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Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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2,590 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company
California, United States
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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:
#2,724
Reviews:
1,001
Ratings:
2,590
pDev:
11.36%
Bros Score:
4.53
 
 
Wants:
162
Gots:
383
Trade:
2
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,590 |  Reviews: 1,001
Photo of luker91
4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of beerpadawan
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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

black! cant see through it. thin film of dark sits on top.
smell- typical porter/stout smell, but refined(?).
taste- coffee? toffee? a creamy 10W-30? big change up from the previous beers i've been sampling but very good. very creamy. very smooth, solid.
mouthfeel? viscous, but smooth.
overall- very nice for the oatmeal class. thick, but thinner for the class. very nice brew. had a few of these before . . . .

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Photo of mweso2000
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of DavidSteinberg
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of harpus
4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of ryko
4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of Illos
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of tmars13
3/5  rDev -25.9%

Photo of JBarx
4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of jmbraxton
3/5  rDev -25.9%

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3/5  rDev -25.9%

Photo of Schmuckles
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of JottaGibboo
5/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of ninaturner
4.72/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Appearance: Dark like motor oil, two finger head, unfiltered.

Aroma: Sweet maltiness; you can definitely pick up on caramel.

Taste: Dark/roasted malts--almost like peanuts in addition to coffee flavors. I was surprised not to pick up on oatmeal flavors.

Mouthfeel: Lighter mouthfeel than other stouts, but still good.

Drinkability: Very drinkable for a stout.

Overall: Great stout for its balance of flavors and drinkability.

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Acoma
4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of The_1084
4.55/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a dark, almost black, color; has a mocha colored head roughly 2 fingers in width that fades to some nice lacing.

S - Very neutral on the aroma; nothing really stands out.

T - Presents the flavor of roasted oats, dark chocolate, and caramel with a hint vanilla cream. A very flavorful beer with a nice bittersweet aftertaste.

M - Full-bodied, thick, and creamy with medium carbonation.

O - Overall this is an excellent oatmeal stout and I am looking forward to drinking more of these in the future.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -44.4%

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.92/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Review from 2/2010 notes. Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a very dark brown, appearing black. Roasted malt, light coffee and chocolate aroma Flavor follows with toasted malt, coffee and chocolate. A nice, well balanced oatmeal stout. Medium bodied. Moderate intensity of flavor, but smooth, lightly creamy and tasty. A very nice stout.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Mat_Rampson
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of bama2276
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 2,590 ratings
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