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Not Just Some Oatmeal Stout - Cocoa Beach Brewing Company

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Not Just Some Oatmeal StoutNot Just Some Oatmeal Stout

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Ratings: 53
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 15.73%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cocoa Beach Brewing Company visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Not Just Some" Oatmeal Stout - Made with two-row pale malt, dark chocolate malt, black malt, and flaked oats - this rich stout is brewed with twelve additions of Fuggle hops. Originally Just Some Oatmeal Stout, the name was changed by popular demand as this truly is unlike any ordinary stout!

(Beer added by: cjgator3 on 07-19-2009)
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Reviews by speter:
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New Jersey

3.28/5  rDev -2.7%

A: Pours black with ruby highlights and a huge large-bubble tan head. Very little lacing.

S: Coffee, dark chocolate and toffee with hops wafting in and out.

T: The taste is very refreshing. Coffee and bitter cocoa dominate from front to back, while the aftertaste is herbal toffee. I would easily rate the taste a 4 if there were a tad bit more complexity.

M: The carbonation is over the top and the large bubbles give it a rather prickly feel that doesn't lend itself well to the bitterness of the American hopping.

O: Overall this wasn't a bad oatmeal stout and was quite welcomed on Saint Patrick's Day.

03-18-2012 00:27:19 | More by speter
More User Reviews:
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3.61/5  rDev +7.1%

After drinking the IPA, I wasn't too excited about this one. Fortunately, this was a little bit better.

It was black in color with a small tan head. There were a few specks of lace.

Roasted malt aroma, not too strong. Some coffee and chocolate.

Strong coffee taste, some chocolate.

Mildly bitter.

02-24-2013 19:38:03 | More by lordofthewiens
Photo of iemailjack


4/5  rDev +18.7%

01-07-2013 23:35:04 | More by iemailjack
Photo of tugg407


3/5  rDev -11%

01-07-2012 06:12:57 | More by tugg407
Photo of cjgator3


3.05/5  rDev -9.5%

22oz bottle

A- 22oz bottle purchased at Total Wine in Orlando. Pours a dark black color with a light tan head.

S- The aroma is roasted malt and sweet cocoa.

T- The taste like the aroma is dark roasted malts, milk chocolate and a touch of coffee as well. The taste is a little on the thin side.

M- The mouthfeel is between light and medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

O- Overall, this is a pretty average porter that I probably wouldn't purchase again. 

06-24-2011 03:03:59 | More by cjgator3
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +18.7%

05-25-2012 16:47:35 | More by zillo043068
Photo of jmarsh123


2.03/5  rDev -39.8%

Pours black with a beige head. Good retention. Little lacing.

Coffee and aluminum aroma. Very strange.

Lots of coffee up front. That metal aftertaste hits like I've been licking a spoon. Very astringent finish and not much complexity.

Fairly light mouthfeel with carbonation levels that are too high for the style.

This one is a mess and all over the place. Flavors aren't very complex to begin with and there are flaws in the aftertaste and mouthfeel. One of the few bottles no one wanted to finish at the end of the night.

08-16-2012 14:41:54 | More by jmarsh123
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3/5  rDev -11%

07-19-2014 22:40:06 | More by user785335
Photo of Lockbreeze925

United Kingdom (England)

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

03-31-2012 17:58:32 | More by Lockbreeze925
Photo of KickbacksSteve


3.85/5  rDev +14.2%

Bomber poured into an efes tulip. Low head and retention. Minimal lacing. Almost opaque in color. Aroma includes coffee, light chocolate and roasted malt. Taste is mildly creamy, coffee and roast malt dominate. Touch of sweetness. No alcohol noted, no off putting flavors, pleasing mouthfeel and an overall solid stout.

07-31-2011 04:28:09 | More by KickbacksSteve
Photo of Zaphog


2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

06-10-2013 23:03:42 | More by Zaphog
Photo of mullenite


3.1/5  rDev -8%

Pours a deep mahogany brown, not quite black but damn close. Even with an extremely hard pour there was only a handful of bubbles that formed. What little bubbles did exist stuck decently to the glass but hardly what I would call lacing.

Smell is odd, to say the least. Lots of dark fruits, almost sour but not quite. Very light acrid roast aroma mixed in with the fruits. The combination is not pleasant but not all together bad either.

Taste is better with less of the dark fruits and a little bit more chocolate. The roast isn't as bitter as the smell would make you think. It's actually not that bad by itself but that aroma sticks around and in this particular glass it is focused to my nose which just makes it worse and somewhat difficult to enjoy the good flavors.

Thinner body with light, but very much present, carbonation. I would like this to be a tad bit thicker as an oatmeal stout but it's not bad at all.

Overall, I might try this again down the road, it's a bit different but not really bad. As it is though, if I want an oatmeal stout I will probably go elsewhere.

07-02-2011 05:16:01 | More by mullenite
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Quebec (Canada)

3.43/5  rDev +1.8%

Enjoyed at the brewpub on Sept. 8, 2010 after hitting the beach.

Appearance: A very black/brown body with zero head because of the way he poured it. Not cool IMO.

Smell: Cocoa with a charcoal & bitter aspect to it.

Taste: Oatmeal with less charcoal than in the aroma. Some hops in the background which was nice and a brief appearance of cocoa. The taste is good but it doesn't linger.

Mouthfeel: A bit thin actually and not as full bodied as a stout should be though it is still pleasant enough.

Drinkability: I might have this again but it's not one of my favorites.

Overall: A decent effort that didn't make a lasting impression on me. I would have preferred a more fuller body and for the taste to last just a bit longer. Still, i think it's worthy of checking out.

09-16-2010 12:17:23 | More by papat444
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2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

11-26-2012 05:54:42 | More by DarthKostrizer
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3.48/5  rDev +3.3%

I two servings from the tap at the actual home office. It was certainly a good surprise. I loved the dark almost black color of the beer. The guy that poured me my cup went to great lengths not to pour a head. He did, just a little and it had a nice brown color that was pleasing to my eyes. The beer had a distinct odor of coffee and a very pleasing stout taste. Mouthfeel was average - almost too strong carbonation but not overpowering either.

Overall, I was very pleased over the choice (I coulda had something they called a "Von Braun"), good look and good taste - it's the reason I had two.

11-10-2012 03:00:42 | More by jjamadorphd
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3/5  rDev -11%

08-21-2013 22:48:29 | More by Trish
Photo of JayS2629


3.05/5  rDev -9.5%

Dark black with creamy tan head that leaves great retention and foamy lace. The smell is roasty with burnt sugar edges, dark chocolate, coffee, and smoke. The taste is ashy. Too much black patent. Perhaps others enjoy this, but there is a charcoal, burnt taste that is a bit much for me. Smoky, bitter chocolate, and roasted coffee. Quite roasty and ashy tasting. Strong with alcohol peeking through. Overall an average stout.

04-29-2011 15:52:08 | More by JayS2629
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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

10-24-2012 04:43:35 | More by twizzbeatz
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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

01-30-2013 02:42:20 | More by FLBeerGuy
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2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

07-11-2012 01:34:02 | More by crobinso
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North Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +18.1%

Poured on-tap at the Cocoa Beach Brewery, the beer was served up in a pint glass. Pours a nice jet black with a thick ring of chocolate colored head. The beer has a thick, viscous appearance to it. Once it hits your mouth, you can't help but notice how surprisingly ligh and crisp it actually is, with a great smoothness to it. The brew also leaves a great lacing along the glass while you imbibe. The nose is heavy in coffee aromas, with a strong dose of smoke. Very inticing. The flavors are a very balanced blend of rich malt, dark chocolate, and coffee. The sweetness and bitterness play very well with each other. There is a hoppy and coffee bitter aftertaste, with a smooth, yet somehow dry, finish. Great beer!

05-25-2011 02:15:21 | More by GarthDanielson
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3/5  rDev -11%

09-09-2012 21:15:48 | More by zrab11
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4/5  rDev +18.7%

03-01-2013 11:40:55 | More by ImageFX
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1.93/5  rDev -42.7%

Brought back from Fla. by a buddy's father. Shared among 4 friends.
Aroma had a pleasant roasty character initially. It moved to a duller and less specific aroma and at the end seemed to hold a stale oxidized quality.
Poured with excessive head that was tamed with time. Very black.
Strong roast flavor that held burnt and then acrid quality. Finish also held ash flavors. Not pleasant. Flavor, feel nor body seemed to contain any oat quality.
Excessive carbonation covered a very thin body.
Ultimately not an enjoyable experience. Three of four were barely able to finish the 4 to 5 oz pour. One noted it as acceptable.
Thanks Chu.

02-25-2011 01:34:54 | More by garymuchow
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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

05-04-2013 14:04:29 | More by sendbeer
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Not Just Some Oatmeal Stout from Cocoa Beach Brewing Company
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