR 30, 2014
A nice rich oatmeal stout. Lots of chocolate in this one. Dark and rich with a thick tan head. Tried in a little restaurant north of the redwoods in 2014.

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