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Velvet Merlin - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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90
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2,048 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,048
Reviews: 533
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 175
Gots: 221 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Original name was "Velvet Merkin", but name was changed when it began to be bottled in 2010.

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(Beer added by: largadeer on 11-13-2008)
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Taken from notes on 3.17.11

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A - Pours a motor oil blackish-brown with a dark brown, thin head that quickly moves to the edges.

S - Smells of coffee, oatmeal, and a slight vanilla.

T - Tastes very similar to the smells, but with more of an impact, or tingle on the tongue.

D - Interesting tingle feel on the tongue, but low carbonation.

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S - a bouquet of oats, malt, chocolate, grains

T - bready, toasted nuts, cookies, with a touch of sweetness

M - good carbonation, creamy smoothness, medium body with a lighter than expected finish for a "stout"

D - a well-balanced, super easy to drink stout that'll having you reaching for a second in no time. speaking of which...

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Velvet Merlin from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 2,048 ratings.