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Oatmeal Stout - Mendocino Brewing Company

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237 Ratings
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Ratings: 237
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.17%
Wants: 5
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mendocino Brewing Company visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: silver0rlead on 10-10-2010)
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Rocketman8911

California

5/5  rDev +34.4%

07-10-2013 03:50:04 | More by Rocketman8911
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4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

11-02-2012 17:40:50 | More by kckme
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California

4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

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California

4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

03-29-2012 01:52:30 | More by gleemonger
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Upstate_Ski_Bum

New York

4.65/5  rDev +25%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Picked up a six pack at the Saratoga Minogue's

A - Dark in color and opaque
S - Rich, creamy, I can smell chocolate and cocoa
T - Not as think as expected, well balanced and smooth
M - Sessionable for sure, creamy.. but not heavy.
O - This is just a great all around oatmeal

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2013 02:51:09 | More by Upstate_Ski_Bum
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climbingfishgirl

New York

4.56/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

We are huge dark beer fans and this is our favorite 'every day' stout. Pours beautifully and has that great 'Guinness' appearance. Packed with flavour, never disappoints. We get regular growler fills from Old Saratoga Brewing Co, tasting room. $7

Serving type: growler

11-19-2013 01:16:49 | More by climbingfishgirl
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MikeDre

California

4.5/5  rDev +21%

12-26-2011 21:38:49 | More by MikeDre
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lightfool

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +21%

12-26-2012 01:06:51 | More by lightfool
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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +21%

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Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +21%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +21%

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silverking

Florida

4.34/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

It pours almost black, but in reality it is a very dark brown. It sports a mocha head with moderate retention and excellent lacing that cascades slowly down teh sides of the glass. The aroma carries hints of smoke and dark chocolate. Lots of burnt malt detectable. The taste follows suit. Slight smokiness with a lot of grain. bitter chocolate in teh finish with a slightly sour aspect. the mouthfeel is a little light, but the carbonation follows suit nicely. Very nice beer. hearty, yet surprisingly mellow.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2013 21:50:46 | More by silverking
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whisperjet

Connecticut

4.33/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

a: Black as night with a 2 finger chocolate colored head. Light ring lace and good head retention.

s: Smells of roasted coffee, chocolate and malt. Very smooth and creamy. Very smooth balance of smells.

t: Thick and malty. Coffee taste is strong and bitter with nice hop tones. Very rich and firm. Nice strong beer.

m: Full bodied, creamy, chewy. Really fills the mouth

d: Very drinkable and smooth. Great after dinner beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2010 04:21:52 | More by whisperjet
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RonVanAlstine

New York

4.31/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

One of my favorite oatmeal stouts. I love that it is located locally, and that I can stop in for samples. Their whole line seems to reasonably priced. Last year I only bought a six pack then I found out it was seasonal. This year I already have a case, and I am headed to Minogues for another growler of it Yum!

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2013 17:07:13 | More by RonVanAlstine
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fivetime

Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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eweaver16

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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UnoMasBelgian

California

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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Lukass

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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EGolfer4

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

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dogfishandi

New York

4.22/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle pulled from fridge and allowed to warm up for about half an hour. no freshness date. poured into a bulb style glass.

pours out a opaque black with 2 fingers of biege creamy expresso like head. faded to a smooth creamy thin layer. just tiny bits of lace. very dark, the color and head are reminiscient of a RIS.

the first thing that jumps out at me in the aroma is smoke. behind that there is some roasted/ burnt malt, and a bit of lacto and oatmeal like creaminess and just a hint of dark fruits.

wow, very tasty stout we got here. follows the aroma with a nice balance of smokey burnt wood, heavily roasted malt, and oatmeal/ lacto creaminess. behind that, theres a bit of dark fruitiness, raisons, dates, figs, etc.

smooth creamy medium body. adequate carbonation for the style.

very drinkable beer, drank 4 of these new years eve with a few other beers no problem. and for 7$ a sixpack, you cant go wrong at all. definatly improved my overall opinion on mendocino brewing company. the welcome addition of smoke really made this beer for me. highly recommended IMHO.

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2011 21:44:39 | More by dogfishandi
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khiasmus

South Carolina

4.22/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Espresso and a 3 Musketeers. The perfect combination on a cold evening. She loves chocolate, and coffee. So you can sit snuggled in the blanket and share them both. The beautiful muddy dark brown, almost black and the dark tan froth on top, as you take a sniff... The nougat from the candy bar combines and the result is a nutty, creamy, chocolatey, milky, and slightly metallic aroma, presumably from the old metal stein you opted to pour it into.
The tan froth leaves spots of sticky residue on the sides of the mug, and you take a bite and a sip and smile at her, making sure her teeth stopped chattering and her ears are warm under her thick furry hat. She smiles back at you with a wonder in her eyes as the snow begins to fall ever so gently and her breath comes out misty as the hot espresso evaporates. The chocolate, milky nougat, and espresso combine in one note... thick and chewy, creamy and silky, sweet and roasty, milky and chocolatey, altogether delicious. What a wonderful, simple, rare night. Savour the moments.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2010 19:18:12 | More by khiasmus
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Oatmeal Stout from Mendocino Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 237 ratings.