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Blackheart Oatmeal Stout - Nelson Brewing Company

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83
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41 Ratings
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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 10.99%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Nelson Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Praised as the one of the best stouts in British Columbia. This smooth black beauty compliments the roasted barley accents of a dry stout with the unmistakably rich and silky finish that only oatmeal can provide. Treat yourself by drizzling a fresh shot of local espresso into your pint of Blackheart.

(Beer added by: MAB on 10-15-2002)
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3.51/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

650ml bomber poured into tulip 30/11/13

A near black with a deep cola edge, two fingers of mocha foam leaves a thick ring followed by a a couple random patches

S coco, coffee, dry cereal, charred wood, not bad but its rather faint

T more of the same really, a little plum and there's more charred wood and the coffees a little darker

M thin for the color, foamy side of creamy, a little gritty on the palate, dark roast and dark fruit on the finish

O simple but decent, straightforward and a little boring but worth the 5$

basic stuff, I don't feel ripped off with my cheap bomber but I doubt I'd bother again with so much on the shelves I've yet to try

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4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

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3.79/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

(from notes)
650ml bottle split with a friend.

A: dark, one finger of foamy tan head, cherry highlights when held to the light, but very, very dark.
S: dark, toasted malt. vanilla, coffee, caramel.
T: fairly bitter, dark roasty flavours
F: not overly thick, a wee bit puckery
O: Good. I'd probably prefer a slightly sweeter and maybe thicker style, but I'd buy this again.

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3.98/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Nelson Brewing 'Blackheart Organic Oatmeal Stout' @ 5.7% , served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $5

A-pour is dark brown from the bottle to near black in the glass , also some ruby red highlights peaking thru with a small tan head leaving as streaky lace along the pint glass

S-organic barley , oats , and hops

T-crisp tasting , similar to a RIS at times , with a slight dry finish

MF-mild carbonation , medium body

Ov-ok/good beer and at $5 a bomber what a steal

prost LampertLand

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3.53/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Blackheart Oatmeal Stout is definitely black! It's also a weaker entry into the stout family, not horribly flavoured with the coffee flavours I am accustomed to, but an easy drinking brew nonetheless. I wouldn't go rushing out to buy it again, but it's still a drinkable beer that may fit one's tastes nicely.

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3.4/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

from notes
A - cola black, short head dissipated quickly leaving consistent lacing
S - roasty burnt malt, toasted corn and grain, slightly sour odour
T - burnt malt, cocoa, cola, and a grainy finish
M - medium carbonation, light and smooth, little chaulky on the finish
O - not a bad stout, tasty enough, just doesn't wow me in any particular way

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4.13/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - Creamy brown head with a dark brown or black body. It looks like it would be a deep and satisfying drink. Some rings and clumps of lacing with low head retention.

S - Chocolate, roasted oat or grain, old coffee

T - Smooth hops, dark chocolate, roasted oats. Faint malt (fruit/floral) taste in the background.

M - Lighter than expected, some smooth refreshing carbonation, pleasant bitter aftertaste on side of tongue

Overall - I enjoy savoring this beer and would only drink one or two in a night. It is probably a little light for an oatmeal stout. But it is my favourite from Nelson Brewing.

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3.63/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours almost opaque black with a dark brown hue on the edges, thin layer of head with no retention and no lacing.

S - Somewhat mild but the dark chocolate and hearty oats dominate. Very breakfast-ish with a toasted nuttiness on the finish.

T - Roasted malts come through nicely, with a bit of a sweeter taste to them. Dark cocoa and earthy hops are present and the oats are definitely noticeable.

M - Medium bodied but finishes a tad thin.

O - Overall a tasty stout and definitely worth a try. Easily drinkable, though nothing particularly unique about this one.

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Blackheart Oatmeal Stout from Nelson Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.