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Convict Hill Oatmeal Stout - Independence Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

329 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 329
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.15%
Wants: 18
Gots: 54 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

N_Schleret, Jun 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

jkhobbs99, Jun 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Getalegup, Jun 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

ejfreed, Jun 17, 2014
Photo of Devin_Curtis
4.65/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: poured nice and dark like a stout should be, great thick, dark tan head.

S: smells amazing! Lots of coffee, little bit of bitter dark chocolate.

T: loads of great coffee flavor followed by some slight bitterness from the hops with the slight chocolate after swallowing.

M: wonderfully carbonated, smooth and creamy from the flaked oatmeal.

O: the perfect breakfast stout. Tons of coffee flavor, followed by just the right amount of chocolate.

Devin_Curtis, Jun 17, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into Spiegelau tulip.

A: Pours pitch black with minimal tan head.

S: Lots of roasted malt, coffee, and vanilla.

T: Smokey, bitter burnt coffee, roasted malt, leather, a good hop presence, and a slight metallic after-taste.

M: Medium body, carbonation comes through more than expected. Surprisingly crisp, rather than the silky-smooth feel I'm accustomed to in most oatmeal stouts.

O: I'd say this was good, but definitely not great. My biggest gripe might be the smokey burnt coffee seemed to take over the entire beer. I think coffee can be great in stouts, but this one just went too far with it.

d5001986, Jun 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.9%

rspauldi, Jun 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

KShophead, Jun 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

taospowder, Apr 04, 2014
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5/5  rDev +26.9%

joelmichaelcoffman, Apr 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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robgage, Mar 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

cgrunin, Mar 15, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to Skuter, ChewyLewy, and scribe594 for sharing this one at Skuter's tasting.

Pours an almost opaque super dark orange-brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Tiny dots of lace form slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, toasted oat, and cocoa aromas. Taste is much the same with cocoa, char, and oat flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a nice cocoa and char combination going on in the flavor.

UCLABrewN84, Mar 10, 2014
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JustCallMeALal, Feb 18, 2014
Convict Hill Oatmeal Stout from Independence Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 329 ratings.