R & R Oatmeal Stout - Beaver Street Brewery & Whistle Stop Cafe
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4/5 rDev +4.7%
Served in a pint glass at the Beaver Street brewpub.
Deep, near black color; clear with dark brown highlights at the edges and a modest but durable tan head. Nice lacing left behind.
Aroma: Mildly sweet dark roast malts with oatmeal and a hint of coffee.
Flavor: similar to nose, with good sweet/bitter balance despite a solid espresso note in the finish. Oats round out the flavor and add some nice balance. Finish has a nice lingering roasted grain and light coffee flavor.
M: Medium carbonation Clean and dry finish.
O: a very fine, somewhat Irish style, Oatmeal stout. Recommended.
05-29-2013 00:10:55 | More by chinchill
3.78/5 rDev -1%
Served in a pint glass from tap. Had this at the Brewery, which was a very nice place. Review from notes. I read the description, but forgot most of it. What I do remember is that it is brewed with chocolate.
3.5 A: Deep black color. Just a touch of tan head. The pour was a bad one and the beer was filled almost all the way up to the top of the glass so I can't tell you much more.
3.5 S: Pleasant roasted barley and burnt smell. Not too much else going on. Overall, pretty uninteresting.
4.0 T: Dark chocolate with a healthy bitterness, espresso, and burntness again.
4.0 M: Medium body. Smooth and creamy with good carbonation.
3.5 D: Pretty good, but got a little boring toward the end. Nonetheless, it's a solid offering and pretty good for a stout that doesn't have imperial in the name.
10-02-2009 04:45:31 | More by DavoleBomb
4.13/5 rDev +8.1%
This is actually called R&R Oatmeal Stout.
It has the traditional color of used motor oil, but had a thin head. I checked around the brew pub to see if anyone had one with a thicker head and there were some, which leads me to believe my beer sat at the bar for a little bit before out waitress retrieved it. Despite the loss of head, lacing was still present.
Light smell for a stout, but it does exhibit the roast, coffee and chocolate of a good stout when you finally get a decent enough whiff to make it all out.
The taste is more assertive than the smell, thank heavens, delivering all the scent notes wonderfully. The chocolate comes though as a milk chocolate. There's also a bit of smokiness and sweetness, as in a milk stout. All the flavors are well-incorporated.
This stout is smooth as anything and could even be referred to as "creamy" if you stretch the definition a little, but let's stick to "smooth". It's got the heavier body of a good stout which puts it on the borderline of "viscous".
Not a beer that you're going to drink one after another...you'll feel full and bloated in no time as I did (but much of that may have been from the soft pretzels and burger), but it does make a nice ending to a good meal on a less-than-hot day in Arizona.
11-08-2010 15:33:51 | More by Naugros
3.85/5 rDev +0.8%
Enjoyed inside a 22-ounce schooner at Beaver Street brewpub.
Deep black, with cranberry highlights and a fuzzy half finger head of medium tan. Nice, reaching spatters of lace.
Deep, mildly sweet dark roast coffee in the nose, met with savory oats and burnt bread. Good stuff.
The flavor is similar, with espresso and toast, some bitter dark chocolate and pine. Oats soften things and add a fullness as well as sweetness. Fairly clean finish, with lingering roast and a slight tang in the back.
Carbonation is a peppery medium, a bit high and painful for style. Soft fizziness, smooth medium body and a clean, drying finish.
Not bad at all. Would be much improved by a nitro tap, methinks.
08-15-2011 05:44:28 | More by Phelps
4.01/5 rDev +5%
Had this at the brewpub last night for dinner for $4.50 for a pint i believe.
Beer poured black as night with a nice tan head that left lacing behind.
Nose is roasted malts with some hints of cocoa.
Taste is cocoa roasted malts with a wee bit of hopping to keep the sweetness at bay.
Mouthfeel is nice and smooth with a medium body like an oatmeal stout should be.
I have had this several times over the years and finally getting around to reviewing this. Overall this is a very nice representation of the style, definitely try it if you stop in at the brewpub!
07-23-2014 23:26:24 | More by arizcards
3.88/5 rDev +1.6%
A: black as night with a brown head that fell quickly.
S: chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, burnt sugar, and toffee.
T: just like the aroma. Chocolate and coffee dominate. Hints of roasted malt, burnt sugar, and a bit of licorice. finishes dry with some coffee and dark chocolate bitterness.
M: medium-thick with a decent amount of carb. the oats lend a smooth and creamy mouthfeel.
O: a solid offering for sure.
08-18-2011 03:27:58 | More by ottovon
R & R Oatmeal Stout from Beaver Street Brewery & Whistle Stop Cafe
85 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.