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RATINGS: 275   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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A Founders take on a classic style, brewed with a generous amount of flaked oats, chocolate malt, roasted barley and a healthy helping of Nugget hops, Founders Oatmeal Stout is nitrogen-infused to give it an extra smooth and creamy mouthfeel. An attractive cascade effect gives this beer its forthright visual appealóand the body and clean flavor delivers on that initial promise.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ARH (518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 15, 2014
On tap, poured into a shaker. It actually wasnít on nitro when I had it, but I couldnít find a listing for Founderís Oatmeal Stout, and didnít want to create a new beer. The aroma is mellow and mild with notes of cookies, coffee, and chocolate. It pours a dark brown black with a tan, big soapy head that reduces to a thick ring with a messy surface, and it leaves a messy lace. The taste is a medium sweet with a very light bitter. The texture is thin, with a medium-light body, and a smooth, creamy carbonation. The flavors are mostly a coffee chocolate blend with some grains at the finish and a roasted note as well. Itís pretty clean and kinda dry with a light cookie-like linger to the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (3644) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - NOV 6, 2014
On tap. Comes black with a nice tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, and coffee. Taste is roasted malt, sweet chocolate, and coffee. Rich and smooth. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnnniee (2394) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 6, 2014
On nitro at River Rd Tavern with Todd Feels a lot like a dry stout but that could be the nitro treatment, Creamy roasty with hints oft cereal and lightly sweet

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4654) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Pint at Glass Nickel. The steady creamy beige head accentuates the soft mouthfeel. Coffee, cocoa. A touch more depth than a typical nitro Stout. Classic. Well done.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BMMillsy (1469) - Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2014
On nitro at World of Beer Tioga (Gainesville, FL). Pours pitch black with a beautiful creamy espresso head on top. Aroma of next to nothing here, maybe some lightly roasted malts, water, thatís it. Flavor follows incredibly bland, watered down roast with very little else going on. Thin mouthfeel even for nitro--which always comes off thin to me, despite the silkiness--and low carbonation. Overall, I would take this over Guinness, but itís just not my style. Whatís the point? Iíd just rather drink water and save the liver.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewBoxer (2089) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Draft at keg no.229 NYC . Deep pitch black color. Thick creamy frothy head. Sweet milky creamy vanilla tasting stout. Nice desert tasting beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JStax (3163) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Nitro pour. Pours a dark brown with a velvety head of beige foam. The atom a has notes of coffee and vanilla beans. Medium roasty notes in the taste and is mildly bitter. Light to medium body. A touch thin. Low to moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
samsmith33 (397) - - SEP 13, 2014
On tap at Ginger Man,nyc. Appearance: dark black, big wheat head. Aroma: light coffee, barley, Taste : same. Guiness anyone??? Similar airy feel and all other attributes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dinkle50 (1008) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Single finger head. Dark pour. Light mouth, yet creamy at the same time. Taste is light. Oats. Light and refreshing. Not overly sweet. Bitter finish provides balance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
ttroha (328) - Americus, Georgia, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Tap at the Rookery. Dark black with lingering tan head. Aroma of lactate, roast and chocolate. Taste is fairly mild with flavors of chocolate and roast. Very good

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