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Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,027 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,027
Reviews: 903
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 108
Gots: 134 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-08-2001)
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3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

Rideguy64, Today at 01:12 AM
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Pours jet black with a light head. The aromas I got were mostly of malts and oats, with a smooth cocoa aftertaste. I was slightly disappointed in the aftertaste, as I expected more flavors to come through. Anderson Valley is one of my favorite breweries...and this is definitely worth a second try down the road.

ColdBassHonkey, Tuesday at 09:09 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4.2/5  rDev +3.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

hunteraw, Oct 17, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

i have a soft spot for this one, its one of the beers that got me into the style, and one i always go back to when comparing and thinking hard about an oatmeal stout. maybe its not the best one out there, in fact, it definitely isnt, but i think its one of the truest to style around thats regularly available, and its a darn fine glass of ale, a good measuring stick. slick black look, and slick roasty viscous going down. medium sized coffee colored head, with cream lighter than coffee, but rich brown and big bubbles and lasting pretty well. sweet nose, almost like a milk stout. thank the oats for that. the flavor is rich with grain character, but the oat sweetness balances bitter roasted barley and specialty dark malts and the harmony is gorgeous and continuing long into the finish. there is even a mild yeast flavor to this, which is uncommon i think is most darker, maltier american beers. its bready and unifying, clean but noticeable. full bodied but i could still happily drink a sixer, in fact i have many times. this beer really made the style for me as a younger beer drinker, and its always a fond experience enjoying one now. emotionally important for me, foundational to my palate.

StonedTrippin, Oct 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

Perfectly balanced oatmeal stout with subtle hints of oatmeal, caramel, and chocolate. Highly recommend.

iwebspy, Oct 09, 2014
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Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,027 ratings.