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Oatmeal Stout - Mendocino Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
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241 Ratings
THE BROS
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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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New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

02-25-2013 18:56:43 | More by freedomlinux
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-20-2013 03:12:05 | More by Guinnsslvr
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TonyY

New York

3/5  rDev -19.4%

02-18-2013 19:19:40 | More by TonyY
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vipguy814

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

02-07-2013 19:55:52 | More by vipguy814
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silverking

Florida

4.34/5  rDev +16.7%

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.

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

Florida

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-01-2013 23:57:53 | More by olbubba
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Caskaway

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

02-01-2013 02:40:22 | More by Caskaway
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mtkennyp

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-28-2013 22:51:12 | More by mtkennyp
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Peyton5410

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7.5%

01-27-2013 02:45:21 | More by Peyton5410
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440kk

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

01-23-2013 03:45:16 | More by 440kk
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agreenman19

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +21%

01-22-2013 21:49:30 | More by agreenman19
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fivetime

Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

01-22-2013 00:52:53 | More by fivetime
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cvalleskey

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-20-2013 23:56:13 | More by cvalleskey
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stanale

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.5%

01-20-2013 05:04:48 | More by stanale
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Stoshua

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-17-2013 23:01:49 | More by Stoshua
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Harvey98

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

01-14-2013 00:35:59 | More by Harvey98
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HalfFull

California

3.48/5  rDev -6.5%

Bottle served up in a large globe glass. Pours an inky black with a thin dark brown cap. Light retention yet decent lacing follow.

Aroma is strong on roast and chocolate though not overdone. Low carbonation requires some agitation to renew a surface film so as to appreciate the malt depth and reveal a touch of chocolate sourness. Warms to add a subtle smoky character.

Taste is smooth and creamy with a decent feel that belies the lack of apparent carbonation. Coffee and chocolate with just a light roast character on the taste. Bittersweet chocolate offers a decent lingering finish.

Overall a good and quite straightforward stout. Oats add a creamy feel and finish but the light carbonation limits the love here.

01-13-2013 02:14:15 | More by HalfFull
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AlexM

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-10-2013 01:56:47 | More by AlexM
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UncleBuccs

Arizona

4/5  rDev +7.5%

01-09-2013 03:07:37 | More by UncleBuccs
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flagmantho

Washington

3.98/5  rDev +7%

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: rich dark brown hue with a thin layer of frothy tan foam atop. Great color, but head leaves something to be desired.

Smell: rich coffee and chocolate aroma with just a little bit of roasty malt sourness at the end. Quite nice.

Taste: a nicely balanced blend of coffee, chocolate and general roastiness. The end is a little bit bland, but I don't think it detracts too much from that initial great taste. I quite like it.

Mouthfeel: I would not have guessed from the head, but there is a lusciously creamy carbonation in this beer. Good stuff.

Overall: I'm pleasantly surprised by this beer. I wasn't expecting the world, but Mendocino has delivered a serviceable, indeed quite tasty, Oatmeal stout. I'd definitely have this again.

01-08-2013 04:58:53 | More by flagmantho
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

01-06-2013 02:48:54 | More by beersvh23
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Maurod4d


1/5  rDev -73.1%

01-05-2013 20:39:56 | More by Maurod4d
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California

4.5/5  rDev +21%

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Sweden

4/5  rDev +7.5%

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Ohio

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01-03-2013 01:21:54 | More by Lukass
Oatmeal Stout from Mendocino Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 241 ratings.