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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

617 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 617
Reviews: 348
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 23
Gots: 25 | 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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tapman

Illinois

4.53/5  rDev +17.7%

2 finger head with the density of cool whip. The color of the head is a dark tan and the body is opaque black with deep violet hues when held to the lights.

Aroma is plums, smoke, nuts, chocolate and fresh mint hops.

Everything that is in the aroma, plus a low bitterness and a bigger hop presence. This is actually quite hoppy for the abv%.

Smooth, velvety and chewy. Delicious.

My only complaint is that I wish this one was a little bigger, but then the value of $6.99 a sixer would not be there. Plus, I doubt the beer would be as good as it is if thy didn't say make the best beer you can with limited resources. So this one could be better, but if they tried it would only come out worse. Grab this one!

02-23-2011 04:32:21 | More by tapman
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bgildea

Virginia

4.53/5  rDev +17.7%

A: Nice dark black with a small tan head that faded quickly. Significant amount of lacing though.

S: Very strong coffee aroma comes across. Very appetizing.

T: The taste is excellent. Very nice coffee and chocolate notes come across. Nice roasted malt/oats finish. Very tasty, how is this only $1.

M: Really nice amount of chew to it. I was expecting a little less, but this beer definitely delivered.

D: This beer is extremely drinkable. It tastes great, and I got a single from Trader Joes for $1. So I'll definitely stock up on these bad boys.

Overall: Overall the beer exceeded my expectations. This is an above average stout that has a great coffee and chocolate flavor. I got this beer for $1 at Trader Joes, so I know I will buy a sixer of this next time I'm there. This and Black Toad are only $1 per beer, so you can't beat that price. Any dark beer drinker will enjoy this one, I guarantee that.

05-27-2010 01:26:13 | More by bgildea
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hkyplyr73

New York

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

08-01-2012 13:46:28 | More by hkyplyr73
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M477H3W

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

04-30-2014 16:49:11 | More by M477H3W
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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

06-27-2014 23:35:08 | More by RonaldTheriot
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beerman21

California

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Appearance- pour a opaque black, massive expresso two finger fluffy head, sticky lacing to the glass.

Smell-sweet milk chocolate, tangy background.

Mouthful/taste/Drinkability- great body, creamy texture, massive milk chocolate flavor, tangy hop bitterness which balances the sweetness nicely. Has a nice roasty back notes but the chocolate takes the for front with this brew. Great creamy body from the oats. I would of liked to of seen maybe a little bit more of hop bit. This reminds me more of a milk stout or chocolate stout from all that chocolate flavor that takes the over the remainder of the aroma in flavor. But no complaints it a really great beer and for the price at 5.99 for a 6 pack you can't go wrong. I'll definitely buy this again, I recommend you give it a try.

08-21-2014 03:52:04 | More by beerman21
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bubseymour

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

01-24-2013 00:22:54 | More by bubseymour
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Mjmoon15

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

01-04-2012 02:38:09 | More by Mjmoon15
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TaylorK

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

08-10-2013 02:24:48 | More by TaylorK
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Chefzertuche


4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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

California

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

10-15-2012 06:30:18 | More by MadeInOregon
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wendylg


4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

08-21-2012 17:03:54 | More by wendylg
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

12-05-2011 00:59:37 | More by nmann08
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StaggerRollRoll

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

04-04-2014 00:40:02 | More by StaggerRollRoll
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StoutishDan

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

04-06-2012 06:34:00 | More by StoutishDan
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Nick-K

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

01-25-2014 22:16:50 | More by Nick-K
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tsmiller7

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

12-29-2011 21:21:33 | More by tsmiller7
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Bryfind

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

08-15-2014 18:23:18 | More by Bryfind
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drsarver

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

03-06-2013 02:59:37 | More by drsarver
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Pintwacky

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

08-06-2014 19:53:24 | More by Pintwacky
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Wizzman

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

01-18-2014 00:37:49 | More by Wizzman
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DuffDaddy

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

04-02-2014 14:35:47 | More by DuffDaddy
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NewGlarusFan

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

08-20-2013 19:43:48 | More by NewGlarusFan
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mcphish22

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

10-03-2013 05:10:42 | More by mcphish22
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keenberg87

California

4.46/5  rDev +15.8%

Poured at room-temp from a bottle into a mug.

Appearance - Dark umber. not completely opaque; showed a 1/2" long-lasting head of foam which eventually left strands of lacing.and a ring of bubbles which never disappeared throughout the whole drinking of the glass

Smell - Strong. Earthy. Chocolate, oats, honey.

Taste: Chocolate and oats up front. Orange, malt and grains in the back end. I also kept tasting hints of cherry, and rose.

Mouthfeel: Like cream: heavy and smooth, and lasts for a craaazy long time. Light carbonation which lasts for about a second-and-a-half. As I waited for quite a while between taking drinks, I found it warms the mouth and makes your saliva feel extra thick (if given such time.) For me, this was quite an enjoyable feeling.

Overall: I bought a six-pack of this for a beer tasting party, expecting it to be good. I did not expect it to be this good. A great brew for a slow, enjoyable drink, and for the price, a real deal for such quality. I will be buying this again.

01-08-2014 06:06:47 | More by keenberg87
Trader Joe's Stockyard Oatmeal Stout from Trader Joe's Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 617 ratings.