Dominion Oak Barrel Stout | Old Dominion Brewing Company

BA SCORE
88
very good
1,524 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
Ratings:
1,524
Reviews:
702
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
12.5%
 
 
Wants:
85
Gots:
202
For Trade:
2
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3.38/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

This review is for the Dominion Oak Barrel Stout in a 12oz bottle and served in a tall glass. This beer is a nice dark brown/black... you can't see through it. What I got from this beer was a bunch of oak, vanilla, chocolate, and coffee bean in that order. If you are into those sort of notes, you will probably like this sort of beer. I'm figuring out that this isn't my style of beer. Not a big fan of beers like this. I figured I'd give this a try. Again, you might really like it if you are into these sort of flavors.

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3.69/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

poured from a 12oz bottle into a standard pint glass. Bottled date was 01/22/13, so about 7 months old.

Poured black with a 1 finger tan head. The head dissipated quite quickly into a thin covering with a collar. Lacing therefore, was minimal.

All I could get from the nose was some coffee. Didn't get the vanilla at all.

Taste was pretty decent. The coffee was faint, but present.

Mouth was a little below medium. Got some of that slightly sour and acrid stout burn around the edge of the tongue. And right at the end in the finish, was the slight taste of vanilla. Finish was also somewhat dry.

All in all, an okay stout. Nothing to write home about, but goes down easy. It's possible I didn't let it warm up enough, since the last third was the most enjoyable. Another one is in the beer fridge, so if it's significantly different, I'll re-review. My first beer from this brewery.

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Dominion Oak Barrel Stout from Old Dominion Brewing Company
3.92 out of 5 based on 1,524 ratings.
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