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Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,844 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,844
Reviews: 1,525
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 183
Gots: 161 | FT: 3
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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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

09-29-2012 20:17:14 | More by williamjbauer
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mrosenfeld32

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

10-31-2012 16:07:10 | More by mrosenfeld32
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dsauter

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-20-2011 23:32:59 | More by dsauter
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JulianB

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-27-2013 00:46:10 | More by JulianB
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

(Served in an American pint glass)

A-This beer pours a deep silky black body with a brown creamy head. There carbonation at the rim of the glass is rigorous enough to keep the head going.

S- The smell of dark slightly sweet black malt and some hints of dark chocolate has a faint earthiness to it.

T- The nice flavor or roasted dark malts is smooth and has a slight sour note to it from the oatmeal. The finish has a slight tangy flavor with a soft hint of hop bitterness. Notes of dark roasted coffee come through as it warms.

M-This beer has a medium mouthfeel with a fizz flavor mixed with some silky texture. There is a very faint alcohol warmth in the finish as it warms.

D- This is a very good stout, which focuses on the malts and the hops are just for support. Very smooth and nice to drink but it still has good complexity and character.

12-20-2005 03:04:17 | More by rhoadsrage
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Zachb4au

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-17-2012 16:45:34 | More by Zachb4au
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JMS1512

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-22-2014 15:59:15 | More by JMS1512
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bpascale

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

10-24-2013 02:41:14 | More by bpascale
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

10-22-2013 13:52:38 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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hsus0225

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-03-2013 20:11:28 | More by hsus0225
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Aficionado_Shawn

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-05-2014 00:06:02 | More by Aficionado_Shawn
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AKBelgianBeast

Alaska

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Pours deep deep black with a big tan ice cream head. Smell is nice maltiness, slight copper, and bitter chocolate. Taste follows with really roasty malts and some slight coffee. Bitter chocolate on the finish. Good unusually noticable hop bite on the finish, not overwhelming, but more pronounced than you find in most stouts (excluding imperial stouts). A great brew, but not one for beginners, very complex, I like it. great beer. Pacman rules.

04-01-2008 07:35:03 | More by AKBelgianBeast
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BillyB

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

22 ounce bottle pours a deep dark maroon to burnt reddish-brown color. Thick brown head leaves nice lacing.

Smells of coffee, chocolate, caramel, hazelnut.

Taste is quite bitter for a stout. Still oily, full bodied mouthfeel but a drier, hoppier mouthfeel and taste than I expected.

Pretty drinkable and balanced but has a bitterness and citrusy hop zest that most stouts don't have. Nice.

02-26-2006 20:15:07 | More by BillyB
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-23-2013 23:57:45 | More by Ciocanelu
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WillyOsler


4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

10-11-2012 01:29:02 | More by WillyOsler
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Photekut

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-18-2013 22:15:20 | More by Photekut
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jwg782

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-06-2013 21:17:07 | More by jwg782
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SamuelR

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-27-2014 21:18:47 | More by SamuelR
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woodchip

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-30-2013 23:53:47 | More by woodchip
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itlnstallion11

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

S- chocolate, mocha, malts, some vanilla, and I can even detect some oatmeal with sweet molasses.

A- beautiful black beer with a creamy mocha head that lasts for the entirety of the pint! The lacing on this beer is unreal, it's absolutely amazing how it sticks to the whole glass.

T/m- subtle well rounded stout. Not overwhelming in any particular are. Chocolate coco flavor, some mocha, a good amount of malts with some tones of vanilla. Very drinkable beer with little to no aftertaste and the alcohol is masked very well. Full bodied could be a little thicker in my opinion.

03-25-2013 22:09:32 | More by itlnstallion11
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Elemental

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

A darnn good beer, that lets you know that it is good from the pour. Its dark and aromatic with a hint of a sweet smell. It has a small amount of head. The taste is wonderful with alomst a hint of a coffee but this isn't overpowering by any means. Very malty and robust with a great bitterness to finish off the beer.
Bottom line: yet another great beer from Rogue.

07-27-2003 03:11:23 | More by Elemental
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silver0rlead

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

The beer pours a jet black color with no light penetration, and a large tan colored head that leaves nice lacing all the way down the glass, another beauty from rogue. The aroma is a complex blend of coffee, molasses, dark chocolate and maybe dark currants...incredible smell. The taste begins with a sweet blackstrap molasses taste, followed by a dark currant fruity taste as well as dark, bittersweet chocolate. Then you get a nice roasted coffee flavor and the beer finishes with a dry, roasted, hoppy bitterness that lingers on the tongue. The mouthfeel is creamy and smooth and lightly carbonated which contrasts with the bitter finish of the beer quite nicely. Overall an exceptional stout, not the most drinkable but complex and extremely tasty. One of my favorite american stouts.

05-04-2005 03:27:49 | More by silver0rlead
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Ralphs66

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-30-2012 11:23:49 | More by Ralphs66
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falconxman

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

09-28-2012 05:29:16 | More by falconxman
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-14-2014 19:04:25 | More by atlbravsrno1
Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 2,844 ratings.