Overcast Espresso Stout - Oakshire Brewing
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5/5 rDev +30.9%
Tried it at Oakshire Brewing! Poured from tap into a pint glass. According to the brewmaster there is one shot of espresso per pint. Aroma was full of coffee and malty subtleties. The pour and appearance was dark and lent to the richness to come. This brew is creamy, sweet, and has a wonderful hop middle that is not to be messed with. This brew is a perfect marriage of coffee and beer aka Oregon greatness!
06-09-2011 19:24:09 | More by mvforegonian
4.78/5 rDev +25.1%
Served from the bottle into a mason jar mug at the Cornbread Cafe in Eugene
A- Poured a very dark brown (looks black, you can see some brown hues on the edge of the glass though), big frothy and dark mocha head that left lots of chunky and droppy lace
S- Huge chocolate covered espresso bean aroma. Big, bold, dark roasted coffee aroma and nice chocolate sweetness. Amazing aroma, very aromatic
T- Big chocolate covered espresso bean flavor. The coffee flavor is strong, bold, and dark (just how I like my coffee). Some really nice sweet chocolate notes in addition to the big roasty coffee notes. Mineral presence in the taste and some sweet caramel notes. Pretty assertive coffee bitterness too.
M- Medium body, prickly carbonation, finishes semi-dry, a little lighter stout mouthfeel
O- What an amazing coffee forward stout. Definitely lloking forward to having this readily available to me here.
08-04-2012 04:12:40 | More by Hoptometrist
4.78/5 rDev +25.1%
Comes out of the tap a warm, opaque sable just a hair above black with a very fine-bubbled and persistent tan head. Roast coffee aroma has a hint of semi-sweet chocolate. Flavor is like a top-of-the-line mocha - quality coffee and chocolate with nutty, smoky and molasses hints. Texture is velvety smooth and nicely fizzy.
07-09-2011 03:33:27 | More by Cyberkedi
4.65/5 rDev +21.7%
Bomber courtesy of Elendinn. Thanks man!
A- Beautiful black color with 3+ fingers of tan head. Produces a neat Guinness-style cascading effect, and the head hangs around for a while with good lacing. Really impressive looking.
S- Deep. bitter coffee aroma with a little chocolate and a little roasted malt.
T- Exceptional. Huge coffee flavor with nice roasty chocolate characters and a nice bitter note. Incredible.
M- Very nice. Creamy and smooth.
D- Pretty high. Low ABV and smooth flavors make this an easy drinker.
Wow, I was blown away. I had no real expectations, as I'd never even heard of the brewery, but this is an incredible coffee stout for everyday drinking. Highly recommended.
09-28-2010 04:55:14 | More by geryeb624
4.65/5 rDev +21.7%
On tap at Good Times. Extremely heavy espresso taste and a dark as sin black pour with a solid head. Very refreshing and relaxing, it makes me want to take a nap. (But in a good way!) At this point this brew is probably what I have most often on tap at my favorite bar, hopefully more people will learn about this one soon.
12-30-2008 06:53:32 | More by Wackyfoot
4.55/5 rDev +19.1%
Sampled this at Savor 2010. Poured black with a beige head, modest retention, and good lacing. HUGE roasted coffee bean nose, with some bittersweet chocolate and cocoa powder hints as well. Copious amounts of flavor in the taste, with roasted malt and coffee dominating, and then mixing with some chocolate midpalate, and finishing on a pronounced dry coffee note. Smooth and on the thicker side, with very little carbonation. This is a great example of a coffee stout.
08-03-2010 21:53:14 | More by donniecuffs
4.5/5 rDev +17.8%
This beer is incredible. It pours out a deep black color with brown edges and a gnarly brown thick head. The aroma is heavily of chocolate and darkly roasted, thick coffee...awesome! The taste follows the aroma. This beer has so much flavor for only being 5.8%abv! It has a medium body and very rich flavors. I have yet to have a bad beer from this brewery...every beer they make is awesome and this is no exception! Well done!
05-30-2011 22:50:54 | More by Douglas14
4.43/5 rDev +16%
On tap in a shaker pint.
Pours just about black with 2 fingers capped with 2 fingers of unevenly constructed foam (frothy hills and valleys). Good retention with a decent amount of clumpy lacing.
Ah, now this is what a coffee stout should smell and taste like. The coffee is a complementary element, enhancing the rich roasted and chocolate malt flavors instead of overpowering them. Nice interplay between the the coffee, chocolate and burnt malts. The sweet chocolate and creamy mouthfeel blunt the coffee and burnt malts a bit, allowing a bit of hop flavor to come through.
Overall impression: excellent stout, probably my favorite coffee beer I've tried so far.
11-18-2009 21:45:08 | More by PDXHops
4.38/5 rDev +14.7%
Picked this up a couple of nights ago at Brewforia in Meridian... Paid about $6... Shared tonight with Inflatablechair... Sam and I both thought that it was done very well.
Pours an expected black with a brown head... good lacing and retention.
Nose is almost all about the coffee.... cold brewed obviously with just enough sweetness to really make things jell.
The flavor is pretty damn good... tons of espresso.. hints of lite caramel and some round maltiness that moves all the different components together ... surprising flavor for a lower ABV brew...
Medium body and is sorta creamy and the small bubble carbonation is just near perfect.. This brew got much better with warmth... don't drink straight out of the fridge and allow it to blossom.
Loving what Oakshire is doing and very happy that Boise has access.... please keep us in your loop. :-)
03-24-2012 07:40:11 | More by JohnGalt1
4.28/5 rDev +12%
A conceptually well targeted ale whose coffee and stout elements intertwine in a synergistic whole. The beer is black with composed lace, authoritative coffee flavor, and a long powdered cocoa decay. Everything's bold and memorably fun.
Supposedly, a full shot of organic espresso is brewed into each pint of stout making this an odd choice as one of just four ales Oakshire offers year round. But Overcast succeeds admirably. Anyone looking for an espresso stout should look here.
08-02-2009 05:00:30 | More by RedDiamond
Overcast Espresso Stout from Oakshire Brewing
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