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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Sweet Stout
Tadcaster, England

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3030   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Originally a drink for lactating mothers, oatmeal stout was described as nutritional on early labels. Oats are in the same family as barley, and a small addition yields great flavor. Popular in the late 1800’s, the last oatmeal stout was brewed before the First World War until Samuel Smith reintroduced this style in 1980.

Almost opaque, with an unusually silky texture and complex, medium-dry velvet palate. Bittersweet finish.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Flatline99 (36) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 14, 2002
I love Samuel Smith!!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
DamnGoodBeer99 (13) - Shingle Springs, California, USA - MAR 14, 2002
I love this stuff! In fact, this is the beer that got me interested in trying real beers in the first place. Smooth, creamy, roasty, sweetish, and VERY satisfying stout. Goes great with English pot-pies and meat-loaf. I’ve never seen it anywhere ’on tap’ but would really like to try it that way! I also like the Nut Brown they make a lot.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
darkstarvn99 (5) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - MAR 12, 2002 does not count
This beer is the bomb, the diggity dank. In fact if Bud hadn’t stolen the sloagan ’ king of beers’ I’d crown this jewel of a beer with that title. My only problem with this beer is you simply can’t drink 4-5 of these in one night.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bbooth (115) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - MAR 12, 2002
To start off...I liked this very much. The Aroma is nice roasted character to it. It was very smooth with a ’weird’ (in a good way) slight bitter bite in the finish (suprised me for how smooth it was to start). Excellent Oatmeal Stout....worth the money to try it out.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Raytailgater (105) - Rockledge, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 12, 2002
Sweet creamy stout. By all means try it.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
agnt00deuce4blok (2) - Lenexa, Kansas, USA - MAR 10, 2002 does not count
The best $3 I have ever spent on a pint of Oatmeal Stout! Pleasant aftertaste and smooth going down. I think we have a keeper here.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thejman454 (56) - cumming, Georgia, USA - MAR 10, 2002
This beer has a very hearty taste, give it a try if you can put half your paycheck away to buy a six pack.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheRavishingOne (45) - Cumming, Georgia, USA - MAR 9, 2002
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2003 It looks like an average stout, and when held up to the sunlight it looks almost like a porter. The aroma is sweet, and the taste is pretty much the same. Very little bitterness in the aftertaste. I reccomend this beer to one and all, if you can afford it that is, sheesh!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
russ71cj5 (40) - Rhode Island, USA - MAR 8, 2002
simply the best oatmeal there is. This one has a smooth flavor throughout, with strong coffee overtones. I would kill your mother for a bottle

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Slacker90899 (1) - USA - MAR 6, 2002 does not count
Simply an excellent beer, incredible after taste!


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