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Dominion Oak Barrel Vanilla Stout - Old Dominion Brewing Company

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Dominion Oak Barrel Vanilla Stout
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Reviews: 2
Hads: 8
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: n/a
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Old Dominion Brewing Company visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-03-2005

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 8
Photo of 4thelvofbeer
3.8/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Picked up a six-pack of this stout on 1-29-12. Not sure this stout is "retired" as the description says--bottling date on the label was 12-15-11 and the store where I purchased it had quite a few sixes on the shelf.

A nice stout with some really good flavor. Nice vanilla/oaky taste with a smooth finish. Very drinkable. May seem a little watered down to some, but I enjoyed it--a "lite" stout. Really nice overall.

Not the power and depth of some of the more popular barrel-aged stouts on the market right now, but also did not come with the crazy price some of the bigger stouts are getting. (596 characters)

Photo of kirok1999
3.83/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not real impressed, possible because I've been drinking Stone IRS lately.

Appearance- Pours black with a rich light colored head. Kinda thin and watery in the pour.

Smell- Both the oak and the vanilla come thorough nicely. Mild malt sweetness but kinda bland. No real hop notes at all.

Taste- Here's where it falls down. Watery and bland. Like the smell, the vanilla and oak come through but just barely. Not much malt sweetness, which is what I expect from a stout. No real hop bitterness, there's hops there but nothing outstanding. I think it all comes down to the lack of malt sweetness and thickness. It's watery and weak. It's not a bad beer, no faults to complain about other than the lack of anything outstanding.

Mouthfeel- Crisp and clean, astringent oak comes through clearly.

Drinkability- Definitely a drinkable beer, not much heavier than any pale ale. It's OK, just not great. (909 characters)

Dominion Oak Barrel Vanilla Stout from Old Dominion Brewing Company
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