DSG (6534) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 23, 2015
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Thanks Tom L. As "Wagner Valley Oatmeal Stout". Black. Great aroma with lots of dark chocolate and some roast. Sweetish and slightly bitter flavor, roasty, with some dark chocolate. Medium-bodied. Flavor is not as great as the aroma, but still a pretty nice one.
williamherbert (1341) - Syracuse, New York, USA - OCT 13, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pitch black, dark as motor oil. Whatever head there is, is swallowed up by the black hole of liquid below it.
The aroma is dark grapes, charcoal, gravel, pine, dates, plums, all in a rather incongruous mix of scents. Not unpleasant, but kitchen-sink exclusivity.
The flavor is more grape-y stuff, with some charcoal, some dusty pavement.
The feel is slick and oily. This is one dark, gritty beer. There is a very good beer hiding somewhere in here, I wish it could break out.
Cartoonkhaki (1221) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 23, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Lost rating from 2008:
Dark black brown with tan head. Malted roast aroma that is somewhat weak Body is watery roasted malts, bitters on the side of tongue. Flavour is really just sweet malted roasted malts.
swoopjones (6537) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 7, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, dark pour. Mild roastiness in aroma, some milk chocolate notes. Touch of peat and smoke in roasty and chocolate flavor. Some sour twang, bottle is rather old though.
MacBoost (1399) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - NOV 2, 2012
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
Muted roasted aroma. Pours a near black with a tan head. It’s pretty cold, so not much on the nose. Taste is slightly sweet with a modest roast and slight bitterness. Mouthfeel is this beers best asset. Meh. On the sweet side with no real redeeming qualities.
bbbeer (592) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 22, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown, tan head. Aroma coffee, chocolate, and roasted nuts. Medium body, less creamy than expected. Flavor is mildly sweet, cocoa, licorice, roasted malts. Most of the beer here was just ok, this was probably the best one or at least the most interesting.
DiarmaidBHK (3597) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 4, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Ithaca coffee. Pours black with very little brown head. In fact it’s more of a halo than anything else. Some roasted maltiness on the nose though it’s not far from being burnt. Some coffeeish flavor on the tongue. Not getting much smooth or silky which makes me wonder how much oatmeal they used. It’s a bit thin in mouthfeel. It feels unfinished this beer.
can8ianben (1364) - Souderton, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 3, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
I don’t remember much about this one, but it was the best of their offerings. Had on tap at the brewery/vineyard. Most of their beer was pretty forgettable.
jkwalking05 (4012) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 13, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tasted in 2009. Black in color with a decent sized tan head. Aroma is of oats, roasted malt, and cocoa. Taste is the same.
Boliv (1150) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 15, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle; just plain "Oatmeal Stout," not "Caywood." Pours dark brown, black in the glass, with a small dark brown head. Aromas of milk chocolate, lactose, some bitter cocoa, and wet straw. The flavor is sweet molasses and toffee, as well as mild chocolate and coffee. The aftertaste is slightly bitter chocolate and lactose. Medium carbonation and body, nearly creamy, and dry. Good stout.