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Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,923 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,923
Reviews: 894
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.82%
Wants: 93
Gots: 112 | 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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KFrank729

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-02-2014 13:24:21 | More by KFrank729
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Andrew526

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-22-2013 13:53:30 | More by Andrew526
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rcjennings

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-23-2014 12:07:20 | More by rcjennings
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poppyjohn

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-21-2012 22:43:40 | More by poppyjohn
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-20-2012 03:42:59 | More by RoryOMoore
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TGS

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-10-2012 02:43:37 | More by TGS
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-10-2013 02:38:21 | More by ZEB89
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dmorgan310

Panama

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-04-2014 17:10:11 | More by dmorgan310
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abeeronthebeach

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.5%

Blind tasted alongside Obsidian Stout and Sierra Nevada Stout.

A - Frothy, toffee-coloured head.

S - A little reminiscent of Guinness but without the sickliness.

T - Noticeably sweet with chocolate on the finish. An inkling of flat coca cola.

M - Not as rich and full-bodied as Obsidian.

O - Smooth, very easy-drinking and tasty. A great off-the-shelf option, particularly as it should be affordably priced.

Ranked Obsidian the highest, although this drinks more easily, with SN Stout slightly behind in third.

03-14-2014 04:13:50 | More by abeeronthebeach
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HillbillyBlood

West Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-06-2013 02:13:36 | More by HillbillyBlood
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Contra

New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%

Pouring it into the glass, this oatmeal stout is jet black changing to a very slight reddish hue when reaching the head. Speaking of the head, it's a nice tan color, barely covering the surface. Smells the way it tastes - a straight up oatmeal stout. Mild coffee flavor, heavier on the roasted barley, Not overly sweet, and very smooth.

I remember trying this straight from the bottle, and of course, not being overly impressed. Now that I have a chance to savor it, I can see it's high points. Completely lacking in bitterness, and a nice silkiness to it. An excellent stout.

05-07-2007 20:35:29 | More by Contra
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Tschnab

New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-23-2013 16:20:53 | More by Tschnab
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Necronomad

Switzerland

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-20-2014 01:06:25 | More by Necronomad
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MacQ32

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-02-2013 00:05:36 | More by MacQ32
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MSchae1017

Georgia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

This beer was tasted in a pint glass from the bottle.

This beer pours pitch black with a nice creamy off white head that dissipates to a thin film leaving a little lace behind. The smell is dark roasted chocolate and coffee but with some added sweetness that comes from the oatmeal. The taste hits you first with its roasted qualities. The chocolate and coffee flavors shine through. As the taste lingers in your mouth, however, it is taken over by its rather sweet qualities. This is quite enjoyable. The mouthfeel is nicely thick. It has a smoothness about the carbonation that complements the body well. Overall, a highly drinkable stout. A good one to pick up.

08-20-2006 03:05:41 | More by MSchae1017
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Jofroi

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-23-2014 01:04:51 | More by Jofroi
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MaxAdvo

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-03-2012 15:22:26 | More by MaxAdvo
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KJ2013

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

10-06-2013 03:48:11 | More by KJ2013
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jak

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-05-2013 00:31:52 | More by jak
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JVB

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-26-2014 19:59:03 | More by JVB
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bcsbeer

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-24-2013 02:22:48 | More by bcsbeer
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-20-2013 00:50:48 | More by DIPAFAN
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oneeye

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

Poured into a pint glass.
A. Pours an opaque black with a thick two fingered head. The head is a fluffy soapy light brown that leaves lots of lace.
S. The aroma of rosted malts and earthy hops. A bit of chocolate and nuts.
T. Wow, what a robust tasting Stout. A strong flavour of roasted malts up front. Sweeet with an earthy hop bitterness. Creamy with chocolate notes.
M. Mouthfeel is creamy and smooth. A little bitter on the tounge with a medium body.
D. This is a robust Stout. Lots of flavour and a good mouthfeel.

09-10-2008 18:32:27 | More by oneeye
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2GOOFY

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-30-2014 03:01:52 | More by 2GOOFY
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muskiesman

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-21-2014 13:48:39 | More by muskiesman
Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,923 ratings.