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RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (15060) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 2, 2014
Draught at St. Augustine’s, Vancouver
Black color with brownish head. Aroma of roasted malt and paper. The mouthfeel is dry but quite smooth, a bit sweeter later when the beer shows some lactose; roasted malt flavor, dark chocolate, dark bread, some rye bread, quite good blend; luckily the vanilla is very subdued. Correct bitterness. The dark malts provide some acidity in the final.
Good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11361) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 22, 2013
Bomber from The Davis Beer Shoppe. Pours dark brown with a 3 finger foamy tan head. Aroma of herbs and burnt malt. Med body. Flavor is exceptionally smooth moderately dark milk chocolate. It is on the non-dry side, so this is very much like drinking dessert. Smooth burnt malts. Vanilla accents the chocolate - which seems to make it "milk chocolate". Delicious.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (11226) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (10066) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 2, 2013
Bomber poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of vanilla, cocoa and light roastiness. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of vanilla, cocoa and roasted malt with a smooth lingering roasty vanilla finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
adnielsen (9416) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9401) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Very dark brown color, medium brown head. Flavors of vanilla, chocolate, creamy, light roast, marshmallow. Very nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8833) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 18, 2014
Bottle from Windy City. Very dark brown body with a big mocha soapy head. Stout aroma. Light taste of oatmeal, vanilla in finish. Roast on finish is very lasting. OK beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (7043) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - NOV 9, 2014
22oz bomber, from a 4 bomber 4 pack, pours with a nice deep dark mahogany body that supports a thin mocha head. The aroma offers up malty sweet dark roasted malts and then modest sweet vanilla,  chocolate, brownie, a dash of molasses and booze. The taste is sweet with malts, some molasses, malt sweetened chocolate and then thin ribbons of dark roasted to burnt malts. Behind those notes murmurs a modest degree of smooth sweet vanilla. Solid brew that is a bit on the sweet side.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (6967) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 23, 2013
Bottle, shared with Grippitis and Parksy. Dark brown, beige head. Sweet aroma of vanilla cookie and cocoa. Dark caramel flavour that has more of a cola sweetness than vanilla to me. Alo thin mouthfeel for the listed ABV. Just okay.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (6861) - 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.

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