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Dominion Oak Barrel Stout - Old Dominion Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,180 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,180
Reviews: 653
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.94%
Wants: 58
Gots: 57 | 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.

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Rast

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

02-17-2014 03:13:37 | More by Rast
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spark3148857

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

02-15-2014 13:17:35 | More by spark3148857
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

02-14-2014 00:56:00 | More by ummswimmin
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galapaghost

Delaware

5/5  rDev +26.9%

02-11-2014 07:06:02 | More by galapaghost
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BrandonOakes

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

02-11-2014 06:44:11 | More by BrandonOakes
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DCocco86

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

02-11-2014 01:38:08 | More by DCocco86
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cornejo

California

4/5  rDev +1.5%

02-10-2014 20:50:10 | More by cornejo
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.5%

02-07-2014 02:20:27 | More by hockeyfighter19
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mj81

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.5%

02-06-2014 02:51:38 | More by mj81
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wl0307

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Coming in a slim 355ml brown bottle, bottling date 07/05/2013, this is a stout dry-hopped with vanilla beans & oak chips.

A: pours an ebony brown colour, coming with a very thin, smooth layer of khaki froth and low level of carbonation.
S: richly vanilla chocolaty, treacle-ish, sweet toasted nutty, even peanutty due to the lively elements of nuts, while the winey acidity and a subtle savoury touch as of black prunes adds to the complexity.
T: quite aromatic, gristy and roasty upfront, the vanilla beans obviously lend extra mineral-ish and rough gristy feel to the flavour, otherwise the black prunes and bitter herbs are two other main flavour elements to be enjoyed; the maltiness feels never heavy on the palate, rather giving way quickly to the hop bitterness and an increasingly dry palate lingering in the end of each sip, always accompanied by a decent touch of acidity.
M&O: softly effervescent, not terribly smooth though, the body comes rather light against the flavour profile which again is not quite robust, either. Interestingly, without specifying the alc. strength on the bottle, my impression is that it goes just around 6.0-6.5%abv. Not bad, but not the most complex I’ve had, either.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2014 20:41:01 | More by wl0307
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bigaddy

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

02-01-2014 03:37:39 | More by bigaddy
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Nate139

Virginia

4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - creamy light brown head, completely black in color

S - dark malts with hints of chocolate and vanilla

T - strong roasted and vanilla flavors with hints of coffee and chocolate

M - medium-light in body, very smooth

O - Great beer, definitely recommend giving this a try

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2014 06:36:17 | More by Nate139
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Jermc777

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.5%

01-30-2014 02:31:45 | More by Jermc777
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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ferrouswolf

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

01-29-2014 03:32:54 | More by ferrouswolf
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loganburgh

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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nebula1999

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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rorjets

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

01-25-2014 19:26:57 | More by rorjets
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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

01-23-2014 05:34:20 | More by yancot
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csustar001

New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

01-22-2014 16:06:55 | More by csustar001
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Bolivian22

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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Virginia

3/5  rDev -23.9%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Dominion Oak Barrel Stout from Old Dominion Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,180 ratings.