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Dominion Oak Barrel Stout - Old Dominion Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,286 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,286
Reviews: 657
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.98%
Wants: 64
Gots: 76 | 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  rDev +1.8%

Sparty55, Jul 06, 2013
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IPAchris, Jan 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into snifter on 04/18/2011. Bottled on 03/10/10. Black body with a thick and creamy tan head. Good retention and decent lacing. My nose picks up bitter chocolate, roasted malts, a touch of vanilla, and coffee. The taste is the same but add in some caramel, brown sugar, and something boozy? Low ABV for that but it seems to be there. Full bodied, low carbonation, and a slightly dry finish. Good beer and my first from Dominion. If this is any indication of what they offer then I will be back ASAP.

gnemesis, May 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

PGVG, Oct 21, 2012
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mportnoy, May 11, 2013
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Andonato, Oct 16, 2013
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BobsledTM, Jun 29, 2013
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Xandrose, Nov 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Bob402, Dec 18, 2012
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DruRho, Mar 23, 2013
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ROGUE16, Dec 07, 2011
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KSfrost, May 19, 2013
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wagner617, May 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Vienna Inn.

Nice appearance in the glass, opaque brown to black color, tan head is frothy. Aroma is nice and roasty, with coffee and dark malts. Taste is also roasty in nature, bitter chocolate and roast coffee. Some vanilla come through toward the finish. Not real bitter in the end, this is an easy drinker.

Great smooth mouthfeel and a nice light to medium body. Again, an easy to drink stout with a great taste.

ZimZamZoom, Jun 23, 2010
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

rydev24, Aug 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

DrunkinYogi, Jul 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

njnj2000, Aug 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

CreekyJarls, Sep 16, 2013
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jmdrpi, Nov 22, 2011
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mcrago, Oct 19, 2014
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djtomain, Jul 31, 2013
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NumberNone, Mar 12, 2012
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gregm957, Aug 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very nice Stout. Even without the barrel aging, be beer would prove to be a worthy brew. The beer opens with a viscous very dark brown color with basic opaque barriers. Thinly headed with good lacing, the foam endures the session with confidence. Smells richly malty with coffee, chocolate, and smooth vanillas. Flavors are again, very rich and robust with sweet malts, roastiness, vanilla, and a hint of currant but ultimately a cleanly fermented goodness. The beer is super smooth and velvety due to the barrel aging and vanilla silkiness. Finishes medium sweet and medium dry with a clean lingering maltiness. Moderate alcohols keep the beer far away from roughness, fusals, or astringency. A tasty beer for any occation.

Thanks JNN4V!

BEERchitect, Jun 14, 2007
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MisledTitan, Nov 15, 2014
Dominion Oak Barrel Stout from Old Dominion Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,286 ratings.