Dominion Oak Barrel Stout | Old Dominion Brewing Company

Dominion Oak Barrel StoutDominion Oak Barrel Stout
BA SCORE
73.8%
Liked This Beer
3.94 w/ 1,531 ratings
Dominion Oak Barrel StoutDominion Oak Barrel Stout
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:
#5,100
Reviews:
702
Ratings:
1,531
Liked:
1,130
Avg:
3.94/5
pDev:
12.44%
Alströms:
4.47
 
 
Wants:
85
Gots:
204
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 1,531 |  Reviews: 702
Photo of Broodn
5/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of gbw5009
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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Photo of robebo44
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeeeerProdigy30
3.67/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rickklein9
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

Photo of 5EKF
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

Photo of COR8RFAN
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Great Beer

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Photo of jp32
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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Photo of alexsergio
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CreightonSM
3.45/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Urk1127
3.65/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JoeLacy
3.84/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Lucular
4.14/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mastema
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Dark black with very little of a cream-colored head.
N: Coffee and roasted malt. I do not detect any of the vanilla
T: Still not much of vanilla. Very pleasant roastiness and not much bitterness. Oakiness comes forward toward the end.
M: Very smooth and creamy. Mild carbonation.
O: A great stout in my books, even though I'm not an expert in this style.

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Photo of WhitmansNiece
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of donspublic
4.29/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from bottle into tulip, nice 2 finger creamy tan head that recedes to 1 finger and decides to stay for a while. Nice lacing. Looks way bigger than a 6% stout, dark as night and no light passing thru. Smells of chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, vanilla, and all the things that make up a great stout. Taste initially a tad bitter, but quickly smooths out. There is some smoke/char to this along with chocolate, roasted malt and vanilla. The mouthfeel is great on this beer for being so low in ABV. Very creamy in the mouth and it has that nice somewhat smokey/vanilla/oak aftertaste the lingers a while. I really wish this beer made it down south

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Photo of rclangk
4.11/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Dominion Oak Barrel Stout from Old Dominion Brewing Company
Beer rating: 73.8% out of 100 with 1,531 ratings
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