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Sextant Oatmeal Stout - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sextant Oatmeal Stout
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BA SCORE
86
very good

190 Ratings
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Ratings: 190
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 6
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 08-17-2003)
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Well, hello oatmeal stout.

This pours a dark chocolate color with thick, creamy foaming atop of it.
There’s a light roast aroma with some candied stone fruits lurking around and a faint coffee smell. I think that nitro changes the aroma on beers, making it weaker, and this does nothing to dispel my perception.

The beer itself tastes creamy with a bit of roast and a mellowed dark chocolate. Best part is the (heh) mouthfeel.

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On tap at the Ballast Point Tasting Room and Kitchen.

Opaque brown-black with a very durable, creamy beige head. Plenty of spotty lacing.

Feel: light-medium body that seems too thin; Medium carbonation.

Smell: Moderately strong mix of dark roasted malts. Hints of dark fruits. Approaches 4.

Taste: inferior to the aroma, partly because it is less complex and fruity than hoped but also due to some burnt grain qualities, especially in the aftertaste.

O: a bit disappointing, but only because this brewery has so many great beers.

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Sextant Oatmeal Stout from Ballast Point Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 190 ratings.