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Dominion Oak Barrel Stout - Old Dominion Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,185 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,185
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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Bolivian22

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

01-22-2014 16:06:18 | More by Bolivian22
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

01-19-2014 16:24:50 | More by JamieDuncan
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Bonifeks

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

01-17-2014 17:13:56 | More by Bonifeks
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foghornleghorn22

Virginia

3/5  rDev -23.7%

01-16-2014 00:26:47 | More by foghornleghorn22
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-11-2014 00:16:55 | More by IPAchris
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ryanmcd

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

01-09-2014 01:01:35 | More by ryanmcd
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GeorgeBeerS

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

01-08-2014 18:55:56 | More by GeorgeBeerS
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klipper

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-05-2014 03:01:43 | More by klipper
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jyoung2012

Maryland

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-04-2014 12:28:29 | More by jyoung2012
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Eyevahn

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

01-03-2014 16:28:48 | More by Eyevahn
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drbenderdo

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

01-03-2014 13:22:31 | More by drbenderdo
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DougAppleby

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

12-28-2013 04:01:07 | More by DougAppleby
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nofunyons

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.8%

12-22-2013 02:20:45 | More by nofunyons
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tgatort

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

12-21-2013 04:57:48 | More by tgatort
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

12-19-2013 14:48:18 | More by Stinger80OH
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

12-19-2013 01:45:02 | More by BillRoth
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Travcofarms

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

12-18-2013 13:38:06 | More by Travcofarms
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HungProcess

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

12-18-2013 02:42:15 | More by HungProcess
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21Maestro8

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

12-13-2013 20:02:49 | More by 21Maestro8
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Swift989

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

12-05-2013 05:45:56 | More by Swift989
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Brenden

Ohio

3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This dark brown brew develops one finger of creamy medium brown head. The beer itself looks a little bubbly at first but calms down very quickly. Head retention isn't spectacular, but it's pretty good, and some good patching is left behind.
Nice, woody and natural sort of oaky notes come off the nose. it's generally a little soft, but digging out the subtleties isn't too difficult. Vanilla's directly up front and roast is gentle but firm, while coffee grounds come right up to the forefront. It all works together for not a huge smack in the face but plenty of complexity that has to be thoughtfully sought out but isn't taxing.
The flavor has all the coffee, roast, oak and vanilla as the nose, but a ghost of something with a certain tang to it can be caught sneaking in and out. It eases out as it warms, and there's an almost citrusy hint right in the finish that has me thinking hops, though it's very light.
The body is full and smooth but the crispness is held firm by a carbonation that's a little too high for a stout.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2013 16:09:20 | More by Brenden
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SlidersAce814

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

11-27-2013 22:08:05 | More by SlidersAce814
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ssg

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

11-26-2013 02:45:31 | More by ssg
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ChrisMon02

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

11-21-2013 20:57:23 | More by ChrisMon02
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OhNo789

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-19-2013 22:56:48 | More by OhNo789
Dominion Oak Barrel Stout from Old Dominion Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,185 ratings.