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RATINGS: 379   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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kenb (1102) - Oregon, USA - OCT 31, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 1, 2009 22oz bottle. Rating from memory. Poured a dark brown black wih a huge beige head. Nose is chocolate and roasty. Taste is roasted grains, chocolate, some earthy hops and oats of course. Not real sweet as far as sweet stouts go. Easy drinking though. Body is medium, carbonation is moderate.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (5094) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JAN 6, 2016
Charred oak nose. Black, thin tan head. Charred oak, baker’s 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 (3168) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 29, 2015
Bottle. Very dark brown with a light tan head that’s 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 (11432) - 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 (1689) - 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 (3621) - 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 (1615) - 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 (838) - 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 (360) - - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
melush (1866) - SPAIN - NOV 1, 2015
Bottle 65cl / Botella 65cl. @ Spirits of St Germaine, Anaheim, CA, USA. A: Black / Negro. T/S: Roasted malt, sweet, chocolate, coffee / Malta tostada, dulce, chocolate, cafe.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
malrubius (2322) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - OCT 21, 2015
Bottle from Brewfest. Black with tan head and lace. Tangy oaty aroma with some dark roasted espresso and ripe plummy aroma. Very roasted nuts and plums tangy oats sweetness and breadiness (aroma) with bitter roasted nuts and ashy notes in finish. Medium body. Fairly aggressively bitter for an oatmeal stout, but still quite good.


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