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Imperial Overcast Espresso Stout - Oakshire Brewing

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Imperial Overcast Espresso StoutImperial Overcast Espresso Stout

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BA SCORE
89
very good

19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 9.54%
Wants: 5
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oakshire Brewing visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: psiweaver on 05-08-2011)
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malfunxion

New York

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-31-2014 05:33:22 | More by malfunxion
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ladyweapon

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +10%

07-20-2014 04:41:32 | More by ladyweapon
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mmillat

Washington

5/5  rDev +22.2%

07-16-2014 23:06:49 | More by mmillat
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Beerme5

Oregon

4/5  rDev -2.2%

06-13-2014 22:41:17 | More by Beerme5
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vfgccp

New York

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

05-31-2014 15:25:35 | More by vfgccp
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jworkman

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

04-14-2014 02:27:59 | More by jworkman
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TheSixthRing

California

3.3/5  rDev -19.3%

On tap @ Tabor Tavern in Portland, OR

Appearance - Served up in a pint glass with a sparse layer of suds across the surface, this stout is near black with ruby brown edging where light can penetrate. Small, spotty lacing with poor stick.

Smell - Notes of roasted malt and coffee hit the nose with

Taste - Prominent coffee notes backed by some roasted malt and hints of dark chocolate. Finishes much the same.

Mouthfeel - Very thin for a stout, let alone an imperial. Moderate carbonation tingles as it goes down. Not completely terrible, just off for the style.

Overall - Not a bad flavor, though lacks the complexity common in the style, and the body just kills it. Not what I was expecting out of an imperial stout.

03-30-2014 20:04:37 | More by TheSixthRing
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DOCRW

Washington

4/5  rDev -2.2%

02-22-2014 17:44:43 | More by DOCRW
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Presto82

Washington

4/5  rDev -2.2%

02-20-2014 04:18:16 | More by Presto82
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JoeSTATE

Oregon

4.6/5  rDev +12.5%

Head poured nice and tan, light and fluffy with slight lacing on the glass, slowly melted away with rings in layers on the glass. Very smooth coffee smell, hint of chocolate. Taste is strong coffee up front with chocolate, toasty, slight malt in the end. Heavy mouthfeel, nice coat which dissipates quickly, slightly chewy. As it warms up coffee remains even more prominent, chocolate is harder to find but the roast is still there. I've had this in the past, both in bottle and on tap. It's good, it's not quite my go to stout but good on an occasion.

02-08-2014 05:39:03 | More by JoeSTATE
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Recless7

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

02-03-2014 23:41:39 | More by Recless7
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RHVC59

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +10%

12-16-2013 05:18:10 | More by RHVC59
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BESTIALEX

Oregon

4/5  rDev -2.2%

04-04-2013 02:48:56 | More by BESTIALEX
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hoptitsbrews

Oregon

4/5  rDev -2.2%

09-17-2012 05:31:11 | More by hoptitsbrews
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CB2maltygoodness

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

06-11-2012 03:22:41 | More by CB2maltygoodness
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WertMaker

Oregon

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-02-2012 03:47:51 | More by WertMaker
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CoryR

Oregon

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-02-2012 00:21:44 | More by CoryR
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isualum12

Idaho

4.5/5  rDev +10%

BAMMMM...I was have a couple different beers in the beer garden this weekend at Mnt. Bike OR. when two different people told me I needed to try the expresso....It outstanding.

appearance- black dark pour....One could say express black. It had a tan layor in the head that was like a nice toast.
Smell- I got a lot off coffee bean. Nothing else but one tasty shot.
Taste- COFFEE...with carmel swirled in on the back end.
Mouthfeel- It was filling but not chew through it beer if you follow me.

I strongly recommend this beer. It was the perfect answer to a great day on the single track trails.

Thanks for the great beer

07-19-2011 04:49:10 | More by isualum12
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psiweaver

Washington

4.1/5  rDev +0.2%

had this on tap at the oakshire hellshire release

Pours a rich dark black with almost no head, the little head quickly vanished into brown lacing.

lots and lots of coffee with some rich chocolate notes and matliness

lots of coffee flavor with a bit of chocolate and some bitterness from the coffee. Lots of rich malts.

a little bit bittter from the sheer amount of coffee but other than that nicely carbonated and a good thick richness.

overall a good beer. i'd love to see it barrel aged to tone down the bitterness a bit and bring out some more of the oak, vanilla and chocolate.

05-08-2011 20:16:12 | More by psiweaver
Imperial Overcast Espresso Stout from Oakshire Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.