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Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,980 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,980
Reviews: 1,536
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 197
Gots: 205 | 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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4/5  rDev -3.6%

djrn2, Dec 10, 2011
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3.95/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Rogue : Shakespeare Stout

22oz bottle. Pours black as night with a mocha head. Aroma of chocolates, coffee and some alcohol. In the taste, more of the aforementioned chocolate, vanilla, roasted malts, coffee, char, espresso and very little booze or alcohol. The oats have made this beer silky smooth and goes down very nicely and easily. This bottle had some age on it, and was still very nice. Overall, a solid oatmeal stout with good flavors that went well together. Would be a fine dessert beer to pair with chocolate.

Stinkypuss, Dec 10, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%
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.

DaftCaskBC, Dec 10, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

AbbeyNORML, Dec 09, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

kornkid8600, Dec 08, 2011
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

UnderPressure, Dec 07, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

StoutFest, Dec 07, 2011
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

fergster75, Dec 07, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

JohneHoodlum, Dec 06, 2011
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

JoeBoxer522, Dec 05, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

PhatAtUT, Dec 05, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

kjkinsey, Dec 05, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

bluesplit63, Dec 05, 2011
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

rab53, Dec 05, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

benbou17, Dec 05, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -39.8%

ejw127, Dec 03, 2011
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4.28/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Serving Type - Bottle

A - Nice, very dark ebony color, a good thick head that last a good amount of time

S - Very robust, I'm getting chocolate and coffee smells

T - Great, can really taste the malts as well as the chocolate, it is overall very chocolatey which is good to me. I'm not really getting the oats but that's ok with this brew, very subtle on the hops

M - Very rich and creamy, extremely smooth

O - Overall a very solid brew, I personally like the chocolate taste of Stouts so this one was really good. Like i said earlier i never got the oats, but still very good.

ncsutton, Dec 03, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

mhenson42, Dec 03, 2011
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

frisk, Dec 02, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Desaparecido, Dec 02, 2011
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

vonburgey, Dec 02, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

anwo56, Dec 02, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

deapokid, Dec 02, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

tbeq00, Dec 02, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

kbuzz, Dec 02, 2011
Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 2,980 ratings.