Miners Daughter Oatmeal Stout - Mountain State Brewing Co.
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4.3/5 rDev +21.5%
Pours a black color with a thick frothy one and a half finger head that is tan in color. The head settles but gives way to some decent lacing. The aroma is of chocolate malts and oatmeal with a hint of coffee. The taste has a nice roasted malt backbone with notes of chocolate, sweet oats, and coffee present. Big flavor. The mouthfeel was moderately carbonated, but slightly over carbonated for the style. The drinkability is very high, other than the mouthfeel everything about this beer left you wanting more. The mouthfeel is also a minor thing with this taste.
11-20-2009 18:53:18 | More by goblue3509
4.18/5 rDev +18.1%
One of my top stouts so far. I've had it from several places but the brewpub in Thomas is the place to hit up for the best sampling of this brew.
A: Coal black, just like the name! Light brown head disappears quickly.
S: Strong coffee and hop odor with even a hint of smoke in there
T: I love coffee and the great coffee tones in this made my tastebuds dance with joy. Also chocolate and malts flowing together with a hint of smoke again. All flavors were very well-balanced.
M: Finishes more hoppy than expected. Feels very rich and thick in the mouth.
D: Very heavy, can't drink more than a couple before you get full. Its a wholesome beer, almost like you don't need to eat dinner, just grab one of these!
04-11-2010 22:18:28 | More by JNeider
4.18/5 rDev +18.1%
An excellent oatmeal stout! It has a wonderful dark appearance with an excellent rich aroma, with a very soft hint of the oatmeal they put into it. It pours great, leaving a nice head with very good lacing. The taste is great, a true oatmeal stout, unlike a lot of stouts that just have a slight hint of oatmeal, this one has a strong flavor, but not so much that it's overpowering. I tried a taste of it at the brewery and was impressed enough to bring a growler home, which went much too fast. Luckily, I can also find it locally here in Morgantown, WV, at Black Bear Burritos.
09-16-2007 18:59:02 | More by JamesS
4.15/5 rDev +17.2%
Appearance: black in color with a big 3" head that slowly falls to a thick surface foam. Some moderate lacing paints the glass.
Smell: roasted malt and softer chocolate tones are detectable.
Taste: roasted malt, dark chocolate, prunes, milder coffee tones, and some oat presence. Bitterness is mild.
Mouthfeel: medium bodied. Smooth from start to finish. Long lived aftertaste.
Drinkability: this beer was easy to drink and it hit the spot. A few can be easily had in a session.
08-23-2010 23:19:59 | More by Gavage
4/5 rDev +13%
From the taps of Black Bear Burritios in Morgantown, WV. Pint glass, dark brown, black color, good cocoa head, fair lacing, high carbonation.
Smells smoky as hell, with tosted malt and oats. Not a hop to be found, but if that's what I was looking for, I'd not be getting an Oatmeal Stout, now would I?
Crisp taste on palate. Smoke is present but doesn't dominate. Earthiness to the grains.
Good, dry mouthfeel, settling into a fullness as the beer develops on the palate. Drinkable is good. Could see getting another or two, easily.
Bottom line: the new guns in Dubbya-Vee have a good one to start with.This easilly hangs with the WVBC Oatmeal. Now, let's see them do something different for the Mountain State.
06-04-2006 19:51:25 | More by rabsten
3.98/5 rDev +12.4%
Poured a deep black with a one finger dark tan head that faded slowly into a very thin ring with light lacing.
Aroma of light roasted malt, coffee and chocolate.
Taste of lightly roasted malt, oat grains, mild coffee and sweet dark fruits.
Mouthfeel was medium body, very smooth and creamy.
Overall this was an easy drinking stout, a little sweeter than most stouts and it would be easy to drink a two or three in one sitting.
05-30-2011 23:12:15 | More by dtivp
3.95/5 rDev +11.6%
On-tap at the brewery, served in a Mason jar. (Gotta love WV!)
Pours coal-black with a nicely retained, rocky tan head. Decent lacing and head retention. Aroma was a decent blend on the oats and pale chocolate, plus some coffee and biscuity malts. Overall, I would've liked it to be a bit stronger.
The flavor was a very satisfying blend of creamy oats, cocoa, roasted malts and a hint of earthen hops. Very smooth mouthfeel, but a bit light body-wise (I blame the 6% ABV limit...), although this did make for an extremely drinkable oatmeal stout. I would definately have this again, and am kicking myself for not grabbing a growler of this in addition to the Almost Heaven Amber that I purchased.
06-02-2008 18:18:56 | More by wagenvolks
3.9/5 rDev +10.2%
The Miner's Daughter Oatmeal Stout pours very dark indeed, with an off white head. Aroma is of roasted malt and an almost lactic sweetness. In the taste, vanilla, some roasted malt and certainly oats all contributing to a rather sweet stout. A little bit of chocolate. Surprisingly light bodied for the style, and the oatmeal adds to the smooth silky finish. Definately the best beer I've had from Mountain State, I'd stick with this one.
12-04-2010 05:52:22 | More by Stinkypuss
Miners Daughter Oatmeal Stout from Mountain State Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.