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RATINGS: 917   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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This unique ale merges the smooth and complex richness of an Oatmeal Stout with the assertive hoppiness of Imperial Stout. Fat Dog has an inviting silky-black color, a prominent roasted malt character, and a chocolatey, coffee-like finish.
55 IBUs


lcwakshul's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
lcwakshul (244) - Chester, Maryland, USA - SEP 7, 2011
12 oz. bottle in a shaker. Thin dark pour with no head. Cocoa aroma with hints of peanut shells and smokiness. Nice sweet flavor with mild coffee background. Very nice imp stout.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcane7 (1576) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2014
Firkin at Real Ale. Pours black with thin tan head. Aroma or chocolate, roast, dark fruit, brown sugar. Medium to full body, oily mouthfeel. Milk chocolate taste, roast, nut. Haven’t had this one in quite some time and it was much better than I remembered it to be.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrinkinWell (172) - - APR 6, 2014
Pours a caramel colored head with decent lacing. Roasted coffee beans and chocolate on the nose. Flavors of noticeable chocolate, dark fruit, caramel. One of Stoudts best offerings.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerandbeyond (625) - ISRAEL - APR 5, 2014
12oz bottle poured into a tulip glass and served at room temp. Hazy and very dark brown color with a big rocky beige head. Aromas of dark chocolate and coffee liquor, with pleasant roastiness and grassy hops. Espresso flavors, roasted malts, some carobs, light tartness, medium bitterness and faint sour milk and alcohol notes. A bit over carbonated, med-full body, smooth and overall not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2014
Trade With Theydon_Bois. Thanks. Vintage ?? Pours Black With a small creamy head. Sweet nose of chocolate, oat, fruit and ashes. Flavor adds mild coffee and a vaguely fruity tartness. Smooth and dry. Slight oxidation but great vinousness. My guess is 4 or 5 years old. Tasty.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
joejames (42) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Pours Black, when held to a light only the edges of a pint glass shows light. Two finger light beige head with nice lacing. Aroma of coffee, dark roasted malts. Rich malty-molasses, sweet coffee taste. Full body, alcohol is noticeable but not a distraction to the taste profile. Finishes coffee, dark chocolates, rich malts with a slight bitterness. Very nice!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beechner224 (420) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with tan head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate. Taste is smooth, bitter, chocolate. Nice stout.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DocJitsu (721) - Florida, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Pours a dark ruby brown with a short caramel colored head. Smoky wood and cherry on the nose. Scrubby sensation livens up the otherwise wet mouthfeel. It becomes a bit astringent at the dry finish. The flavor is very good. Cherry is prominent. Smoky woody flavor. High quality stout.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
conway (1130) - - JAN 23, 2014
Draft. Black with a thin tan head. Aroma oats and hops. Taste adds some roasty and light vanilla notes. Solid boozy punch. Medium crisp palate. Surprising body for the style. Very different.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jimski (49) - - JAN 16, 2014
Stoudts Fat Dog Stout is a rich dark a stout. It has a thick creamy head that combines an oatmeal stout with an imperial stout and finishes with a hint of coffee and chocolate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hfmejias (618) - Dover, Delaware, USA - JAN 12, 2014
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured black with a nice full, foamy tan head. Aroma is mild, roasted malts, dark fruits and some coffee. Taste is quite smooth (especially for an imperial stout), some grain, some coffee and some chocolate. It does has a dry bitter finish. Nice beer.


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