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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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According to the Association of Brewers, the world’s finest Oatmeal Stout is brewed in Troy, NY by Brown’s Brewing Company. Brown’s Oatmeal Stout took home a Gold Medal at the World Beer Cup held in San Diego, April 2004 – perhaps the most prestigious beer judging event in the world.
Malts: Two Row Pale, Black, Chocolate, Flaked Rolled Oats, Caramel
Hops: Willamette Malts : Two row pale, black, chocolate, flaked rolled oats, caramel Hops : Willamette


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 17, 2011
A - Pours a dark black-brown color with a finger of brownish-head. The head has pretty good retention and laces nicely on the glass. S- Lots of roasted carmel malts and some really nice sweetness from the oats. There is also some chocolate notes in the background with a tad of coffee. T - Starts off with some nice toasted carmel malt and the oat flavor mixing nicely. There is also a touch of cocoa in the background. Through the middle the roasted flavors really come out and there is even a little bot of coffee flavor along with it. The finish is a mix of the roasted carmel malts and sweet oat flavor alongside some lingering roasted flavors. M - A little bit more than medium bodied with light carbonation. Super smooth and silky. Almost slides through the mouth. But really watery at all. D - Very drinkable. The flavors are really nice, and while there is sweetness, it is well balanced and never feels like too much. The mouthfeel is really fantastic.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheGent (656) - , Massachusetts, USA - JAN 7, 2011
Really just a great stout. 12oz bottle given to me by a friend with good connections up there in Troy. Deep brown color with nice sweet coffee and roasting aromas. Just a touch of chocolate. The taste does allow for a bit of oatmeal to come through making for a unique flavor. Balanced and delicious stout.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (10813) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 2, 2010
Bottle from Half Time. Pours black with a 4 finger fizzy/foamy dark tan head. Aroma is sweetish burnt malt with a chocolate lilt. Med body with fizzy carb. Flavor is not all that sweet. Theres a lot of dark malt flavor, with mere hints of chocolate and coffee. There’s a dryish/cereal aspect in the finish. Not bad, just nothing I can previously recall.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jgb9348 (4661) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - SEP 14, 2010
Deep rich brown coloured body with an almost fully-opaque glow. Nice thinnish (one centimetre) tan head tops the beer. Aroma of meat, mushrooms, caramel, raisins and a touch of concord grapes - interesting. Full-bodied; Effervescent mouthful with a sweet potent kick of grapes and sugars, not even caramelised, but strong hints of nuts and light malt at the tail end. Aftertaste is relatively mild with only sweetness and a touch of malt at the very end. Overall, not much of a ’typical’ oatmeal stout - more of a sweet stout as the style shows here on RateBeer, but a relatively mild and underwhelming beer, even for this style. Worth trying if you like stouts and want to try something new - it’s not bad at all, just a bit typical for the smallish brewery and actual style of beer (not what the label pretends). I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Oliver’s Beverage in Albany, New York on 04-September-2010, sampled at home in Washington on 14-September-2010.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (2017) - New York, USA - AUG 30, 2010
Pours black with thin head. taste is of oates toffee some maltiness but body is pretty watery. slighty sweet with little finish. certainly not what the commercial description listed above boasts but fine enough effort from a brewery in NY no one knows of

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nimbleprop (4625) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 7, 2010
Sampled at SAVOR 2010. Pours a watery, opaque black with some thin, off white head. Nice, sweet, malty aroma, oats, grains. Flavor is sweet, sugar, tasted like under attenuated wort. Finish is water.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11351) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 6, 2010
SAVOR, 22oz bottle. Small brown head atop black body with brown edge. Aroma is moderately sweet, bittersweet chocolate, some earthy, light syrup. Taste is moderately sweet, chocolate, some oatmeal. Light-medium body, high carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
popkow (285) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 30, 2010
Bottle pours a brown body with a tan head. Aroma of caramel, coffee and dough. When drinking I picked up a little smoky/roast smell which battle with the sweet oatmeal taste. Medium body with a nice creamy texture. Good beer but there are better oatmeal stouts.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Soonah (1120) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - APR 16, 2010
From mcox90 via trade. Dark brown pour with a one-finger tall head that was almost tan. The aroma was rich chocolate and dry oats. The flavor too was a nice blend of dry oats and chocolate. Medium bodied with just enough carbonation. Really good.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
williamstome (844) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 31, 2010
Opaque Brown/Black with a small carbonated head. Smells of sweet coffee, and a little chocolate. Tastes of roasted malts, not very complex. Quite carbonated.


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