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RATINGS: 126   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mintzmeet (187) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Not great oatmeal thickness feels more syrupy maybe from the slight Cola flavor. Great beer tho. A meal in itself


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcnielsen (2005) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle on Seattle Booze Cruise. Pours a black color with tan head. Roasty, coffee, vanilla aromas and flavors. Heck yeah

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SirADNielsen (8949) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle @ booze cruise. Deep brown appearance with a dark brown head. Roasted dark chocolate, cocoa, light coffee, bacillus, sweet aroma. A bit thick mouth flavor. Nice flavor. Lots of dark chocolate, vanilla bean, and coffee. A bit sweet but drinks pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (2017) - New York, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Tap at Fools Gold. Pours black with one finger head that dissipates. Nose is vanilla and malt. Tastes of subdued vanilla, burnt malt, rye bread, chocolate, and hoppy. Lactose on palate.

2.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bpasquini (10) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JUN 3, 2014
AROMA: Very simple here, vanilla, chocolate, and oats, but it smells really good! APPEARANCE: Pretty typical here for a stout, black, with a nice little mocha colored head that goes quickly TASTE: WOAH! This is excessively hopped with buttering hops! Besides the bitterness, the taste follows the smell exactly. If this beer wasn’t so bitter it would have an immense amount of potential to be very good. PALATE: Very light, leaves your mouth dry, very uncharacteristic like of a stout OVERALL: Needs less buttering hops, just way too much for a stout, stouts are supposed to be on the sweeter side, not the bitter side

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AbbeyRoade (283) - Missouri, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Not sure about this one. I feel like the body is too thin to hold such strong flavors. Good complex vanilla, oat, chocolate, stouty flavors but the flat brew doesn’t do them justice like it should.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pintbypint (2566) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 1, 2014
650ml brown bottle. Bottleshare at Ferris’. Brown pour, thin beige head. Vanilla nose, also chocolate. Taste has chcoolate, roast, vanilla. Nice mouthfeel. Overall a nice beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
onceblind (3966) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Deep black pour under a thin sticky light khaki head. Lovely chocolaty nose with some vanilla and earthy caramel and a soft oat tone. Flavor is rich but not too sweet. A little dry and roasty but tones of rich oats and earthy chocolate and a touch of dry earthy vanilla. Pretty tasty nightcap.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (3081) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle - Bittersweet chocolate and light vanilla. Jet black with a beige white head. Nice chocolate and vanilla with a nice finish. Nice all the way around.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dwyerpg (4508) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 30, 2014
This isn’t too sweet but there is definitely a strong amount of vanilla, both in the aroma and the body, almost a bit too much. Still pretty good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stew41 (1728) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - MAY 24, 2014
A beginners highish abv beer? Sounds critical to describe this way but i like the uncomplicated sweetness of the vanilla mating very well with chocolate and roast. All flavours carry right through the palate very well. Drinks easier than the abv might suggest.


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