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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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sommersb

Tennessee

3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Tasted On: 07-03-2014
Freshness: Bottled on 03-25-2014
Packaging: 12 oz. bottle, pry-cap
Glassware: Nonic pint
Purchased: Single from Let's Pour mailorder

A: Big tan head sits on a black, opaque beer. Shows good head retention and lacing.

A: Smells like roasted malts, oak wood, coffee and lightly of vanilla.

T: Flavors include dark bread, toasted grain, coffee and chocolate. Bitterness is light.

M: Light in body with a moderate carbonation, the finish is semi-dry with notes of chocolate and toasted malts.

O: All in all a very good stout that I'd recommend.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2014 04:15:18 | More by sommersb
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Sean32

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +27.2%

06-30-2014 14:23:18 | More by Sean32
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PjDaley13

Delaware

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-29-2014 17:40:52 | More by PjDaley13
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Liverocks

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

06-27-2014 01:10:23 | More by Liverocks
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wrightst

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

06-26-2014 02:41:39 | More by wrightst
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PTEdelman

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

06-22-2014 12:02:07 | More by PTEdelman
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Geraurd

Virginia

2.91/5  rDev -26%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

In high hopes for this beer died as soon as I poured it. The head was almost non-existent, had almost no aroma, and tasted very gland in general. Got better as it warmed up, but not at all the beer that it surely would like to be. I didn't detect even the slightest hint of the vanilla beans that were mentioned, and that was possibly the most interesting part of the description.


Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 00:03:54 | More by Geraurd
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Klebe

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

06-20-2014 15:20:36 | More by Klebe
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ACarp

New York

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

06-20-2014 00:12:03 | More by ACarp
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DiggerDahl

North Dakota

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-18-2014 21:38:35 | More by DiggerDahl
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Beastcpa

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

06-16-2014 00:03:54 | More by Beastcpa
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dbattey

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

06-15-2014 15:17:17 | More by dbattey
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brittanylicious

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-15-2014 14:37:50 | More by brittanylicious
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heysuz

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-15-2014 13:40:49 | More by heysuz
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brpendergast85

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -23.7%

06-14-2014 18:58:51 | More by brpendergast85
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wvbrewcrew

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-10-2014 23:28:00 | More by wvbrewcrew
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DarthKostrizer

California

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

06-10-2014 20:52:04 | More by DarthKostrizer
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KevMo84

California

2/5  rDev -49.1%

06-07-2014 07:31:33 | More by KevMo84
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jschonert

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

06-07-2014 01:12:24 | More by jschonert
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DaveOrlowski

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-06-2014 13:35:27 | More by DaveOrlowski
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wingnutz27

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

05-25-2014 13:55:56 | More by wingnutz27
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

05-24-2014 21:20:15 | More by Latarnik
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Dougwillhike

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

05-22-2014 17:00:16 | More by Dougwillhike
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

3.23/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Had this on tap at Dulles Airport. From notes.

A - Black pour with one finger of creamy tan head. Good carbonation coming up. Spotty lace and a half finger of retention.

S - Cola, sugar, sweet dark malt, some chocolate.

T - Roast, chocolate, sweet mostly. Not too much going on.

M - Very smooth, mild carbonation, medium body. Nice.

O/D - Fairly drinkable. Not sure where the smoke or barrel are, but it wasn't too bad. Scored lower because it lacks what it advertises.

Serving type: on-tap

05-19-2014 14:31:18 | More by tbeckett
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spoonhawk

Iowa

2/5  rDev -49.1%

05-18-2014 14:53:07 | More by spoonhawk
Dominion Oak Barrel Stout from Old Dominion Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,187 ratings.