badgerben (4502) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JAN 16, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Courtesy of Skyview. Black color with a medium head. Aroma of chocolate and oats. Dry chocolate flavor with a copious amount of piney hops. Both a chalky taste/feel and a bit oily. This is far more dry and bitter than I prefer my oatmeal stouts, but still solid.
daknole (9437) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 2, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nice beer! Dark brown pour with a nice creamy beige head. Quite nice in texture it boasts really nice milk chocolate and light roast. Very drinkable indeed!
nuplastikk (4702) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 1, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle. Opaque brown-black body. Respectable glass-lacing beige head. Smooth cocoa, coffee, roasty aroma. Moderate carbonation lends it a medium body, very drinkable. Milky chocolate, and cream notes. Creamy and pleasant, while still delivering a nice depth of flavors. I’d like to see how this would do next to FFF Blackmasking in a blind test. Really good.
Skyview (5269) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - DEC 22, 2012
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Sampled on draught at the brewery’s taproom in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. Pours an opaque dark brown (nearly onyx black) with a creamy tan head that resembled a nitro poured stout. Aroma of toasted dark malt, oatmeal, a hint of chocolate fudge, and floral hops. The oatmeal really shines when you allow the beverage warm up. Taste is full bodied that is almost borderline imperial stout character without the high alcohol, with flavors of toasted dark malt, oatmeal and some mild floral hops. Finish is quite smooth, silky with a well-balanced aftertaste of chocolate and toasted dark malts with oatmeal. By far one of the best oatmeal stouts I have tried in years. After trying this straight from the bright tank, the brewery needs to offer this outstanding beer as a cask drawn stout.