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Dominion Oak Barrel Stout - Old Dominion Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,226 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,226
Reviews: 655
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.98%
Wants: 63
Gots: 66 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

12oz. pint on tap at Pinocchio's in Media, PA.

A: Opaque black with a two-finger creamy tan head. Absolutely no light shining through, even when held up to direct sunlight. Head retention is superb, with some decent khaki lacing left down the glass.

S: Coffee, caramel, hints of vanilla, oak, and bourbon-like booze.

T: Lots of roasted malts upfront provided some smokiness and sweetness; vanilla and caramel with some underlying roasted coffee bitterness and some boozy bourbon. Lots of roasted flavors in the finish. Bourbon character comes through a lot as the beer warms.

M: Full-body, smooth as satin with tons of creaminess and subdued carbonation. Not overly heavy, went well with some appetizers.

O: Definitely one of the better stouts I've had. Lots of rich, complex flavors with smooth drinking qualities. A definite recommendation.

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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weezarc, Feb 25, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -2.3%

What a truly excellent beer. Pours a dark black with a foamy, 1-2" tan head. I can't recall ever having a beer that leaves as much lacing along the glass as this one. The smell is strong with vanilla beans, chocolate, malt, roasted barley -- excellent. The predominant aspect of the taste is definitely the vanilla beans -- a perfect amount of carbonation makes this very easy to drink. Had this with some hamburger sliders w/ onions and pickles and it was a great match. Highly recommend.

oldirtycaffrey, Feb 25, 2014
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Dominion Oak Barrel Stout from Old Dominion Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,226 ratings.