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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Sweet Stout
Tadcaster, England

bottled
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on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3384   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 1800s, 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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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
DwightSchrute (51) - Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 25, 2010
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 1800s, 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.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ANZUShophunter (408) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 18, 2017
From bottle in Belgian ale glass. Pours black with light tan head and aroma of choc malt. Smooth and tasty with a nicely balanced bittersweet finish. Excellent brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerowl80 (367) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2017
Bottle. Pours black. Aroma of chocolate, light roast malts, nuts and coffee. Moderate sweet taste with light bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel feel. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
YantarCoast (1275) - Moscow, RUSSIA - MAY 14, 2017
355ml bottle from Bochka in Moscow. Pours dark brown with a large foamy tan head. Aroma is milk chocolate, light roasintess. Taste is light sweet, faint coffee, chocolate and light bitter. Very smooth and enjoyable beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerstar88 (580) - Bavaria, GERMANY - MAY 11, 2017
Schwarz mit leichtem Rotstich im Glas, braune cremige Schaumkrone. Rstmalziger Antrunk, der Mittelteil schmeckt nach Kirschlikr Bier Mix gepaart mit angenehmer Sure. Zum Abschluss kommt eine gute Hopfenbittere durch.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Westy1130 (73) - New York, USA - MAY 8, 2017
Poured in pint glass; silky black color with a dark ruby red hue. Aroma/Taste: chocolate, roasted malts, oats and chestnuts. Very smooth on the palate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HopsTamer57 (9) - - MAY 6, 2017 does not count
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DonGregorio (314) - POLAND - APR 30, 2017
Bottle. Black beer with large beige head. Aroma is coffee, roasty, chocolate. Taste is light to medium sweet and bitter, of slightly sour coffee, mild chocolate, nuts, burnt sugar, roasty, some roasted, bittersweet cocoa in the finish. Medium body and carbonation, silky, smooth texture. Very good oatmeal stout.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Davros IX (300) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2017
Bottle at the Rising Sun in Smithfield. A beautiful colour in the glass and a lovely long-lasting head that went right to the bottom. Toasty malts and a lovely smooth velvetiness in my mouth. However, for me anyway, there was a strong and quite overpowering sweetness. I am glad I had it, but it really didnt do it for me.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ironcontra (110) - POLAND - APR 10, 2017
Its not bad for what it is, but to me a bit "one-dimensional" and at that the flavor seems a little weak to me. More bod !

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mister_Li (1291) - GERMANY - APR 8, 2017
Klares dunkelbraun mit durchschnittlicher Schaumkrone. Malzig, leicht slich, Rstaromen, etwas dunkle Schokolade, Kaffee, leicht wrzig, trocken.


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