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Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,786 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,786
Reviews: 1,522
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 175
Gots: 142 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
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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marksback

Yukon (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.8%

03-10-2014 13:26:57 | More by marksback
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer is probably one of Rogue's best beers. I was happy to have finally gotten some one day at a local Wegman's when I was there. The beer poured out as a deep black color with what appeared to be a pretty thick body! Surprising for Rogue to have something like this from what I've had from them in the past. The smell of this beer is big, roasted, malty, and chocolaty. The taste follows the same path, it's got a lot of roasted malts and chocolate in the mix. The mouthfeel of the beer is indeed pretty thick, I'm very happy that this beer actually has some good body to it. Overall I think this was really nice.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2011 21:30:13 | More by Knapp85
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davesunderland

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-25-2013 02:52:20 | More by davesunderland
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Brew33

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-22-2013 19:53:16 | More by Brew33
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Buster

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-22-2012 03:25:33 | More by Buster
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dmquinn

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

09-23-2013 21:38:18 | More by dmquinn
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.8%

11-23-2011 05:08:21 | More by JAHMUR
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Domenic182

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-18-2011 01:11:48 | More by Domenic182
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Stephen_Purdue

Washington

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-23-2014 00:38:22 | More by Stephen_Purdue
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PhatAtUT

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-05-2011 21:56:46 | More by PhatAtUT
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deNevers

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.8%

09-26-2013 04:43:37 | More by deNevers
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Had this on 2012-10-28 in Lititz, PA at the Bull's Head.

A - Opaque black with a 1-finger thick tan head and great lacing. Looked like a hand-pulled Guiness when it was served all foamy from the bottom up. Gorgeous.

S - Mild, medium roasted oats and light bread. Nice but not much aroma.

T - Sour dough bread, medium charred oats, unsweetened chocolate and a light touch of molasses. Dry, not sweet. The lingering aftertaste is a nice combination of charred oats and hop bitterenss.

M - Medium body and light carbonation. Very creamy but not thick. It seems this beer is made to be served on nitro.

O - Very good. Not quite as fine-tasting as a Founders Porter but leaning in that charred direction. Not as rich in the taste or mouthfeel as a Founders Breakfast Stout, and no coffee in this one. Nevertheless, it's a very good tasting, lowish ABV stout that I enjoyed.

Serving type: nitro-tap

10-28-2012 21:09:51 | More by Tucquan
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ccozzi

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-10-2012 22:49:26 | More by ccozzi
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Kadonny

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a standard pint glass.

A: A dark brown color with a one finger light brown tight laced head. Nice glass lacing.

S: Deep roasted smells with chocolate, coffee, sweetness and a nice floral hop smell.

T: Roasted malts with hints of coffee, espresso, biscuity sweetness, dark fruits and a huge hit of creamy chocolate on the finish. Nice floral hops bitterness comes at the finish. Very nice beer.

M: Creamy, smooth, a bit bitter but not overly heavy or coating.

D: High, the lower abv makes the beer very drinkable and enjoyable.

A very good stout from Rogue that is very drinkable. Really enjoyable and the quality is always there. Great beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2009 14:07:34 | More by Kadonny
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McLaughlin5350

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-31-2011 19:14:46 | More by McLaughlin5350
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THEOPTIMATOR88

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-15-2012 20:51:19 | More by THEOPTIMATOR88
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mattboyer182

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-23-2013 02:55:56 | More by mattboyer182
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DaftCaskBC

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: 1/4" light brown head over extremely dark brown / almost black liquid.

S: Coffee, chocolate, oats.

T: Bitter up front with toasted malt and coffee flavours which transitions to oats in the middle and a slight chocolate finish.

M: Medium to thin viscosity and a very high level of fine carbonation.

O: Another overrated and overpriced beer by Rogue. I expected more given the price tag, and I prefer Anderson Valley's Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout a lot more to this one.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2011 01:50:03 | More by DaftCaskBC
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-12-2013 21:02:08 | More by mrfrancis
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twelveinches

Washington

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-02-2012 06:50:46 | More by twelveinches
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22Blue

Kansas

4/5  rDev -3.8%

03-06-2014 15:02:21 | More by 22Blue
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Mdog

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Black as night with a chocolate colored head on top.

Smell: Roasted coffee and some piney/citrus notes.

Taste: Bitter chocolate, a little pine, coffee in the aftertaste.

Drinkability: Not too bitter, could have a few in a sitting.

Of the two Rogue stouts that are reasonably priced, I like the Chocolate Stout a little better than this one. Personal preference as the Choc. Stout is sweeter than this one. This is still a pretty good beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2007 00:08:21 | More by Mdog
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BrownAleMale

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-06-2013 19:12:57 | More by BrownAleMale
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MeisterMayhem

Colorado

4/5  rDev -3.8%

03-09-2013 18:23:10 | More by MeisterMayhem
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priwen

Arkansas

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-15-2012 15:51:28 | More by priwen
Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout from Rogue Ales
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