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Short’s Über Goober Oatmeal Stout



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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
Uber Goober is a highly coveted Oatmeal Stout that has the largest grain bill in the entire Short’s beer portfolio. Uber Goober has roughly a handful of peanuts in every glass, which creates the rich aromas of chocolate nuttiness. Creamy oatmeal, fused with peanut puree in this beer, coincides perfectly with the caramel and roasted grain flavors of the malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 2, 2011
Dark brown pour with a small tan head. Aroma of peanut shells and roasted malt. Flavor of roasty malt with peanuts on the finish. Pretty good stuff!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtw (1153) - farmington, Michigan, USA - JAN 1, 2011
12 oz bottle, pours a dark opaque with slight tinges of brown at the edges. little carbonation or head, and aroma strongly suggestive of reese’s peanut butter cups. peanut and roasted barley dominate, along with just a hint of balancing green hops bitterness. surprisingly peanutty flavored, because i assumed the nut oils wouldn’t readily blend with the beer but it’s certainly a neat brew and i’d revisit it, probably with dessert.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JoshuaB (476) - Detroit, Michigan, USA - DEC 31, 2010
Yummy yummy in my tummy. Nice oily mouthfeel. I love peanuts. George Washington Carver approved!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RyanMM (416) - Ferndale, Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2010
Pours opaque, black, with a slight mocha head. Nose is both pleasant and frightening at the same time (what’s up with Short’s and doing this to me?) Huge amount of peanut butter notes, some saltiness, a bit of soy. I don’t really get any chocolate on the nose, just salty soy nuts. Dauntingly, I take the first sip...and it’s drinkable. Weird, but drinkable. There’s the chocolate malt on the front of the palate, followed by salty nuttiness on the midtongue and more chocolate and caramel on the finish. Thinnish mouthfeel, very little carbonation, sweet, salty, imperceptible bittering.

This beer is a parlor trick, because it doesn’t taste like it smells. It’s also not really my bag. A unique beer, for sure.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arminjewell (9260) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - DEC 26, 2010
Pours deep black with tan head, aroma is peanuts, chocolate, some coffee. Taste is peanut butter, chocolate, roast, and a bitter finish. Wow, fantastic crazy beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiver29 (1036) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - DEC 21, 2010
Bottle pours black with little to no head. Aroma is lactose, ground peanuts, and dark malt. Medium mouthfeel. Flavors are lactose, a mixture of roast and ground peanuts, and finishes with a creamy malt like note.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerman6686 (6329) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 21, 2010
This poured a dark brown color with a beige head. Aroma was light chocolate, dark roasted malts and yumy peanuts too. Flavor was not so much reeses peanut butter cup but more of a butter finger with dark chocolate. Great miz of flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hollywoodt (240) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 20, 2010
Poured a dark brown with no real head to speak of. Aroma was mostly roasted peanut. Flavor was peanut with some roasted malts and just a hint of chocolate. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
17thfloor (2443) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 17, 2010
I dug the PB&J, so I’m glad I got to try this (maybe I had it before I don’t remember). Bottle. Man is this some tasty shit. I love peanut butter. What a gorgeous marriage of coffee, roast, chocolate and a hearty peanut butter finish. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (14964) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 12, 2010
Bottle thanks to Styles. Pours black with brown head. Strong nose of freshly cooked peanuts, chocolate malts and coffee. Taste is sweet chocolate malts and peanuts. Hint of vanilla and coffee. Lightish body.

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