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 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
darb85 (266) - Canton, Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2016
Smells like creme. A bit sweet. Decent though. Would drink again. A little thin.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlindGuardianco (88) - - NOV 26, 2015
A bit of an odd beer, tate a bit like cold medicine, smells like a dessert, a bit bitter, nice body, would bit abating to share but too much for a pint

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 22, 2015
2/19/2009 7:23:26 AM In Northfield, MA. Dark brown body with oak head. Sweet and malty nose. Taste of caramel, chocolate and oats. Hoppy as well. Nice and toasty. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DavoleBomb (1867) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Poured into a snifter. 3.5 A: Black color. One finger of light brown frothy/creamy head. Retention is lacking and just a wisp or two of lacing are left. 4.0 S: Roasted malts and chocolate up front. Oats are powerful in this and add their trademark oat aroma. Complex layers of caramel and molasses. Fairly simple, but very nice. 4.0 T: Taste is just as good. Roasted malts, semisweet chocolate, and oats are the strongest with nearly as much caramel and molasses. 4.25 M: Heavy body. Good moderate carbonation. Pleasantly creamy and super smooth. 4.0 D: Very tasty beer. Good for a Friday night. ★ 601 characters DavoleBomb, May 09, 2014

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
60minuteman (1648) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 30, 2015
Bottle from cellar thats been aging over three years. Sweet aroma. Is there a bit of fruit? Cedar, oat and nut, chocolate, barley, roasted malts. Diverse character. Flavor is leaning heavily towards sweet then roasted then bitter then sweet again. Interesting. Very good though and alcohol is very well disguised. Smooth and creamy. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rouhlas (3454) - GREECE - JUL 3, 2015
650ml bottle. Black color with beige brown head. Roasted malty aroma, chocolate, some coffee, caramel, light bready, vanilla. Sweet and bitter taste. Full silky creamy body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
italarican (1544) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - JUL 1, 2015
2.5 year old bomber split with Jenny while we watched those episodes of Castle where they resolve the 3XK saga. Oily, moderately thick black pour, medium off white head. Aroma is subtly earthy but massively sweet dark chocolate with burnt nuts. Flavor is surprisingly ashy to start, moving on to sweet n luscious dark chocolate syrup, and finishing with toast and roasted nuts. Oily and velvety body, even if not thick. Roasted nuts and earthy chocolate lingers for miles. Quite nice!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (23979) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle. Dark opaque brown color, almost black, thick beige head. Aroma of dark chocolate, burnt espresso. Taste has rich cocoa, coffee, licorice. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nekronos (4175) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAY 7, 2015
INteresting and nice one. Very thick and delicious. Quite fine to smell and enjoy in conversations.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (8109) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 18, 2015
Bottle, 2012 vintage. Pours opaque black, medium brown head, dissipates fairly quickly, good lacing. Aroma is chocolate, roasty, molasses. Flavor is fully sweet, medium bitter, lots of molasses and some anise. Full body, creamy mouthfeel. Pretty solid.

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