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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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Photo of DanLane
4.13/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I really like stouts, and this has been one of my favorites for a couple years now. I picked it up at Martin's this time.
A- Can't see through it, and it pours a great looking 1' froth.
S- Nothing crazy here, just a hint of vanilla like the bottle advertises.
T- A great, smooth taste that hits you with that vanilla flavor. It's so smooth but still has that roasted flavor of a stout.
Overall, like I said before it is one of my favorites, and it's always easy to find here in Virginia so I pick it up pretty often.

DanLane, May 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

WesMantooth, May 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Kegatron, May 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Iamjeff6, May 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

HuntDaddy540, May 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

WiserBud, May 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Zachior, May 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

pathead, May 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

JandJMD, May 04, 2014
Photo of Omnium
3.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Dark Brown/Black with one finger of fizzy brown head, no lacing
S - Really nice roasty aroma, you do get some slight hints of a woody character, slight vanilla, and a touch of smoke.
T - Bitter coffee rind, earthy and woody tones as well, a little hop bite, roasted malt.
M - A little too carbonated, would prefer it to be more silky, but still good.
O - This is a classic beer to me, one of the beers that got me into craft, and I still enjoy it to this day. the oak presence is really nice, and not dominating. Very earthy in flavor, but overall an outstanding beer.

Omnium, May 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Paz8812, May 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.7%

mikefuski17, Apr 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

atrocity, Apr 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

SammyJaxxxx, Apr 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

hellisia, Apr 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

JohnParadee, Apr 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

tkdchampxi, Apr 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

paresis, Apr 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Blueribbon666, Apr 20, 2014
Photo of 64vdub
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I got this as an extra in a trade. I'm not much of a stout drinker, but this one was tasty. Super smooth and easy to drink. There is a wonderful oakiness which I know was intended and just a slight hint of vanilla over the roasted malt body. I am impressed...this beer may have just opened a new door for me.

64vdub, Apr 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

greyghost86, Apr 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

NonicPanic, Apr 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Benesi88, Apr 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

Mikeluzzjr, Apr 09, 2014
Dominion Oak Barrel Stout from Old Dominion Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,283 ratings.