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Dark Horse One Oatmeal Stout Ale - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Dark Horse One Oatmeal Stout AleDark Horse One Oatmeal Stout Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

807 Ratings
THE BROS
68
poor

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Ratings: 807
Reviews: 393
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.7%
Wants: 41
Gots: 55 | 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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crowsnest

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

02-20-2014 01:47:59 | More by crowsnest
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N_Overholt

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.4%

02-18-2014 18:38:35 | More by N_Overholt
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jeffwright

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

02-15-2014 02:56:04 | More by jeffwright
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jlee185

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

02-14-2014 04:01:20 | More by jlee185
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Dhamma73

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

02-11-2014 22:39:32 | More by Dhamma73
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Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

02-11-2014 17:50:20 | More by Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
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oberon

North Carolina

3.46/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours ink black with a quick to form and quick to fade mocha colored head atop,aromas of char and vanilla stick out but honestly are pretty light in my opinion.Low carbonation with a slick feel in the mouth.Flavors of char and vanilla stand out most with roast underneath,a bit of molasses-like sweetness is there as well.I expected a little more with this beer but there are many others to seek out ahead of this...in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2014 22:03:41 | More by oberon
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Anthony311

Indiana

3/5  rDev -20.2%

02-08-2014 16:11:13 | More by Anthony311
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Artjsantos

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.4%

02-05-2014 21:12:15 | More by Artjsantos
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Josh012012

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.4%

02-04-2014 06:19:46 | More by Josh012012
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.4%

02-04-2014 03:21:34 | More by AngusOg
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BradC

Pennsylvania

3.1/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours dark black, not much head or lacing

Smells of dark roasted grains and some hippiness

Tastes of earthy roasted grains, a lot of hops and kind of bitter, not much from the oats.

Mouthfeel isn't as smooth as I would expect in an oatmeal stout

Not what I would call a great oatmeal stout, I finished it, but it took awhile.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2014 00:15:07 | More by BradC
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

02-02-2014 20:05:37 | More by Janeinma
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akttr

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

01-27-2014 03:56:12 | More by akttr
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.4%

01-26-2014 22:26:07 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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hinemk76

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.4%

01-26-2014 00:10:10 | More by hinemk76
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

01-25-2014 17:51:02 | More by bacher468
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Hazy

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -33.5%

01-25-2014 01:42:00 | More by Hazy
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Falcone

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +13%

01-23-2014 20:18:13 | More by Falcone
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pokey44

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

01-23-2014 12:29:08 | More by pokey44
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The Fridge just reloaded their stash and I am curious to run through some of these stouts.

I went with a heavy-handed pour to keep things progressing. This resulted in two dense fingers of deep-brwon head with excellent retention. Nose smelled like someone had melted a milk chocolate candy bar and poured it into my glass. Color was a deep, dark-brown allowing ZERO light penetration (SRM = 44). Mouthfeel was big and chewy, like a dollop of fudge atop my tongue. Phew! The taste was smoky, more towards campfire than house fire, with a chocolaty sweetness that left me wondering what had possessed me. I like hoppy beers, not malt-driven ones, but even so, I will give this a fair shake. Finish continued to be fudgy, sweet and not really my cup of tea. I do not mind bitter stouts, but sweet is never going to make it into my wheelhouse.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2014 23:25:36 | More by woodychandler
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KFBR392

Illinois

3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours with a medium to thick texture. Sits black in the glass with a creamy, dark brown head which peaked at about half a finger. No active carbonation in glass while drinking.

Smell: Main accents are a heavily roasted malt body with some good oatmeal presence. Some dark fruit hops and creamy dairy tones provide a solid body for this brew. Roasted heavy malt is certainly the biggest player here though.

Taste: The creamy texture greets the palate. Accents of vanilla and milk chocolate slowly transition to a darker, roasted malt body of black coffee, dark chocolate, and dark hop tones. The finish a continuation of the roasted malt and coffee flavors.

Mouthfeel: Nice transitions of a semi-sweet front to a full bodied heavy malt presence. Carbonation is light with a smooth mouthfeel.

Overall: A solid stout. Full bodied without being anything over the top or to heavy. Not a ton of the oatmeal flavors but some smooth creaminess is picked up. Looked at this line of Dark Horse stouts for a while, glad I finally tried this one.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2014 02:37:38 | More by KFBR392
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paresis

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

01-22-2014 02:11:06 | More by paresis
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

01-21-2014 10:28:11 | More by zestar
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BMart

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

01-20-2014 18:28:48 | More by BMart
Dark Horse One Oatmeal Stout Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
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