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Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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2,594 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company
California, United States
avbc.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The deep ebony color, voluptuous mahogany head and bold, roasty flavors in our Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout are what serious beer drinkers expect from this style. Aromas of freshly baked bread, espresso, and dried cherries meld seamlessly with rich toffee flavors and a creamy mouth feel to create an unparalleled drinking experience.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,749
Reviews:
1,001
Ratings:
2,594
pDev:
11.36%
Bros Score:
4.53
 
 
Wants:
162
Gots:
384
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 2,594 |  Reviews: 1,001
Photo of AyatollahGold
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chirdning
4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Vaulmas
4.09/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BayAreaJoe
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The_Beer_Guru
3.77/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OtisCampbell007
4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Marvicsin
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PJCarnell
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of SirFolmarv
4.46/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

A good looking, not flashy, Stout. Has some nice head retention though. Has a nice bready and dried fruit smell. Dark fruits like cherries. Even better on the tongue. Very smooth mouth feel. Another great Anderson Valley brew.

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Photo of baklo
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dandy14
3.52/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zazzi82
3.64/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of unclekeith
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of glennchapin
4.15/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of C28forlife
3.96/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DMcGirr
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SailIntoTheStout
3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RC_Saunders
4.15/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Fishwhisperer
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mnine
4.2/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gagnonsux
3.95/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. The appearance had a dark brown/black body with a slightly creamy looking/tan head - slightly concaves a bit and leaves some nice lacing. The smell had oatmeal up front, roasty coffee, slightly sweet burnt malt, dark chocolate. The taste had an oatmeal flavoring and has a nice balance between sweet roasty/slightly burnt chocolate, I’m liking this, roasty aftertaste and finish. On the palate, it sat at/about a light to medium, sessionable, carbonation seems spot on. Overall, I tend to like stouts, but this one as an oatmeal stout is very good.

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Photo of Nosquatch
4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4.5

It's damn good. Not too sweet, nothing that overpowers the stouty goodness. If you think you don't like stouts, give it a try. If you still don't like it, then you probably really don't like stouts. And I've wasted your time and money. Sorry about that. It's still beer and that's not the worst waste of time and money going. I mean pretty much any of the Transformers movies are bigger wastes of time and money. Especially that 2nd one.

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Photo of degueulasse
3.48/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Drank out of a 12-oz tulip glass. This pours a dark brown with a small, light tan head that disappears quickly. It smells rich, like oak with faint hints of dark chocolate. The taste reminds me of a bourbon barrel, but without some of the sweetness and harshness. That is to say, it keeps much of the oak flavor but adds to it some fruity notes of mulberry and strawberry as it warms. The mouthfeel is pretty weak, much more watery than many beers of its kind.

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Photo of migleskun
3.55/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 2,594 ratings
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