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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

621 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 621
Reviews: 348
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.95%
Wants: 23
Gots: 27 | 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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breakingbland

Michigan

3.63/5  rDev -5.7%

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.

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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olbubba

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%

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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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%

06-13-2014 21:18:21 | More by JoeyClearman
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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%

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.

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%

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%

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.

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