Vanilla Oatis | Ninkasi Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
ninkasibrewing.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A delicious oatmeal stout with just enough hops to balance the copious quantities of dark roasted malts, oatmeal for a creamy smooth drinkability, and whole vanilla beans for a rich complexity. To achieve this higher level of decadence, we added in whole vanilla beans to the final stage of fermentation - the same process we use to dry hop a beer.

Added by Docer on 07-19-2009

BEER STATS
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#9,634
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130
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663
pDev:
9.3%
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Poured from 12 oz. bottle into tulip glass.

Look- Very, very dark. Almost black. Tan foamy head that settled quickly. Mild lacing.

Smell- Hints of chocolate and coffee, no discernible vanilla scent. Strong malts. Smells like it looks -- dark and rich. Slight alcohol smell.

Taste- Tastes like it smells. Strong coffee/chocolate taste up front followed by surprising but pleasant bitterness and then a warm malty finish. Vanilla taste is more mild than expected, but does add slight sweetness. Very balanced.

Feel- Smooth, warm and inviting. Slight bitterness keeps you on your toes. Overall fairly thick and heavy feeling.

Overall- Tasty, warm, smooth and balanced. Not a bad oatmeal stout at all. Nothing too special but definitely more rewarding and consistent than many other stouts found at the grocery store. A good, solid beer that doesn't get old.

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Vanilla Oatis from Ninkasi Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 663 ratings