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Dominion Oak Barrel Stout - Old Dominion Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,283 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,283
Reviews: 657
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.98%
Wants: 64
Gots: 75 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presented in a 12oz. bottle with a "bottled on" date of 3 May 04 on the back of the label. Poured into an imperial pint glass, this stout exhibited a uniform dark brown color topped by a modest beige head that dwindled down rather quickly to a thin collar.
The nose had a hefty vanilla aroma to it, easily outpacing the oak wood notes and the hint of bourbon. Some mild espresso and roasted dark malt notes also crept into the overall picture. The vanilla didn't translate very well to the taste to me, becoming more a supporting player to the woody flavor and slight booziness of the bourbon. A rich dark malt flavor and lingering bitterness provided a solid backdrop for the other flavors to spring forth from. The feel was medium in body, creamy and quite smooth.
All in all, Dominion Oak Barrel Stout was a pleasant brew that was easily quaffable. Thanks to EyeChartBrew for providing me with the gift.

Boilermaker88, Aug 17, 2004
Dominion Oak Barrel Stout from Old Dominion Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,283 ratings.