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Ipswich Oatmeal Stout - Ipswich Ale Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

690 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 690
Reviews: 378
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.31%
Wants: 124
Gots: 41 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

chimaylvr, Jan 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

kevgod, Jan 07, 2012
Photo of SolipsismalCat
4.22/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass. Reviewed alongside Mendocino Oatmeal Stout.

A: Dark brown with a three-finger, tan, creamy and frothy head that lasted a few minutes. Really good lacing.

S: Nice roasted aroma. Chocolate and coffee.

T: Moderate sweetness and light bitterness. Burnt malt flavor and roasted coffee. Really nice roasted malt finish.

M: Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Smooth and creamy and slightly warm.

O: This was a really solid Oatmeal Stout. I liked it better than the Mendocino.

SolipsismalCat, Jan 07, 2012
Photo of Luchman
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Luchman, Jan 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Daniel9913, Jan 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

ohtheguilt, Jan 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Bilco, Dec 31, 2011
Photo of Cyberkedi
4.33/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Strong, smoky aroma has tones of chocolate and caramel and just a hint of roast coffee. It pours a rich, opaque coffee brown with a very thick, mostly fine-bubbled, rather persistent tan head. Flavor has a firm burnt wood overtone and caramel, semi-sweet chocolate and roast coffee notes, plus just a hint of licorice. Texture is a bit on the thin side for a stout, but still has a good fizz to it and leaves a smoky, slightly sweet finish. I look forward to trying more Ipswich offerings.

Cyberkedi, Dec 24, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

NHSTEVE, Dec 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

11millsown113, Dec 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

gkatsoris, Dec 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +19.9%

redliner8, Dec 16, 2011
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5/5  rDev +19.9%

PJKSR02, Dec 13, 2011
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5/5  rDev +19.9%

splendidsplinter, Dec 05, 2011
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5/5  rDev +19.9%

codon2004, Nov 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

LostHighway, Nov 29, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

nmann08, Nov 28, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Rochefort10nh, Nov 28, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

deapokid, Nov 25, 2011
Photo of bluejacket74
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 ounce bottle. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours dark brown/black with an inch tan head that sticks around for a while. There's also a lot of lacing left behind on the glass. Aroma is nice and strong, it smells like roasted malt, oats, coffee, chocolate and a bit of vanilla. The taste is just like the aroma, it's all roasted malt, oats, coffee, chocolate and vanilla. There's good balance between the roasty, sweet and bitter flavors. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's a little creamy and coating with good carbonation. I have to say this is a pretty good overall brew, it's one of if not the best oatmeal stouts I've ever had. It's an excellent deal for just $5.99 a bomber, I definitely recommend this one!

bluejacket74, Nov 25, 2011
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3.9/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Long time drinker, first time reviewer.

Nose is smooth, sweet, rolled oats, a bit of dark chocolate.

Mouth and taste: nicely chewable body, carbonation is high for this style. Lingering boozey coating on tongue, not a sticky feel at all. Roasted malts, powdery oats, cocoa powder. Warm. Light for a bigger 7% stout. Feels even lighter with the biggies I've been drinking from the stout family lately. Definitely looks and smells bigger than it is, which always throws me off about this guy, no matter how many times I have it.

Still solid. Enjoy.

CheezyBlaster, Nov 24, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

brandoman63, Nov 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +19.9%

RoryOMoore, Nov 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

joepais, Nov 20, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

PEIhop, Nov 19, 2011
Ipswich Oatmeal Stout from Ipswich Ale Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 690 ratings.