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Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,777 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,777
Reviews: 1,522
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 175
Gots: 138 | 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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drtth

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-01-2012 01:21:58 | More by drtth
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DarkerTheBetter

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours black in color with a copper and tan creamy head that left spotty lacing. Smelled of smokey earthy coffee, some alcohol and hazelnut. Tastes of smokey campfire, roasted marshmallows and coffee with a nutty sweetness in the finish. Exhaling through the nose brings out a smokey maple campfire. Mouth feel is thin that compliments the flavor well. I’m getting the feeling that I should try this one by the side of a campfire next time.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2005 14:53:13 | More by DarkerTheBetter
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mebalien

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-06-2014 03:49:17 | More by mebalien
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Dougwillhike

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-29-2014 01:40:06 | More by Dougwillhike
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Cramerican

North Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-29-2012 08:30:30 | More by Cramerican
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slowdaddy

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-10-2012 19:04:00 | More by slowdaddy
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Mark

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This big stout poured a very deep brown black, the head was bordering on brown. A roasty nose dominates and a good roasted finish coates your palate. A smooth yet very hoppy stout (66 Ibu's) very well balanced and decadent. It packs a wallop at almost 8% so a near perfect to perfect drinkability score, at least for me is denied. Excellent stout from a fine brewery.

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2002 18:42:18 | More by Mark
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scottbrew4u

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-23-2013 19:16:45 | More by scottbrew4u
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zestd

Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-29-2013 20:48:33 | More by zestd
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HavasuDG

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-06-2013 03:01:13 | More by HavasuDG
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crob3888

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-20-2011 00:14:47 | More by crob3888
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Eric908

South Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-13-2013 23:55:42 | More by Eric908
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TaylorK

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

10-14-2012 00:16:23 | More by TaylorK
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pstam87

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-14-2013 02:04:22 | More by pstam87
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Sweffin

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-12-2014 16:31:18 | More by Sweffin
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours an opaque jet black in color. The beer has a three finger tall creamy dark mocha head that slowly condenses and reduces to a thick film covering the entire surface of the beer with a medium sized thicker patch and a thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of dark roasted (almost burnt) malts and bittersweet chocolate. Just the tiniest hint of coffee.

T: Very similar to the smell, the taste of this beer has a strong dark roasted malt body that just borders on being roasted to the point of being burnt. There are moderate notes of bittersweet chocolate, light notes of coffee, and just a hint of citrus hop. There is a moderate to strong bitterness in this beer but it does not linger very long.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Smooth with just a hint of dryness in the finish.

O: I find the flavors and aromas of this beer though the bitterness does make it a little tough to drink. Very enjoyable and one I would have again but this is not a sessionable beer - between the bitterness and the dryness.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2012 19:50:20 | More by dbrauneis
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-05-2014 22:48:50 | More by threedaggers
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elektronen

Montana

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-26-2013 03:54:32 | More by elektronen
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JTomczak

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-13-2013 16:58:58 | More by JTomczak
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deadliest

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-03-2013 18:22:39 | More by deadliest
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CanisMajor

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-23-2013 01:37:14 | More by CanisMajor
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Mattyb79

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-17-2013 13:42:37 | More by Mattyb79
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smokinyodas

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

You better come thirty for this bad boy or its money wasted. Let’s start with the oversized behemoth of a 1 pint 6oz bottle for around $7. I can’t drink that much stout after work and would love a smaller 4 pack option. The pour was good with lots of rich creamy brown head. Has a nice sweet fruity smell that puts my grinning face deep into the glass. My thoughts are easily lost in deeply roasted malts and tantalizing bitterness. It has everything that I like in oatmeal stout, but the cocoa was a bit overpowering for me in the aftertaste near the end of the bottle. Nitpicking the logical minds, Shakespeare didn’t know chocolate, so maybe they should rename this beer to imply what it really is, Chocolate Oatmeal Stout. Anyways, in short there is nothing unexpected, just a good stout with lots of sweet and bitter flavors. Only negative is the price and size limits the purchase options from me without a friend to share it with.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2013 21:10:19 | More by smokinyodas
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Samwhyz

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-05-2012 01:27:18 | More by Samwhyz
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-21-2014 04:31:59 | More by Kurmaraja
Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 2,777 ratings.