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RATINGS: 396   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... 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.


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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
kereltis (33) - Oregon, USA - JUN 27, 2012
The best Stout I’ve had since coming to the US from Ireland. Rich aroma and great taste. This Oatmeal Stout is a must try if you haven’t already!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23012) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2016
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel flavor with hints of chocolate. Has a roasted malty caramel bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ljthiessen (1125) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 9, 2016
Bottle, at Lowell’s in Pike Place, Seattle. Dark brown, almost black pour with not much head. Aroma is chocolate and coffee, very rich and roasty. Taste is the same, rich, thick, smooth and roasty with lots of cocoa, milk chocolate and coffee. Not too sweet, nicely flavourful.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (2530) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 3, 2016
Pours an opaque dark brown color with khaki colored head. Roasted malts, chocolate, oats, and some light coffee notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Full bodied, yet smooth. Finishes with chocolate and roast.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ciocanelu (1318) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - AUG 8, 2016
Black color with mocha head. Aroma has dark fruits, mostly figs, brown sugar and sweet malt. Taste is really well balanced. First you get the rich malt, followed by a roasty bitterness. Body is not heavy but feels really smooth. Overall it’s a tasty, easy drinking stout with a nice mouthfeel.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vaiz (4258) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 6, 2016
Bottle in Las Vegas. Black pour. Aroma of roasted malts, caramel, chocolate. Flavor is quite bitter, slightly sweet and with bread. Thick body.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrodooo5 (1485) - DOVER, Delaware, USA - JUL 20, 2016
Fantastic, well balanced stout! Pours black w/ a good mocha head that leaves plenty of lacing. The aroma is rich w/ a nice mix of chocolate sweetness & roasted notes. The taste is slightly bitter dark chocolate & finishes on the sweeter side. It’s complex & tasty! Well done!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leghorn99 (230) - Livorno, ITALY - JUL 19, 2016
Versa nel bicchiere di colore nero corvino; formando una spessa schiuma, cremosa, beige, che si dissipa abbastanza rapidamente. Aroma di malto tostato, cioccolato e caffè. Esordio in bocca amaro, con un bel mix di luppoli e malto scuro; vira poi su note più dolci di avena per proseguire su quelle di frutta scura. Morbida ed oleosa in bocca, dal corpo medio-pieno e dalla bassa carbonazione; un accenno di liquirizia e note tostate di caffè. Nel finale ricca presenza di cioccolato fondente ed una leggera presenza alcolica.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tsekouratos (595) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - JUL 10, 2016
355 ml bottle from Beergium. Pours black with a brown head. Aromas of burnt oats, roasted coffee, black chocolate, licorice. Taste is sweet, with dark and milk chocolate, toasted oats, some dark fruits and coffee on the back. Medium to full body with low-medium-ish carbonation. Very nice!!!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (5637) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 28, 2016
Correctly identified this as a sweet stout, the flavor is medium-bodied with some sweetness but not too much. Pretty solid.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (7321) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Stuart, Fl - Total Wine & More - 12 oz bottle. Pours a deep dark black with a thin khaki colored head that fades quickly. Aroma has nice lactic notes with some bittersweet chocolate notes. Flavor is full bodied with some bittersweet dark chocolate, a bit of day old coffee and a hint of licorice. Mouthfeel has a nice creaminess to it, good lacticity, Nice nightcap.


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