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Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,836 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,836
Reviews: 1,525
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 181
Gots: 159 | 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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Gotti311

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -33.9%

10-29-2013 13:14:14 | More by Gotti311
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CuriousMonk

Virginia

2.8/5  rDev -32.7%

Poured from 750ml bottle into a snifter glass. Pours opaque black with a thin beige head. The nose lacked rich, creamy chocolate and oatmeal that I expected. Picked up more coffee and some green herb notes instead. The taste is of more chocolate, going into a burnt cocoa or even liquorice or charcoal. The palate medium bodied, there is a creamy texture in the middle section and a dry (unfortunately slightly astringent) finish. Expected more out of this one bc of its high rating. Not going to be on the bandwagon on this one. Sorry.

02-06-2012 22:47:51 | More by CuriousMonk
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Burlyn


2.83/5  rDev -32%

Black/Dark Brown with a super thick, creamy, and persistent latte head.

Smells malty sweet light coffee and a little hops

Tastes are malty and light coffee as well. Not as full in flavor as I hoped for. The funky acid taste towards the end was also unwelcome.

Very smooth and greasy. Ends dry. the taste of alcohol is faintly present.

Not as good as I was expecting it to be. The full and roundness of a great or even good beer just weren't there. Decent and palatable.

07-28-2012 17:38:35 | More by Burlyn
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DS31

New Jersey

2.86/5  rDev -31.3%

The color was quite dark and the moderate head was a beautiful tan color. I was looking forward to this one after reading some of the very good reviews. However, this brew had a bitter aftertaste that I could not get away from. Perhaps I got an off bottle and will make another try..

04-02-2013 22:45:36 | More by DS31
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JDV

Texas

2.93/5  rDev -29.6%

Black thick pour with a slightly oil look to it. Nice big foamy brown lasting head. Smell is fairly heavily hopped, with a rich roastiness in the background and a bit of dry cocoa. Taste is roasty, with medium to high carbonation, and was well hopped. Slightly overcarbonated, a bit dry, and bland, although the body was full and rich. Okay, but far from one of my favorite stouts. Just boring overall, and needed some sweetness to make the flavors pop a bit more.

02-24-2008 18:45:32 | More by JDV
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EwaldEichstaett

Jordan

2.95/5  rDev -29.1%

hmmm Rogue... this company is beginning to get under my nerves... all of their dark beers seem to have the same acidic, pungent, chocolate and coffee flavour. Perhaps this is some weird form of conditioning... the first Rogue beer I ever had was the Double Chocolate Stout... anyway...

It looks alright, black with weak lacing, the head was big but it is gone now. The smell is what I described above... Acrid yet savory. I would probably rate the beer higher if it was a regular stout as opposed to an oatmeal. The smooth, creamy, thick oatmeal character is not there (at least not enough).

For the quality and the price, this one is definitely a pass.

11-28-2010 22:31:43 | More by EwaldEichstaett
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thelargeone

North Dakota

2.96/5  rDev -28.8%

08-15-2014 23:20:47 | More by thelargeone
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jamisonspitzer

Maryland

3/5  rDev -27.9%

12-24-2012 03:23:16 | More by jamisonspitzer
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TheMrFarnham

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -27.9%

07-12-2013 14:25:50 | More by TheMrFarnham
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GRG1313

California

3/5  rDev -27.9%

11-26-2011 13:56:52 | More by GRG1313
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N1CK

Texas

3/5  rDev -27.9%

12-28-2011 21:44:48 | More by N1CK
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AWS2111

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -27.9%

01-11-2012 21:03:43 | More by AWS2111
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-NESTO-

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -27.9%

09-11-2013 12:22:15 | More by -NESTO-
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sansho

California

3/5  rDev -27.9%

05-29-2012 17:50:33 | More by sansho
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Mersh

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -27.9%

12-19-2013 00:19:32 | More by Mersh
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3/5  rDev -27.9%

02-17-2013 00:57:14 | More by Dave_Treat
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BrewtalHonesty

Michigan

3/5  rDev -27.9%

06-22-2014 11:18:54 | More by BrewtalHonesty
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chrispoint

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -27.9%

02-18-2012 17:18:29 | More by chrispoint
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spamages

Michigan

3/5  rDev -27.9%

12-31-2011 04:35:41 | More by spamages
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jk3

New York

3/5  rDev -27.9%

03-12-2013 19:20:35 | More by jk3
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neckbeered

Montana

3/5  rDev -27.9%

05-12-2014 17:03:40 | More by neckbeered
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jjm2503

Missouri

3/5  rDev -27.9%

06-01-2012 01:26:00 | More by jjm2503
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harrymel

Washington

3/5  rDev -27.9%

A: pours a dark definitive brown. One finger loose toasted wheat head takes it's time falling down to a thick sheet of the same. Spotty lacing.

S: toasty, smells of pine bark, evident bitterness on the nose here for me. hints of coffee, cocoa beans. Not bad, not what I had expected either. nice. Slightest hint of graham and cinnamon as it warms.

T: More coffee than anticipated, but def less than an east coast coffee beer. Bitter in the back. Not very complex. Plenty of oats, toasty oats.

M: Heavy with medium to high carb. Dry and cloying at the same time. Wish the carb was a bit lower and the beer was smoothed out more.

O: Decent beer, but not a go to for stouts, or oatmeal stouts. Uncertain of the greatness this beer has acheived provided the beer is quite simple.

04-02-2011 16:31:24 | More by harrymel
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whatsajessica

California

3/5  rDev -27.9%

03-15-2012 05:00:36 | More by whatsajessica
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ChicagoNick

Illinois

3/5  rDev -27.9%

12-19-2012 16:43:11 | More by ChicagoNick
Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 2,836 ratings.