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

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631 Ratings

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Ratings: 631
Reviews: 349
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 24
Gots: 30 | 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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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Koester, Oct 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Tomarchibald17, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of barnzy78
3.71/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle, "best consumed by 02/11/15"
A 3.75 - black with a creamy tan head that holds good retention
S 4 - bold aroma with roasted barley, dark chocolate, oat, coffee
T 3.5 - similar to aroma: dark chocolate, oats, roasted barley, faint coffee, earthy hops
M 4 - velvety smooth, medium bodied, finishes with lingering roastiness
O 3.75 - it's been years since I had this one! Great to come back to, great value! I'll buy this on occasion if I don't see anything else more interesting at Trader Joe's.

barnzy78, Oct 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

BabaBeer, Oct 06, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

Meyers1023, Sep 18, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -8.6%

John101475, Sep 16, 2014
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2/5  rDev -48.1%

mpenske, Sep 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

harpus, Sep 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

dansushi, Sep 11, 2014
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4.92/5  rDev +27.8%

Crbake4, Sep 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

retry4z, Sep 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Mattdgrant, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

terpinsd, Aug 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

GeoChase90, Aug 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

gfg0020, Aug 21, 2014
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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.

beerman21, Aug 21, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +19.5%

Poured into a tuplip glass
Bottle date: unknown
pour date: August 18, 2014

APPEARANCE: nearly jet black.. has a deep coffee hue to it. Had a 1" thick, light tan, foamy head, but quickly settled to a thin lamina leaving uniformal lacing around wall of glass.

SMELL: molasses, teriyaki, plums

TASTE: Over-steeped coffee and plums. Reminds of the flavor I get when I dry-hit through my aromatic tobacco pipe. Sweet up front, but the bitterness quickly balances it out.

FEEL: creamy, full bodied, not too sticky.

BURP: unpleasant, choppy and foamy

CaliforniaJohnson, Aug 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Bryfind, Aug 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.1%

Thefrap, Aug 14, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -11.7%

pschie1, Aug 14, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A> Poured from a 12oz bottle, pours a small khaki head with decent retention. Nice dark brew, looks good.

S> Smells of mocha, chocolate, cream, and a hint of brown sugar.

T> A lot of mocha and chocolate flavors, nice creaminess, quite sweet with just a touch of sour. Really nice.

M> Feels nice in the mouth, surprisingly thick for the style. Highly drinkable.

O> Not a huge fan of TJs beers, but the Stockyard Stout is a very nice stout and a terrific value at $1 per beer.

alexrichman, Aug 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

AdversusHaereses, Aug 12, 2014
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4.21/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A- mocha- like head forms two fingers high. Frothy and persistent. Body is pitch-black and completely opaque.

S- rich caramel and toffee aromas. Smells big like an imperial stout. Bitter dark chocolate notes. Hint of booze. There's also something like chicory or oak.

T- Robust flavors of caramel, dark chocolate and roasted malt. There's a big dose of vanilla present. There's a touch of assertive, piney hop flavor.

M- Smooth, mellow and creamy. Sweet throughout until a mildly bitter finish. Carbonation is lively and creates a vibrant sensation.

This is one of the best bang for your buck stouts, I must say. Great in every category.

ONovoMexicano, Aug 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

AWA, Aug 08, 2014
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Trader Joe's Stockyard Oatmeal Stout from Trader Joe's Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 631 ratings.