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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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A very full-bodied oatmeal stout with five different roasted malts and a thick, creamy texture-a meal in a glass!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JAF737300 (1291) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 18, 2009
Deep and dark pour at the brewery from the tap. Nice deep cocoa flavor with almost a milk like feel. Finishes with decent roast and a good lingering dry cocoa flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 11, 2008
Pour is deep opaque black with a thin sticky brown head...smell is lightly sweet with lots of chocoalte notes....thick mouthfeel with lots of roasty chocolate flavors...generally sweet....nice....

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Headbanger (3230) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JAN 27, 2008
12oz bottle(10/99)-A black body with a nice big tan head and an aroma of roasted malt, coffee, and toffee. Taste of the same. A nice tasting stout.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RSRIZZO (1850) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - NOV 20, 2007
Had this beer on 9/15/1999. Color is black. Head looked thick and tight. Taste is medium/heavy body with a nice roasted flavor. Over all I think its a good Stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sersdf (1015) - chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 26, 2006
solid as balls. lots of chocolate in the aroma. pitch dark with a great dense brown head. balanced and smooth. medium bodied with lots of chocolate malt character. some hop bittering in the finish. good stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beervana (781) - Libertyville, Illinois, USA - JUN 8, 2006
(04.25.06) On tap at Onion Brewpub, Barrington, IL Poured opaque black-brown with a large creamy tan head. No discernable carbonation. Roasted coffee in the nose. Medium bodied stout that starts with light malt sweetness. Coffee/chocolate/roasted malt flavors. Long finish with lingering light roasted malt bitterness. Smooth and full of complex flavors. This is one awesome stout, one of my favorite Onion beers. Brought home a growler to enjoy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElBorracho (472) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 14, 2006
Cask at the brewpub. Pours black with a rocky brown head. Chocolate up front followed by roasts and coffee. Better than expected. On a side note I bypassed the nitro version and judging by some of the reviews below it was a wise move.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ughsmash (7097) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 7, 2006
On tap at Goose Island Stoutfest. Nitro pour.. very deep brown with a cascading creamy beige head. Nose was of roasty chocolate, light coffee, and a little spiciness (possibly rye). Flavor picked up dry dark chocolate and coffee and was quite nice. Medium-bodied and smooth on the palate.. with a grainy feel at times. Bitter coffee finish. Tasty!

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
muzzlehatch (4424) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - DEC 31, 2005
Sample at the brewpub (nitro). Lovely snowflake lacing in the glass, jet black with lasting smooth head...bitter chocolate and a bit of old grape in the nose, quite pleasant and balanced...but in the body, its lactic and rather sour, the bitter chocolate/espresso/wine characteristics don’t gel very smoothly...mouthfeel rather vapid with a lingering bitter finish overawing the thin body. This one really is killed by the nitro, I’m afraid.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 12, 2005
Black Coloring with Tan Skin. Coffee and Oats Aroma. Coffee Roasts and Dry Oats...Dry Oaty Aftertaste with a Creamy Yet Somehow Feels Thin. Solid Stout and Very Drinkable One at That.


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