RATINGS: 1112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
brewed for the harvest This beer begins in spring when oat seeds are sown as soon as the soil can be worked. Meanwhile, select types of barley are planted with hopes that Mother Nature will be kind. Our brewers wait patiently until the legumes are mature and ready for the scythe. Upon delivery to the brewery, these ingredients are mixed together in the mash tun where they steep, creating a rich molasses-like liquid. Spicy hops are boiled with the thick brew, giving balance and complexity. Brewers yeast feasts upon the rich sugars, concluding its transformation into oatmeal stout. Pour Oat into a snifter, allow its thick tan head to slowly rise, releasing unbridled aromas. The color of Oat is as dark as a moonless night. The first sip reveals Oats thick and nourishing taste. Like a haversack to a horse, a bottle of this stout is a meal in itself. Enjoy responsibly. 11.0% abv 238 L

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Davhgbrew (948) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Coco aroma. Very thick and chewy palate. Hoppy when cold in the initial sips. Middle has cereal flavors. Crazy thick is.what Ill remember.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Acid303 (674) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - OCT 5, 2013
65cl bottle, served in Duvel cup. Pitch black with a majestuous light brown creamy crown on top. Exellent appearence. The aroma is roasted malts, caramel, hints of licorice and grape. Nice contrast regarding taste: coffee, chocolate, and some hops show up. The oat touch is subtle, but helps on giving a peculiar character. Slightly sweeter palate than expected, even though one still gets bitterness (coffee-like). Creamy mouthfeel, good carbonation. Very good brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (14384) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 27, 2013
Bottle - Bittersweet chocolate, biscuit and dark malt. Almost like a chocolate chip cookie. Jet black with a thin brown head. Rich chocolate, mellow alcohol and a slight bitterness. Mouth feel is great, overall a very nice and subtle beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 23, 2013
From Beerilicious iphone app: Mild coffee and roasty. brown and hazy frothy brown head. med bitterness full body creamy and thick avg carb

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
conway (2210) - - SEP 22, 2013
Draft. Jet black with a medium tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, largely oat and chocolate. Taste follows suit but is amplified. Sweet but not too sweet. Almost reminiscent of a hearty alcoholic chocolate milk. Rich silky palate. Not sure why it took me so long to try this one. It's great.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mtdewa1 (441) - rome, New York, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Dark black pour. Mild lacing and head. Aroma of vanilla, toffee, caramel and chocolate. Taste is like aroma times 10. Very good with a boozy finish. Would recommend.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiammanghilla (971) - Genova, ITALY - SEP 5, 2013
Bottiglia 65cl, ordinata da domus birrae e bevuta a casa. Nera con schiuma piuttosto persistente. Profumo di tostatura e di caffè. In bocca grande corpo, vellutata, alcol mitigato dal sapore di caffè, cioccolata e da un buon amaro nel finale. Raffinata ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhold

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
koleminer20 (3272) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Bomber poured into imperial stout goblet. Pours a thick black with a dark tan head. The aroma is full of roasted malt and caramel. Hints of the oats come through, and there is slight note of alcohol, which at 11% it's hard to think it won't be there. The taste is incredible. A lot of caramel and roasted malt with a light feeling of alcohol in it. The mouth feel lingers perfectly for an imperial stout. Overall, a solid, solid beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ebone1988 (1763) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Aroma is sweet malt, slight booze, oatmeal and vanilla. Appearance is thick black, medium-brown head. Taste is also sweet, almost as it smells. Sweet malt, vanilla, milk chocolate, slight booze mostly hidden by flavor. Mouthfeel is perfect, soft carbonation and velvety smooth. Overall, solid, as the blackwater series have all been thus far.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - SEP 2, 2013
December 2009. 22 oz. bottle. Pours black with a beige head. Roasted malt aromas with coffee, chocolate. Thich and robust. Excellent balance and complexity.

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