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Vanilla Oatis - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

309 Ratings
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Ratings: 309
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 10.7%
Wants: 11
Gots: 38 | 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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Moderate pour from bomber into pint shaker glass produced a 2+ finger, mocha brown head. Aroma was very good, probably the best attribute, consisting of chocolate malt and vanilla beans. First impression upon putting to lips was an astringent harshness. First thought this was due to over carbonation, but the final pour was a bit thin and flat. Taste, by itself, was good and improved as it warmed. But, overall not well enough balanced, especially in the lacking mouth feel, to be top of its class.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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."

Brackh, Aug 12, 2014
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Vanilla Oatis from Ninkasi Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 309 ratings.