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Oak Aged Stout - Wisconsin Dells Brewing Co.

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Reviews: 2
Hads: 2
rAvg: 4.38
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Wisconsin Dells Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: wisrarebeer on 01-31-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.35/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

My wife & I shared a pitcher of this brew at the brewpub.

A: Pours from the pitcher into my pint glass with no head, only a small layer of tan foam around the glass. Color is very dark brown, almost black if held to the light.

S: Some roasted barley notes in the nose, as well as vanilla & caramel. Aroma is lighter than expected, but still very pleasant combinations. Mild woodsy aroma as well.

T: Starts with dark chocolate & vanilla flavors, then finishes with a slightly bitter, burnt chocolate, & woodsy flavor.

M/D: Oh, so smooth. It coats your tongue, but lingers only so long to let you fully enjoy it. No harsh after-taste, even with a slight alcohol burn as it goes down. Very drinkable. My wife & I finished the pitcher in about an hour & felt no ill effects.

I was tempted to buy a growler, but didn't because we had a long drive ahead of us. I'm kicking myself now. (884 characters)

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4.42/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A great big thanks to Peter for purchasing a growler for his brother-in-law!

From the brewery's Web site:
Oak Aged Stout

This is an American style Stout, which was aged on American White Oak after its fermentation. The smell of oak, coffee & roasted barley dominate the aroma of this full-bodied opaque black ale. The flavor of roasted coffee beans, dark bittersweet chocolate & rich caramel make up this hoppy stout served in an English pint.

A: opaque, jet-black
S: great nose, roasted malt with nice balance of oakiness (toffee, vanilla, etc.)
T: very, very good - good balance of hops and malt - great roasted burnt malt taste with exceptional balance of oak - not overpowering but done just right
M: easy drinking - nice to have a non-RIS oak-aged stout
D: very drinkable, a winner (800 characters)

Oak Aged Stout from Wisconsin Dells Brewing Co.
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