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Brewer's Alley Oatmeal Stout - Brewer's Alley Restaurant & Brewery

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88
very good

34 Ratings
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Brewer's Alley Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Yet another British style. Stouts are black beers which have strong roast and burnt characteristics. The dark malts used give this beer a wonderfully rich aroma and taste. It is not hopped very heavily and oats are used in this particular style because they lend a fuller mouthfeel.

(Beer added by: Todd on 07-07-2004)
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TennesseeTim


4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

03-29-2012 17:53:18 | More by TennesseeTim
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Gbr614

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

10-19-2013 04:27:42 | More by Gbr614
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RBorsato

Virginia

4.68/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

On tap 11/09/04 at Brewer's Alley.

Black in color with a big creamy brown head. Hops were much more noticeable in both aroma and flavor in the cask conditioned version versus the tap version. The roastiness and chocolate malt aroma and flavor did carry through to balance it out though. Medium-full bodied, smooth and creamier than the tap version.

The cask conditioned version was much more creamy and hoppy than the tap version and I preferred the cask version more.

Per Chalkboard: 6.8% ABV

Serving type: cask

11-11-2004 22:01:45 | More by RBorsato
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bubseymour

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

03-10-2013 18:29:03 | More by bubseymour
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bigeyedfish89

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

02-11-2012 03:27:26 | More by bigeyedfish89
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wrightst

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-28-2013 13:14:47 | More by wrightst
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Chvck1

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

07-05-2014 17:12:44 | More by Chvck1
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LXIXME

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

07-01-2013 23:34:23 | More by LXIXME
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BostonKyle

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

08-21-2012 15:34:01 | More by BostonKyle
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tugdriver7

Maryland

4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Stouts can be a mouthful (literally) and oatmeal stouts can sometimes be quite rich in taste, at the risk of losing some drinkability. This one is an exception--an oatmeal that is both tasty and has just the right amount of bubbly carbonation and lighter mouthfeel to be exquisitely refreshing. On tap in "The Fred" yesterday on a break from the AOPA Fly-in. Gorgeous, deep (almost black) color in the glass; roasted malt in the nose and the unmistakable roasted taste in the mouth, but the unexpected (refreshing) carbonation and the lighter mouthfeel made it extremely tasty. Not overpowering and definitely no astringent alcohol taste--even as it warmed. I prefer their Brown Ale, but chose this one just for a change. It was really good! Well worth the try.

Serving type: on-tap

06-08-2008 15:40:17 | More by tugdriver7
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ToAzwethinkweizm

Maryland

4.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Date: 7 March 2011
Glass: 5oz pilsner
Type: On-tap

Drank on tap at Brewer's Alley in Frederick, MD. Taken from notes:

Appearance: Deep caramel color, constant film, fantastic lacing.

Smell: Aroma of unsweetened cocoa and milk chocolate.

Taste: Smooth taste with a hint of cocoa and a touch of dark malts.

Mouthfeel: Bitter chocolate flavor left on palate, very pleasant....that's about it!

Drinkability: Smooth like Guinness but not as bland. I think most non-regular beer drinkers would enjoy this.

This ale should be casked.

Serving type: on-tap

03-10-2011 03:15:43 | More by ToAzwethinkweizm
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.8%

07-24-2014 00:17:08 | More by DrBier
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NumberNone

Maryland

4/5  rDev +0.8%

08-05-2012 01:35:19 | More by NumberNone
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-09-2013 02:47:07 | More by Jspriest
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Flying_Moose

Maryland

4/5  rDev +0.8%

02-24-2013 13:53:54 | More by Flying_Moose
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Hopscat

Maryland

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-04-2014 20:00:53 | More by Hopscat
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mcphish22

Maryland

4/5  rDev +0.8%

07-05-2013 01:50:18 | More by mcphish22
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Nlawrence301

Maryland

3.89/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at brewers alley
Appearance is nearly black/ dark brown
Aroma has roasted malt, vanilla, chocolate
Taste pretty much follows the aroma, little bit of vanilla, chocolate, and oatmeal, along with some nice roasted malt.
Beer is nicely carbonated, not too heavy, not too light
Overall this is a solid beer, not great, but pretty good.
Def the best beer I've had at this establishment, but that's not saying much (ever heard of hops tom Flores)

Serving type: on-tap

02-09-2014 21:07:24 | More by Nlawrence301
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BMMillsy

Florida

3.83/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Rating from memory. This is a hometown beer for me, being from the Frederick area. Pours dark black with low carbonation and a bhit of off-white head. Nice and chewy mouthfeel here, and works nicely especially as it warms. Flavor is a big roasty and hearty oatmeal flavor that ends with a nice chocolate finish. Not a super sweet one with the roasty bitter balancing this nicely, but pretty solid.

Serving type: on-tap

10-17-2013 01:55:29 | More by BMMillsy
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yankiac

Maryland

3.8/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Let me begin by saying that I am not very familiar with this style of beer. Having been said.

This beer had an interesting vanilla flavor to it that made it intriguing at first. As the night went on, however, i became bored with the initial taste explosion i had experienced and the beer slowly became less appealing. It's very sweet and I could not drink this beer all night. Worth a try if you get a chance though.

Serving type: on-tap

03-12-2009 17:40:14 | More by yankiac
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-16-2012 15:05:03 | More by mendvicdog
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TheTinDoor

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

01-13-2013 04:10:05 | More by TheTinDoor
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waiting4lunch

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

09-23-2012 18:27:40 | More by waiting4lunch
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bmur112

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

01-14-2013 20:11:25 | More by bmur112
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

12-22-2013 20:12:08 | More by BillRoth
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Brewer's Alley Oatmeal Stout from Brewer's Alley Restaurant & Brewery
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