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RATINGS: 373   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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This big oatmeal stout is midnight black in color--with a big roasty, mocha-like aroma. It has a silky body from the use of rolled oats, and a round and lasting finish. Perfect as an after dinner treat.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
dmac (4510) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - SEP 1, 2012
12 oz bottle from a Beer Camp 12pack purchased at Spirits Crossroads. Poured a pitch black solid body with an average to large full dense frothy beige head. Aroma had some initial hints of lactosse that quickly faded, followed by oats, light notes of sweet chocoloate, touch of soy and cola along with some cold pressed espresso. This is super smooth for a 9% and I would have sworn that this was 7% or under, most likely under, smooth softer carbonation and a velvety smooth mouthfeeel overall. Flavor of wet dark chocoalte, lightly burnt toast, dark chocolate, hint of cola, oats, light touch of vanilla and maybe some burnt oats. Solid beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Bottle. Poured an opaque dark brown color. The head was tall and billowy, light brown. Good retention and lacing. Roasty malt, milk chocolate, hay, and subdued anise aromas. Medium to full bodied and slightly sweet with a nice dose of roasty bitterness and a bit of warming alcohol. Roasty dark malt, dark chocolate, chocolate liqueur, and a splash of vodka.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - SEP 1, 2012
12oz bottle. Rating #82. Dense black pour with a light tan head. Nice aroma, milk chocolate and a vert light roast and sweet dark fruit. Nice flavor as well, very light roast initially, but that grew a little more intense as it sat on my pallet. Creamy mouthfeel and very enjoyable. (2478)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (3197) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 1, 2012
12oz bottle from beer camp 12 pack. Black pour with thin light brown head. Aroma is roasted malt and chocolate. Tastes are cocoa, coffee, sweet malt, booze, nuts, oats, and herbal hops. Nice enough.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aleph (231) - - AUG 31, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown, fairly oily pour, slight tan head. Oats, roast, chocolate. Bitter after some sweet. Oily texture, medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boFNjackson (4186) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Bottle... Poured thick, oily black with a thin khaki head. Nose had significant roast and cooked oats. This was a thick, chewy beer. Full bodied, lots of depth and character. Mildly ashy and chalky with a good amount of sweetness, roast, oatmeal, milky and dark chocolate. Molasses and other bittersweet qualities too. Quite nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HughConway (828) - Washington, USA - AUG 31, 2012
12er from the Beer Camp 12-pack. Pours black, thick tan head with some staying power. Aroma of roast coffee, taste is Kahlua, finish is clean. Interesting beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leafs93 (1824) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Pours dark black with a quick dissipating mocha head. Aroma is dark chocolate, coffee and roast. Taste is sweet with a roasty bitterness. Light bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (4343) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - AUG 30, 2012
Aroma is dry malts and a hint of nuttiness. The flavor is malts, mild milk-like sweetness, a hint of sour/tartness and a smooth finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirdeye11 (5730) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 30, 2012
(12oz bottle thanks to blutt59) clear medium brown, barely a ring of fine tan bubbles. Nose of toasty milk chocolate, marshmallow, almond, oats. Taste of Milk chocolate, almond, lightly rich, fairly complex too. Nice beer.


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