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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A big, rich oatmeal stout. Roasted barley and chocolate malts provide espresso-like bitterness while the oatmeal contributes smoothness and mouth feel.

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3.6
john44 (3071) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2017
Draft Third of a Pint at GBBF 2011 (Day 5), Earl’s Court, London Aug 2011 - Black in colour. Very Malty; roast malts, chocolate, caramel, coffee; roasted barley, chocolate malts, oatmeal. Fruity; dried fruits. Hoppy; some hop bitterness to balance the malty sweetness. A big, smooth, rich oatmeal stout; good balance; not too sweet. Liked this a lot. Very drinkable. Nice Sweet Stout! (2011-08-06)

4
bytemesis (8242) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - SEP 18, 2015
Tap. Pours opaque black, large tan head, nice lacing. Aroma is roasty, cocoa, coffee, ashtray. Flavor is medium sweet, light bitter, roasty, ashtray, molasses. Medium body, soft mouthfeel. Nice beer.

3.6
mcberko (17205) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 29, 2015
On tap at The Pourhouse, pours black with a large brown head. Aroma brings out big oat notes, some dry cocoa and roasted malt. Flavour is robust, with a good balance of roasted malt, dry cocoa, and some chalk. Full-bodied, with low residual sweetness. Very good stout.

3.6
Ferris (15013) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 28, 2015
Draft - Dark roast and chocolate with a touch of coffee. Jet black with a brown head. Dark roast, dark sweet chocolate and a long finish with molasses.

3.8
Beese (2670) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2014
Cask at GBBF 2012. Poured black, with a rocky beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, toffee and dark chocolate. Full mouthfeel. Rich coffee in the flavour, with dark fruit and liquorice. Finish was earthy, with burnt sugar and burn malt.

3.4
Theydon_Bois (19200) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2013
Tap at Walking Man, Stevenson, 24/05/13. Light black with a thin tan head that dissipates edgeward. Nose is roast malt, dark chocolate, bitter roast. Taste comprises roast malt, cocoa, molasses, leather, dark chocolate. Medium bodied with a bitter roast finish. Solid enough stout.

4
beernovice39 (3270) - Idaho, USA - FEB 12, 2013
On tap. Black pour with a tiny tan top. Scent is roasted malts, chocolate and coffee. Sweet chocolate taste with a roasted finish.

3.8
prawlie (1583) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2012
1/3 of a pint on draught at the Great British Beer Festival 2012. Black as night with little head. Super chocolate roast aroma and flavour, although the flavour doesn’t come through as well as the aroma. Plenty of body. Roasty and strong.

3.6
Changed (462) - Ithaca, New York, USA - AUG 16, 2012
10oz pour @ Baileys. Pours clear black, light tan head, spotty lacing. Aroma is roasted toasted malt. Flavor is malt, licorice, hints of chocolate. Sweet and heavy, alcohol isn’t completely hidden, low carbonation. Long lasting aftertaste. Pretty much your standard sell-done porter.

3.6
evergreen0199 (3323) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2012
Cask at Great British Beer Festival 2012, Olympia, London. A dark brown/black coloured pour with a medium beige head on top. Roasty, malty aroma. Tastes roasty, malty, slightly sweet, hint of chocolate. Rich and smooth, nice.


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