Sixpoint Otis
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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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When I think of the word “Stout,” all the words and images that are conjured have one thing in common: LARGE SIZE. I believe a stout should be a celebration of all the robust flavors of its signature style. Therefore, I created the Sixpoint Otis as an accentuation of the distinguishing characteristics of stout beer: roasted flavor, full body, and hop bitterness. My favorite style of stout is Oatmeal Stout - a rare variety that earns its name from brewers adding whole flaked oats to the mash. When added in small quantities, I find the oats do not typically add much flavor to the stouts, but they have an incredible impact on the mouthfeel and body. Celebrate our Oatmeal Stout by enjoying its texture! The oats provide a silky, velvety mouthfeel. Celebrate our Oatmeal stout by enjoying its roastedness! I add extra quantities of roasted barley – the malt that lends stout beer its dark color – to provide a flavor of rich coffee. Celebrate our Oatmeal Stout by enjoying its balance! The deep caramel, toffee, and molasses flavors are complimented by even additions of hops throughout. Celebrate by ordering a pint of the Otis!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10698) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 24, 2012
A dark hazed brown stout with a thick receding lacing mocha head. In aroma, a nice hopped up chocolate malt, with floral hop, nice. In mouth, a nice nutty chocolate with herbaceous and floral hops, nice. On tap at Rattle’n’Hum, Sept 21, 2012.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
gsmitty80 (1902) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Nice oatmeal stout that had a great color, head and consistency. The finsih was overly sweet for me but i guess that is to be expected, just a little too much.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (12025) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 8, 2012
Draught at Rattle&Hum, NYC. Black beer with a nice beige head. Malty roasted aroma, chocolate, cocoa, licorice, peat, vanilla notes, woody, herbal, figs, raisins. Chocolate flavor, cocoa powder, smoked, raisins, tar, licorice, rather roasted, coffee, salty, figs, some smoked ham. Milky soot finish with figs and pear. Very nice mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (5270) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 31, 2012
On tap at Rattle N Hum, July 2012. Black with a creamy tan head. Aroma and taste of roasted malt, chocolate, some butter. Really creamy mouth feel on this one. Dry aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmm635 (904) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 16, 2012
Poured dark brown with a creamy tan head. Aroma of dark chocolate, fresh brewed coffee, and some hops. Has a bit of a sour milk flavor. Slick on the tongue. Easy to drink for such a flavorful stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Geiserich (3533) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JUL 8, 2012
Draught at Rattle n’ Hum: Intensive notes of coffee and chocolate. Black color, creamy head. Flavor mainly with notes of cacao powder, dark chocolate, coffee, roastiness. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14423) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2012
Tap @ Rattle N Hum, NYC. Nice creamy head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, caramel, milk chocolate and some spicy notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (9988) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 3, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2012 Draft. Pours black with brown head. Nose and taste of bakers chocolate and roasted dark malt with some lactose and roast coffee. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (4036) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 22, 2012
Tap. Pours dark brown with average, creamy beige head; good retention and some lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, figs, milk chocolate, light coffee, and faint earthy hops. Flavor is malt dominate with faint fruit esters and hops; thin mouthfeel with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation with low warmth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (7460) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 23, 2012
On tap at Sugar Maple. Pours a very dark brown with a thick dark brown head that lasts throughout the beer. Aroma has a nice roasted malt note with some light coffee and a hint milk chocolate. Flavor begins with roasted malts that lasts throughout the beer with a backing creamy coffee.

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