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Trader Joe's Stockyard Oatmeal Stout - Trader Joe's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

598 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 598
Reviews: 344
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 23
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Trader Joe's Brewing Company
California, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 08-25-2002)
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granger10

Wisconsin

4.15/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

It looked solid enough and the aroma was there, but this was an oatmeal stout from trader joe's for 79 cents a bottle. There had to be something wrong with the taste or something. Nope. This was great! Three dominant flavors of oats, coffee, and roasted malts. Not too complex, a bit thin for a stout, and somewhat bitter. But it was still a great beer. I had a few by themselves then a few with some brats and they actually paired well to me. This rivals Arcadia Imperial Stout and Hennepin for the best taste to price ratio.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2003 13:33:14 | More by granger10
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-20-2014 19:24:51 | More by Howlader
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LooseMoose1978

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-20-2014 01:22:15 | More by LooseMoose1978
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breakingbland

Michigan

3.63/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours an almost completely opaque brown. The scant translucent brown head dissipated to a foam ring.

The aroma was roasty and of coffee with some sweetness and a little breadiness. There was no hops component to the aroma.

Sweetness carries the day here and virtually overpowers the roastiness. This beer seems too sweet even for this style. There was only a hint of hops astringency.

This beer has a light body with medium carbonation.

Overall, this beer is OK, but was a little too sweet even for me. Reminds me of a milk stout.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2014 22:43:36 | More by breakingbland
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wesley777

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-13-2014 19:10:24 | More by wesley777
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DrBass

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

07-08-2014 03:15:55 | More by DrBass
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Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-08-2014 03:13:20 | More by olbubba
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Chefzertuche


4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

07-06-2014 03:10:22 | More by Chefzertuche
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Mineo

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

07-05-2014 23:43:20 | More by Mineo
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david18

New York

2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

07-05-2014 12:54:46 | More by david18
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Lukebell15

Texas

3/5  rDev -22.1%

07-05-2014 02:01:14 | More by Lukebell15
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JMScowcroft

Vermont

3/5  rDev -22.1%

07-04-2014 23:02:54 | More by JMScowcroft
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nleaders

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-03-2014 09:40:42 | More by nleaders
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Stockyard Oatmeal Stout has a thick, creamy, frothy, beige head, lots of heavy lacing left on the glass, and a dark brown appearance. The aroma is of dark-roasted, but not burnt, barley malts, sweet chocolate, and some coffee. Taste is of sweet, dark-roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, and smooth bitterness (chicory). Mouthfeel is medium and creamy (from the oatmeal), and Stockyard Oatmeal Stout finishes powdery and very delicious. Drinkability is quite high.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2014 23:35:08 | More by RonaldTheriot
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pjbfromkc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-26-2014 14:14:31 | More by pjbfromkc
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djaeon

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-25-2014 00:15:52 | More by djaeon
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B_B

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

06-20-2014 01:12:37 | More by B_B
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phlegming

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

06-16-2014 17:07:28 | More by phlegming
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kkazemi

New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

06-15-2014 03:15:30 | More by kkazemi
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JoeyClearman


4/5  rDev +3.9%

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KevMo84

California

3/5  rDev -22.1%

06-09-2014 01:28:36 | More by KevMo84
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Furlinator

California

3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours opaque very dark brown with cola edges. The 1/2 inch khaki head settles to a film and thick ring on top that leaves thick strands of lace.

The smell is of coffee, dark chocolate, roasted malt and a hint of vanilla.

The taste is of roasted malt with chocolate and coffee accents.

The texture is medium bodied with high carbonation.

I'm pleasantly surprised by this one. A solid oatmeal stout. Roasted malt dominates with chocolate and coffee accents. Very good on its own; outstanding considering its price.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2014 02:46:08 | More by Furlinator
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cd34

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

05-31-2014 04:20:48 | More by cd34
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CreightonSM

New York

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

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Texas

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Trader Joe's Stockyard Oatmeal Stout from Trader Joe's Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 598 ratings.