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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Speaking of stout, here's a real take-no-prisoners, hearty, small-batch ale from Freeport brewer Greg Sansone: Strong Oatmeal Stout. S.O.S. is a bold, dark ale made from a blend of nine malts and a generous helping of oatmeal. This full-bodied brew rivals any of our E.S.B.s for strength (about 6.8% ABV). A light touch with the hops gives S.O.S. a warm, slightly sweet palate that is memorably smooth. Strong Oatmeal Stout will be served this month as a nitrogen-carbonated draft and cask-conditioned special.

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3.6
HeistAlmighty (1156) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - DEC 30, 2013
Bottle. Also pitch black, dark brown at the edge when held up to the light. Thick, foamy head. Coffee, chocolate, red wine aroma. Taste is bitter stout, some sweet, dark malt, and some kind of wine or fruit tang. Creamy oatmeal body. Overall, a solid oatmeal stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
kramer (6991) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Bottle. Pours a flat black body under a large frothy light brown head that slowly faded. The nose is roasty with some coffee, and an underlying sweetness. The flavor is minimally sweet with some roast and a light coffee laced finish. Some caramel and black malt bitterness on the finish as well. The more I drink, the more there builds a slight acrid note that lingers and becomes a little too overly bitter. Lighter bodied with lots ofd fizzy carbonation, seems a bit thin overall. Not the most pleasant of Sweet Stouts, it comes up a bit short on the sweetness.

3.8
PriorL (3068) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 16, 2013
Bottle at Delirium Brussels, shared with Mathieu87 and other. Thx for sharing! APPEARANCE: pitch black beer, small unstable beige head. NOSE: vanilla, coffee, chocolate, red wine, sweet, red fruits. TASTE: chocolate, coffee, flat, vanilla.

4.1
tderoeck (10615) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 16, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 27, 2013 14/IX/13 - 1Pt. 6Fl. Oz. bottle @ Hoppy Loft (Delirium café, Brussels) - BB: n/a (2013-859) Thanks to Guang for the bottle!

Clear dark brown beer, creamy beige irregular head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: fruity touch, chloride, citrus, smoky, charcoal, bit dusty. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: bitter start, chocolate, charcoal, weird spiciness, coffee, hops. Aftertaste: cocoa powder, some dried fruits, mocha, bit of caramel, coffee. This is a "sweet" stout? Ok, then... weirdos.

3.7
KyotoLefty (10808) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 16, 2013
Bomber. Nose of chocolate, coffee, hops. Sweet chocolate flavor, creamy, café au lait. Light, clean body, very bitter finish with lots of hops, licorice, citrus. Nice flavor, huge hops. Bitter as hell.

4.2
77ships (11481) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 15, 2013
Courtesy of to tderoeck. Thx! 650 ml. bottle sampled during Zwanze Day shenanigans. Pours black with a tanned head. Sweet nose, ripe with blueberries, blackberries & bramble berries sinking in sweet malts, chocolate, coffee, oatmeal. Taste is sweet, previously mentioned berries, thick liquorish but not in a bad way, chocolate, faintly roasted malts & oatmeal, some bitter herbs & liquorish in the back. Creamy body. Pretty nice stuff here.

4.2
Berard (639) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Draft. Pours black with creme white head that lingers. No visible carbonation with mild hop aroma. Similar to a black ipa style with bitter chocolate finish bit lighter hops. I can't taste the oats. I'm a big fan of black ipas and this beer wets my whistle.... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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