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Hub City Oatmeal Stout

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


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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mette (224) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2009
# 25 blindtasting. Sort, med et nøddebrunt skum. Kaffe, kaffegrums, chokolade, peanuts, let matal, aske. Tør og ikke særlig fyldig. Kaffe i eftersmagen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2009
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of pepsican. Pours black and opaque with a dense and creamy light brown head leaving a neat lacework. Hard roasted malt aroma with some coffee touches. Medium body, hard roasted malt and ashes with an extremely dry malt bitter finish. Nice though. 290509

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
fiulijn (19119) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 4, 2009
Blind tasting at Papsø’s
Black color; nice head, creamy. Strong aroma of roasted malt, coffee and cardboard. The mouthfeel is thin, with an extremely aggressive flavor of burnt malt, from the flavor to the palate; by any means difficult to drink. Monodirectional, extreme, bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grovlam (4207) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2009
#25 Bottle. [Papso Shady blind Tasting 2009] Large almost brown looking creamy head that mostly lasted. Good display of lacework. Black color. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, liquorish, chocolate, ash. Medium bodied with a soft carbonation and bone dry texture. Moderated bitter and sweet flavor. Lingering dry and bitter cold coffee finish. 8 / 4 / 7 / 3 / 15 = 3.7

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (15149) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2009
#25 - Amerikaner Blind-Smagning 29-Maj-2009 hos Papsoe. Bottle. Black - Brown head. High coffee, licorice, figh dryness, burned, ashes, light tarmac, schwartzbier, chocolate, roasted. Thin body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2009
Bottle #25 at Papsø’s blindtasting. Dark brown coloured with a huge beige head. Roasted aroma dominated by liquorice with notes of chocolate and coffee. Roasted flavour of liquorice and coffee with notes of hops and grape fruits with notes of ash tray. Dry roasted and hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40417) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2009
From bottle, blind #25. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Roasted malt aroma, vague smoked touch and chocolate/coffee touch with a nice hoppy touch. Coffee herbal flavoured with a dry hoppy base. Medium malt base with a distinct roasted note. Ashtray like hoppy dry finish with a distinct roasted malt base. Increasing dry into the far finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (11170) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 3, 2009
Pours lack with huge off-white head, leaving some lace. Roasty and malty aroma. Rather average mouthfeel for an oatmeal stout, with a distinct but not extreme biter finish. Rather easy drinking though under-par compared to readily available oatmeal stouts, such as St. Ambroise.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HonkeyBra (4036) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - MAY 2, 2009
Black pour with the smallest tan head ever. Aroma of some chocolate, some oatmeal.Flavor is chocolatey, kind of burnt. A bit watery, a bit thin. its ok, but kind of meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - APR 5, 2009
Thanks Cletus! Poured quick and thin into the glass, black with a small tan head. Burnt grain, no oatmeal on the nose to speak of. Light in body, but still has a bit of syrup on the tip of my tongue. Little charcoal notes remind me of summer and this light bodied brew would go good with grilled meats and potato salad.

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