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Dark Horse One Oatmeal Stout Ale - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Dark Horse One Oatmeal Stout Ale
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BA SCORE
85
very good

917 Ratings
THE BROS
68
poor

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Ratings: 917
Reviews: 405
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 11.47%
Wants: 43
Gots: 71 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 08-15-2002)
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3/5  rDev -20%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.93/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: pours like a black hole with extremely minimal head formation. there was a bit of film created that hugged the edges of the glass that was dark bron in color.

S: enormous sweet chocolate, roasted malt, and even a decent amout of vanilla and some butterscotch. definitely not what I was expecting from an oatmeal stout.

T: toasted oats really comes forward, slight molasses, slight tobacco, milk chocolate, subtle cofffee and a vanilla finish.

M: medium bodied, leaves a bit of a toatsed oat feel on the palate, not really all that carbonated

O: thought this was a pretty decent decent beer to be honest, yet quite interesting... its sweet in smell yet pretty bold in flavor in a decent amount of complexity for its style.

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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -26.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.74/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Sweet aroma dominated by a nutty chocolate smell. Pours almost completely black with a nice dark brown head. Has a decently thick, syrupy texture. Creamy and softly carbonated. Has a pleasant sweet, burnt oat, coffee taste with hints of chocolate. Overall, a good stout. Not a big wow factor in terms of taste, but a solid porter nonetheless.

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

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4.05/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving Type - Bottle

Appearance - Dark black with tan tint, 1/4 inch tan creamy head, nice lacing.

Smell - Roasted malts, plum, rasin, coffee, chocolate, sugars, very roasty and woody.

Taste - Big upfront mix of roasted malts and bold coffee. Some dark fruits along with molassess and brown sugar come also. Chocolate and a little wood, smoked flavor comes out at the finish.

Mouthfeel - Lots of malts and coffee coat the tounge. Sugars and more roasted malts hit the palate. The finish is roasted and bitter, and a little big of chocolate sweetness. The aftertaste is a little bitter and dry, and malty.

Overall - Solid, flavorful, tasty and easy to drink. Right on for a good oatmeal stout. Really malty and smokey, and coffee bitter. Worth a drink for sure.

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4.16/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Sam Adams "Perfect Pint" glass.

Appearance: Pours a dark oily brownish black with a moderate amount of bubbles. Solid three fingers of deep tan head with decent retention. Leaves a lot of creamy lacing around the glass.

Smell: A dark and sweet roasty stout aroma. Roasted malts with big hints of dark chocolate, coffee, caramel, toffee, oatmeal, toasted bread, grains, biscuit, and nuts along with some burnt molasses sweetness. Also some hints of smoked malt, wood, milk, and cream. Mild hints of earthy hops and some dark cherry, fig, and raisin. A pretty solid stout aroma.

Taste: A solid dark stout taste with a good balance of sweetness and roasty bitterness. Dark roasted malts with a taste of dark and milk chocolate, caramel, toffee, coffee, toasted bread, oatmeal, grains, cream, milk, biscuit, and nuts. A fair amount of sweet molasses and a little smoke and wood. Light undertones of dark cherry and fig. Light presence of earthy and herbal hops towards the finish. Solid taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Very creamy and silky. Moderately sweet and slightly sticky. Very smooth.

Overall: A pretty solid oatmeal stout. Lots of roasty taste with a nice creamy smoothness. Its what you expect for the style.

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Dark Horse One Oatmeal Stout Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 917 ratings.