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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Sweet Stout
Tadcaster, England

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RATINGS: 3334   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
digitalmacchi (7) - Porza, SWITZERLAND - APR 7, 2016 does not count
Ottima birra di grande gusto e qualitaa bravi otyimo lavoro co questa berra miaa

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SONOFWODEN (22) - New York, USA - APR 1, 2016
I am a 1-2 once per week beer drinker. I began drinking Guinness 28 years ago during my honeymoon in Ireland. If I am out at a restaurant, and Guinness is on tap, it is always my first choice. This Oatmeal Stout was good and reconfirmed that I like Stouts. It has a slight but noticeable sweet start, I guess from the oatmeal, which I enjoyed. But, it cost $4.79 for one pint bottle at the beer store and, for the price, and for overall taste, I still prefer Guinness.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erzengel (7757) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 30, 2016
*Old rating. Great intense dark brew. Not too sticky but great deep. Round, fresh, roasted. Chocolate, roasted oats, moderate bitter. Long dark roasted espresso-chocolate aftertaste on a fresh and drinkable body. Great!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tarmok (1192) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAR 24, 2016
almost black liquid with thick tan head. aroma of roasted malts. taste of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour. light body, creamy, average carbonation,

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mircoas (294) - ITALY - MAR 24, 2016
33cl @ bottle. Aroma ottimo, bell’aspetto. Predomina il dolce, molto beverina. Birra ottima.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsporrer (711) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 20, 2016
Poured from a bottle. Pours a dark brown with a big fluffy tan head and plenty of lacing. Faint aroma of dark malts. Medium body, not very thick. Very smooth and creamy with a slightly malty taste. Flavors are not very prominent. OK, but pretty plain and unremarkable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerRenter76 (831) - Texas, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Originally rated on 8/5/08. My first try at an oatmeal stout, i like oatmeal, and stouts, it sounded like an intriguing combination. It had a black body with a thin tan head. aroma of roasted malts, and coffee. Flavor also had the roasted malt, coffee and brown sugar, not any oatmeal to speak of however. Mouthfeel was creamy and was very smooth, with a sweet aftertaste. I will definatley give this another try

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
melush (2816) - SPAIN - MAR 19, 2016
Bottle 55cl / Botella 55cl. @ Cerveceria Internacional, Sevilla, España. A: Dark brown / Marron oscuro. T/S: Roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, slightly smoky / Malta tostada, cafe, chocolate, ligeramente ahumado.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
nazbion (295) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - MAR 17, 2016
Pours deep black with persistent frothy beige head. Sweet nose, toasted malts, bread, light smoked. Taste is sweet, light bitter, sticky finish. Medium body, smooth palate. Balanced, nice stout.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nybol (1430) - DENMARK - MAR 12, 2016
En god smag af noget ala lakrids, har en let humlet smag, og en lettere røget eftersmag. En god øl der kan drikkes både til mad, men er faktisk også rigtig god alene.


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