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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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A delicious Oatmeal Stout with just enough hops to balance the copious quantities of dark roasted malts, oatmeal for a creamy smooth drinkability, and whole vanilla beans for a rich complexity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (6851) - Alamo, California, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Bottle. Black beer with a tan head. Vanilla and chocolate aroma with malt. Vanilla and toffee flavor with light roast and light oatmeal. Medium bodied. Toffee and vanilla linger with caramel and light oatmeal.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10738) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Bottle @ home, shared by Jake. Just about black in color with a tan head. Aromas of vanilla, roast, and coffee. Dark chocolate, dark fruit, and moderately hoppy. Bitter dark chocolate flavor, coffee, and earthy hops. Light vanilla, plenty of roast, and a bit of licorice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1146) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - AUG 22, 2013
Really nice. Solid oatmeal stout foundation, with a strong vanilla infusion in taste -- just as you'd expect from reading the label. Not sweet, and slightly bitter. Finishes quite dry. B+ ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bookseeb (111) - Wenatchee, Washington, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Appearance is a very dark brown color with a fairly stable head leaving fair lace. Smell of the dark malt, vanilla and a bit of the oatmeal. Taste is in par with the aroma having a nice balance with the hops. Mouthfeel is full and creamy with good carbonation. A very nice stout with a twist.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jake65 (2600) - Williston, North Dakota, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Bottle: Very dark brown pour with a finger of creamy tan head. Mild aroma is roast, cocoa, and faint vanilla. It’s been a while since I last had the base Oatis, but I had expected more out of the vanilla experience. The roast and bittersweet dark chocolate seem to clash a bit. The bitters stick to my tongue... not really picking up any vanilla now either. The mouthful is thick and creamy like the original, but overall it falls short.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hawanna (2105) - GERMANY - AUG 15, 2013
Bottle chocolate, coffee, roasty, herbs, earthy, vanilla, woody, black, hazy, frothy, brown foam, medium sweetness, very bitter, full body, creamy, thick feel, soft carbonation, long finish,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (1836) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - AUG 15, 2013
August 13, 2013 - bottle from Whole Foods. Dark brown pour with nice head and lacing. Chocolate, coffee and oats in the aroma. Taste was coffee, roasted malt and minimal vanilla. Medium body and a little rough carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ACHops (668) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 12, 2013
22 oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours brownish black with thin mocha head. Appearance is a bit watery but nice full mouthfeel. Aroma is thick roasty malt with sweet vanilla in the finish. Taste is similar, very dark roasty malt dominates. Vanilla only comes through at the very end. Dark bitter aftertaste. I thought the regular Oatis was oddly sweet, here the vanilla melds well with the sweetness of it. Time for a vertical!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6239) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle:   Black, thin to moderate frothy tannish head, nice lacing.   Moderately roasty on the nose.   Faint vanilla and coffee on the nose.   Smooth roasted malts on the tongue, vanilla comes out on the finish.   Very light in that aspect.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Light roasted malts, a touch of vanilla on the finish.   Not the depth or body I was hoping for, but still good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4144) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 9, 2013
650ml bottle pours almost black in color with a finger and a half of light brown head that leaves some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is vanilla and light roasted grains with some chocolate. Taste is a pronounced chocolate malt sweetness with a definite vanilla presence combined with a grass and herbal hop bitterness. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Nicely done for the style and highly recommended to try.

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