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Velvet Merlin - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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90
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1,929 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,929
Reviews: 526
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.22%
Wants: 173
Gots: 203 | FT: 8
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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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pint pour into tumbler at Monk's Cafe, Philadelphia.

A- Very deep mahogany, not quite black, with a brown half finger dwindling head. Stays at a ring, with no lacing.

S- Smoky coffee, a slight chocolate end, with no noticeable hop aroma.

T- Smoky coffee again, rather mild. Again, no hop.

M- Rather light and clean for an Oatmeal, but a good drinker. This could be a beefy session ale.

O- Was hoping for a thicker feel, coming from an oatmeal. Also, the smokiness caught me a little off guard, but in a good way ( I like smoke). A nice and solid beer, but nothing too extraordinary.

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Velvet Merlin from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,929 ratings.