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Velvet Merlin - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

2,045 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,045
Reviews: 533
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 174
Gots: 220 | 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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pours black but with practically no head and not much lacing - looks tasty.

smell is nice, coffee, woody vanilla and roasty malts - good porter/stout smell.

taste is solid - basic but good, hints of chocolate, some bitter espresso subtleties and thats about it...finishes clean and smooth.

mouthfeel is very smooth, and thick but refreshing and light-bodied.

good beer - basic, but good...

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Velvet Merlin from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 2,045 ratings.