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Caledonian / Bruery Oatmeal Stout | The Caledonian Brewing Company

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Caledonian / Bruery Oatmeal StoutCaledonian / Bruery Oatmeal Stout
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Brewed by:
The Caledonian Brewing Company
United Kingdom (Scotland) | website

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by BlackHaddock on 02-23-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 3
Reviews by wl0307:
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3.29/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Served by a pint served on cask at the local Wetherspoon’s pub. Dark russet brown to black-ish colour, deeply cocoa-accentuated on the nose with vanilla-ish hints & fried berry fruits. Sweet vanilla flavours and dark malts on the palate with faint roasty hints & a decent fruit acidity, finishing lightly gristy with cocoa-undertones lingering. Moderate on hop bitterness & dry-ish roasty mouthfeel. Not a particularly well made stout, although the alc. is generally well hidden behind the medium body which doesn't feel thin nor rich. A bit too sweet and vanilla-ish at the expense of a good balance, final verdict.

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3.91/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cask conditioned. Brewed exclusively for JD Wetherspoon at Caledonian Brewery, Edinburgh, by Tyler King of The Bruery, Placentia, California, USA.

Hand-pulled pint in The George Inn, Bewdley on 22 Feb 2014.

This is a vanilla flavoured beauty: dark brown/black in colour with a good beige crown of deep foam.

The nose was a chocolate vanilla special, with a coffee undertone.

Taste wise the vanilla pushed itself forward with the malty molasses falling away to second fiddle: sweet but not overly so, this is a good brew indeed.

Smooth, rich and deep, the alcohol being well hidden throughout.

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Caledonian / Bruery Oatmeal Stout from The Caledonian Brewing Company
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