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Millstream Back Road Stout - Millstream Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

265 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 265
Reviews: 146
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.83%
Wants: 9
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Millstream Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The 'oatmeal' in the name is due the 5% oatmeal in the the grist of this brew. Oats give beer a real thick mouthfeel, something definitely desirable in a stout! Black malt and roasted barley give the beer its color, and coffee-like flavors. If you like thick full-bodied & smooth stout, this beer is for you!

22 IBU

(Beer added by: jt31914 on 06-19-2010)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Welp, this was a nice sixer of a solid oaty. Not outstanding, but a very good drinker that would be nice in the DBF this coming winter.

The pour was always very good – dark ass brown/black with a frothy tan head and supportive lacing. Good smeller too – tons of chocolate bar with a marshmallow backing. Dry and crisp finish, nicely done.

Taste is where it wimped out a bit, solid Oaty of chocolate, coffee and malt – but on the weak side. Still decent and tasty. Good priced at $7.50 a sixer, drink ‘er down !

Vancer, Jul 06, 2007
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Acquired via trade from cpolking, so a big “Thank You” goes out to him. Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler glass.

A: The beer is a deep dark brown color, with a short beige head that fades quickly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, a faint touch of hops but also a metallic quality.

T: The taste starts out very creamy with flavors of coffee, chocolate and roasted oats. The malt character is on the thin side for the style but it works well for this particular beer. The hops presence I mild but complementary and brings a decent balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and very smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, decent kick, good representation of style, although there are others in the style that I would choose first, this is still a solid beer to drink for a while if you’re in the mood for the style.

TheManiacalOne, Oct 14, 2012
Millstream Back Road Stout from Millstream Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 265 ratings.