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Hub City Oatmeal Stout

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Formerly brewed at Hub City Brewing
Style: Stout
Stanley, Iowa USA

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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Our oatmeal stout is so named for the 10% oat content of the grist. As you taste this beer you will find coffee and dark chocolate as the dominating flavors with a slightly sweet finish.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nsanders (487) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - NOV 5, 2010
Almost black with a small tan head. Cereal, oat aroma. Very light flavor with little aftertaste. You wouldn’t know you were drinking a stout by the lightness of the beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
topherh (1911) - Kearney, Missouri, USA - OCT 7, 2010
Pours black with a thick brown head. Aroma is roast malt, coffee, and a little chocolate. Flavor is roast malt, light sweetness, coffee, mouthfeel is smooth yet a little thin. Not bad just a little disappointing given the aroma.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11027) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2010
Black with a small tan head. Aroma of licorice, fruit, oat and a hint of smoke. Dry and roasted flavour with licorice and a touch of coffee.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
FreshHawk (596) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - AUG 28, 2010
Bottle. A - Very dark brown/near black color with a very large, creamy, billowy and creamy head that is a very dark tan. Very good retention that settles into a nice thin, bubbly layer of lace. S - A strong amount of black, roasted coffee and dark chocolate with coffee being the stronger of the two. Roasted malt and oat also comes out pretty strong. Somewhat breakfast/coffee stout like but with a bit stronger level of roasted/charred malt. T - Similar to the aroma with a good amount of black coffee and chocolate, with coffee being the stronger of the two. Roasted malt and oat taste is always in the background. Not overly bitter, but there is a nice bittersweet taste to it. M - On the lighter side of medium body with a good amount of carbonation. This is the biggest problem with the beer, it is just a bit too thin and light. It has a bit of a creamy feel, but not what I would expect in an oatmeal stout. D - Easy to drink, well balanced beer. A nice bittersweet aspect and a good amount of coffee and chocolate. The bit of oat in the background is also nice. Notes: This is probably my favorite beer from Hub City. Pretty good oatmeal stout, although nothing outstanding, just a basic oatmeal stout. I would get it again, if the price were right, but it’s nothing that I would feel compelled to get.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - AUG 20, 2010
Bottle. Pours a clear and dark brown beer with no head. The aroma is malt, roasted, licorice and some chocolate. The flavor is malt, roasted, some chocolate and some coffee. The palate is sweet with notes of cold coffee. Overall a good beer with a good aroma.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2010
Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate and coffee. Flavour is roasted malt, cold coffee and chocolate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13761) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2010
Bottle @ J.C.G US Tasting, Pt 3. Pours black with a creamy beige head and lacings. Roast, coffee, chocolate and oat. Smooth and full bodied. Quite drinkable

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hank1980 (942) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JUL 18, 2010
Bottle. POured dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, chcolate. Taste isn’t near as nice. Some roasted mlt, oat, and chocolate/coffee. A little weak and rough. Mouth isn’t all that full. Overall, an okay brew.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (5978) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JUN 25, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2013 Dammmmmmit! What a buzzkill! Smells like a million bucks - strong cocoa and dark fruit. Taste is vinegar and watery. Sonofa....

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Trev (1893) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - JUN 11, 2010
pours black with a medium foamy tan head. aroma is chocolate and soft oatmeal maltiness. light nuttiness. flavour is coffeeish and slightly bitter baker’s chocolate. A little thin and oily in the body.


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