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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A robust, Irish-style stout with 75 pounds of rolled and steel-cut oats included in the mash. The oats add a creamy texture and velvety smoothness that help round out the roasted barley bite. Served nitrogen-conditioned for a thick, frothy head.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34282) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2008
Cask (gravity) @ Great British Beer Festival, GBBF 2008, Earls Court, London, England SW5.
Dark black color with virtually none head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, coffee, roasted oatmalt, sour. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. (050808)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30747) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2010
From cask. Pours dark brown to black with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity and yeasty. Sweet and malty flavoured. Slight bitter and fruity. Dry and slight malty into the finish. Ends dry and slight bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29135) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2010. A brown beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of malt and yeast. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, fruits, and caramel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20239) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2008
Cask@GBBF2008. Black colour, no head. Aroma is mild roast, old coffee, licorice and some caramel malts. Flavour is the same with the roast being more evident. Smooth and refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16410) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 12, 2011
Cask gravity @ GBBF 2010. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty sweetish chocolate aroma. Roasted malty sweetish chocolate flavor. Has a fruity malty chocolate and coffee finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14454) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2009
5th August 2008. On tap at GBBF. Slightly sour start. Doesn’t really have that oatmeal silkiness or smoothness. Very slightly fruity.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14029) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 12, 2008
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2012 Cask at GBBF 2008 ... deep black ... sweet pine hop nose ... light sweet malts ... little pine and lime ... quite a lot of hop in linger ..3.3

Cask at GBBF 2012 ... deep black ... thin tan head ... dark malt nose ... deed soft oatmeal ... light mellow roast ... light charcoal. 3.7

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (13264) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2008
Cask at GBBF 08. Black, thin tan head. Hoppy liquorice aroma. Peppery hop, tarry, liquorice mlats. It’s a wee bit odd. Hops are too dominant and the liquorice isn’t my favourite flavour. Hops have a bit of cat pee to them.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2010
(22oz bottle) Pours a dark brown (near black) body with a small beige head. Aroma of lactose, roasted malt, and oatmeal. Flavor of roasted malt, lactose, chocolate, caramel, and coffee with a dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11349) - Washington DC, USA - APR 2, 2006
(22oz bottle) Minimal beige head atop black-cola body. Aroma is medium sweet, roasty, some bittersweet chocolate, coffee. Taste is moderately sweet, Hershey syrup, some cream, light roast, lactic sourness, faint earthy. Creamy light-medium body with light stickiness and low carbonation.


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