Welcome to BeerAdvocate!

Looking to talk, rate or trade beer? Join today by creating your free account.

Dismiss Notice
Curious about recent updates to the site and app? Check the Announcements forum for updates.
Dismiss Notice
Love Belgian Beer?

Join us Sep 17 in Portland, Maine for Return of the Belgian Beer Fest, featuring hundreds of authentic Belgian beers and Belgian-inspired offerings.

Tickets + more: beeradvocate.com/belgian

Black Mamba Oatmeal Stout | Aviator Brewing Company

YOUR RATING = None |
BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting 10 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
Black Mamba Oatmeal StoutBlack Mamba Oatmeal Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Aviator Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States | website

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by tdm168 on 12-29-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
74
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
47.16%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
7
For Trade:
0
View: Beers | Events
User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Reviews: 8 | Ratings: 74
Reviews by TheRougeBastard:
Photo of TheRougeBastard
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

More User Reviews:
Photo of tdm168
3.41/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the breweries tap house on 12/29/11.

Pours pitch black with a dense layer of brown head that has great retention. The nose has notes of coffee roasted malts and heavy toast. The taste is heavily toasty with faint notes of coffee and roasted malts and finishes with a diacetylic creaminess and an astringent bitterness. It is medium to full bodied, well carbonated, and smooth.

This is a decent beer, but a little hard to drink. The toast, diacetyl, and astringency make it hard to bear.

 502 characters

Photo of FriedSlug
4.25/5  rDev +20.7%
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.

 366 characters

Photo of oberon
3.24/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours more of a dark chocolate brown than black with a a finger quick to fade beige colored head atop.Big sweetness in the nose,vanilla,mollases,and chocolate,some faint leafiness from hops linger as it warms a little.A little sharp in the mouth wich is odd for an oatmeal stout,I would think it would be fuller and creamier.Flavors of vanilla and some roasted nuts up front on the palate,there is a big shot of a somewhat burnt caramel flavor wich seems to take over the finish of the beer.This is a different kind of oatmeal stout here big on sweetness with different flavors that I don't normally comes across for the style,not horrible but not something I would seek out again.

 681 characters

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hairofthewolf
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Bung
2.95/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22oz. Fairly dark brown pour, some light tan head, fades to a few wisps.

Aroma, woody, bourbon, chocolates. Malt notes are a bit mild.

Taste, vanilla, some red fruit. Chocolate, caramel, cocoa. Peat. Turns to an ashy acre roast, mostly coffee. A bit harsh finishing.

About mid body, carbonation is a tad high. Abv is not that noticeable, but the harshness overbears quite a bit making this a chore to drink.
Can probably skip this one in all honesty.

 453 characters

Photo of Pookie
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of KevinGordon
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of buzze40
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of JordanPP
4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

Photo of cantfindme
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of jmarsh123
2.89/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Thanks to ASUBeer for the bottle!

Pours brown with a small mocha head that fades to a ring around the edge with slight lacing. Looks a little light for a stout.

Tons of molasses in the nose along with a heavy dose of caramel and maybe some vanilla.

A little bit chocolately up front and then the onslaught of sweetness hits. Heavy molasses and don't really get any barrel presence at all out of this one which is a shame because some booze could really cut the sweetness of this one.

Medium to full bodied. Decent creaminess, but it's a bit overcarbed for the style.

Really disappointed in this one. Hardly any barrel presence and the molasses is about the only real flavor in it. I could see how this one may have some potential if they get more of the barrel integrated into it as the base isn't too bad, just one note and sweet.

 836 characters

Photo of Immortale25
4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

Photo of BlueMoon10
3.69/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ColdOneKev
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of GABrew
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of garybrownnc
4.75/5  rDev +34.9%

Photo of kjmass
3.47/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stouty5
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of kkazemi
4.28/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of fehrminator
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of JohnBender
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of DangerDawg
3/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of billhelm
4.5/5  rDev +27.8%

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Black Mamba Oatmeal Stout from Aviator Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Return of the Belgian Beer Fest

    BeerAdvocate Brings its All-Belgian Fest to Portland, Maine on September 17, 2016. Tickets are on sale now.

    Learn More
  • Get the Mag

    Become a BeerAdvocate magazine print subscriber today.

    Subscribe