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

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BA SCORE
89
very good

838 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 838
Reviews: 384
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 30
Gots: 35 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Cynic-ale, Aug 01, 2013
Photo of BadBadger
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a descent oatmeal stout. It pours a somewhat translucent dark brown, almost black. The head is rather minimal in size and does not last long. The smell is good, of nice malts. The taste is an odd blend of sweet and bitter, being unfortunately nothing special. The mouthfeel is rather good. While this is a beer certainly worth trying, there are far better ones out there to enjoy.

BadBadger, Mar 26, 2005
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

jefftuck47, Sep 05, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

williamjbauer, Dec 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

WyethBednar, May 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

acurtis, Feb 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

dvanhandel, Aug 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

jmilo64, Apr 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

ScaryEd, Jan 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

JustinM, Sep 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

wshinevar, Jul 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

claspada, Dec 06, 2012
Photo of Phatz
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours almost black with a tan head. Notable lacing.

Smell: It starts with a hint of caramel and black strap molasses, followed by a suggestion of butterscotch and chocolate malts in the nose.

Taste: Dark roasted malts and grains, molasses, tree bark, coffee and chocolate, result in a simple balanced oatmeal stout flavor. It is straightforward and quaffable.

Mouthfeel: Creamy and smooth with a big body. Nice through the mouth.

Drinkability: As a stout fan I found this a very easy stout. It is one I could keep in my glass all night long, though certainly not a chugging beer.

Hope this is helpful.
Cheers!

Phatz, Dec 01, 2006
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

grimey68, Feb 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

wcu80, Mar 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Simko1209, Sep 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

scottbrew4u, Oct 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Jersh67, Sep 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

byronic, Jul 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Opaque in the pint glass with 1"of foam that dissipates to an 1/8 inch , light brown layer .

Appealing smell of dark malts , coffee , and slight chocolate . No hop aroma that I can discern .

Taste is not as full as I expected , coffee hits first with some dark malt and chocolate/bitterness that leads to a pleasant , lingering finish .

Mouth feel is light with an amount of carbonation (light) that dos'nt get in the way of the flavors .

Quite drinkable .,with a taste that grows on you . I'll have another .

yeastpuppet, Feb 21, 2007
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- Beige/cream colored head over a solid black beer

S- oats and cream predominantly. very rich, with a hint of roasted coffee

T- chocolate at first, then coffee with some lingering bitterness

M- full bodied with a dry finish, classic stout characteristics

D- good, not overpowering

jpagewatts, Mar 04, 2007
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Yodo, Saturday at 06:33 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

jmdrpi, Dec 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

NHSTEVE, Dec 20, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Ewhite2121, Mar 02, 2014
Wolaver's Oatmeal Stout from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
89 out of 100 based on 838 ratings.