tastybeer (1853) - Indiana, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Draft on nitro. Pours black, big tan head. Good retention/lace. Arima of milk chocolate, roast, coffee. Taste is lightly bitter, roasty, chocolate, coffee. Palate is soft, creamy, nice finish. gopherfan99 (1776) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle, dark, almost black pour with a beige head, taste is sweet with chocolate and caramel, has a subtle bitter coffee finish, good beer that is nicely done sturmthis (1149) - Bavaria, GERMANY - MAY 10, 2014
Nitro tap. Roasted aroma. Black with creamy beige head. Slight chocolate and oat flavor. Really smooth palate. Nice beer. arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Tap at Summit brewery. Pours dark brown with tan head. Nose is coffee and chocolate. Taste is very smooth. A good oatmeal stout. Bacterial (2986) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Dark black pour at Stouts. Not sure why its taken me so long to rate this, considering its one of the most popular Summit beers (a local ice cream company makes a Summit Oatmeal Stout ice cream!). Tan head. Coffee and burnt chocolate nose. Slightly sweet tasting, lots of nice roasted things happening in the flavor (coffee, caramel, chocolate). Pretty decent.
Scubatrip (610) - Annandale, Virginia, USA - FEB 13, 2014
On tap at a Hilton near MSP, pours black with a thick tan head, looking like a Guinness. Kinda chocolatey carbonated aroma, but nothing very strong. Taste is very chocolate, wants to be heavy but the nitro tap keeps it fluffy, like mousse. Chocolate dominates, but is not an overwhelming flavor. Some light roasted malty bitterness at the very end, but otherwise very smooth throughout. A pretty good beer here Nsanders (1136) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - JAN 20, 2014
Tap at Blue Door Pub. Deep brown with a big tan head, probably on nitro. Oatmeal, earthy hop, mineral water, and milk aromas. Flavor is lightly bitter all the way through. Body is heavier with a creamy feel. Very tasty, wish Summit would bottle. Rune (12600) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 8, 2014
Second day at GBBF 2013, devoted to mainly US ales. One-third pint of this one from gravicask dispense. Named Summit Brewing Vanilla Mocha Oatmeal Stout, 4.7 % abv. Spotty lacing, not much head, dark brown body colour. Earth and chocolate malts on the nose. Flavours of vanilla sweetness offset by dusty hops and mild coffee grounds. Malty, bittersweet tail. Velvety in the mouth. Fine bodied and tasty. (Backlog from London Olympia 14.08.2013). Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - JAN 7, 2014
1/7/2014. Nitro version on tap. Rated malt, chocolate, coffee and molasses. Sweet vanilla flavors with coffee and chocolate showing through. Good balance. Leighton (21087) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2014
Draft at GBBF 2013 - London. Pours black-brown with a light, white cream head. The aroma holds moderate milk chocolate and vanilla along with secondary coffee notes. Light-medium sweet flavor with mellow chocolate, vanilla-laced coffee, some bitter earth. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Pretty sweet to finish with Dunkin’ Donuts coffee, more milk chocolate. Tasty.