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Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,978 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,978
Reviews: 1,536
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 196
Gots: 205 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

Dope, Jan 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Stoffel, Jan 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

livewire05, Jan 06, 2012
Photo of bruachan
4.35/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

i usually don't go for the nitro and i've re-realized why. i know why places push kegs with nitro but, for pounding on the bar, pick a lesser beer to do it with

the top 20% arrived a khaki froth, neatly sequestered from the 80% of blackness below

the nitro seemed to lock in the flavors of this otherwise pungent brew. i bet the tight bubbles don't burst and release their empyreal scents like they ought. once i tip a few sips, the cloud parts and singed delicious permeates. wonderful roastyroast

similar experience with tasting the beer: it feels subdued and nitro has a definite flavor (or at least contributes to a distinct flavor). the beer's balance between sweetness and stouty astringency is superb, and hop flavors even play a fantastic part on the stage

suuuper smooth oatness (and someone would probably try to convince me the nitro contributes to this, too). one of the most drinkable stouts around

bruachan, Jan 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Faina, Jan 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

disemgrowler, Jan 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Brushkanna, Jan 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

shockrocker65, Jan 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

Skye1024, Jan 02, 2012
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3.58/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

starting off the new year with a rogue breakfast, having this and the hazelnut. after hearing lots of good things about this one, i feel let down a bit. poured a dark brown with a half finger of mocha colored head that leaves very little lacing as the drink disappears. smell and taste are both the same with faint hints of roasted coffee, chocolate and the oats seem to be the last thing you experience. maybe it's just me, but i like the oats to play a more prominent roll. has a medium body with ok carbonation and a bad bitter finish. wish it was thick and chewy so i could enjoy the oats. this is just an ok oatmeal stout.

match1112, Jan 01, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

ForgottenBoy, Jan 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

McLaughlin5350, Dec 31, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

Goobastic, Dec 31, 2011
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3/5  rDev -27.7%

spamages, Dec 31, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

buckyp, Dec 31, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Mtntrout, Dec 30, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

cdwil, Dec 29, 2011
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3/5  rDev -27.7%

N1CK, Dec 28, 2011
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

kmwilson76, Dec 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

11millsown113, Dec 27, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

bigdaddyvoodoo, Dec 26, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

brez8791, Dec 25, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

jophish17, Dec 24, 2011
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4.43/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

one of my favorite stouts. pours dark dark browm almost black cascading from the nitro tap with a memorable creamy head. smells rich and dark malty, with notes of unsweetened cocoa and coffee. taste is a little bit bitter at the end, but not a hop bitterness as i know it to be, more like bittersweet chocolate. the mouthfeel is so creamy and smooth, full bodied and as drinkable as any stout in the game. a wonderful noontime drink after a hard night of drinking. rejuvenating and delightful

StonedTrippin, Dec 23, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Telestic, Dec 23, 2011
Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 2,978 ratings.