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Ol' 169 - San Luis Valley Brewing Company

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Ol' 169
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 3
Avg: 3.46
pDev: 4.05%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
San Luis Valley Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BadRockBeer on 03-19-2008

Like the classic 169 locomotive, this brew is rich in character, dark, and smooth. The Denver & Rio Grande engine retired in 1938, yet this unique stout keeps her memory alive on the tastebuds of beer and train lovers today.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 3
Reviews by BadRockBeer:
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3.43/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Ol' 169 pours almost black in color with a nice rich tan head, quite dense like that of a nitrogenated beer. Decent clarity even though it is almost black.

Smells of burnt malts and coffee grounds.

Very bold roastiness. I taste hints of chocolate, espresso and a slight nuttiness. Slightly astringent like that of over sparged husks. Very nice coffee like aftertaste.

Fairly thick mouthfeel, kind of slick but not as creamy as one would expect out of an oatmeal stout.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of LXIXME
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of Shafaegalo
3.7/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Ol' 169 from San Luis Valley Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 1 ratings.