Dominion Oak Barrel Stout | Old Dominion Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Old Dominion Brewing Company
Delaware, United States
olddominion.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
We use smoked and peated malts to create an intricate malt foundation. Our method of dry hopping with vanilla beans and oak chips pushes the depth of this stout’s flavor spectrum even further.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-12-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,979
Reviews:
703
Ratings:
1,542
pDev:
12.44%
Bros Score:
4.47
 
 
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85
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3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 322wingedfoot
4.02/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Curt3
3.76/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kevintaraross
3.83/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ctb6582
3.85/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chackman151
3.8/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of generallee
4.02/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PaulElk
4.46/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Smooth and smokey with hints of vanilla. If you're looking for heavier notes try Ballast point. Did get the peaty flavor as well. Easy drinking and very light to either have another or step up on the stouts you have in your fridge. Tastes more like a Porter to me based on the lack of heaviness

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Photo of Stengelfoot
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kgammell1
4.28/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BigMike
3.65/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Broodn
5/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dertyd
3.09/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of metter98
3.89/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a quarter finger high dark tan head that died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of dark, roasted malts are present in the nose along with some hints of oak.
T: The taste follows the smell, but the roasted malt flavors aren't as prominent and there are stronger notes of oak and vanilla.
M: It feels medium-bodied and yet slightly thin on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I liked the balance of flavors in this stout as you could get equal amounts of roasted malts, oak, and vanilla in the flavors.

Serving type: bottle

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4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.67/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tdm168
3.54/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.83/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.68/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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2.82/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Look: Pours black in color with a fizzy, off-white colored head that dissipates quickly. Appears to be slightly thin for a stout.

Smell: Vanilla, roasted malts, coffee, wet dog.

Taste: Loads of vanilla. Roasted malts. Raisins. Sharpie marker. Subtle oak notes. Not really sure if they're real or if my brain is imagining them from the label of the beer.

Feel: Thin, and mouth-filling foamy carbonation. It's warm, it's abv is considerably noticed.

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Dominion Oak Barrel Stout from Old Dominion Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 1,542 ratings