Not Just Some Oatmeal Stout - Cocoa Beach Brewing Company

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Ratings: 55
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 16.13%
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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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Photo of Huhzubendah
4.13/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On draft at the brewery.

The beer is black with an inch of thick, beige head resembling wet sand. The aroma is of chocolate, coffee, roasted malt. The flavor is very pleasant with more chocolate and cocoa nicely balanced with roasted malt. The body is thin, but not watery, making this a very drinkable brew. Surprisingly delicious. Recommended.

Photo of sendbeer
3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of Zaphog
2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.98/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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!

Photo of cjgator3
3.05/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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. 

Photo of Durge
3.3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Found this at the Stillwater Grille in Fort Myers, Florida, this stout is black as night with a light tan ring of bubblage on top and fair lacing. The aroma delivers definite charcoal malt with some nutty herbal hop. Solid for sure. The first mouthful brings a somewhat watery charcoal but the flavor gets fairly intense though not very complex. It’s medium bodied but the feel is more aqueous than I would like in this style with a dry surface finish. Carbonation is very minimal but okay. A fair stout, perhaps a bit forgettable.

Photo of cpetrone84
2.48/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Pours an opaque black with tons of dark brown head and large bubbles. The nose is extremely roasty with a pungent acetone note and some malt sweetness in the back. The flavor is similar, roasted and burnt with magic marker and some malt sweetness in back. The feel is light, thin in back and overly oily and slick and overly carbonated.

Photo of lordofthewiens
3.61/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

Photo of crobinso
2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

Photo of DarthKostrizer
2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of Chaney
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I picked this one up at a Whole Foods in Orlando near Universal Studios.

A: Poured very anemically and without much head. The retention was mild and almost insignificant.

S: I got a mild bit of oat and coffee, but that was it. Was that really coffee, or just dark malt wizardry?

T: Same as the nose, but a bit worse... And quite thin. However, I've had much worse. Didn't get much of the slippery oat quality on the taste.

M: Like I stated before, this was pretty thin and very under-carbonated. No lacing really.

O: Not much love for this one on here, but I found it slightly worth of my sobriety and somewhat gulp able... yet ultimately forgettable.

Photo of garymuchow
1.93/5  rDev -43.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

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.

Photo of RonfromJersey
4.1/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

The Lost Spring Break 2012 Beer Reviews, Chapter 5

Black body, with small dark tan head. Small head may be the result of hotel glassware.

Big nose of deep roast coffee, undercurrent of chocolate, and a layer of oatmeal.

Taste reverses impact. Coffee is there, but chocolate is stronger. Good taste of oats along the way.

Smooth, rich, but not slick mouthfeel.

Overall, it lived up to its name.

Photo of Lukass
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of CampusCrew
3.93/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Well the name says it all. Its definity different. The pros: huge hop profile. Very bitter and the makes the strong coffee flavor dominate the taste profile. Very roasty and great flavor. Also very sessonable. Looks like and tastes like a big beer, but drinks easy. Cons: no head, little head retention. Body is on the thin side. Otherwise I love this beer.

Photo of papat444
3.43/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.

Photo of Kerrie
3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of Drew966
3.95/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

"Not Just Some" Oatmeal Stout pours an opaque black with a thin brown head from a twenty two ounce bottle. The aroma is roasty. The flavors are nice, roasted malt, chocolate and coffee like flavors meld well. There is a bit of sweetness to the flavor. Overall quite enjoyable.

Photo of FLBeerGuy
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of bcsbeer
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of jmarsh123
2.03/5  rDev -40.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

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.

Photo of TrickkyGangsta
4/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of babaracas
3.45/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from bomber picked up last month on the space coast. A see-through very dark brown with one finger of tan colored head, settles to a thin layer leaving a few wisps of lace on the glass. Smell: like dumping a bunch of chocolate chips in oatmeal, a little toasted grain, quite fruity, light earthiness. Taste: starts off with dark chocolate, a light astringent roastiness, then everything vanishes mid sip to a lasting earthy, green bitterness. Tasted good, but too fleeting. Light-medium bodied, carbonation is lowish but works ok. Finish is too thin, too bitter for the style. Beef up the grav, cut some of the hops and we'll meet again.

Photo of derkfromwi
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of JayS2629
3.05/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.

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Not Just Some Oatmeal Stout from Cocoa Beach Brewing Company
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