SubstanceT (1092) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 6, 2004
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Dark brown in colour with a thin quickly discipatiing white head. The nose is sweaty with hops and light malts. The taste is very hoppy and does not appear to be balanced for a stout. The body is thin and un rewarding.
haddon90 (1503) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 20, 2004
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
A very impressive beer. Deep black pour with a nice creamy tan head. Roasted oat, malt, coffee dominate the aroma. Very smooth. A definite must have if you're in St. Louis. Bought this 6-pack in Columbia, MO on my way back from Lawrence, KS.
ultraspank (867) - Alverca, Lisboa, PORTUGAL - JAN 12, 2004
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Nose of vanilla, molasses, and of course oatmeal. Pours a dark brown with garnet highlights. The minimal light brown head is mostly diminishing. The roasted flavor starts malty with a medium acidic middle. The finish is robust and moderately bitter. The full body is dry and lively. The finish feels chalky. Ordered this from Internet Wines and Spirits, and the sixer I was sent had a bottled on date of June 03. A stale sample for sure.
JOHO69 (2) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - DEC 22, 2003 does not count
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Homer like this beer..no beer no get off work early make Joho go something..something
Terminus (3297) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - DEC 11, 2003
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle-Pours a deep brown, almost black with lots of carbonation. 90% opaque. small tan head that didn't last very long. Huge roasted oat aroma, toffee, coffee, and nuts. good, robust flavor, but thin body. That is somewhat a problem with most oatmeal stouts. Very fizzy with lots of action on the toungue. A good oatmeal stout, but this style is somewhat thin by default. Thanks to MJR for hooking me up with this brew as part of my secret santa present.
Murphy (1759) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 20, 2003
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Good aroma. Taste is slightly burnt and slightly sweet. Hops are balanced, and the body is ok but starts out watery. Finish is good, but could loose the dryness and slight alcohol bite. Good stuff overall.
Falconseye8 (542) - Evans, Colorado, USA - OCT 14, 2003
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Good but not great. Lots of bitter from start to finish. Of the three Schlafly's I definitely prefer the Pale Ale.
Aggie80 (788) - Michigan, USA - OCT 2, 2003
2.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Decent head that faded quickly, nice lacing. Color is a bit light for a stout. Starts off sweet and fades to a bit of coffee. King of a plasticy aftertaste.
thedm (4973) - Fort Wayne, USA - SEP 20, 2003
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
This rating was from the Hop In The City event where brews from the previous year were sampled (5 oz) by the attendees from kegs. This brew poured a small head of fine to medium sized light brown colored bubbles that left behind an opaque black colored body with no visible carbonation and a good lacing. It had a mild malt aroma and a smooth palate and a mild coffee lingering finish. The flavor was mostly coffee.
Strykzone (5147) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 8, 2003
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark and rich and quite good. Schlafly rarely misses the mark. It might be just a bit on the thin side which suits me.