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Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,783 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,783
Reviews: 1,522
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 175
Gots: 141 | 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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Vukusich

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

06-05-2014 04:29:14 | More by Vukusich
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huntermop

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-04-2014 06:30:34 | More by huntermop
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TheBeerbarian

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-03-2014 23:53:16 | More by TheBeerbarian
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Jscottp

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-03-2014 00:47:12 | More by Jscottp
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stomioka

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-02-2014 23:51:37 | More by stomioka
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Casey3236

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-02-2014 22:21:57 | More by Casey3236
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rspauldi

Texas

3/5  rDev -27.9%

06-02-2014 20:35:51 | More by rspauldi
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PKS

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

06-02-2014 02:27:23 | More by PKS
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Moose90

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

05-31-2014 03:15:29 | More by Moose90
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Rodosman

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-30-2014 02:00:44 | More by Rodosman
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Birmz

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-29-2014 19:26:38 | More by Birmz
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scotorum

Massachusetts

4.2/5  rDev +1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the 22 oz,. bottle into a Samuel Smith English tulip pint.

a: Opaque black with just the barest hint of ruby at the bottom when seen through light. Three inch tall light brown head receded to rocky surface foam and dense lacing.

s: Dark chocolate and black coffee.

t; Black coffee and dark chocolate followed by quite a hop bite. Bittersweet finish becomes sweeter as it is consumed.

m: Moderate, silky smooth.

o: A very good oatmeal stout, rather more bitter than some from the almost 70 IBU's, but enjoyable as an American west coast take on the style. The bitterness makes it seem like its ABV is higher than 6.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2014 03:49:03 | More by scotorum
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Fusion7777

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-24-2014 21:49:30 | More by Fusion7777
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robear

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Prospero

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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KVNBGRY

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.8%

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BobMagruder

Oregon

4.59/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Poured a beautiful Ebony Color out of a growler into my mason jar.

The smell is dark roasted grains with coffee undertones

The taste is still magnificent, Oatmeal, dark chocolate with hops in the background. I turned 21 and bought a bottle when the brewery was still in Ashland.

Yummy

Serving type: growler

05-23-2014 04:24:24 | More by BobMagruder
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RWLawman

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

05-23-2014 04:17:56 | More by RWLawman
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mabermud

Washington

3.89/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I drank this alongside a Rogue Double Chocolate Stout. This probably wasn't a very good idea for a review, but I have always done this for the enjoyment and contrast of two beers.

A - This was served with a minimal head and spotty cloud cover. This appears solid blackish-brown.
S - This has the base stout smell with hints of peat, mild espresso, cocoa.
T - Smooth, creamy, and bitter-sweet chocolate. There is a balance of malts, coffee, chocolate, and maybe caramel. This has an earthy taste, does not have much sweetness, and has a dry finish.
M - Medium body and light carbonation
O - Well done, solid oatmeal stout. Everything comes together very well.

Serving type: nitro-tap

05-23-2014 01:25:24 | More by mabermud
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oldsailor

Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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cd34

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-18-2014 20:48:57 | More by Durandal_777
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JLSIV

Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-18-2014 18:39:40 | More by JLSIV
Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout from Rogue Ales
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