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Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,973 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,973
Reviews: 897
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 103
Gots: 117 | 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:
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4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I bought a 12oz bottle due to a recent interest in oatmeal stouts and tried it right after Goose Island Oatmeal Stout. Barney Flats was slightly better overall, definitely better appearance with a creamy looking foam and more opaque liquid. The smell had a little more chocolate too, but was mostly roasted malt aroma. The flavor was roasted malt and as per spec the mouthfeel was a creamy texture. Nice, now onto Samuel Smiths.

TurdFurgison, Jan 21, 2007
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nearengine, Aug 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

black! cant see through it. thin film of dark sits on top.
smell- typical porter/stout smell, but refined(?).
taste- coffee? toffee? a creamy 10W-30? big change up from the previous beers i've been sampling but very good. very creamy. very smooth, solid.
mouthfeel? viscous, but smooth.
overall- very nice for the oatmeal class. thick, but thinner for the class. very nice brew. had a few of these before . . . .

pkalix, Aug 26, 2012
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tmt71883, Nov 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Very dark, great head, good slight lacing, I can tell this is going to be good.

S - Malty chocolate coffee.

T - Nice true stout taste, coffee & chocolate, slightly sugary malts mixed with a hop taste. great aftertaste but does not linger long after, what does is a nice balanced stout taste.

M - Medium/strong, not overbearing, carbonation is definitely there but rides well with the whole thing.

D - Very drinkable, not overbearing but very balanced stout you will enjoy. Easy drinking with a kick of Anderson Valley Mendo style.

Thumbs up, try it out.

SDtastentune, Oct 14, 2010
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Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,973 ratings.