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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

602 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 602
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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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%

05-16-2014 19:27:08 | More by CreightonSM
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mcdsports

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-13-2014 04:22:06 | More by mcdsports
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Bighead6365

New York

4.21/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Had this a handful of times. Felt it was due for a review.

Picked up at Trader Joes in Buffalo for 1 dollar. When I had this for the first time in my life, I was blown away at the price and flavor. What are the macrobreweries missing out on?

A: Pours a dark jet black, with a light laced brown head that lines the glass. It looks good, but nothing spectacular.

S: Get some roasty notes of coffee, malt, and a little metallic for some reason. Not sure why.

T: Forget the smell, this thing is off the charts. Starts out rich and dark, then laces the tounge with a light amount of smokey flavor, followed by the sweet taste of vanilla. DAMN this is a fine tasting beer. It gets me every time how well balanced it is.

M: Slightly thick, but easily drinkable. Not heavy, but you do know that you're drinking an oatmeal stout.

O: For a staple beer of an oatmeal stout, this one has to take the cake. Trader Joes has something special here. I don't know how they made such a fine beer so cheap, but please share your magic with the others so that they can step up their crap.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2014 00:46:10 | More by Bighead6365
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Noelito76

New York

2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

05-08-2014 09:30:45 | More by Noelito76
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monkeybeerbelly

New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

05-04-2014 01:58:10 | More by monkeybeerbelly
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22Blue

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-01-2014 01:00:45 | More by 22Blue
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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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irthesteve

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

04-21-2014 07:10:45 | More by irthesteve
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Troy_P

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

04-20-2014 02:16:58 | More by Troy_P
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M_C_Hampton

Georgia

3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass, dark red brown with a short tan head that dissipates leaving little lacing, clear

S: malty with notes of coffee and dark chocolate, savory not sweet

T: coffee and dark chocolate, middle is toasty malt, rich and dark, cherry, cola, vanilla, finish bitters slightly with a nice hop flavor

M: full body, slightly slick

O: a good representation of the style at a great value

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 02:08:33 | More by M_C_Hampton
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

When the carbonation clears and finally disappears from the edges thus sets up with a deep radiant onyx color. The head was tan with a fizzy nature but it collared thickly and set up nicely.

The nose is filled with roasted oats, sweet yet dry chocolate, slight roasted coffee and creamy marshmallow.

The flavor yields to the creamy sweetness with a marshmallow tendancy. Dry chocolate, sorghum, molasses, raisin and even maple make an appearance.

The feel is a touch thick with a bit more carbonated bite than I desire. Otherwise it's smooth and easy to drink.

Ostensibly, this is a cheap beer as its Trader Joe's, but it packs a good flavor and serves it's purpose as a easy to drink stout.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2014 23:20:01 | More by KYGunner
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AlCaponeJunior

Texas

3.98/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Black with a light brown head that was substantial, had staying power, and left pretty good lacing.

Aroma and flavor have plenty of roasty, toasty, a smidge of burnt, good maltiness with a touch of caramel malt, and a smidge of coffee and chocolate.

Body is pretty darn thick and real nice for an oatmeal stout. Slightly sweet finish.

Overall a very tasty beer and one of my favs from trader joes so far.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2014 04:57:56 | More by AlCaponeJunior
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MDM

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-05-2014 21:00:00 | More by MDM
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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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anzb

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-03-2014 20:59:54 | More by anzb
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pathead

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-03-2014 02:07:51 | More by pathead
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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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VaporDome

New York

3/5  rDev -22.1%

03-30-2014 01:48:21 | More by VaporDome
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Bubbabbd

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

03-29-2014 21:03:52 | More by Bubbabbd
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samtrillo

California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-27-2014 03:01:33 | More by samtrillo
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hyouwassa

California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-23-2014 20:50:02 | More by hyouwassa
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kimka

New York

5/5  rDev +29.9%

03-18-2014 04:10:39 | More by kimka
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MTScotchAleLover

Montana

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

03-16-2014 00:14:57 | More by MTScotchAleLover
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Beerlover

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-15-2014 02:57:59 | More by Beerlover
Trader Joe's Stockyard Oatmeal Stout from Trader Joe's Brewing Company
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