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Oatis - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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88
very good

500 Ratings
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Ratings: 500
Reviews: 194
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 38
Gots: 40 | FT: 0
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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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

04-23-2013 18:53:19 | More by Theosphere
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

04-17-2013 01:30:53 | More by Irrationalist
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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2.3%

Ninkasi Brewing 'Oatis' an Oatmeal Stout @ 7.2% , served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $8

A-pour is a dark brown almost black in the glass with a small tan head leaving a spotty lace film along the pint glass after every sip

S-dark roasted malts , hint of a resin hoppiness

T-starts sweet , roasted oats give way to chocolate malt middle , slight bitter sweet coffee finish

MF-medium carbonation , full bodied , ok on the palate ,

Ov-good beer , big beer ABV , nice good beer

sampled alongside Steamworks 'Heroitca' and R&B 'DarkStar' Oatmeal Stouts

prost LampertLand

04-13-2013 21:51:47 | More by LampertLand
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lsummers

California

3.79/5  rDev -3.1%

Pours a dark brown black. Can't see through this one, as I would expect for a rich stout.

Smells very balanced. Nutty roasted notes with chocolate and a touch of brown sugar. Some dark dried fruits coming though with a woody hop note.

Taste is like creamy dark chocolate with some burnt caramel and some very slight woody hop notes. I also get a slight bit of vanilla, but it's mostly a chocolate and toasted nutty note. The thing that detracts is a thin burnt taste.

Mouthfeel is great, just the perfect amount of creamy roundness and a slight bit of zing from the carbonation. Reminds me of something that has a more mineral water base.

Overall, A highly well balanced stout. The only thing wrong might be the thin and burnt tastes, and also nothing makes it stand out. It's a good example of a stout, one that I would love to have again. It just doesn't do anything exceptional or exceptionally different. Definitely try this one though, it could turn out to be a favorite.

04-13-2013 06:08:49 | More by lsummers
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DoubleSkunk

Montana

4.01/5  rDev +2.6%

The first words that come to mind upon taking a sniff and a sip of Oatis are "milk chocolate truffle" and "malt-tastic", respectively. But this delightful beer's not all sweetness--they made sure to add a little hoppy bite to balance everything out. Aesthetically, Oatis is a dream--It looks and feels like cold carbonated molasses. Rock on, Ninkasi, rock on.

04-09-2013 05:09:34 | More by DoubleSkunk
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Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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Idaho

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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Oregon

4/5  rDev +2.3%

04-01-2013 02:27:16 | More by artoolemomo
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British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

03-31-2013 04:01:52 | More by schopenhauerale
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Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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Montana

4.13/5  rDev +5.6%

22oz bomber

Appearance- pours thick, big luscious tan head, dark black with only the very edges emitting brown when held to the light

Smell- chocolate and roasted coffee and malts, hops are mellow

Taste- mild sweetness on the first sip, kinda like nougat, leads to a dark chocolate bitter midway, not much hop character in terms of bite, sweet down the back of the tongue with a little boozey finish

Mouthfeel- full-bodied, smooth, thick n'chewy, and a bit of bite on the finish

Overall- Quality stout that stuck to the oatmeal roots, smooth and chewy

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Oatis from Ninkasi Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 500 ratings.