Black Mamba Oatmeal Stout | Aviator Brewing Company

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Black Mamba Oatmeal StoutBlack Mamba Oatmeal Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Aviator Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States
aviatorbrew.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by tdm168 on 12-29-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
80
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.59
pDev:
14.76%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
7
For Trade:
0
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Photo of mothmanscott
4.07/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, deep brown so dark as to appear black, with ruby highlights at the edges when held to light, producing almost 3 fingers of mocha, somewhat lasting, frothy head that leaves a wash of pasty lace. Aroma is dark roasted malt, rich dark chocolate with hints of molasses, toffee, char, grainy oats & faint dark fruit. Taste is sweet fronted, robust dark malts & slight burnt notes composed of roast, dark sweet chocolate/Hershey's chocolate syrup, hints of cola, dark fruit, vanillia, coffee & cream. The finish exhibits a burnt, unsweetened cocoa, molasses & a low cola like sweetness. Aftertaste is dry, bitter chocolate, a more exaggerated burnt note than in the finish & maybe a touch of smoke. Mouthfeel is medium-heavy bodied, moderate carbonation, very, very creamy with a little peppery bite beginning at midsip and lasting through the finish. The astringency in the aftertaste is negative. Overall a very nice brew and in my opinion underated on Beer Advocate.

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Photo of hman43
3.73/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Look: It pours dark brown, not quite black, with a brown head. The head is creamy and thick. Smell: It has aromas of roasted malts, some hints of coffee, and some sweetness from fruit and low levels that is hard to identify.

Taste: There are flavors of roast, oats, and some coffee that provides some bitterness with the flavor. There are also some floral elements in the flavor as well.

Feel: It has a medium body that is smooth. It has medium high carbonation.

Overall, this beer provides a good balance with the roasted elements combining well with the oat and coffee flavors. The floral elements provide some background balance to the overall presentation.

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Photo of MasterRigger
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of acurtis
3.56/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of robebo44
3.34/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HopsForBrains
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BradShook
3.36/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FriedSlug
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jet black beer with a creamy tan head. With my nose buried in the glass I get sweet roasted malt, coffee, and a bit of char. The taste is mildly sweet with great bitter chocolate, coffee and char. There is very nice mouthfeel and a nice carbonation that adds to the creaminess. This is a fine basic oatmeal stout that excels without the addition of trendy flavors.

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Photo of atlbravsrno1
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cmq103
3.48/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MichaelProcton
3.56/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

More bitter than I expected.

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Photo of Klatigue
3.55/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Smokey slightly bitter. Chocolate finish. N

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Photo of Volsdawg10
3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kjmass
3.47/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hdwilli3
1.84/5  rDev -48.7%

Photo of AngusOg
2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

Pretty sure mine was infected. I think I would like to revisit this one in the future.

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Photo of sendbeer
2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of RochefortChris
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of ZEB89
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of mrn1ceguy
2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

Photo of Immortale25
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of kkazemi
4.28/5  rDev +19.2%

Photo of Grant4270
4.2/5  rDev +17%

Photo of Howlader
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of AAYeste
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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Black Mamba Oatmeal Stout from Aviator Brewing Company
3.59 out of 5 based on 80 ratings.
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