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RATINGS: 442   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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This rich, full-bodied Stout has sweetness from caramel malt, bitterness from roasted barley and smoothness from flaked oats. Available on draft and in bottles.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ughsmash (7225) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 27, 2007
On tap at Schlafly Tap Room. Poured a clear, medium-depth mahogany with a short, but well-retained cap of creamy beige head. Aroma seemed artificially-sweetened with chocolate at the core.. just a pinch of dried coffee.. too sweet. Flavor was of very sweet chocolate, oats, and some lactose sugars at the base with a mild bitterness emanating outward.. the sweetness seemed too amped up, which detracted from the enjoyment factor a bit. Lighter-bodied with OK flow to it.. again too sweet.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAR 21, 2003
A very dark and viscous brown color with a creamy white head. Aroma is roasted and buttery. Sweet malty body with coffee and chocolate finish. Good complexity. Very smooth and robust, a must try if you can get it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (7063) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 26, 2010
Draft at the Schlafly Tap Room. Pours a super dark brown, cloudy but not quite opaque and highlighted with some clear brown-amber. Two-finger thick beige head. Aroma of roasted caramel malts, toasted grains, oats, coffee, and some light, earthy hops. Flavor of roasted caramel malts, oats, chocolate, coffee, toast, cream, and brown sugar. Medium-bodied, with soft carbonation and a dry, gritty mouthfeel. Nice oatmeal stout.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (7040) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 30, 2011
Pours nice black with tan head, aroma has notes of chocolate, roast, oats, and a touch of coffee. Taste is oat, roast, and a touch of chocolate/coffee mix, finishing slightly bitter. A bit one-dimensional, but a quality, solid beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (7028) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JAN 21, 2009
courtesy of hwwty4. Pours deep black with coffee/tan head. Aroma, light malts with chocolate, oat and roasted malts. Taste, roasted malts with hints of coffee and oats, light bitter chocolate and hops. Leave a lingering bitter palate feel. Bitter chocolate finish. Was really expecting something better.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6572) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - AUG 15, 2013
Where and how: Bottle 355 ml Virginia Beach
Aroma tad muted but with solid character. Softer notes around. Nice feel to it.
Appearance:
Top: medium plus cap, dark beige in shade, some lace shown.
Base: very dark brown.
Palate : medium bodied.
Taste: easy going , drinkable. Chocolate, slight smoky hints. Softer finish. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (6534) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at Vovaís place. Better Beer Of The Month Club. Black with a tan head. Aroma of lots of coffee, cocoa, roasted grains and a bit of drier dark fruits. Roasty flavor, slightly sweetish, slightly smoky, with coffee, some chocolate and a drier finish. Medium-bodied, slightly creamy oatmeal mouthfeel. A nice one.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drowland (6517) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 19, 2009
Iíve had this from the bottle once and on tap a bunch of times. Not a bad beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernest (6489) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 21, 2007
Sep 06 bottling. Head is initially small, frothy, light brown, mostly lasting. Body is dark brown. Aroma is moderately malty (roasted grain/nuts, coffee, chocolate), trace hops (resin), with notes of minerals and vanilla, hint of smoke. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter. Medium body, watery/velvety texture, lively carbonation. A tasty little stout. Not an eye-opener, and needs a better mouthfeel, but solid.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (6345) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2011
..and it pinkens your teeth as you chew... . Pours a deep shadow brown, like when you brown-out.. . . Medium head on the pour, light adhesive lacing .. . light sweet roast, 7min burnt oatmeal, and decaf .. . I am enjoying this beer, its simple but has all its ducks in a row, ..itís tasty and quite sessionable- 8:26pm, 8/8/11 .. . Becky, I think I speak for all of us when I say, "Whenís the ice cream going to get here?"


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