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Millstream Back Road Stout - Millstream Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

274 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 274
Reviews: 148
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.83%
Wants: 9
Gots: 10 | 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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Photo of ChicagoNick
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

ChicagoNick, Jun 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

ChipChaight, Jun 15, 2014
Photo of beergoot
4.39/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Black body with a rich, tan head. Coffee, charred grain, and chocolate in the aroma. The taste reflects the aroma with the addition of bitter black walnut and hazelnut and a very faint vanilla presence; terse hop bitterness. Medium-heavy feel; slick and oily with a semi-dry finish.

This felt more like a dry stout to me. It's packed with dark, welcoming warmth. Plenty of roasted character in the smell and taste and it finishes with a complex offering of delicate malt sweetness and dry hop bitterness and feel. Very nicely done.

beergoot, Jun 07, 2014
Photo of MikeWard
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

MikeWard, May 22, 2014
Photo of Dave2234
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Dave2234, May 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Satchboogie, May 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

wellsnb, Apr 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Jaysmittyland, Apr 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

jdm5161, Apr 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

JKWBMH, Apr 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Saxboy10, Apr 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

smithj4, Apr 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

MikeDre, Apr 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

andy1701, Apr 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

DaveMiller, Apr 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

acurtis, Apr 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Artjsantos, Apr 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

RandyKemka, Apr 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Fantalek, Apr 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Morey, Apr 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

beerguy23, Apr 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

herrlybird, Apr 02, 2014
Photo of AUGRAD06
3.53/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A lighter stout than I expected. Nice deep roast color, with a nice tan head. I predominately tasted coco powder and the oat meal. It's not a "sweet" stout by any means. It is light, and leaves a very mild aftertaste on your tongue. I almost taste a fruitiness I can't place after I swallow. A good stout if you're looking something that isn't thick and rich feeling.

AUGRAD06, Mar 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

dithridge, Mar 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

buckyp, Mar 30, 2014
Millstream Back Road Stout from Millstream Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 274 ratings.