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Oatmeal Stout - Mendocino Brewing Company

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241 Ratings
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Ratings: 241
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.9%
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: silver0rlead on 10-10-2010)
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.78/5  rDev +1.6%

A: black with think, sustaining head; lacing is present but more sparse than expected
S: roasted nuttiness, chocolate, coffee, as expected
T: the lacing belies the fact that this is not a nice, creamy stout. However, there is also nothing unexpected. Roasted notes of coffee, roasted grain. Do not note the chocolate from the smell.
M: as stated, not creamy and coating as I expected, but the bitterness of toasted nuts does kind if linger.
O: solid, although not exceptional, offering. No surprises good or bad.

11-03-2013 20:08:24 | More by cjgiant
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bcsbeer

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

10-28-2013 04:17:07 | More by bcsbeer
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lic217

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -19.4%

10-13-2013 02:39:58 | More by lic217
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schoolboy

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

This is better than I remembered other examples from this brewery being, but I will need to review that. It's a reasonable representation of the style. It opens with just a bit of aroma and a normal look - motor oil.

The aroma though weak is OK - nothing wrong here. The taste is a roasty, hoppy affair, maybe more so than many of the style. It doesn't seem particularly complex, but it is pleasant.

The aftertaste is easy to take (it fades to a little bit of bitter). It would have been nice to see this same brew a bit more over the top - imperial. As is, it is a good value and not an insult to drink.

10-12-2013 17:13:29 | More by schoolboy
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bernat1971

Washington

3/5  rDev -19.4%

09-15-2013 08:49:56 | More by bernat1971
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

09-13-2013 00:03:11 | More by buzzy
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Jamison85

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

09-01-2013 22:42:52 | More by Jamison85
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Holland

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-22-2013 22:52:55 | More by Holland
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-12-2013 21:23:23 | More by mpalestino
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leroybrown10

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

07-16-2013 21:44:16 | More by leroybrown10
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Liana

California

4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

07-13-2013 06:16:49 | More by Liana
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Rocketman8911

California

5/5  rDev +34.4%

07-10-2013 03:50:04 | More by Rocketman8911
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +7.5%

06-19-2013 16:12:20 | More by mrfrancis
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Fahz

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

06-06-2013 01:17:44 | More by Fahz
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HumphreyLee

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.4%

05-31-2013 06:00:03 | More by HumphreyLee
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drgonzo2k2

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

05-17-2013 14:01:27 | More by drgonzo2k2
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ElijahRivera

New York

3.89/5  rDev +4.6%

Picked up a six pack of this seasonal for only $3.99(leftover seasonal stock) at Oliver's in Albany, NY.

A-Solid black opaque. The head is thick, creamy, and almost milk chocolate in color.

S-Sweet roasted grains, some cocoa, and some coffee. Everything that you would expect and want to be there.

T-The taste starts with the sweet caramel malts, and almost buttery smooth oatmeal flavors. Then the bitter roasted malts come in, and it finishes nicely with cocoa and coffee flavors.

M-Medium to full body with appropriate carbonation.

O-A really decent oatmeal stout with the full range of rich flavors that you want from the style. It seems to be well balanced, and is really hitting the spot during this chilly Spring night after a long day in the sun. I have nothing bad to say about this beer; and, at a price like that, how could I complain?

05-05-2013 02:00:31 | More by ElijahRivera
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Tiny_Tim

New York

4/5  rDev +7.5%

05-01-2013 06:08:13 | More by Tiny_Tim
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mychalg9

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.5%

04-06-2013 04:15:31 | More by mychalg9
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

03-26-2013 00:17:01 | More by Dave_Treat
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4/5  rDev +7.5%

03-25-2013 12:58:40 | More by mendvicdog
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captainhowdy39

New York

4/5  rDev +7.5%

03-21-2013 20:04:31 | More by captainhowdy39
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dubmax

Kansas

4/5  rDev +7.5%

03-16-2013 15:34:57 | More by dubmax
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BRD14

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.5%

03-14-2013 01:37:32 | More by BRD14
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Jlang2012

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

03-09-2013 02:29:21 | More by Jlang2012
Oatmeal Stout from Mendocino Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 241 ratings.