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Shanghai Oatmeal Stout - Auburn Alehouse Brewery & Restaurant

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Shanghai Oatmeal Stout
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BA SCORE
83
good

17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 15.34%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Auburn Alehouse Brewery & Restaurant visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: mentor on 12-12-2008

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Ratings: 17 | Reviews: 4
Reviews by ngeunit1:
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4.05/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours a dark black with a big thick covering of creamy brownish head. The head hangs around for quite a while leaving behind some nice lacing.

S - Aroma is a mix of deep roasted chocolate malts and a bit of sweetness and oats mixed in as well.

T - Starts off with some light roasted chocolate malt and a bit of sweetness and oat flavor. Through the middle a bit more sweet milk and oats come through. The finish is a mix of roasted and sweet chocolates that linger.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. The beer feels smooth and very creamy. The beer has an very nice texture from the oats and nitro serving.

D - Very drinkable and smooth and creamy. Nice roasted flavors and sort of light but not empty at all.

More User Reviews:
Photo of Fatehunter
3.88/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Picked up a growler from the alehouse and drank it the same day.
A nice finger of tan head on a black body. Looks good.
The aroma is coffee, chocolate and cream. Quite nice.
The taste has a solid bitterness throughout. There's a coffee and cream flavor too.
Smooth texture with low carbonation and a heavier body.
A solid stout and sessionable at 4.8%

Photo of arrowh
4.34/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had a pint on tap at the brewpub. Foam tasted of intense semi-sweet dark chocolate. Very good body, excellent stout character. Well-balanced tastes of chocolate, malt, some hops--a fine oatmeal stout. Bubbles a little coarse for nitro, but a very minor drawback.

Photo of mentor
2.67/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a four finger light brown head over a pitch liquid with clear brown edginings. Smells roast, dry earthy hops, and some cream.

Tastes potent roast, to the point of being ashy and somewhat sour. With a flavor this intense, I would expect it to be ery dry, but it's actually got a supporting sweet. Not enough depth of other character to carry the intensity through. Iron ans cherry-like sourness. Mouthfeel is md light with some oat character. My teeth are almost sticky as if from all the tiny roast suspended particles.

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Shanghai Oatmeal Stout from Auburn Alehouse Brewery & Restaurant
83 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.