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Vanilla Oatis - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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86
very good

295 Ratings
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Ratings: 295
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.42%
Wants: 13
Gots: 33 | 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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Washington

4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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California

4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.92/5  rDev +28.1%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.88/5  rDev +1%

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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-13-2014 02:23:48 | More by Big_Dave
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sjrodriguez

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

08-13-2014 01:19:58 | More by sjrodriguez
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Brackh

Georgia

3.86/5  rDev +0.5%

Poured nice black and thick with little to no head. Smells good. Having a hard time putting a finger on the different smells. Smooth drinking. Hint of vanilla, malt. A bit of oat too. Good beer. Has a little bit of an alcohol in the aftertaste. Overall ok. Not the best or worst oatmeal stout I have ever had.

Wife's Review: "I like it. It reminds me of the vanilla iced coffee at Starbucks."

08-12-2014 00:22:18 | More by Brackh
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noproduction

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-11-2014 01:58:50 | More by noproduction
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mabermud

Washington

3.8/5  rDev -1%

A - The body is the darkest brown. The head is light brown, fluffy, and slick.
S - Vanilla, dark roasted malts, and faint oatmeal. The bitter aroma stands out.
T - Faded roasted malts, faint vanilla, some oatmeal. Backed up with some hops.
M - Rich and almost dense. Medium body, medium carbonation. I would like it to be thicker.
O - Decent

This is a good old regular oatmeal stout. This is good, but I would have to be hard pressed to have this again.

08-07-2014 02:34:21 | More by mabermud
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California

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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Idaho

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3/5  rDev -21.9%

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Washington

4/5  rDev +4.2%

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Washington

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

08-01-2014 02:47:20 | More by codyb1991
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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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KnowYourCraft

California

2.95/5  rDev -23.2%

A: Pretty typical here for a stout, black, with a nice little mocha colored head that goes quickly, solid appearance

S: Very simple here, vanilla, chocolate, and oats, but it smells really good!

T: WOAH! This is excessively hopped with bittering hops! Besides the bitterness, the taste follows the smell exactly. If this beer wasn’t so bitter it would have an immense amount of potential to be very good.

M: Very light, leaves your mouth dry, very uncharacteristic like of a stout

O: Needs less bittering hops, the bitterness makes it harsh and almost undrinkable.

07-22-2014 02:05:30 | More by KnowYourCraft
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ladyweapon

Oregon

4/5  rDev +4.2%

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blabaer

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

07-19-2014 21:31:52 | More by blabaer
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avwrite

California

4.65/5  rDev +21.1%

A - Nice Dark appearance. Thick and smooth when poured in the glass.

S - Hoppy smell, but can definitely sense the caramelly vanilla flavor advertised.

T - Delicious.

M - Very nice going down. A little bitter, but very nice sensations.

O - One of my favorite beers ever.

07-18-2014 18:13:52 | More by avwrite
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Vanilla Oatis from Ninkasi Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 295 ratings.