Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Sweet Stout
Tadcaster, England


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RATINGS: 3266   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
edgallow (3077) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 21, 2012
16.9 oz bottle pours black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee and a hint of chocolate. Taste is pretty much the same.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JorgeLee (1518) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2015
Bottle. Another one of those classic beers that pre-dates and lives on through the craft explosion. Dark black. Thick white head. Looks like a stout but that shouldn’t be hard tomachieve. Smooth. Roastiness but not harsh and bitter, soft and mellow. Hint of a lactic flavour. Very nice indeed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
agent_persik (595) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 27, 2015
Black colour, small beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, oats, berries, cocoa. Sweet lightly dry taste. Thin to medium body and average carbonation. Nice stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AlfredoGarcia (183) - Santiago, CHILE - NOV 24, 2015
355 ml bottle. Bought in La mise en Biere in Lausanne. Dark british stout smell, with coffe, cereals, butter, soy, and that natural refreshing water smell. Dark color with a brown creamy head. Interesting taste, never tried an outmeal stout before, but the name seems pretty acurate, it’s a stout taste, but with least toasted flavour, could be named sweet, yes, but it’s a different more frutal flavor. Got some peach there, grapes, dark fruit, bread. Good taste and fantastic packaging.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
emartell (307) - Zapopan, Jalisco, MEXICO - NOV 22, 2015
Notas a avena y grano, en general muy maltosa. Color negro, carbonatacion y corona de espuma media, excelente retención, cuerpo redondo. En boca maltosa, notas a avena y ligera acidez. Al paladar fácil de beber, cremosa, densa, aterciopelada, de largo final y muy bien equilibrada. En general una excelente cerveza, que nunca deja de sorprender y que se disfruta completamente.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tysongillmore (358) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Smooth, almost "chocolatey". I like most of the Samuel Smith brews. ---Rated via BeerBuddy for iPhone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tognetta (493) - Campinas, BRAZIL - NOV 17, 2015
Negra, espuma bege, boa formação e média persistência. Aroma achocolatado, torrado, aveia, leve aroma de frutas vermelho escuras, leve café no início . No paladar o achocolatado fica ainda mais evidente, amargor torrado, seco. Corpo leve/médio, com média carbonatação. Aftertaste mais para café e torrado, de media/longa persistência, mantendo um leve dulçor. Otima stout !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mario_giri (230) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 13, 2015
Kurze Review von Untappd: Light but tasty Stout. Nuttin’ special but highly drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChrisSc (457) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 7, 2015
550ml bottle into tulip. Minneapolis. Decent stout a suppose. Bought this to use in a recipe. Aroma is fairly subtle : roasted barley, nutty, earthy. Very dark brown with lacy tan head. Medium sweet, nutty taste. Fairy smooth texture. Lighter body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mrjez (194) - Osaka, JAPAN - NOV 3, 2015
Pours a dark brown with a finger of bubbly light tan head. Aroma of oats, malt, a touch of aniseed. Taste is excellently balanced, oats, chocolate, roasted malt. It goes down smoothly, medium-bodied, easy drinking, has a creaminess with a dry finish. Great stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scrumpy369 (32) - - NOV 2, 2015
Bottle at csakajo. Dark brown beer with a light brown head. Nose of nuts toffee and cocoa. The alcohol is dominant in the nose as well. Taste feels like cured meat at first, even though it isn’t smoked beer. This taste remains dominant for me. Aftertaste is very nice nutty-chocolately, but at first it feels like raw meat. Not very special for me.

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