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Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,231 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,231
Reviews: 929
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 127
Gots: 223 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-08-2001

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Ratings: 2,231 | Reviews: 929
Photo of Taby
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Brandonparrent
3.86/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thundersnow
4.04/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bill235
4.01/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gemini6
3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mcrawford
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brbrocc
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Drew_V_dt
3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of FBGordon
3.81/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A little light in the body for an oatmeal and almost nothing in the nose, I nonetheless like this beer for its long-distance drinkability.

Photo of Calraven
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of kevinlater
3.11/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

bomber into small snifter. "109 G 1751 2014" on the bottom of the bottle. opened on march 19, 2015, paired with a strip loin steak

a: black w/ a finger of light brown head

s: prune, raisin, milk chocolate, cocoa, light roasted malt

t: charred wood, prunes, and raisins up front. quickly leads into toasted bread, burnt brown sugar, some dark chocolate notes, and bitter black coffee flavours

m: medium-minus body with medium-minus carbonation

o: didn't enjoy this beer, though there's nothing offensive about it. not liking the dominance of the dark fruits and the lack of chocolatey flavours. the roast presence borders burnt, too. not sure how to decipher the code, but since it is "2014", maybe a fresher bottle would be better?

Photo of trxxpaxxs
3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of classixIII
4.29/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Great taste, caramel, oats the right amount of sweetness , smooth and creamy. Easy drinking, I will have more.

Photo of byronic
3.45/5  rDev -15%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Damian74Shensky
3.82/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Cris4545
4.17/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Solar powered brewery! How cool!

Photo of 31Sam13
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of zak333
4.47/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dbauer
4.16/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pinyin
4.18/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Solid all the way thru. Perfect carbonation out of the bottle into a 16 ounce snifter, 37F.

I drank this fairly cold for a stout, so I didn't notice much scent if any.

Wonderful lactose malts balance. Definitely taste some toasted rolled oat proteins and gluteins.

This stout is a little bit more expensive than the competition, but well worth the price tag.

It's much more complex in interesting notes and the ph balance is refined.

Overall a very high quality product that I will be drinking again.

Photo of Beardo
3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Vogey77
3.97/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of rpopescu
4.18/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ChainChompsky
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mmink27
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,231 ratings.