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Oatis - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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88
very good

486 Ratings
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Ratings: 486
Reviews: 192
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.28%
Wants: 37
Gots: 37 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ninkasi website:
"7.5% alc/vol. 45 ibus. Always available on draft."

Recent bottles spotted with "7.2% alc/vol." listed

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 10-23-2007)
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rhinonau

Wyoming

5/5  rDev +28.2%

11-08-2013 19:21:09 | More by rhinonau
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rapidcycler

Washington

5/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Oh my god! this is the best beer I ever tasted. Chocolate and coffee notes give way to ab absolutely heavy mouthfeel. Very little bitterness. This is what I drink every day, I accept no substitute. I always pour it a little fast so the tan head is nice and thick. There is nothing light and watery about this beer!

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2014 03:20:27 | More by rapidcycler
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AnEscapedMind

Oregon

5/5  rDev +28.2%

06-27-2013 07:09:54 | More by AnEscapedMind
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astraker

Idaho

5/5  rDev +28.2%

09-01-2012 03:00:31 | More by astraker
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SRossman

Washington

5/5  rDev +28.2%

12-04-2011 21:26:27 | More by SRossman
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captainwerd

Washington

5/5  rDev +28.2%

11-19-2011 00:18:23 | More by captainwerd
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sacrelicio

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +28.2%

11-14-2011 07:59:40 | More by sacrelicio
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lonewolf2051

Oregon

5/5  rDev +28.2%

12-09-2011 17:05:50 | More by lonewolf2051
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rab53

Washington

5/5  rDev +28.2%

12-02-2011 05:13:59 | More by rab53
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Cyberkedi

Georgia

4.88/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours an opaque dark-chocolate brown with just a hint of a light tan head. Smoky aroma has quality coffee, semi-sweet chocolate and molasses tones plus hints of licorice and toffee. Mouth-filling flavor has a firm smoky overtone and molasses, quality coffee, chocolate, licorice and toffee flavors - delicious! Smooth yet lively texture leaves a smoky and fizzy finish. Recommended!

Serving type: on-tap

07-10-2011 01:09:37 | More by Cyberkedi
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cubancigar2000

Idaho

4.76/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

22 oz bottle

smell - what can I say, wonderfil, dont get any better. Lots of chcolate, toasted oats, Yumm

Taste - Porters to me need to be thick, strong in coffee and toasted grains and have a nice tan head. This one is on point

Ninkasi has more top shelf beers than any other brewer. This one is one of my favorites

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2013 19:00:31 | More by cubancigar2000
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Liana

California

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

09-30-2013 23:39:04 | More by Liana
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jalepeno4

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

02-04-2013 22:11:15 | More by jalepeno4
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kmahe

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

01-07-2013 08:16:51 | More by kmahe
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gleemonger

California

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

03-29-2012 02:04:17 | More by gleemonger
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Coni

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

03-07-2014 04:22:24 | More by Coni
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ChrisCastillo

Washington

4.6/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: In dim light it is deep coffee bean brown with a matching fluffy cocoa creamy head.

Smell: Fruity hops, dark chocolate, espresso, some alcohol

Taste: amazing. Silky chocolate and espresso coat the tongue. Sweet and malty caramels begin and middles with dark semi-sweet chocolate, fades dry but balanced with chocolate covered espresso beans.

Mouthfeel: Full and oaty, very creamy. Delicious

Overall: Not a session oatmeal stout, very strong alcohol at 7.5% Very balanced for a strong stout. smooth non tannic finish for amount of dark grains going into this brew. Best Oatmeal stout ive tried thus far.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2009 01:55:45 | More by ChrisCastillo
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ThreeWiseMen

California

4.58/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A big thanks goes out to RJ (Grabbin2nd) for bringing this to the SLO BevMo! Thanks a ton dude!

Split among Wisemen Nick, Zach, and Jorge. Poured into three standard pint glasses.

Appearance: Poured out thick and black, yielding a gorgeous, slow-forming, brown, foamy, head. That head just crawled up from the depths! Retains as a sticky, foamy, crown and drags a lot of lacing. Body is totally opaque. This looks fantastic!

Smell: H U U U G E oats! Awesome! A good deal of dark chocolate and toffee as well. Oats steal the show though. I love it!

Taste: Oats, dark chocolate, caramel, black coffee, leafy hops and even a touch of citrus. Big roastiness, big oatiness. Finishes with bitter dark malts. Very flavorful. My favorite part about this beer (thus far) is that they don't shy away from the oats AT ALL. Oats all over in this one!

Mouthfeel: Robust in flavor and pretty robust in body too. Lots of dark roastiness in this one. Cool and malty with moderate prickly carbonation. Roasty flavors hang around long after the sip.

Drinkability: Loved it! This is the quintessential oat stout. Bold, flavorful, full, and addictive. Can't wait to try this again!

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2010 04:54:52 | More by ThreeWiseMen
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cbarrett4

Oregon

4.53/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Wow, what a surprise! Bought a bottle at Whole Foods in Tigard.

Superb appearance. The head is even a little darker, the body black and rich. Lots of oaty nutty goodness on the nose and palate. Long, smooth finish. Pretty much knocked Sam Smiths oatmeal stout off as my favorite.

Awesome!!!

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2009 06:09:09 | More by cbarrett4
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Bartian

Oregon

4.53/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bought at local grocery in Portland. Oatis pours like a cup of joe from a coffee press - black, thick and really rich. The head had a nice color of dark creme and the beer initially exhibited significant carbonation throughout.

The smell brought thoughts of a dark, rich chocolate bar and earthy coffee roast - a true delight!

The mouthfeel was typical of many stouts - however, I couldn't help but think what I might rate this from a nitro tap - they would have to drag me away I'll bet!

The taste was very good; not quite robust enough to be exceptional, but very enjoyable with a frightengly high degree of drinkability.

Overall, a very good Oatmeal Stout that was perfect on a dark and windy day here in the Land of Hops!

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2009 00:53:09 | More by Bartian
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heather625

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

02-19-2012 04:02:32 | More by heather625
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myzamboni

California

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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xxcarpxx

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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foxyaardvark27

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

10-19-2012 06:57:55 | More by foxyaardvark27
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endincolorado

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

03-18-2013 19:39:49 | More by endincolorado
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Oatis from Ninkasi Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 486 ratings.