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Double O Stout - John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House

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Double O Stout
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 9.78%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: BBM on 08-09-2007)
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

smithj4, May 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

DCH, Jun 14, 2013
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3.35/5  rDev -9%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Deep black brown with a thin, faint dark brown halo highlight around the rim. Nitro head doesn't disappoint; creamy, bone white, with stellar retention and a cloth-like lace.

S - Dry wood, balsamic vinegar, and faint booze.

T - Quick, dry mesquite opening into sweet caramel and light roasted malt. Sweet cream and roast finish with a dull lingering bitterness.

M - Soft and creamy. Light on the palate but still carries a full body.

O - An ambivalent stout. Great appearance and mouth feel but the flavor and nose fail to rise to the occasion.

vfgccp, Jul 21, 2012
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3.05/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Reviewed on 10/8/08. On tap at JH. Pours dark brown with a slowly disappearing light tan head. Aroma of light roast. Very faint aroma. Flavor is quite sweet (oatmeal and chocolate) with a slight roasted malt finish. Pretty gulpable and smooth but I found the palate a touch watery. The sweetness got to me a little as well and it was a bit artificial. Meh.
6/4/6/3/14 (3.3/5)

LilBeerDoctor, Dec 28, 2008
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4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a deep brown hue with a two finger creamy tan head. There was good retention and sticky lacing.

The smell featured a combination of sweet and roasted malts. Good coffee aroma as well.

The taste consisted of robust caramel malts and a smooth cafe au lait element.

The mouthfeel was on the fuller side with a good creaminess.

Overall a tasty and well done oatmeal stout.

plaid75, Aug 26, 2007
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3.95/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Named a "double" O Stout for using twice as much oats as a normal oatmeal stout. It pours a jet black, with a cascading brown head, thanks to the nitro. The aroma is sweet, nutty, with roasted malt coming through.

The flavor follows suit, and it is extremely sweet, with a big roasted nut flavor, as well as some chocolate and coffee bean. Overall, this is certainly a dessert beer, as it's very sweet and somewhat heavy. Mouthfeel is rich, creamy and smooth. I really enjoyed this oatmeal stout, even on a hot August day.

BBM, Aug 09, 2007
Double O Stout from John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.