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O.V.L. Stout - Russian River Brewing Company

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O.V.L. Stout
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BA SCORE
82
good

336 Ratings
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Ratings: 336
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 14.8%
Wants: 12
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mark on 05-09-2004)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

probably underrated here, this was the only beer i had at russian river that was neither hoppy or sour that really impressed me. its a big chalky textured stout thats as dry as they come, but loaded with deep earthy roast that never turns acrid or bitter. its drinkable too at a real low abv and a mouthfeel that almost leaves me thirsty. there are coffee notes in here too, rich and creamy in that way, but a dark chocolate complexion arises before the finish. i get the grain before the flavors it produces, which is how i like it. yeast has done a complete job here, residual sugar is nil. its really easy to put this one back, although maybe it does lack a finish just a bit. i had no idea russian river made beers that werent the hop bombs or the sours, and while most of the ones i tried were pretty pedestrian, this stout really stood out as a top quality beer.

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O.V.L. Stout from Russian River Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 336 ratings.