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RATINGS: 942   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A decadent Oatmeal Stout brimming with cocoa and espresso aromas. This beer features a rich, dark chocolate and roasted coffee flavor with a creamy mouth feel and wonderfully dry finish. The addition of U.S. grown fuggles hops contributes the perfect amount of bitterness to this exceptionally balanced beer.

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fiulijn (20492) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 19, 2016
Draught at Mckay’s Taphouse, Bellingham
Dark amber color, with tan head; moderately sweet with a light apple presence and low bitterness, some caramel. Decent.

3.8
Theydon_Bois (19490) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2012
Cask at Max’s Taphouse, Baltimore - 22/05/12. Very dark brown in colour verging on black with a medium beige head. Heaps of chocolate on the nose, roasted malt a little coffee. Taste as nose - hints of vanilla also/ Medium bodied, lowish carbonation, dry roasty finish.

3.7
rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2013
Bottle at CBC 2013. Black beer with a decent beige head. Roasted chocolate aroma, smoked, peat notes, cocoa powder, hay, leather, some dades and raisins. Roasted chocolate flavor, caramel, hay, floral, cocoa powder, licorice, smoked, some dades.

3.5
saxo (18299) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2013
Sample @ CBC. Nice head with good duration. Color is close to black. Aroma and taste are chocolate, roast malt, coffee and hops. Nice dry finish.

3.8
mcberko (17815) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 16, 2010
12 oz. bottle, pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of rich roasted malt, slightly sweet oats, a little bourbon and vanilla - the roasted malt is most pronounced though. Flavour matches accordingly, with the slightly sweet roasted malts and burnt flavours upfront. Not much presence of the bourbon barrel aging, thought there is maybe a subtle oak and vanilla character buried underneath somewhere. Palate is velvety as the name suggests. Very solid oatmeal stout.

3.5
Oakes (17664) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 24, 2010
Very dark brown. Nice earthy, roasty character with dry, toasty malts. Full body. Smooth. Quite oaty, also sweet and maybe light butterscotch. A fairly moreish beer, something I genuinely appreciate in an oatmeal stout.

3.5
chrisv10 (17421) - DENMARK - MAY 12, 2013
Bottle @ CBC. Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, dark fruits and chocolate. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, dark fruits, medium sweet and a little coffee.

3.9
jtclockwork (16581) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 23, 2010
Bottle. Pours black with off white head. Nose and taste of oatmeal, roasted chocolate malts and freshly brewed coffee. Crunchy mouthfeel.

3.6
brokensail (16449) - Dublin, California, USA - FEB 21, 2010
A: A very nice looking black pour with a thin layer of tan foam on top. S: A strong aroma of coffee with other scents such oatmeal, roasted malt, and chocolate joining the party. T: The flavor is a bit disappointing. The coffee is once again the dominant sensation. The oatmeal is there, but surprisingly not a huge presence. There are also some hints of chocolate and roasted malt. M: The beer has a nice smooth somewhat creamy mouthfeel. The body, however, isn’t quite as full as I was expecting. D: Certainly a very drinkable beer with very little alcohol presence. I was really excited to get to try this, but a bit let down by it.

3.6
Benzai (15586) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2013
Sampled from bottle @ CBC 2013. Opaque pitch black color, small off - white head. Smell and taste malts, roasted malts, lightly coffee, bitter, oatmeal. Medium body, medium carbonation.


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