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

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BA SCORE
89
very good

918 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 918
Reviews: 395
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 37
Gots: 74 | 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:
Beer added by: Todd on 11-12-2003

No notes at this time.
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3.9/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Draft poured into shaker pint


A: the head looks creamy no light is getting through this sucker 


S: very light smell smells a little metallic smells a little like charred roast


T: its sweet but the flavors seem muted probably shouldn't have drank this after an RIS . I get a little roast taste seems a little burnt 


M: great thick mouthfeel for a low ABV stout. A little creamy quite nice


O: it's an ok beer the tastes are very muted I wouldn't go out of my way to find this and I'd only pull one on tap if there are no other stouts 

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4.16/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.28/5  rDev +7.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.04/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.45/5  rDev +11.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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3.24/5  rDev -18.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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1/5  rDev -74.9%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of ThisWangsChung
3.63/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle into a wine glass.

Appearance: Pours a pitch black color. The head is a finger high, and lighter tan in shade. Texture-wise, it's a little foamier than I truly like, and its retention isn't amazing, either. Having said that, the collar that stays behind looks good, though there isn't much lacing left behind. (4)

Smell: Very grainy - oats play a big role in the aroma of this brew. The chocolate and roasted notes I like in the style are still prevalent, but secondary to the oat character. Pleasant touches of umami also appear. I'm digging this beer's aroma nicely. (3.75)

Taste: This is far more roasted than I anticipated. Oats appear initially, before being subsumed by a massive wave of charred roast. Smoky notes are slightly prevalent, too. It's not quite complex, but it's a damn nice roast bomb. (3.5)

Mouthfeel: Rather tingly and even biting on occasion - that's how dry this one is. And yet, a touch of lingering sweetness remains on the palate. If I had to complain (and dagnabbit, you know I do), the mouthfeel pre-swallow isn't quite creamy enough to compensate for the post-swallow stodginess. Still, it goes down easily, thanks to decent carbonation. (3.5)

Overall: This is a really nice oatmeal stout, mainly because of how roasty it is. I'll be sure to look for this one in the future. (3.75)

3.63/5: Ever been dropkicked by roasted malts before?

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Wolaver's Oatmeal Stout from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
89 out of 100 based on 918 ratings.