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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
86
very good

141 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 141
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 13
Gots: 1 | 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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blackie

California

3.79/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

single, Wilbur's, Fort Collins

a: poured into a small chalice, the beer is a deep, dark brown in color, an initially thick mocha head receding to a decent layer

s: opens with chocolate and clean coffee - very nice roast elements, pleasant sweetness, toasted brown sugar, graham cracker, oats, a touch of dark fruit, and mild hops, solid aroma

m: carbonation light-moderate, body around of just under

t: earthy roasts upfront hint at coffee and chocolate, but better represent the woody/smoky/nuttiness that is roasted barley, a touch of burnt sugar at the front moves out quickly, just a slight amount of char and some grassy hop bitterness work into the finish

o: a solid oatmeal stout all around, good roast presence, balanced, drinks well, more complex maltsugars are found on the nose, while the palate holds more deep roasted character

4/4/3.5/4/4

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2013 00:22:01 | More by blackie
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MeisterMayhem

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5%

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

Florida

4/5  rDev +5%

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

Oklahoma

4.74/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Extremely good.

Pours a deep almost black opaque beer with a tan head.

Rich toasty aroma.

Flavor is very toasty with lots of coffee, dark chocolate, and a little bit of hops.

It reminds me of a smoother, creamier version of McMenamin's Terminator.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2013 06:16:46 | More by jmbranum
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CAcker

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

03-04-2013 18:45:26 | More by CAcker
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dachp

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

02-27-2013 02:14:31 | More by dachp
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RudnicsMEB

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

02-21-2013 04:13:26 | More by RudnicsMEB
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fishrunner

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

02-02-2013 23:32:18 | More by fishrunner
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Huffaroma

Montana

4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

02-02-2013 07:04:22 | More by Huffaroma
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Seanniek91

Rhode Island

4.14/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served from a 12oz bottle into a Grey Sail pint.

Appearance- What an oatmeal stout should look like. Very black with a one finger caramel head that slowly dissipated. Nice lacing.

Smell-Roasty/chocolaty malts. Bitter coffee. Light hops. Toasty and roasty, very nice.

Taste- Dark bitter chocolate. Heavily roasted malts. Light booze. Finishes with coffee bitterness and mild warmth in the back of the throat.

Mouthfeel- Light carbonation. Smooth. Not sticky, but full bodied.

Overall- This is a nice oatmeal stout. I bet it's great out of the tap!

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2013 17:41:31 | More by Seanniek91
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Lynn1451

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5%

01-16-2013 19:33:51 | More by Lynn1451
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ScorpyX

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

12-27-2012 07:30:17 | More by ScorpyX
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bootsandbeer

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

12-20-2012 02:47:37 | More by bootsandbeer
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bambam2517

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

12-18-2012 04:39:12 | More by bambam2517
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Stwinchy

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

12-11-2012 00:58:00 | More by Stwinchy
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swaghawk

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-02-2012 01:32:47 | More by swaghawk
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mkrass

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

12-01-2012 04:25:03 | More by mkrass
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eawolff99

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

11-28-2012 15:38:01 | More by eawolff99
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

11-21-2012 04:31:29 | More by MarkyMOD
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siddhartha

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5%

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

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

11-15-2012 04:25:11 | More by kylemckinnis
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5%

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

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

11-05-2012 06:48:20 | More by klipper
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ArrogantB

Colorado

4.2/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I can't believe I passed this up for so long because it is good. Standard stout appearance, brown at the edges and black through the middle. You really have to let this one warm up because when its cold its sort of chalky but once it warms it gets nice. Aroma is sweet, sticky, nice. Flavor is a hint of sticky black sweetness, oats make it round and its just plain good. I'll be buying a bunch more and I might even say this is better than Firestone Walker's velvet merlin which was my favorite oatmeal stout up to this point.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2012 03:36:20 | More by ArrogantB
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BigBry

Alberta (Canada)

4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

It is a cold, snowy day - perfect for catching up on some reviews from my notes.

Draft pint, one of the seasonals available. Deep dark brown, almost black liquid covered by creamy mocha colored foam. Think sheets of lace stick to the glass.
The aroma has lots of roasted malt and chocolate notes.
Solid flavor, just as expected from an Oatmeal stout. Thick and rich; cocoa, chocolate nibs, hint of coffee in the background. At bit of hops at the end to balance it all out. Full bodied (Too heavy for my Guinness drinking friends), but I thought it was great. The oatmeal gives it an extra layer of complexity and smoothness.

Serving type: on-tap

10-21-2012 20:58:13 | More by BigBry
Winter Warlock Oatmeal Stout from Bristol Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 141 ratings.