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Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,788 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,788
Reviews: 1,523
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 176
Gots: 142 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
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Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
9 Ingredients:
Malts: Northwest Harrington & Klages, Crystal 135-165 & Beeston Chocolate, Rolled Oats & Roasted Barley.
Hops: Cascade.
Yeast & Water: Rogue's Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

15º PLATO
69 IBU
77 AA
135º Lovibond

(Beer added by: Cyberkedi on 01-30-2001)
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beerluvr

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Exceptional pretty much sums up this fave stout of mine.Reminds me of a Sierra Nevada stout kicked up a couple o' notches. Roasty, chocolaty & chewy...I think you could stand a spoon on end in this one! Can Rogue do no wrong I ask?

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2001 21:44:45 | More by beerluvr
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jheezee

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-14-2011 04:51:14 | More by jheezee
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despond

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +20.2%

11-20-2011 03:20:55 | More by despond
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Beertracker

Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-01-2011 22:55:02 | More by Beertracker
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mrcarterxxl

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Rogue Shakespeare stout.

A= pours a pitch black hue with a light brown head and leaves faint lacing behind.

S= smells of oats and spices and a hint of coffee.

T= tastes like a average stout in the beginning,
it has a nice bitterness with a chocolate coffee finnish.

MF= has a smooth tingling mouth feel. perfectly carbonated.

this is the second stout ive had from rogue and its better than the chocolate stout, i actually think its better than samuel smiths imperial stout.

enjoy cheers!

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2009 16:38:10 | More by mrcarterxxl
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kmwilson76

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-27-2011 15:03:26 | More by kmwilson76
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Backlash209

California

5/5  rDev +20.2%

09-05-2012 00:02:26 | More by Backlash209
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esprit

United States

5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If you love Stout, you have to love this one....the Irish should be ashamed and turn to Portland, Oregon to satisfy their love for a style that their own breweries have long forgotten how to make. Both the Shakespeare and it's seasonal variant Wild Irish Rogue are stunning examples of what you can do with dark roasted malts and a love of the brewing art.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2001 13:32:38 | More by esprit
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UnderPressure

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-07-2011 16:00:19 | More by UnderPressure
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frisk

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-02-2011 20:17:43 | More by frisk
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Bigben0328

Georgia

5/5  rDev +20.2%

04-27-2012 03:50:46 | More by Bigben0328
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vonburgey

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-02-2011 17:24:33 | More by vonburgey
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rrock44

Washington

5/5  rDev +20.2%

11-15-2011 01:45:44 | More by rrock44
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mwilbur

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from 22oz bottle into imperial pint glass (I've had this cellared for 3 years).
A: Very dark brew with creamy roasted brown head. Minimal carbonation.
S: You want to inhale this the entire day...oh, yeah...and drink it too. Perfectly roasted malts, cream, dark chocolate, molasses...everything that's dark and good.
T: The smoothest stout I've ever come across...almost like a thick, dark milk/cream stout. So creamy, smooth and dark...and the balance of malt and hop is spot-on perfect. Slight hop bite and dryness at the end keeps you coming back for more. Perfection.
M: Smooth defined. Like dark creamy silk on the tongue. Unbelievable. Lingers nicely with aftertaste reflecting intial taste.
D: Extraordinarily drinkable. Stouts are one of my favorite styles and this tops them all...I certainly believe the World Champion boast on the bottle. I could literally drink this all day long.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2008 02:39:07 | More by mwilbur
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frank4sail

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Opeque black look with a creamy thick brown head. In tense cocoa and sweet nose. Big flavorful initial taste of smooth roasted malt then a big blast of expresso and bitter dark chocolate. The finish is rounded with bitterness. There is also a slight alcohol dryness to the tongue.

I know there is no such thing as the "perfect beer", but if you compare this beer to other stouts you have had... it will be "the stout". Conplex, refined, and proof that an American Craft Brewery can produce a world class stout. I finally know now why this style is called "stout"... it stands on solid foundations. Yummmmmm!

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2002 11:48:12 | More by frank4sail
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cmonfradi

West Virginia

5/5  rDev +20.2%

11-29-2011 02:30:37 | More by cmonfradi
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Lupe

New York

5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours black with brown highlights, looks like molasses when being poured. Cappucino colored head that starts out big and settles into a thin sheet with wispy lacing. Aroma is of hops and chocolate malt. Very creamy and chewy mouthfeel. Flavors of chocolate, some roasted malt, coffee, and hops. Perfectly balanced, I did not find this to be too bitter, more of a roasted or bitter chocolate than a predominating hop bitterness. Finishes nicely with a tingle on the tounge and coffee aftertaste. Absolutely delicious, and amazingly easy to drink. Glad I picked this one as my birthday brew. Simply amazing.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2002 19:49:31 | More by Lupe
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sauger86

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.2%

02-22-2012 01:07:23 | More by sauger86
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RogueTRex


5/5  rDev +20.2%

03-15-2012 21:40:26 | More by RogueTRex
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judybat


5/5  rDev +20.2%

07-06-2014 17:20:04 | More by judybat
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ReverendJon

Alaska

5/5  rDev +20.2%

08-31-2013 04:03:52 | More by ReverendJon
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homerbunker

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +20.2%

11-26-2011 16:18:00 | More by homerbunker
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stoney1031

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-30-2012 00:21:34 | More by stoney1031
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sukwonee

Washington

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-17-2011 20:39:37 | More by sukwonee
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codon2004

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.2%

11-29-2011 20:05:27 | More by codon2004
Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 2,788 ratings.