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Winter Oatmeal Stout - Mayflower Brewing Company

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Winter Oatmeal StoutWinter Oatmeal Stout

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BA SCORE
88
very good

197 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 197
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 8
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mayflower Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mduncan on 12-08-2010)
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

3.88/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bottle into tulip. Pours a thick oily black with no head or carbonation. Smell is really nice chocolate roasted malts with a bit of vanilla. Taste is a bit lacking compared to the aroma. Its bitter roasted oaty malts and somewhat small...not much going on here.Its smooth and pleasant but other better ooatmeal stouts exists. Worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2013 22:33:40 | More by DrinkSlurm
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AdamHart22

Massachusetts

3.26/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass. Drunk at about 45 degrees.

A - Pretty standard. Ink black and hardly any head.

S - A little malt, some cocoa, and a cardboardish smell.

T - Slightly better than average. Some nice coffee notes and just a hint of cocoa. Nicely sweet.

M - Nothing special here. I was actually hoping for something more syrupy which is typical of the style.

O - An average oatmeal stout. I would drink this again but honestly wouldn't buy it, in favor of other oatmeal stouts or Mayflower's IPA, which is very good.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2013 21:42:36 | More by AdamHart22
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BigCheese

Massachusetts

4.13/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Ink black, thin dark cardboard head,

S: Pretty pungent off the bat, dark roasted espresso and dark coco. Some roasted and smoked malts also.

T: Coffee, more of a sweeter malt base. Molasses, raisins, chocolate covered cherries, and bread crust. A bit of herbal hops come through too. Has a certain salty/savoriness too. Maybe some lactose too.

M: Not quite as rich as other oatmeal stouts. More syrupy than creamy, oily. Low/medium carbonation. Still pretty full bodied. Somewhat session-able for the style.

O: A real tasty brew, perfect for a snowy post dinner sipper. Not overly rich. Not the best oatmeal stout I've had but a real solid brew. Matches the quality I expect from Mayflower. I recommend.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2013 02:42:04 | More by BigCheese
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bostonryan

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

01-16-2013 23:23:48 | More by bostonryan
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tpauer

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

01-13-2013 23:30:23 | More by tpauer
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brureview

Massachusetts

3.89/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

packaging date 1/3/13.

The beer poured a beautiful deep dark chocolate with a two finger head into a pint glass.

The aroma was quite good- vanilla-milk chocolate and lemon.

The mouth feel was a bit tart and carbonated.

I was expecting continuity to match the aroma and color- however the taste was too lemony.
Some sweetness- but not strong. I was disappointed- I was expecting a smooth, sweeter, perhaps a more chocolate accented stout, but the tartness and lemon dominated the flavor. Samuel Smith's oatmeal stout is one of my favorites, and this stout didn't compare in smoothness and taste.

Overall- a good oatmeal stout- but for the first tasting, the beer lacked smoothness and balance.
Will try again for another tasting.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2013 01:22:35 | More by brureview
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Mikecap

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +1.5%

01-05-2013 17:58:47 | More by Mikecap
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greybeardloon

Rhode Island

3.95/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Packaged on 11/08/12

A: dark brown head that dissipates quickly leaving no lacing.

S: Roasty and husky. A bit understated.

T: Heavy on the roasted barley, a touch of smoke or char, some creamy vanilla and toffee or caramel provide some sweetness. Herbal hops come through with surprising clarity.

M: smooth but a bit prickly.

O: A very good, sweet oatmeal stout. Mayflower does dark beers very well.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2013 00:20:37 | More by greybeardloon
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PatGreer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.5%

01-02-2013 02:16:58 | More by PatGreer
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flexabull

California

3.88/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle courtesy of cbeer88, thanks again!

Pours a dark black color with a small white head.

Aromas are nutty, with notes of cocoa, and cream.

Taste is also nutty, with creamy sweetness, light cocoa, and coffee. Finish is smooth, with light mineral hoppiness, and a note of molasses sweetness.

Mouthfeel is smooth, with nice body, and soft carbonation.

Overall, this is a nice easy drinking stout. Good beer that is well worth trying,

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2013 06:16:12 | More by flexabull
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ScaryEd

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

01-01-2013 01:06:34 | More by ScaryEd
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MEW

Colorado

3/5  rDev -23.9%

12-29-2012 14:56:22 | More by MEW
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raffy313

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

12-29-2012 03:10:31 | More by raffy313
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.85/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a solid dark brown color with a faint garnet highlight when held to light. Decent sized tan head quickly dissipates to a cap. Smells of roasted and cereal grains, milk chocolate, caramel, a hint of earthy hops. The flavor is rich and dark chocolate up front with a hint of vanilla and caramel. Light earthy hop flavor with little to no hop bitterness. Medium body with a light level of carbonation and a creamy, silky smooth mouthfeel. This is a nice sweet stout, I enjoyed it.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2012 01:48:34 | More by johnnnniee
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Coax

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

12-18-2012 21:58:47 | More by Coax
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genovm

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

12-15-2012 03:56:39 | More by genovm
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juicebox

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

12-13-2012 17:47:57 | More by juicebox
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YourOnlyMan

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

12-09-2012 20:01:50 | More by YourOnlyMan
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redfox405

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

12-09-2012 03:50:51 | More by redfox405
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Taycro

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

11-19-2012 00:09:55 | More by Taycro
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tlang803

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

11-13-2012 22:56:28 | More by tlang803
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Mikeynas

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.5%

10-21-2012 00:10:33 | More by Mikeynas
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codon2004

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

05-05-2012 21:48:46 | More by codon2004
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JRod1969

New York

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

04-26-2012 04:01:16 | More by JRod1969
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jhb138

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

04-19-2012 14:17:26 | More by jhb138
Winter Oatmeal Stout from Mayflower Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 197 ratings.