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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
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Enjoy this as a token of our appreciation. With the demise of Tröegs Oatmeal Stout, this long-forgotten recipe serves as an inspiration and a heartfelt thanks to our faithful stout fans.

What’s special here? We start with a seductive malty sweetness, combine it with hints of chocolate and roasted flavors and round out the texture and taste with a healthy helping of oats. A three-hop blend brings perfect balance to the sweet malt adding a dry finish to this big beer.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (5977) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Bottle at Paul’s tasting. Pours near black with a beige head. Roasted malts, chocolate, dark fruits, and some lighter floral hoppy notes in the finish. Good stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11078) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 9, 2013
‘07-12oz bottle @Paul’s Blind Stout tasting-thin tan-mahogany. A-roasty med malt-some ashy. T-roasty med malt-some ashy, peat.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (3849) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 9, 2013
Location: Bottle at Paul’s Blind Impy Stout Tasting, 1/5/13

Aroma: The nose has some chocolate malts, roast, fruity notes, and a little oxidation
Appearance: This one pours a medium-dark brown color with a small tan head
Flavor: Taste-wise, the chocolate stands out, though there’s some mild oxidation too
Palate: The body is medium (light for the style), with a soft carbonation, and smooth feel
Overall Impression: I thought this was a decent beer, but it felt as though the age may have hurt it a bit. Still though, it was pretty solid.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (8184) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Bottle at Paul’s "Blind" imperial stout tasting. Pours cola brown with tan head. Nose and taste of sherry, drugstore chocolate covered cherries and baked bread. Medium body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
GT2 (8354) - San Diego County, California, USA - AUG 29, 2012
355mL thanks to ryan. Pours a clear cola with weak retention. Bubbles. Nose is dark chocolate, malted milk balls, sharp chocolate mousse. Taste is dense dark chocolate, sharp cinnamon graham cracker, marshmallow. Wow- very delicious. Palate is dense, clean, hoppy balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Enjoyit (3455) - Vadum, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2011
Black of color with a brown head. An aroma of sweets, liqurice, caramel and weak dark fruits as prunes and blackcurrant. A flavor of sweets, liqurice, prunes, blackcurrant and weak bitterness in the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (10738) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 15, 2011
A: The beer pours a dark brown color with a creamy tan head. S: Very oxidized. Almost sherry- or port-like. Big dark fruits and a bit of booze. Some dark chocolate and a lot of roasted malts. Not too much roast or oatmeal character. T: Lightly roasty with a lot of dark chocolate and some noticeable alcohol--almost like a chocolate liqueur. Some dark fruit flavors like prunes and plums. A little bit of cardboard oxidation. M: Medium to full in body with a low to medium carbonation. Really heavy on the tongue. O: Some good things to it, but some negative ones as well. And, too boozy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29211) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2010
Bottled. An unclear red-brown beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, over ripe fruits, and alcohol. The flavor is sweet malty with lighter notes of roasted malt, over ripe fruits, and alcohol, leading to a dry, fruity, and roasted finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 10, 2010
Not a great beer at all, not terrible, I wouldnt buy it again. I was expecting substantially more. tasted like your run of the mill american stout stepped up a notch.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickd717 (3477) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 27, 2010
12oz bottle thanks to dashirey on BA. Pours dark brown, but light in color for the style, with a little bit of tan foam sitting on top that fades to swirls. Aroma is lots of sherry-like oxidation. Roast and chocolate as well. Flavor is nice and chocolatey. Pretty subtle for an RIS. Some dark fruits and sherry-like oxidation. Like a toned-down, aged Kate the Great almost. Medium-light bodied for the style, but very smooth. Low carbonation. Very enjoyable aged imperial stout overall. Drinkable.


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