Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Star Oatmeal Stout | Fremont Brewing Company

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Star Oatmeal StoutBourbon Barrel Aged Dark Star Oatmeal Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fremont Brewing Company
Washington, United States
fremontbrewing.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 14.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imperial Oatmeal Stout aged in 15 year-old Kentucky bourbon barrels. Blend of 24, 12, and 6 month bourbon-barrel Dark Star.

Added by acurtis on 10-07-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
536
Reviews:
75
Avg:
4.51
pDev:
5.76%
 
 
Wants:
163
Gots:
144
For Trade:
16
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4.24/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of edthehead
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rristow
4.53/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bourbon, caramel, maple syrup notes.

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Photo of rarapacz
4.54/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bcsbeer
4.73/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SkyyNapalm
4.64/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of tmbgnicu
4.48/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RAKeeler
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 2GOOFY
4.59/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of That_Bearded_Guy
4.36/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MTKATL
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JLK7299
4.64/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of monty79_1997
4.33/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lemmy187
4.45/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ciocanelu
4.35/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pitch black color with mocha head. Aroma has dark malts, brown sugar, some dried fruits and a hint of boozy whiskey. Taste is whiskey forward, quite roasty, some umami, overall on the bitter side. Medium body, really smooth mouthfeel. Overall it's a well made imperial stout with well hidden ABV but quite classic, doesn't really stand out between other barrel aged stouts.

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4.58/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mad3air
4.06/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ejimhof
4.25/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Btip1969
4.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Jkolls
4.44/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.1/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks Sebastian for the bottle. This was poured into a snifter. The appearance was a nice dark brown color with a slim half finger-ed white foamy head that dissipated within about a light thirty seconds. Light lacing strings it’s way around the glass. The smell started off with a boozy sweet chocolate, light vanilla and a slight roasty coffee helps to balance. The taste was basically the same as the smell carrying a decent oatiness over my taste buds. There’s just a touch of boozy oatiness in the aftertaste leaving a slight dry boozy finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a pretty good sipping quality about it. I’d say it was properly carbonated for the style and was good for me. Overall, this was a pretty good barrel-aged Imperial oatmeal stout. I’m looking forward to aging the other bottle.

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Photo of mock_in
4.15/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GDawgs34
4.34/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Virby44
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of yesterdayfaraway
4.33/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

L: thick, black
S: nice bourbon
T: bourbon and black licorice. Not a flavor I look for. It has a spicy black pepper, molasses, black licorice thing
F: thick, smooth, coating

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Star Oatmeal Stout from Fremont Brewing Company
4.51 out of 5 based on 536 ratings.
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