Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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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:
#3,017
Reviews:
1,003
Ratings:
2,607
pDev:
11.36%
Bros Score:
4.53
 
 
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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

I may have gotten a different bottle of this than most people, as I wasn’t very impressed. Poured to a dark brown with thin tan head that dissipated fairly quickly and left oaky lacing. I had to work to get much aroma, which was faintly malty chocolate-toffee. The taste was also a fairly sweet, but faint, chocolate, and was undone by the watery mouthfeel of this thin-bodied beer. The finish was also highly influenced by the thin body, and was short, watery and a little stale.

Not as good of a beer as I expected.

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Dark, smooth with subtle chocolate taste

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Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 2,607 ratings