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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is a full bodied oat stout. Whole malted oats are used for 10% of the grain bill. Roasted barley from the United Kingdom and chocolate malt make up 10% and the rest is two row barley. The whole oats leave behind a slightly nutty flavor. The coffee and chocolate flavors come from the roast and the chocolate malts.

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2.7
cubs (10693) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 22, 2011
On tap @ Great Waters. Black appearance with a small dark brown head. Roasted dark chocolate and oatmeal malty nose. Creamy, lightly carbonated, dark oatmeal, roasty flavor. resin,

3.6
arminjewell (9720) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUN 13, 2010
Pours deep brown with nice foamy tan head, on cask. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, and coffee. Taste is nice and rich, big notes of roasted and nuts combine with chocolate and coffee to make a nice creamy brew.

3.6
BVery (11241) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - APR 9, 2010
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Tap. Dark brown / black pour with a foamy brown head. Mild nose of nut, milk chocolate, and lactose. No carbonation (cask). Very smooth and easy drinking. Taste is similar to aroma, not huge flavors, but pleasant.

2.5
Tripplebrew (778) - Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA - FEB 6, 2010
Pours an opaque chocolate brown with a frothy tan head. Aroma is an earthy peat mixed with oats and vanilla. Flavor is a bit sweeter. Mix of oats, vanilla and malts. Very bland really. Body is creamy but lacking carbonation.

3.3
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 1, 2009
On handpump at the brewpub on 05/31/2009. Very dark black body with a medium frothy tan head. Roast, chocolate and light molassas aroma. Chocolate flavor with roast, molassas and a bit of yeastiness. Medium body with low carbonation.

3.4
moelikebeer (221) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - DEC 16, 2008
Cask at the brewpub. Pure black pour with a medium size brownish tan head. Faint aroma of chocolate and coffee. Rich milk chocolate flavor with definite notes of coffee and roasted malt. Smooth, creamy mouthfeel.

3.7
tedovertu (302) - Apple Valley, Minnesota, USA - DEC 4, 2008
UPDATED: JAN 14, 2009 Dark chocolate in the aroma with strong coffee mixed in. This is my first cask drawn poor. Pretty impressed. Extremely creamy head and body. Light sweet initial flavor with a slightly bitter finish. Average duration with a medium to full body. Creamy texture with soft carbonation.

4.1
BDR (2534) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - APR 26, 2008
an excellent black body with foamy brown head nice anise chocolate coffee body smoother than hell. Nice dark roasted malt aroma.

3.7
undsioux7 (876) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - SEP 27, 2007
Pours black with aroma of coffee and chocolate. Taste is roughly the same, just more subdued. Nice.

3.3
PGA324 (86) - Savage, Minnesota, USA - FEB 23, 2007
Very tasty. Very dark beer with excellent head and lacing. Sweet flaors and aromas.


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