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Paddock Wood Bęte Noire Oatmeal Stout

Brewed by Paddock Wood Microbrewery
Style: Stout
Saskatoon, Canada


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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
The Oatmeal Stout is a traditional English style stout, created before Arthur Guinness established the Dry Irish Stout style. Oatmeal Stout gets its dark profile from chocolate malt which has not been roasted as long or as strongly as the barley used in Dry Stouts. The chocolate malt gives notes of coffee or chocolate, and the oatmeal softened the background even further for smooth, easy drinking ale.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
a_sully (438) - - JUL 4, 2016
Light tan head, deep brown body, opaque in colour. Almost no aroma, taste however is lively and rich with oatmeal and subtle notes of chocolate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (13260) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 23, 2015
Bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, bakers cocoa, earthiness and light vanilla. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of roasted malt, earthiness and bakers cocoa with a smooth dry lingering earthy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mansquito (5339) - Nueva York, New York, USA - APR 4, 2014
From my dear brother: Pours black with a creamy head. Some salty pretzel smell, dark chocolate malt, and a hint of coffee. Taste is lightly bitter. It is very dry, Leaves some lingering dryness and dark chocolate. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maley1 (1136) - Calgary, CANADA - JUL 28, 2013
Dark brown, almost black pour with small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, slight coffee, chocolate and hint of sweetness. Taste of roasted malts, slight coffee and chocolate, lactose. Medium carbonation, full bodied and a nice velvety mouthfeel, almost creamy. Excellent stout, definately one of their best offerings.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andrewturba (1190) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 18, 2013
At the Rev and loving it. Pours an almost opaque black with a small brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, coffee and notes of cocoa and dark fruits. Flavour is made up of bitter and dry roasted malts, espresso, cocoa, and a nice velvety mouthful. Tasty brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reimer96 (1743) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 18, 2013
Pours a clear black with a frothy brown head that lasts a while. Aroma of chocolate, mocha coffee, roasted malts and faint dark fruits. Taste is chocolate, coffee, cream and the body is nice and slick from the oatmeal. Excellent oatmeal stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drobson78 (13) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 10, 2013
great dark beer from one of my favorite western canadian microbreweries. lots of flavor but still easy to drink. definitely recommend. keep up the good work paddock wood!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (2822) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 10, 2013
Everything you look for in an oatmeal stout. Coffee and chocolate with some dark fruit. Not too sweet. And smoooooooooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JorgeLee (1758) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2013
On tap at Charcut, Calgary. Decent deep brown black colour, something of a head. Wasn’t labelled as oatmeal stout and I’d never have guessed, more of a pleasant but unremarkable dry stout with roasty malt and a dry finish. Quite quaffable, but mouthfeel and smoothness of oatmeal stout not there.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (21421) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Draft at Calgary brewfest. Dark maroon color, tan head. Nice aroma of rich cocoa. Taste is equally rich coffee grounds. Very nice.

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