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Winter Oatmeal Stout - Mayflower Brewing Company

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Winter Oatmeal StoutWinter Oatmeal Stout

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BA SCORE
88
very good

197 Ratings
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Ratings: 197
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 8
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mayflower Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mduncan on 12-08-2010)
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jamie2dope

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Always looking forward to new stuff from the people at Mayflower. This Oatmeal Stout pours out a dark brown/almost black with ruby hues on the side. Not much more than a small amount of lacing serves as the head, though it is much darker than I was expecting. Notes of char and smoke begin the smell, followed by some dark fruit, metal and cocoa. Bitter coffee, chocolate, smoke and charred grain are at the center of the flavor profile, which is complex but not overkill. The mouthfeel is pretty light for this style, but it adds to the drinkability in a big way. This is definitely a dark beer that is not a meal in a bottle, and is sessionable too. This is some good stuff here from Mayflower. It nails the English smells and flavors found in the real thing. Cheers

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2010 23:30:26 | More by jamie2dope
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Mayflower Brewing Company - Winter Oatmeal Stout, poured into a Craftgeer snifter.

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Smell - Aroma is chocolate, oatmeal, and roasted malts. Well rounded. Big oats. Sweet.

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Winter Oatmeal Stout from Mayflower Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 197 ratings.