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Ipswich Oatmeal Stout - Ipswich Ale Brewery

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Ipswich Oatmeal StoutIpswich Oatmeal Stout

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

672 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 672
Reviews: 377
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 118
Gots: 36 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Ipswich Ale Brewery visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 12-03-2001)
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SouljaSaia17

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Well I am back, finally and happy to be reviewing some new beers with some old treats. This beer is an old treat for me as I have had one before but didnt review it. Got a six pack of this for $5, as it has aged a year.

A: Pours a dark roast color with a solid 2-in caramel colored head, leaves some lacing as it slowly dwindles down.

S: Smell is of oats, roasted malts and dark chocolate with a little bit of a toffee aroma at the back end.

T: I get some raisins up front with the dark chocolate following. The flavor ends with some toffee notes, a little caramel and roasted malts on the after taste.

M: Mouth feel is sweet, a little more watered down than a gold standard oatmeal stout, but the characteristics are very much the same.

O: This along with Breckenridge is widely available at my local liquor store down the street. I love Breckenridge much better than this, but that doesnt discredit the beer at all. It is an excellent Oatmeal stout and very much appreciated for those who live in my neck of the woods. Another beer well done Massachusetts!

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2012 23:50:34 | More by SouljaSaia17
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No visible "bottled on" date.

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into a Samuel Smith English tulip pint.

a: Black with slight ruby highlights at the bottom when seen through light. Inch tall tan head receded to thick even surface foam and dense lacing.

s; Dark chocolate

t: Black coffee and dark chocolate forward followed by a building hop bite which seemed to penetrate the sides of the tongue. Bitter finish.

m: Medium and quite smooth. Some carbonation tingle.

o: A very good stout, though less sweet than an oatmeal might be. Gives the impression of being a modern American oatmeal stout due to the relative bitterness. A bit surprising from Ipswich/Mercury, which I think of as leaning towards British styles.

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Ipswich Oatmeal Stout from Ipswich Ale Brewery
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