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Oak Aged Dark Star With Hazelnut & Smoked Peppercorn - Fremont Brewing Company

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Oak Aged Dark Star With Hazelnut & Smoked Peppercorn
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

13 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fremont Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HuskyinPDX on 08-24-2012)
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mactrail

Washington

3.05/5  rDev -29.7%

Aroma, once I got over the surprise, is intense, unrelieved hazelnut flavoring. Dark red brown in color, with a modest foam in the big chalice. Oily mouthfeel.

Flavor is a crazy surprise. I didn't read the fine print on the label. But it's totally intruguing. I don't like the artificial-tasting, sweet, cooked flavor of filberts in beer, but this is at least interesting. It still makes me think of that horrible coffee at Dunkin Donuts or where ever, not actual nuts. Where do they get this weird flavoring?

The pepper adds a nice touch. It's just so sweet. I thought chocolate syrup at first. Candied chestnuts. Count me out. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Fremont's brewery tap in Seattle.

08-14-2014 06:23:03 | More by mactrail
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evilcatfish

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

08-10-2014 23:55:19 | More by evilcatfish
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sharpski

Oregon

5/5  rDev +15.2%

06-26-2014 01:10:26 | More by sharpski
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sukwonee

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

06-25-2014 23:49:15 | More by sukwonee
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mdaschaf

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

06-25-2014 22:49:35 | More by mdaschaf
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fthegiants

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

06-12-2014 04:01:02 | More by fthegiants
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jag21

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

06-11-2014 23:11:55 | More by jag21
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strongaf

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

06-11-2014 23:06:08 | More by strongaf
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baybum

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.8%

06-03-2014 13:31:32 | More by baybum
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-03-2014 20:02:32 | More by Kurmaraja
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leedorham

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-21-2013 16:30:51 | More by leedorham
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Kopfschuss

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

08-25-2012 03:59:23 | More by Kopfschuss
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4.31/5  rDev -0.7%

On tap at Special Brews.

A - Served a very dark brown with only a few dark tan bubbles that are gone quickly.

S - Lots of chocolate and almonds. Very nice.

T - Silky smooth and velvety. Lots of chocolate, almond, oak, and nice roasted malts.

D - Lower carbonation and a medium-thin body.

O - A nice take on Dark Star. The hazelnuts were a nice touch.

EDIT:
Bottle opened on 5.21.14
Amazing nose and tast. Upping score accordingly.

08-24-2012 04:55:19 | More by HuskyinPDX
Oak Aged Dark Star With Hazelnut & Smoked Peppercorn from Fremont Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.