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Nimbus Oatmeal Stout - Nimbus Brewing Company

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82
good

161 Ratings
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Ratings: 161
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.48%
Wants: 8
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Nimbus Brewing Company visit their website
Arizona, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-20-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

gwiedman1, Sunday at 07:34 PM
Photo of cbutova
2.69/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A- Black bodied ale poured from a stubby 12oz to a snifter. A massive tan head rises up to several fingers with a thick foamy texture. Great retention and big sheets of lace are common.

S- Hmm, a stylistically normal dark roasted malts and cocoa profile makes up most of the aroma but it ends with a note of slightly tart, dark fruits (out of place) with some raisin hints as well.

T- Some suspicions from the appearance and smell seem confirmed here as a lactic tartness comes out with strange out-of-style fruit notes. The finish is dark roasted grains, cocoa, toasted oats and dark fruits that could be from the yeast.

MF- Superbly foamy and fairly thick body with an extreme amount of carbonation that somehow remains smooth partly because of the oatmeal I would guess. Any agitation causes the beer to puff up uncontrollably. Finishes tart and with a roasty bitterness.

I hesitate to review infected beers and I am quite sure this is not supposed to be moderately tart and lactic. Hopefully someday I can revisit this beer but it probably won't be anytime soon.

cbutova, Thursday at 04:35 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

t2grogan, Oct 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

DeadeyeOTDO, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of StoutBrotha602
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

had this beer at my hidden gem after work one nite.. taste good/ok for an oatmeal stout.. i finished wanting a left hand Milk Stout but was glad i had the chance to try this beer for the location and the time i had to sit and relax with this beer.

StoutBrotha602, Oct 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

wrightst, Sep 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

It's okay for an oatmeal stout. It has a floral scent when opened and poured but also carries a slightly bitter after taste.

jburris64, Sep 18, 2014
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2.56/5  rDev -28.7%

kfirestone, Aug 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

JoelClark, Aug 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Extol, Jul 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

mrcraft, Jun 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

zestar, Jun 04, 2014
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2.31/5  rDev -35.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

12 oz bottle. Label notching appears to indicate a bottled on date of Feb. 2014.

Pours clear dark brown with a small head that soon reduces to a thin, partial coat.

Aroma: sweet and overly floral with faint traces of dark malts.

Flavor: Contaminated? Not so bad or off style that I am sure it is a bad bottle, but it certainly is a bad stout.

Feel: mildly astringent; medium body.

O: not sure if its bad bottles or poor beer, but I've recently had 3 of these from Nimbus, crossing 2 styles. I won't be finishing this one.

chinchill, May 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Kmlund, Mar 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

Davepoolesque, Mar 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Bobhoya, Feb 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

kushlash23, Feb 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

LXIXME, Feb 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

harpus, Jan 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Bigben0328, Jan 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

sd123, Dec 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

Amerikon, Dec 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

trytoketchup, Dec 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

ONovoMexicano, Dec 07, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

thebeeler, Nov 30, 2013
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Nimbus Oatmeal Stout from Nimbus Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 161 ratings.