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Vanilla Oatis - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

268 Ratings
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Ratings: 268
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.42%
Wants: 11
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A delicious oatmeal stout with just enough hops to balance the copious quantities of dark roasted malts, oatmeal for a creamy smooth drinkability, and whole vanilla beans for a rich complexity. To achieve this higher level of decadence, we added in whole vanilla beans to the final stage of fermentation - the same process we use to dry hop a beer.

(Beer added by: Docer on 07-19-2009)
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

10-26-2013 03:52:41 | More by boilerwillie
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ap - Clean, filtered black. Fluffy, dense, khaki head that settles to a thin film and leaves great lacing.

Ar - Vanilla, raisin. Subtle bitter chocolate.

T - Similar to the nose. Raisin is subdued, bitter chocolate takes its place.

M - Creamy, medium bodied. Smooth and a touch dry.

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3.65/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Looks much like regular Oatis - pitch black with a nice bubble show that settles to two inches; lacing action not quite as complete, however

Smell: Vanilla tones soften the roasty element of the base beer and turn the chocolate fudge into milk chocolate; the herbal/piney hops are present as they are in the base beer

Taste: Milk chocolate and vanilla, up front, with the herbal/piney hops building in the middle; surprisingly carbonic in the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation; less creamy than the base beer, surprisingly

Overall: I much preferred the regular Oatis to the Vanilla sibling; this one is less balanced and is missing the roasty and chocolate flavors I liked so much in the base beer

Thanks, mabermud, for the opportunity

Serving type: bottle

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Vanilla Oatis from Ninkasi Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 268 ratings.