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Millstream Back Road Stout - Millstream Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

252 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 252
Reviews: 146
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.06%
Wants: 8
Gots: 5 | 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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Cramerican

North Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

12-23-2013 05:32:54 | More by Cramerican
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TEdubbaD

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.2%

12-22-2013 03:45:08 | More by TEdubbaD
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

12-09-2013 05:46:22 | More by XmnwildX12
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jwmoore

Iowa

4/5  rDev +7.2%

12-06-2013 20:40:24 | More by jwmoore
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sparx1100

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

11-29-2013 18:21:16 | More by sparx1100
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Allurex

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

11-21-2013 06:32:35 | More by Allurex
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AnthemOfTheSun

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

10-25-2013 03:08:29 | More by AnthemOfTheSun
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vikinghorn

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.2%

10-21-2013 01:34:06 | More by vikinghorn
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

10-12-2013 15:19:39 | More by OregonGrown7
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smogfood

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

10-10-2013 22:09:28 | More by smogfood
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Wetenkamp

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

10-08-2013 00:36:00 | More by Wetenkamp
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egrace84

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

09-30-2013 05:38:57 | More by egrace84
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

09-16-2013 22:44:17 | More by Chucker17
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ToddSoonerFan

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

08-23-2013 01:01:53 | More by ToddSoonerFan
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tom79mp

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.2%

08-10-2013 06:51:34 | More by tom79mp
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zeff80

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-27-2013 19:56:38 | More by zeff80
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eph1291

Iowa

4/5  rDev +7.2%

07-05-2013 17:37:18 | More by eph1291
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Kingcurio

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-03-2013 03:10:07 | More by Kingcurio
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

07-01-2013 08:51:34 | More by jzlyo
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Ilafan

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-27-2013 23:00:00 | More by Ilafan
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.6%

05-08-2013 13:38:38 | More by tommyguz
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EROCK75

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.2%

03-18-2013 14:41:33 | More by EROCK75
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redblacks75

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

03-14-2013 17:05:38 | More by redblacks75
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Beertender01

Minnesota

3.28/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

A slightly better than average stout.

I've had this in both the bottle and on tap (and also freshly from the brewer's taps). I prefer to avoid the bottle as it can be a totally different experience (one that the brewer could remedy with the purchase of a new bottling machine).

Normally this is a competent little beer that doesn't overwhelm you.
It pours black with a brown head that quickly dissipates.
Chocolate and roasted malts. The taste for fresher batches is more crisp. When the been has sat for a while (in the keg or the bottle), that crispness goes away.

Very drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

03-06-2013 21:54:00 | More by Beertender01
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Mdodge8837

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.2%

02-16-2013 17:39:44 | More by Mdodge8837
Millstream Back Road Stout from Millstream Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 252 ratings.