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Russian River OVL Stout
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RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 125   ABV: 4.15%
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Originally brewed for our brewery that once was located at Lake Sonoma Winery. This nitrogenated dry stout is low in alcohol but big in flavor. Its smooth roasted coffee like aromas and flavor are clean and drinkable.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond (5673) - Manhattan, New York, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Draft at Russian River with Linh. Pours a deep brownish black with thin off white lacing. Aroma is coffee roast and earthy root character. Mouthfeel is medium to full with nice rounded roasty flavor, light coffee, earth and lactose.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5799) - ITALY - NOV 21, 2014
On tap scura buone note torrefatte ma piuttosto morbida in bocca amaro medio secchezza media

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Luvystypotables (806) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Weak aroma of coffee, great looking dark brown with a well laced tan head. Weak coffee taste with a watery feel and an espresso finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ron (2692) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 24, 2014
On tap at Russian River. Pour is clear brownish with light tan head..Nose is sweetness, lactose, coffee, soft..Taste is light, chocolate, coffee, spices, lactose, light bitterness

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6114) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 7, 2014
"a pleasant flavor and nice roasted coffee aroma. i think, though, that this beer is not big enough for nitrous...the end product is a tad too watery. other than that, it’s a textbook dry irish

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bacterial (1729) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - OCT 3, 2014
Toasty malt nose. Dark brown pour with a tan head, tons of lacing. Big roasted malt and bitter chocolate taste with low astringency. Slightly sweet and bitter finish. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gad905 (172) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2014
Draft at RRBC. Black, tan nitro head shrinks but never dies. Lovely aromas of ashy dry roast and coffee, some hops. Tastes a tinytouch sweet then dry ash, burnt dark roast, espresso coffee, hop bitterness. Dry finish. Quite thin, light body. Apart from the thin body this is excellent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yiannnos (921) - , CYPRUS - AUG 16, 2014
Sampler @ RR. Black colour. Coffee and chocolate, light bodied, finishes dry.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (3531) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 16, 2014
6 oz. draft sample at Russian River. Great looking Nitro pour. Aroma is roasted coffee, burnt chocolate malt and caramel sweetness. I sort of remember how Guinness tasted in Ireland when I had it around 1998, Although that was years before people started rating beer on the internet. Anyhow.... that makes me sound and feel old! This stout has a great full body and creaminess with the deep dry roast you want to find in the style. Excellent example of a classic dry stout. And great flavor at 4% ABV stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Defreni (2658) - Husum, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2014
Fad: Taster og kones pint på brewpub. Kulsort på nitro med det lækre cremet skum an får fra nitro. Noterne siger ret tydeligt, som Guiness skulle have været. Verdensklasse dry stout, smooth proppe med smag. Superlækker øl.


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