Stone 12th Anniversary Bitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout - Stone Brewing Co.
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4.24/5 rDev +2.9%
Holy cow, this is delicious. I never had it fresh and it being a few years old I wasn't sure what to expect. Slight head, with a very dark brown color. A nice nose of bakers chocolate with a taste of bitter chocolate, molasses, and coffee roastiness. Wish Stone would bring this back as I want more
06-12-2013 03:18:19 | More by evilcatfish
3.74/5 rDev -9.2%
22 oz. bottle served in a Deschutes snifter. Thanks stxSS07 for the share.
A: Pours a dark black color with a dark mocha head forming on the pour. It recedes quickly to a thin ring that leaves some splotchy lace down the glass.
S: Some oxidation as you would expect, but in a sherry kind of way. No real paper or cardboard notes, but slightly dark and pretty fruity. Dark chocolate bitterness with some dried oats.
T: Much like the nose. Bitter dark chocolate, steel cut oats, light dark fruit with minimal oxidation. The booze is well hidden behind a touch a char.
M: Medium thick bodied with a lower carbonation level. Smooth and creamy finish.
O: This held up very nicely and the slight oxidation gave it a dark fruit character that complimented the bitter dark chocolate nicely.
03-01-2013 01:40:06 | More by Treebs
Stone 12th Anniversary Bitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout from Stone Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 847 ratings.