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RATINGS: 923   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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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (14678) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14495) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 5, 2011
Bottle from Malt & Vine. Pours dark brown/black with a creamy tan head that left rapidly. Aroma is a hint of bourbon with lots of chocolate and smooth burnt malt. Near full body. Flavor is chocolate, smooth burnt malt and hints of bourbon/oak. This one could do for breakfast. Very tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (13906) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 10, 2011
Draft. Poured black color with an average frothy brown head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. medium to heavy toasted sweet malt aroma. Medium to full body with a creamy texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy roasted balanced bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet roasted finish of moderate to long duration. This is a very good beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (13902) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 23, 2010
Bottle poured a clear dark brown nearly black with a lingering ring of brown foam. Aromas of dark chocolate, roasted malt and vanilla. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of milk chocolate, vanilla and light roastiness with a smooth chocolate finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (13581) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 20, 2010
12oz bottle. Minimal head atop dark brown body. Aroma is medium sweet, roast, bittersweet chocolate, some smoke, light Bourbon. Taste is medium sweet, bittersweet chocolate, some Bourbon, roast, smoke, caramel. Medium body, light stickiness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (13561) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 25, 2014
Draft - Dark chocolate, dark roast coffee and the usual oatmeal notes. Jet black with a rich brown head. Chocolate and roasted malts. A good oatmeal stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (13330) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2016
Keg at BD Soho. It pours jet black with a substantial tan head. The aroma is rich roasted malt, coffee, liquorice, umami, toasted sesame seeds, cacao nibs and some toffee. The taste is smooth, rich roasted malt, dark chocolate, peppery spice, coffee grounds, earth and toasted spice. The finish is very smooth. Medium body, moderate carbonation and creamy mouth - feel. Well rounded and rather flavoursome. A classy stout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (13150) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 15, 2014
12 ounce bottle from Beer Run, 5/24/14. Pours a dark brown color with a large tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of nutty notes, chocolate, roast, oats, mild hoppy finish. The taste is chocolate, roast, dark fruits, roasted malts, mild coffee and a touch of vanilla. Thin-medium bodied, smooth, low carbonation, mild lingering bitterness. Quite a nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (12932) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2013
Sample at CBC 2013. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, vanilla and oak.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12894) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 11, 2011
(Draught) Pours a black body with a medium cream head. Aroma of roasted malt, earth, lactose, light vanilla, and chocolate. Flavor of roasted malt, earth, caramel, and baking cocoa.


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