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Convict Hill Oatmeal Stout - Independence Brewing Co.

Convict Hill Oatmeal StoutConvict Hill Oatmeal Stout

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BA SCORE
88
very good

293 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 293
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%


Brewed by:
Independence Brewing Co. visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Redrover on 02-12-2009)
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northaustin

Texas

3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

pours solid black with minimal brown head that has good retention and leaves a stringy lacing.

smell: heavy oat dose, minimal roast and a sort of wheaty mineral background. fluctuates between nice roasted oats awesomeness and weird soy sauce mineral weirdness.

taste is much more mellow than the smell. nice roast, with minimal coffee. once again oat is upfront.

mouthfeel: silky in the throat but very creamy in the cheeks. best part so far.

drinkability: cant really go wrong at 5.99 a four pack. the alchohol is very well masked and the beer is full of flavor. it just smells weird in my opinion. it is also very fresh right now and i cant wait to see how this tastes after a few months. this and stash are becoming my go to local grab.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2010 06:25:24 | More by northaustin
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Convict Hill Oatmeal Stout from Independence Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 293 ratings.