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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Midnight Oil is an Oatmeal Coffee Stout. "Quiet and sensual like a moonlit night, this complex blend of toasted oats, roasted barley, chocolate wheat malt, and dark roast organic coffee, imparts an intense aroma and complex flavor profile. Midnight Oil will wake up your senses. We brew a traditional English oatmeal stout with a rich malt profile, then add locally roasted organic fair trade coffee while this ale is cold conditioned. Cold extraction imparts an intense coffee aroma and flavor without the bitter oils using heat processing techniques


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cedwards1650 (16) - - JAN 28, 2014
On tap. Nice aroma of coffee and vanilla bean. Black in color. Mild oatmeal taste, with roasted coffee and a slight chocolate finish. Good malty taste that finishes smooth


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3240) - Panama City, Florida, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Draft at Hopjacks Pensacola. Classic dark stout pour with a brown head. Sweet aroma that reminds me of dark caramel or toffee. Flavor is similar to lightly sweetened coffee with a hint of bitterness. Very tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Criz (125) - - AUG 1, 2014
16 oz Draft. Pours a deep black, tan head, with lacing on the way down. Dry coffee notes, roasted malts, and bitter cocoa. Review from memory, decent pour.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
LuckyDog (361) - - JUL 12, 2014
One of my absolute favorite stouts. Very toasty. Almost a coffee taste. You can stand a spoon up in this, but drink it instead!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (4958) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 7, 2014
Draft - Coffee and chocolate with a roasty finish. Jet black with a decent beige head, Tastes just like it smells with a bit of a bitter finish. Nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Luvystypotables (789) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 25, 2014
Aroma of coffee, chocolate and roasted malt. Ebony colour with a thick creamy head. Taste of dark chocolate and coffee with a mildly bitter palate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GranvilleTim (1467) - Granville, Illinois, USA - APR 17, 2014
Thanks BBMillsy for the growler! Deep black pour with a brown mocha head. Aroma is coffee upfront with a rich aroma of oatmeal and roasted malt. Taste is coffee, oatmeal, chewy, burnt char, roasted malt. Black patent? Nice lacing. Nice coffee and oatmeal aftertaste with burnt char on the tongue.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Malaclemys (397) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Draft pours black with tan head that dissipates quickly. Aroma of coffee, caramel, vanilla, dark chocolate. Taste is coffee, caramel, slight smoke from tasted grain. Dry bitter finish with a medium to full body.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (2680) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Pours thick dark unclear black in color with a big creamy beige cocoa head. Aroma is nice oatmeal and coffee, light smoke, maintained even after 2 years, nice in the nose. Flavor brings some coffee and roasted malts on smooth body with a toasty ending.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
glorydaze (34) - Savannah, Georgia, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Growler from the brewery. Pours the color of used motor oil with a small head. Modest coffee aroma, The taste of coffee up finishes with a modest cocoa finish. Easy to drink. Very agreeable. My favorite from this brewery.


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