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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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Mikeluzzjr

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

04-09-2014 21:26:17 | More by Mikeluzzjr
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

04-08-2014 18:25:13 | More by DeutschesBier
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Act25

New Jersey

3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Found in Whole Foods sampler. $12.99 for 12.

A: Decent pour, could use more lasting head and more lacing.

S: Roasty malts, oak, vanilla, and chocolate. Plenty of smokey oak.

T: Follows the smell. Starts with creamy roasted malts, chocolate, a little cocoa powder, then smoked flavors, roasted barley, charred oak. It's soft and creamy. Nice balance of bitter, smoke, vanilla, and sweet. Warming. Great night cap.

M: Creamy and smooth, medium body with modest carbonation.

F: Densely packed flavor as in a RIS, without the ABV. Perfect everyday, slightly sweet stout, with good balancing hops, bitter, and smokey finish. Must try.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2014 02:24:52 | More by Act25
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hops202

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottle poured into stone snifter.

Appearence is decent. Smell is lacking. It kills me that they can claim "oak barrel stout" when it is just aged on oak chips - not in actual barrels. Taste follows the nose - almost like a weak stout with a hint of vanilla. This seems way overrated.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2014 01:11:15 | More by hops202
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Cook82

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

04-06-2014 19:08:34 | More by Cook82
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ESimmons

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

04-05-2014 21:20:23 | More by ESimmons
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jsnoek

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.8%

04-05-2014 04:40:35 | More by jsnoek
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SDoc

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

04-02-2014 00:46:29 | More by SDoc
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Tonygaliardi

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -36.4%

04-01-2014 23:14:26 | More by Tonygaliardi
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genkidetchu

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

04-01-2014 06:27:22 | More by genkidetchu
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TriageStat

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-30-2014 13:44:05 | More by TriageStat
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Rudes

North Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

03-30-2014 01:25:21 | More by Rudes
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jsnichols83

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-28-2014 21:38:38 | More by jsnichols83
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alwaysplayin

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

03-23-2014 05:19:51 | More by alwaysplayin
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ThePaintedGrey

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: on-tap

03-23-2014 01:38:42 | More by ThePaintedGrey
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bcgeiman

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

03-22-2014 03:15:00 | More by bcgeiman
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jandadeboer

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

03-19-2014 00:13:25 | More by jandadeboer
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

03-12-2014 01:47:50 | More by Zetcha7x
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lupercmda

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

03-11-2014 02:17:00 | More by lupercmda
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Drew88

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

03-09-2014 16:52:23 | More by Drew88
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ppilny

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

03-08-2014 00:28:20 | More by ppilny
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reyna311

Delaware

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-06-2014 19:40:29 | More by reyna311
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zp6167a

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

03-06-2014 16:16:51 | More by zp6167a
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duceswild

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

03-05-2014 04:21:24 | More by duceswild
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mrp2323

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

03-01-2014 03:08:32 | More by mrp2323
Dominion Oak Barrel Stout from Old Dominion Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,185 ratings.