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Oompa Loompa Chocolate Cream Stout - Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon

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Oompa Loompa Chocolate Cream StoutOompa Loompa Chocolate Cream Stout

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271 Ratings
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Ratings: 271
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 10.75%
Wants: 28
Gots: 25 | FT: 1
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Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Stinkypuss on 02-24-2013)
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Reviews by brewtus:
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brewtus

Ohio

4/5  rDev +7.5%

A-Pours dark brown with a thick creamy head that lingers
S- dark chocolate, marshmallow, some vanilla
T/M- creamy chocolate, cinnamon undertones, slight smokiness, some vanilla, lactose, milky smooth texture
O- I think I expected too much from this. The texture is pretty great but for a beer themed around chocolate, I could have gone for more. The flavors are all good but they're pretty subtle. It's pleasantly easy drinking, great tasting stout that leaves a nice chocolate aftertaste. Well done

03-14-2013 00:45:40 | More by brewtus
More User Reviews:
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GameOfBeers

Pennsylvania

3.8/5  rDev +2.2%

08-19-2014 01:03:25 | More by GameOfBeers
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xdefeatsy

Ohio

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-08-2014 06:07:21 | More by xdefeatsy
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HeyYoMar

Ohio

4/5  rDev +7.5%

03-01-2014 02:51:57 | More by HeyYoMar
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jminch

Ohio

4/5  rDev +7.5%

03-10-2013 12:48:28 | More by jminch
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

4.18/5  rDev +12.4%

The label is classic Fathead's dude as an Oompa Loompa, the beer sounds sickeningly sweet thank the beer gods and Matt Cole that's not the case here. Pours a deep dark almost black with ruby cola tinted highlights with a dark cocoa bean tan head leaving light speckled bands of lacing around the sides of my glass. Aroma has sweet vinous undertones rounded out with dark chocolate roasts and hints of vanilla bean and a smidge of lactose creaminess rolling in the backend. Flavor has a balanced sweetness with dark chocolate cacao style roasted malts, a dry finish not overtly creamy or sweet compared to other milk (cream) stouts around. Dark Belgianesque chocolate hits with a nutty dark roasted coffee flavor with layered hints of vanilla bean additions peaking through. Mouthfeel has some warming alcohol shows up a bit, which is surprising considering it's only 6.5% abv, lingering bitterness from dark chocolate and herbal hops breaking through just barely. Medium to full bodied with flowing carbonation levels, goes down extremely smooth and easy. Overall a nice change of pace from the regular Fathead's lineup, roasted dark chocolate bitterness intermingles with hints of vanilla bean again thank the beer gods and Matt Cole for having the foresight not to make this a lactose bomb, in fact it's very much balanced and approachable. My cigar pairing for this beer came from Nicaragua Don Pepin Garcia's My Father cigars blended by Pete Johnson of Tatuaje for Janny Garcia: La Duena #2 Belicoso it paired well with the spicy Nicaraguan tobacco and dark tannins of the rich cigar which brought leather, spice, pepper, and black walnuts to the party.

04-30-2013 02:19:14 | More by WVbeergeek
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Zonian1

Ohio

3/5  rDev -19.4%

07-07-2013 00:32:35 | More by Zonian1
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Adkins1203

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

03-25-2013 02:47:18 | More by Adkins1203
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Brenden

Ohio

3.56/5  rDev -4.3%

Oompa Loompa looks pretty creamy off the tap, not too much thickness to it but some. It's quite a dark brown with some red coming in on the sides and showing through in the light. The light brown head is creamy, and it rises to over a finger but fades to half that quickly. What's left it solid and strong, leaving pretty good deposits via a ring at the top and some spotting to follow.
There's a certain sweetness to this stout, both creamy and toffee-like, but I think something about how it mixes with the hard roast gives it a hint of a burnt note to it. It's not too much but it's there. There's some wood and lots of some heartier nut, and vanilla pulls out the finish before some astringent hardwood comes into the finish, more in the flavor. There's complexity to the sweetness, with brown sugar and caramel along with the vanilla, maybe something like anise just a ghost in it. The astringent note isn't huge, but impossible not to notice.
The body is full but there's an almost spritzy impression simply from the abundance of the carbonation. There's plenty of creaminess, but as the char comes in it dries it out at the back of the throat a little.

11-08-2013 21:40:28 | More by Brenden
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HeyJim

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.4%

03-24-2013 01:25:13 | More by HeyJim
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marmstrong1212

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

04-13-2014 19:23:04 | More by marmstrong1212
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.5%

03-19-2014 01:26:13 | More by whatname
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secondtooth

Indiana

3.99/5  rDev +7.3%

Pours a deep black with ruby highlights. Thick (fat?) head of tan foam. Gorgeous lace.

Nose is roasty chocolate and some vanilla bean in the background. Very appealing.

Flavor is rich and chocolatey, with large amounts of bittersweet dark chocolate and a slight burnt finish. A fine stout, and one I'll gladly revisit.

03-25-2013 02:28:51 | More by secondtooth
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

03-02-2014 01:45:36 | More by Damian74Shensky
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RickS95

Indiana

4.09/5  rDev +9.9%

A dark ruby black pour. It's only got some light shades when held to a light. The head is two fingers of light brown creamy foam. You can see how creamy the beer is just from the pour. The head dissipates leisurely leaving a creamy lace.

All malt with a splash of vanilla. Caramel and chocolate come forward as the beer warms. Nothing in the way of hops presents itself.

Very malty and heavy, but not overbearing, on the chocolate, bittersweet variety. Still no hop presence, but the chocolate does it's part for balance. Vanilla is a bit player.

Extreme creaminess. Sweet early, the bitter. Heavy body. Wet sloppy finish. No carbonation anywhere.

It's a really nice stout. Fairly sweet for a stout, but never over the top or cloying. The bittersweet chocolate provides both the sweet and the bitter, for a surprising, easy to drink beer.

07-01-2013 03:11:09 | More by RickS95
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McNealc31

Ohio

4.08/5  rDev +9.7%

Huge aroma full of chocolate, vanilla, and charred wood. Chocolate is more subtle in the flavor, but it's there. More char, coffee, and a bite from the hops in a dry finish. Good flavor, great balance, more hops than most stouts.

This is one to find.

04-06-2014 01:19:20 | More by McNealc31
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prototypic

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

02-08-2014 05:14:16 | More by prototypic
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Snooprobirob

Ohio

4.01/5  rDev +7.8%

Pours a pitch black from a bottle into a duvel glass. I can see my own reflection. About an inch of dark brown head which turns to a small ring around the top of the brew. leaves a light lacing throughout entire glass.

Tons of chocolate smell with a raisin oder at the end, creamy mouthful, with vanilla and chocolate opening. Ends with a caramel sweetness mixed with a light bitterness to level it out.

Overall an excellent American stout that I will look forward to every year.

02-02-2014 01:41:31 | More by Snooprobirob
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

05-05-2013 08:30:47 | More by Gonzoillini
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zimm421

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

03-08-2014 01:14:57 | More by zimm421
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glass_house

Ohio

3.78/5  rDev +1.6%

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter

Pours a dark opaque brown bordering on black, with just a slight mohagany glow around the edges. One finger of dense, dark tan head leaves a nice collar and some sticky lacing. Smell is mostly light vanilla and chocolate with a faint toasty, charred-wood accent.

Enters the mouth on a full creamy note, but thins out some toward the end. Carbonation tickles the tongue a bit, and I'm finding it just a wee bit too bubbly for my taste. The flavors are subtle but good. Not as much chocolate as I expected/hoped for. Still, it's a nice balance of milk chocolate, creamy vanilla, toffee, molasses, black coffee, and hop bitterness.

Not a bad stout at all, but a little light in the body and heavy in the carbonation for me to consider it excellent. When I'm in the mood for a "lighter" stout, this is certainly a viable option.

03-14-2014 15:11:59 | More by glass_house
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ChrisL24481

New Hampshire

3.76/5  rDev +1.1%

Pours a dark black with a two inch light brown bubbly head. Plenty of lacing on the glass. Smells of big dark chocolate malts, roasted malts and some espresso. It tastes of dark chocolate but there is something there that's a bit off-putting. Medium body, creamy and roasty. Smooth all the way through, not really bitter or sticky. Overall, it's an alright brew but was hoping for more.

03-20-2014 00:39:13 | More by ChrisL24481
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Vonerichs

Illinois

3.46/5  rDev -7%

This bottle was an absolute gusher. It had been refrigerated for a couple weeks and poured slowly, so agitation was not an issue. It took about 5 minutes to be able to pour the entire 12oz bottle into a Half Acre tulip glass. Once the head subsided, it was fluffy and persistent. Dark brown body.

Smells of root beer, cocoa, and slightly vegetal.

Not much going on in the flavor aside from the root beer and a faint hint of cocoa.

Mouthfeel is very thin for the style and overcarbonated. It's prickly to the point of being annoying.

I wasn't very impressed with this stout. Scents and flavors are muted and it's too thin with too much carbonation.

04-26-2013 02:17:13 | More by Vonerichs
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ohiobeer29

Ohio

3/5  rDev -19.4%

02-05-2014 07:14:16 | More by ohiobeer29
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Saxboy10

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.5%

03-27-2014 21:53:19 | More by Saxboy10
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Oompa Loompa Chocolate Cream Stout from Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
84 out of 100 based on 271 ratings.