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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Sweet Stout
Tadcaster, England

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3241   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.

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4.2
NJBeerman013 (1054) - Hamilton Twp., New Jersey, USA - DEC 16, 2002
MMM... Well crafted beer. Very thick and creamy. Sweet taste and heavy mouthfeel made this beer exceptional.

3.9
beerslayer (753) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 13, 2002
Nice balance you could taste the oatmeal. This one is smooth and creamy. Good Stuff

4.2
fraternie (1030) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 12, 2002
One of the best stouts I have ever had, oatmeal or otherwise. Incredible head and creamy body, almost a roasted nut flavor on top of the chocolate flavor typical of most stouts. God I love this company.

3.7
duece (103) - Waterford, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 9, 2002
Full but quickly dissapating head, very fragrant aroma rich smoky. Nice bitter finish but initial taste a little thin. Overall enjoyable but unlikely to become a regular stout for me.

4.4
uhorpheus (215) - houston, Texas, USA - DEC 8, 2002
Great stout. I could actually taste the oatmeal. Wonderful thick brown head.

4.2
beerguy101 (5364) - Newark, California, USA - DEC 6, 2002
Black color. Very thick full cascading “G” type head. Aroma is roasted malts and chocolates. A nice silky smooth. Medium bodied sweet stout. Mild malts and hops. A very flavorful beer. Nice chocolate and coffee flavor. Well balanced. Just wish it were in a brown bottle. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter and a touch dry. What a sweet stout should be

4.2
hoorayforbeer (105) - Denton, Texas, USA - DEC 3, 2002
Just plain good..............................................

4.5
iguanatom (24) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - DEC 3, 2002
Damn fine beer!! This has the full flavors that make beer worth drinking. It has better a cleaner creamy finish that comes unexpectedly after that full bodied flavor as well. You can taste a hint of coffee among the complex roasts, but nothing overpowers ... just tastes great.

3.9
mikejmadden99 (103) - Mountain Top, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 3, 2002
I really do not get the smell form this brew as I do with other Oatmeal Stouts. It lack that, and the taste is good but cannoot amke up for the missing strong smell present in most oatmeal stouts. A good smell gets the mind and the mouth going in antisipation of the beer taste to come.

3.3
Hansen (8618) - Assentoft, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2002
It's good, but not that good!. Has something like a aroma as sherry, which is found again in the taste. But I didn't find it so good a combination for a beer.


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