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Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,890 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,890
Reviews: 1,530
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.82%
Wants: 184
Gots: 177 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

mrosenfeld32, Oct 31, 2012
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dsauter, Nov 20, 2011
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JulianB, Mar 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

(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.

rhoadsrage, Dec 20, 2005
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Zachb4au, Mar 17, 2012
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JMS1512, Mar 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

nhirsch04, Sep 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

bpascale, Oct 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

UWBadgerFan4Life, Oct 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

hsus0225, Jan 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Aficionado_Shawn, Aug 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

AKBelgianBeast, Apr 01, 2008
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

BillyB, Feb 26, 2006
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Ciocanelu, Mar 23, 2013
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WillyOsler, Oct 11, 2012
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Photekut, May 18, 2013
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jwg782, Dec 06, 2013
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SamuelR, Jan 27, 2014
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woodchip, May 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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.

itlnstallion11, Mar 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Elemental, Jul 27, 2003
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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.

silver0rlead, May 04, 2005
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Ralphs66, Dec 30, 2012
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falconxman, Sep 28, 2012
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atlbravsrno1, Jul 14, 2014
Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 2,890 ratings.