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Dominion Oak Barrel Stout - Old Dominion Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,187 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,187
Reviews: 654
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.98%
Wants: 59
Gots: 59 | 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:
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.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-12-2001)
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Andonato

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.8%

10-16-2013 16:42:50 | More by Andonato
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BobsledTM

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-29-2013 22:26:55 | More by BobsledTM
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Xandrose

Maryland

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-16-2013 04:41:18 | More by Xandrose
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Bob402

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

12-18-2012 02:29:36 | More by Bob402
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DruRho

Maryland

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-23-2013 22:27:29 | More by DruRho
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ROGUE16

Delaware

4/5  rDev +1.8%

12-07-2011 12:38:06 | More by ROGUE16
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KSfrost

Maryland

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-19-2013 21:47:35 | More by KSfrost
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wagner617

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-28-2012 18:51:33 | More by wagner617
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ZimZamZoom

West Virginia

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

On tap at the Vienna Inn.

Nice appearance in the glass, opaque brown to black color, tan head is frothy. Aroma is nice and roasty, with coffee and dark malts. Taste is also roasty in nature, bitter chocolate and roast coffee. Some vanilla come through toward the finish. Not real bitter in the end, this is an easy drinker.

Great smooth mouthfeel and a nice light to medium body. Again, an easy to drink stout with a great taste.

Serving type: on-tap

06-23-2010 11:59:40 | More by ZimZamZoom
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-18-2014 10:48:29 | More by DrunkinYogi
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njnj2000

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-25-2013 03:16:12 | More by njnj2000
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CreekyJarls

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

09-16-2013 10:41:55 | More by CreekyJarls
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-22-2011 05:04:00 | More by jmdrpi
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djtomain

Florida

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-31-2013 01:56:08 | More by djtomain
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NumberNone

Maryland

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-12-2012 17:37:13 | More by NumberNone
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gregm957


4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-05-2012 01:22:46 | More by gregm957
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

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

Very nice Stout. Even without the barrel aging, be beer would prove to be a worthy brew. The beer opens with a viscous very dark brown color with basic opaque barriers. Thinly headed with good lacing, the foam endures the session with confidence. Smells richly malty with coffee, chocolate, and smooth vanillas. Flavors are again, very rich and robust with sweet malts, roastiness, vanilla, and a hint of currant but ultimately a cleanly fermented goodness. The beer is super smooth and velvety due to the barrel aging and vanilla silkiness. Finishes medium sweet and medium dry with a clean lingering maltiness. Moderate alcohols keep the beer far away from roughness, fusals, or astringency. A tasty beer for any occation.

Thanks JNN4V!

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2007 17:10:49 | More by BEERchitect
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reyna311

Delaware

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-06-2014 19:40:29 | More by reyna311
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NHSTEVE

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-03-2012 23:18:39 | More by NHSTEVE
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ghirsh


4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-20-2012 17:45:23 | More by ghirsh
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WiserBud

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-08-2014 01:14:50 | More by WiserBud
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thecarster1

Pennsylvania

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

a- bottle poured into a nonic pint, one finger fades to a nice layering of lace, dark color.

s- woody, sweet vanilla, toast, toffee maybe a touch diacetyl.

t- vanilla, oak, smooth toasty biscuit, tough toffee, and a bit of coffee/chocolate sweetness.

m- medium to full, silky/smooth, coating.

d- nice, this isn't the most complex or mind blowing stout out there but it's very drinkable and does down easily, i'd drink this again!

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2010 21:30:15 | More by thecarster1
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cichief

Virginia

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.

Serving type: on-tap

06-26-2008 23:13:30 | More by cichief
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necoadam

Connecticut

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!

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2005 20:56:33 | More by necoadam
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littlelorib

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.8%

12-30-2011 00:47:28 | More by littlelorib
Dominion Oak Barrel Stout from Old Dominion Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,187 ratings.