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Dominion Oak Barrel Stout - Old Dominion Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,321 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,321
Reviews: 661
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.72%
Wants: 67
Gots: 95 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Old Dominion Brewing Company visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-12-2001

We use smoked and peated malts to create an intricate malt foundation. Our method of dry hopping with vanilla beans and oak chips pushes the depth of this stout’s flavor spectrum even further.
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4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on draft at the Frisco Grille, Columbia, MD.

A- Pours very dark brown, slight reddish tint on the edge, nice light-brown head.

S- Caught a scent of the oak in the nose, otherwise some malted barley, not much else.

T- Sweeter in the beginning, but finishes dry, some hint of the oak, but not much (thankfully), some hint of vanilla and coffee.

M- Pretty smooth throughout, medium to thick in body.

D- Rather drinkable, an old friend I hadn't had in a few years.

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4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured out a dark, dark brown/ruby color with a tan head, but went to lacing after a while.

Smell consisted of light scents of vanilla and oak come at you first, with some roasted malts and ever so light hops also come through.

Taste was good. There's more vanilla in the taste than in the aroma, but the oak was about the same. Towards the middle the roasted malts come in nicely to balance it all out.

Mouthfeel was between light-medium, but quite creamy. Perhaps a bit overcarbonated, but I won't knock any points for that, it was pretty minor.

Nice. I like the addition of the oak mixing with the malts to give it a raw earthy feel to it.

Many thanks Pisskynights!

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks goes to BuckEyeNation for this. Bottled 07/19/06

Pours a nice black color, nice carbonation, nice fizzy tan head, nice little oil spills and lacing follow. The nose is of slightly roasted sweet malts, lots of vanilla, and some coffee/caramel. The taste is sweet, vanilla, and a nice touch of coffee/caramel. This stout is quite different to me than other's I've had so far, sweeter, and more vanilla in there. Medium body. Very drinkable, highly recommended.

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks wasatch for this one; small capped bottle poured into a snifter. Bottled September 2007.

It is a very dark brew, although reddish brown highlights are seen around the edges. The voluminous head is coffee and milk colored, dissipating a bit too quickly.
Aroma is mostly roasted malts, with hints of oak and vanilla, but not very noticeable.
Medium bodied, shows the same tastes, although here the vanilla comes (slightly) more to the front.
An interesting stout, worthwhile.

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Dominion Oak Barrel Stout from Old Dominion Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,321 ratings.