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Wolaver's Oatmeal Stout - Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's

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BA SCORE
89
very good

808 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 808
Reviews: 382
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.83%
Wants: 28
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-12-2003)
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Ewhite2121

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-02-2014 17:40:35 | More by Ewhite2121
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Focusf111

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

01-30-2013 04:00:52 | More by Focusf111
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agentli

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-10-2013 22:01:06 | More by agentli
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ShippinUpToBoston

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

01-30-2013 00:23:01 | More by ShippinUpToBoston
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BrewMaster

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottled on 8/30/04, Batch #1606

Appearance: Reddish brown color with a light coating of swirling bubbles on top. The color was very clean and dense.

Smell: A sweet roasty aroma with notes of caramel and molasses. Even in a sniffer though the aroma was not very full or strong. Sort of meek for the style.

Taste: The first and most noticable flavor is a big bitterness followed by a roasty flavor. There is a definate sweet maltiness to this beer with a soy sauce flavor closing it out. It is a bit watery at the end and it does not maintain its full flavor through out the taste.

Mouthfeel: A bit sandy yet silky at the same time. Nice texture save for the thin ending.

Drinkability: This is a good beer for the style and given the choice I would probably drink it again. It's not a homerun, but it is certianly not a dud either.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2005 02:52:07 | More by BrewMaster
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MeganPhillips

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

01-31-2014 14:49:46 | More by MeganPhillips
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

01-18-2014 17:25:20 | More by ColForbinBC
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themegamancave

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

11-27-2013 23:52:48 | More by themegamancave
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SupremePie

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-08-2013 17:59:09 | More by SupremePie
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tb4475

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

07-28-2014 03:55:02 | More by tb4475
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

05-19-2014 20:22:54 | More by hopsolutely
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GCBrewingCo

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The beer arrived at the table a deep black with amber highlights when held to the light. The head was tan, nice, and laced the glass.

The aroma was huge chocolate and coffee. Very nice.

The flavor was coffee bitterness in the front with chocolate and a slight acidity. No sweetness in the flavor and fairly bitter.

The finish was dry coffee well into the aftertaste. The body was medium full.

A little more sweetness and body would have put this beer on the map. Still a nice drinkable stout however.

Pint glass at the Bass Lake Draft House in Holly Springs, NC.

Serving type: on-tap

04-25-2004 17:40:54 | More by GCBrewingCo
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jniagar1

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

05-23-2012 22:15:50 | More by jniagar1
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uturn

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

01-16-2013 02:34:50 | More by uturn
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rodlavers

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

01-17-2013 06:24:25 | More by rodlavers
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jschott75

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

12-29-2013 23:46:51 | More by jschott75
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atrocity

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-29-2014 19:22:34 | More by atrocity
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Thunderballroom

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

11-28-2012 06:01:37 | More by Thunderballroom
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bigbutter

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

11-20-2012 02:44:54 | More by bigbutter
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hphilip456

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

05-21-2013 14:51:36 | More by hphilip456
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reviticus


3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-13-2012 22:46:34 | More by reviticus
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BeerRollups

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-03-2013 00:02:07 | More by BeerRollups
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zdeck37

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

01-21-2014 20:22:41 | More by zdeck37
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BigJohnny

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

12-28-2012 17:11:39 | More by BigJohnny
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

07-08-2013 02:39:34 | More by jzlyo
Wolaver's Oatmeal Stout from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
89 out of 100 based on 808 ratings.