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Winter Warlock Oatmeal Stout - Bristol Brewing Company

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Winter Warlock Oatmeal StoutWinter Warlock Oatmeal Stout

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BA SCORE
85
very good

140 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 140
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.63%
Wants: 13
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bristol Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-27-2002)
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Gyges

Colorado

3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Served at Cellar Temp. in a goblet.

Very dark, black beer. Nice creamy tan head, with decent retention.

There is plenty of roast flavor to the beer. Coffee flavors are definitely present in the mix. The oatmeal comes across as subtle nutty undertone. Nice hop bitterness with an appropriate lack of hop flavor.

The Mouthfeel is a little light, but not overly so.

I really enjoy this beer, and look foward to next winter when I get to buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2009 03:14:56 | More by Gyges
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ppoitras

Massachusetts

3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle from russpowell via trade. Thanks for the opportunity. Notches indicate bottling in 2nd week of January.

Poured into a pint glass, formed a 1/2" brown head above the opaque dark brown/black brew. Head falls gradually, with average lacing. Aroma is dark rich oatmeal character. Taste follows along, dark oatmeal maltiness countered with moderate hops bitterness. Mouthfeel is a little rough with overcarbonation, and drinkability is slightly limited by same. All in all, a good brew.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2008 23:22:19 | More by ppoitras
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Bizz88

Colorado

3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a very dark brown with next to nothing for a head after a vigorous pour, might be due to temperature, but suprise, suprise, light lacing. Aromas of roasted coffee beans and cocoa. On the palette bitter-sweet chocolate, and stale expresso coffee. The carbonation was fair with a medium heavy body. Nothing to rave about but a fair showing.

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2010 17:43:55 | More by Bizz88
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angelmonster

Colorado

3.98/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a big 2 finger chocolate head, body is black with some yeast sediment. Head retention is good and lacing is very good

Smell is of sweet chocolate roasted malt and some coffee. There is also hints of licorice and spice like anise

Taste is of sweet chocolate burnt malt, slightly bitter hops are in the after taste.

Mouth feel is silky smooth. Medium bodied, head has some creaminess and beer is well carbonated

Drink ability is good, has the flavors of an imperial stout but the oatmeal lightens the body to that of a porter. This beer was reviewed in the Summer and its just as good then as it is in the Winter

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2009 23:30:16 | More by angelmonster
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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

3.98/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bristol Brewing, Winter Warlock Oatmeal Stout. Cool character on the label, I like this guy.

Muddy reddish brown, slim, but staying cocoa-brown head.

Just-right aroma. A little nutty, creamy, hints of coffee, bigger nods at chocolate. Sweet, yet dry.

Beautiful in the mouth. Floods it and fills it, lays down the tracks and lets it ride. Silky smooth has become a cliche', but it's appropriate here. Fits the bill for an oatmeal stout. Bittersweet, roasty, full-bodied, and smooth. Hearty and palatable. Mmm, mm, mmm.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2008 02:16:06 | More by feloniousmonk
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Todd

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-28-2013 04:20:54 | More by Todd
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quirkzoo

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-15-2011 03:15:12 | More by quirkzoo
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tommy5

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-15-2013 20:46:19 | More by tommy5
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mtbdonn

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-01-2014 23:22:11 | More by mtbdonn
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-27-2013 00:07:20 | More by OregonGrown7
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Seanb999

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-21-2013 23:55:35 | More by Seanb999
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gbontrag

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Don't expect a big beer meringue here, I think the oats inhibit that.
The color is black with a hint of toasted chestnut shell around the rim. Beautiful lacing; sheer streaks that slowly fade.
Smells of smokey chocolate caramel and apricots, and apricot kernels.
Great fruity backbone leads to a wall of burnt toast. It's like a quilt made of pieces of burnt toast smeared with jam and oatmeal and blazed with a torch and hosed with raspberry mineral water. Nice art.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2006 20:52:15 | More by gbontrag
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

4/5  rDev +5.3%

03-30-2013 16:31:46 | More by FLBeerGuy
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siddhartha

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-21-2012 02:14:35 | More by siddhartha
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Mordax

Wyoming

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-19-2011 18:31:13 | More by Mordax
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Davsav

Florida

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-27-2014 22:08:33 | More by Davsav
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MYJELLOMISFIT

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-21-2013 20:40:50 | More by MYJELLOMISFIT
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claytong

Vermont

4/5  rDev +5.3%

01-03-2012 09:31:28 | More by claytong
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-09-2012 16:59:45 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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rye726

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Blackish color with a tan head. Aroma is largely black and roasted malts with some sweetness and very light hops. The taste is similar, but adds oats and some ripe fruits. Crisp body is fairly dry and light. Good dry/oatmeal stout. I think this beer drinks better on tap and is best on nitro. A very classic stout.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2008 06:29:34 | More by rye726
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chernozem

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

08-22-2012 20:55:55 | More by chernozem
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drumrboy22

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a Winter Warlock standard pint glass. Beer was black, with a one-finger, dark brown head. Moderate lacing and light carbonation.

Aroma was chocolate, roasted grains and coffee.

Taste was chocolate, coffee, malt and bitter hops.

Very nice, easy drinking winter seasonal.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2009 03:26:55 | More by drumrboy22
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aakerman

New York

4/5  rDev +5.3%

03-18-2014 15:41:32 | More by aakerman
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MeisterMayhem

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-15-2013 20:55:51 | More by MeisterMayhem
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Lynn1451

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.3%

01-16-2013 19:33:51 | More by Lynn1451
Winter Warlock Oatmeal Stout from Bristol Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 140 ratings.