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Short’s Über Goober Oatmeal Stout



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RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (9053) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 7, 2010
Dark brown pour, tan head. Aroma has some wonderful peanut butter and peanut oil with a hint of molasses, roasted malt and a touch of chocolate. Flavor has peanuty goodness mixed with peanut oil. Kind of odd. And this bottle had a little sourness. Would have been amazing if not for the sourness. Damn.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (8867) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 30, 2009
Thank you Derek for sending this Growler my way! Poured a dark black color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of roast, some lighter oatiness, nutty, chocolate, and smokey. Peanuts. Tastes of roast, chocolate, oats, and nutty. I like the way the peanuts were done and presented ’themselves’ in this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8566) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 9, 2010
Bottle from the new 6-pack seasonal. Tremendous roast aroma, black with fabulous brown head. Carbonation is right there. The taste is very sour, I cannot imagine that this is intentional. Yes, peanut, yes stout. But sour? Above average mouthfeel, but sour is one step backward for me, one big step backward for the masses.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (8433) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 22, 2010
12 ounce bottle cracked open by some new and old friends. Thanks! I guess this is an infected bottle, but for me, it worked very well. Pours a very dark brown color with a medium tan head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, peanuts and cherries. The taste is quite tart, with notes of green apple and cherry, as well as peanuts, butterscotch and chocolate. Smooth, medium bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8241) - , 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dogbrick (7973) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 15, 2011
This brew pours a dark mahogany brown color with a medium light beige head that recedes quickly. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of peanuts and chocolate malt. Medium body with flavors that a a fairly radical departure from the smell. Notes of solvents undermine the roast malt and peanut butter flavors. Either something got into this batch or this beer needs an overhaul. Fairly disappointing beer from a brewery that has otherwise impressed me thus far.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BMan1113VR (7854) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 29, 2010
Bottle thanks to blutt59. High hopes on this one. Pours with a huge brown head and a black body with good lace. Aroma is strong, with husky and deep, rich peanut butter, dusty, alcohol and chocolate. Taste is infected, sour, acrid coffee and chocolate. Light bubbles. Ruined.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ughsmash (7125) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 25, 2011
Bottled. Poured deep brown with eerie red highlights.. short-lived dark tan head. The aroma picked up peanut-butter-laden shortbread upfront with backing from graham crackers and milk chocolate.. nothing in there I didn’t like, but it was odd coming across in beer form.. sweet, yet savory. The flavor found more black patent than chocolate malts at the core, with something like nutella air floating around.. slick and kind of sour through the palate, lacking the depth and substance the nose promised.. maybe a touch of oxidation or infection, especially evident on the back. Medium-bodied with low carbonation on the palate.. the feel and flow degraded as the drink progressed.. something seemed wrong here.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (6849) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - APR 3, 2011
Courtesy of markwise. Thanks! Pours a pretty dark mahogany with thin mocha like head. The aroma is just about like opening a fresh jar of car trunk warmed peanut butter. I really don’t get much else beyond the legume-ness. The taste isn’t as all encompassing ‘peanut’ as the nose with peanut butter, some mild chocolate, nutty maltiness and malts. It has a mild level of spicy hops that seems to reside around the edges of the flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
sebletitje (6641) - Enghien, BELGIUM - FEB 13, 2010
courtesy of tpd975 pours dark brown/black, thin mocha head. Again this was a very fizzy beer, similar in disappointment to their PB&J. Aroma, light roast, malty, peanut was actually more present than PB&J. flavor, peanut flavors, some roasted caramel malts, hints of chocolate, lingering sourness, a beer that just went wrong. Overly infected

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