Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout - Rogue Ales
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3.94/5 rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Can't see it in my Pub mug.
Roast malt, chocolate, and hints of Waffle House coffee form the initial aroma. There's a bit of nuttiness that emerges, possibly due to the oat presence.
Flavor is roast malt dominated, but not bitter until the finish. Notes of chocolate and roast fruitiness add complexity. There's an underlying toasted character.
Phenols surface late.
Body is moderate to slightly full, a little creamy, with low carbonation. There's an astringent note.
Roasty, chocolatey, with a hint of dark fruit. Not my fave stout, but fairly drinkable. Nothing exceptional, but good balance of chocolate and roast flavors.
Serving type: on-tap
03-09-2013 05:01:15 | More by barczar
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