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Convict Hill Oatmeal Stout - Independence Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

312 Ratings
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Ratings: 312
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 20
Gots: 49 | FT: 2
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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Dope

Massachusetts

4.24/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Not quite black, a very dark brown pour. Good sized and very dense chocolate milk-colored head. Solid lacing and great thick lacework left behind.

S: Interesting aroma. Smells more like a toasted malt than a roasted malt. Notable oatmeal and a little bit of char.

T: Lots and lots of oatmeal in this one. Heavy on the graininess from start to finish. Sweet, creamy oatmeal blends with a charry roasted malt and hints of chocolate to make for a really nice treat. Even get some bitter roasted coffee, particularly on the back end with hints of char and just enough oatmeal and chocolate to sweeten it up a bit.

M: Medium bodied and ultra smooth and creamy.

O: Really nice oatmeal stout, took me by surprise. Robust oatmeal flavor really balances out the roasted malt flavors, while lending such a creamy mouthfeel. Really good oatmeal stout, one of the best. Delicious.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2013 01:51:20 | More by Dope
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IrishColonial

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.5%

07-10-2013 17:55:12 | More by IrishColonial
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RayOhioFelton

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

07-07-2013 22:56:50 | More by RayOhioFelton
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Bearman13

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

07-02-2013 01:43:05 | More by Bearman13
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JamLand

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

07-01-2013 22:30:58 | More by JamLand
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Stevotex

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.5%

06-19-2013 00:14:55 | More by Stevotex
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Paccamacca

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

06-13-2013 00:09:32 | More by Paccamacca
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jngrizzaffi

Texas

3/5  rDev -23.9%

06-07-2013 05:24:26 | More by jngrizzaffi
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Rau71

California

3/5  rDev -23.9%

06-04-2013 15:04:40 | More by Rau71
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Isotope

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

05-23-2013 02:42:57 | More by Isotope
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.5%

05-22-2013 03:24:34 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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1424IpA

California

3/5  rDev -23.9%

05-22-2013 02:58:54 | More by 1424IpA
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

05-22-2013 01:40:45 | More by AlexFields
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barbellsNbeers

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

05-16-2013 02:23:09 | More by barbellsNbeers
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scratch69

Missouri

4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured a bottle into a mug.

Appearance- Very dark brown color with a finger and a half worth of tan head. Light amount of lacing.

Smell- Light aroma of roasted malt and oats.

Taste- Roasted malt and light coffee flavor with a hint of char and dark chocolate.

Mouthfeel- Full bodied and smooth. Light amount of carbonation.

Overall- A nice stout with no hint of booziness from the ABV. An easy drinking and enjoyable stout.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2013 22:25:53 | More by scratch69
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Xzfgiimtsath

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

05-10-2013 00:28:05 | More by Xzfgiimtsath
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Convict Hill Oatmeal Stout has a fairly thin, tan head and a very dark brown appearance, with red highlights under light. A thin lacing sheen is left behind on the glass. The aroma is of sweet, dark-roasted barley malt, cream, coffee, and chocolate. The flavor is of all those, plus some astringency, coal, and a mellow hop bitterness across the sip. Mouthfeel is pretty heavy and viscous, and Convict Hill Oatmeal Stout finishes dry, sweet, and wonderful. This is a delicious beer, and the drinker just does not pick up the 8% abv. Overall, I rate it most excellent.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2013 23:34:13 | More by RonaldTheriot
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deadliest

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

05-08-2013 00:04:30 | More by deadliest
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Tiernan

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

05-06-2013 22:25:39 | More by Tiernan
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ChanceK

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.5%

04-27-2013 22:30:20 | More by ChanceK
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superspak

Michigan

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

I got this one in a trade with Cyde. 12 ounce bottle into snifter, bottled on 11/4/2012. Pours pitch black color with a nice 1-2 finger fairly dense dark khaki head with good retention that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Some nice spotty lacing on the glass. Aromas of chocolate, cocoa, oatmeal, caramel, molasses, light coffee, dark fruits, roasted malt, and roasted earthiness. Very nice and balanced dark/roasted malt aromas; with good strength. Taste of big chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, molasses, coffee, oatmeal, slight dark fruit, and roasted earthiness. Slight roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of chocolate, cocoa, caramel, coffee, molasses, and roasted malt on the finish for a bit. Damn nice complexity and balance of roasted/dark malt flavor; with zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and fairly full bodied; with a creamy, slick, and chewy mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden at 9.2%, with hardly any warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is an excellent imperial oatmeal stout! Great robustness and balance of flavors; and very smooth to sip on. Really enjoyed this one.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2013 04:15:18 | More by superspak
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canders0927

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

04-24-2013 12:30:33 | More by canders0927
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J_Dub

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

04-24-2013 01:18:36 | More by J_Dub
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oline73

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

04-16-2013 23:00:16 | More by oline73
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Gagnonsux

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.5%

04-05-2013 00:47:05 | More by Gagnonsux
Convict Hill Oatmeal Stout from Independence Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 312 ratings.