Ol' 169 | San Luis Valley Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
San Luis Valley Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
slvbrewco.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Like the classic 169 locomotive, this brew is rich in character, dark, and smooth. The Denver & Rio Grande engine retired in 1938, yet this unique stout keeps her memory alive on the tastebuds of beer and train lovers today.

Added by BadRockBeer on 03-19-2008

BEER STATS
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
4
Avg:
3.47
pDev:
4.9%
 
 
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User Reviews
Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 4
Reviews by BadRockBeer:
Photo of BadRockBeer
3.43/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Ol' 169 pours almost black in color with a nice rich tan head, quite dense like that of a nitrogenated beer. Decent clarity even though it is almost black.

Smells of burnt malts and coffee grounds.

Very bold roastiness. I taste hints of chocolate, espresso and a slight nuttiness. Slightly astringent like that of over sparged husks. Very nice coffee like aftertaste.

Fairly thick mouthfeel, kind of slick but not as creamy as one would expect out of an oatmeal stout.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of LXIXME
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of Shafaegalo
3.7/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ssippisam
3.73/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Ol' 169 from San Luis Valley Brewing Company
3.47 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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