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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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While it may resemble a popular Irish Stout, our Oatmeal Stout is quite different. Most notably it's sweeter. Chocolate, coffee and caramel flavors round out this smooth, full-bodied beer.


4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
edbeered (2) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - SEP 5, 2004 does not count
A great new (on draft only)offering from Summit. Smooth and balanced-the flavors are quite subtle. Thereís chocolate, oatmeal, and a hint of fruit(plum?).

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Indy (87) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - MAR 4, 2005
Truly tragic to see this one go the way of the dodo. Then again, Iím glad I was able to have some at all. This is one of the best stouts Iíve ever had...like Guiness with better aroma and more crispness. I really hope it comes around again.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
peteysmu (63) - USA - DEC 25, 2011

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dysurian (3) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 25, 2007 does not count
Nitro tap at Groveland Tap. Aroma is complex after head dissapates: caramel, coffee, with slight chocolate and raisin in the background. Appearence is black with a standard frothy nitro head. Slight chocolate bitterness carries through a medium sour finish. Medium full bodied, definitely notice the oatmeal, but it could be a little less thin.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
punkeedo (498) - Covington, Louisiana, USA - SEP 30, 2008
2008 Tap. This is an excellent Oatmeal Stout, perhaps the best I’ve ever had. Deep, dark chocolate color with a resiliant, beautiful cream-colored head. This head lasted ’til the end of the glass, which I nursed. Smells of chocolate, maybe a little fruit, and coffee. Tastes of dark, roasted malts and brown sugar with a light alcohol aftertaste. All the flavors work beautifully together, making this ultra-quaffable and fun to drink. Enjoy!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
obxdude10 (2076) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 29, 2009
This oatmeal stout is truely a far cry from most of the others Iíve sampled in the past. But that was a good thing. I sampled this beauty on the Craft Ale Houseís nitro tap, and it delivered a ton of flavor and character. The color was black and the head was a beautiful brown color. There was plenty of lacing left behind on the glass, as well. In the nose, I picked up on a ton of chocolate and coffee notes. The flavors features more tones of cocoa and coffee, but also included some hints of caramel, cream and light hops. The body was extremely smooth and very drinkable. The finish had almost a milkshake-like character to it. This is definitely one of the better oatmeal stouts Iíve had the pleasure of sampling.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
chronictonic (473) - Oreland, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 5, 2009
Tap at union jacks- opaque black pour with thin tan head. Aroma is mild - could be that itís served a bit too cold. Coffee and roasted malts, along with some toffee and chocoate. Flavor is sweet and roasty some chocolate, sweet grains. A bit thin in body - again could be the temp - lacks the mouthfeel of an oatmeal stout but the flavor is great

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djroehler (290) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Summit tap room tour. Pour was beautiful, best rolling cascade Iíve ever seen. Settles black with thick creamy mocha head. Aroma is rich roasted malt, oatmeal and coffee, vanilla and molasses. Taste is incredibly smooth and creamy, oatmeal and coffee upfront, vanilla, caramel, slight chocolate. Itís sweet throughout, but never overpowering.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
puzzl (3252) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 23, 2009
Nitro tap at Barcade. At first this wasnít doing it for me, but the more I drank it the more it grew on me. Nice toasty, roasty aroma, with notes of cookie and chocolate chip. Delicious flavor, perfectly chocolatey and dry. Supremely chuggable. Best beer Iíve had in a while, the kind of beer that made me want to put down the pen and stop ticking for the night. I didnít, of course, but I should have. This beer was awesome, second to only Dieu du Cielís Aphrodisiaque in the Dry Stout style.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kidmartinek (3742) - austin, Texas, USA - JUN 28, 2010
Black pour with a really dense, tight foam head very, very milky aroma, with just a tinge of sugar. Flavor is woody, chocolately, and there are some little hops in there on the finish. Silky, milky mouthfeel. Draws down with a curtain of foam but then runs down clean. If you donít know how already, learn how to enjoy this beer.


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