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RATINGS: 514   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Brewed with over 200 pounds of organic rolled oats in each batch, this smooth-as-silk stout is brimming with darkly roasted malts and rich notes of chocolate and coffee. A mocha-topped, black-as-night body gives way to a surprisingly smooth, full-bodied experience in this unfiltered offering.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
davedog (1) - USA - FEB 9, 2006 does not count
Oatmeal stouts never impressed me but the wolavers seemed to finish allot smoother. Yet the body was not so full to fill you up

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
beerpaw (9) - Portland, - FEB 9, 2013 does not count
This is my gold-standard oatmeal stout. Finally had on on tap at Columbia Gorge Hotel. Ninkasi Oatis comes close, but this one really satisfies all aspects of stouthood. Check out the Organic Beer Festival at Overlook Park this summer - Wolaver is always there and always hits it out of the park, especially on a nitro tap!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pinnhead (93) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 28, 2006
among my favorites in terms of oatmeal stout. at the softer end of the spectrum of its class. it’s a little soft almost like a porter but stands on it’s own. Not so heavy a beer which permits sucking back a few.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
vulcanmeister (217) - La Grande, Oregon, USA - MAR 25, 2006
Modest, frothy tan head with a dark, rusty brown body. Creamy aroma of chocolate, hazelnuts and light roast. Abundant roast and char in the flavor, slightly grainy with burnt husky notes, and obvious hops. Fairly dry for an oatmeal stout with a medium bitter finish. Lightly starchy texture. A fair stout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SanfordBrewer (1408) - Sanford, Florida, USA - DEC 24, 2009
(br-btl cr-lbl, "certified organic", 6 pack of 12oz, 22oz)

opq-bk/mhgy, thin tan head, ^effervescent for style, med-bod, med-co2.

aroma: bready/oat malty fresh-hop.

flavor: malty §oat §bitter-chclt T1, bready §bitter §fruity-hop T2, §bitter-chclt §coffee T3, ^bitter-chrcl Tf.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
maxwelldeux (4164) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Pours super dark and thick. Great notes of roasting and coffee in the nose. Surprisingly light and easy on the palate for being such a thick beer. An almost mocha flavor, though it lacks the harshness that coffee does. Really great find.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
IndianaRed (2869) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 3, 2004
Bottle sampled at 55F Pours very dark, held to direct setting sun, dark reddins brown shines through. Modest fizzy head that leaves in a bit of a hurry. Moderate lacing is present. Smells smokey and dark. Taste is smokey, like campfire charcoal. Not much sweetness but still very tastey. As it warms up a bit, carbonation that was not much is decreasing of course and the woody smokey flavor is coming out more now. Must be the Oatmeal in these that really mellow out a stout. Finish is very smooth and clean. Nary a trace of hopps or lingering bitters. A good one that is under rated IMO.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
raymow (1039) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 8, 2004
A very good stout. Great color, aroma and flavor. One of the best stouts that I’ve had in a while.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
9er (86) - Maryland, USA - JUL 10, 2005
Pretty dayum good. This beer harks of the dark character in a true stout beer. Truly a good beer from cap to refund... a beer that is not afraid to be yummy and true to the noble category. The chololate-rum-rasin-brandyish flava is pleasant because the taste is mild but sweet and off-biter yet gentle. Great organic qualites as the lable indicates. Last seen at Krestons in the spring ’05 in Middletown, DE.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 29, 2006
Muddy brown, utterly opaque, under a thick, gooey, cocoa tan head. Nice looking, indeed! Nose burst with cocoa, rich and powdery at once, with bittersweet espresso hints at the side. Very nice. I’ll drink it in as often as I can...ahhh!!! Tastin’ it...big chocolate all over the mouth, thick presence on the palate, powerfully rich and damnably delicious. A humdinger, this one. Dry cocoa feel persists and remains strong on the palate, leaving the dusky husky flavor all over the mouth. Quite an impact! Full bodied, to say the least, with a long, bittersweet, lightly hoppy, abundantly malty finish. I really like this one. Makes an impact, and imparts deliciousness. Can’t beat that!

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