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Oatmeal Stout - Breckenridge Brewery

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Ratings: 1,209
Reviews: 503
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.74%
Wants: 16
Gots: 66 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  4.95% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-25-2001)
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11-01-2012 02:53:42 | More by adamjthompson00
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

10-29-2012 00:45:19 | More by sysean
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

10-27-2012 17:29:27 | More by ShakaShakaShaka
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South Carolina

3.88/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a super dark brown, that would easily be mistaken for black with half of a finger of light mocha colored head. Ok lacing and ok retention.

S - Sweet toasted malt, caramel, molasses, maybe a bit of roasty coffee like qualities

T - Mostly roasty up front with a lactose infused caramel & molasses type sweetness. Bitter chocolate type flavors through the finish.

M - Medium bodied, a little thin, but not enough for it to be a negative. Appropriate carbonation.

O - Pretty tasty, the roastyness was a little surprising after the aromas was much sweeter. Still a very nice combination of mostly roasty and some sweet flavors. Quite drinkable too

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2012 16:54:07 | More by MacQ32
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4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

10-26-2012 03:51:30 | More by Hacksaw34
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

10-24-2012 14:16:09 | More by drh1382
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

10-23-2012 21:07:51 | More by sendbeer
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3.05/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pitch black, half a finger of head.
Smells like caramel and roasted malt. A hint of dark chocolate.
Taste: Blunt bitterness, like dark chocolate up front. A little sour in the middle, ends with mild roasted malt.
Too fizzy and pretty crisp for this stout. A thin body.
Average stout, missed the mark on the texture/mouthfeel.

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2012 22:32:40 | More by Fatehunter
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

10-16-2012 07:19:51 | More by bzach
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3.15/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Pours a solid black color with a deep brown around the edges. Quickly dissipating, tan head that is easy to bring back with a swirl of the glass thanks to the carbonation. The initial smell is burnt coffee beans, roasted malts, and barley. The smell is very subdued and hard to pick up on at first. You really have to let this one warm up a little bit, otherwise it's hard to smell anything. Taste follows through with a initial hit of bitterness and faint floral notes, but the roasted malt flavors are heavy and so it's easy to taste the bitterness but miss the hops. There are definitely some oats in the background that really come through at the end. Overall, your mouth is left with a nice bittersweet toasted malt flavor. A bit of oatmeal here, a bit of coffee beans there. This brew is pretty thick and creamy on the mouth with just a slight carbonation bite.

Overall, a reasonably decent oatmeal stout, fairly standard. It's not incredibly flavorful or unique, but it's highly sessionable at 4.9% ABV. Balanced well with bitterness and sweetness, just nothing exciting going on, really. A little above average I'd say, but not much to see here.

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2012 02:52:20 | More by tectactoe
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3.73/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz Bottle into a pint glass

A - Coffee black with a quickly dissipating dark brown head. No lacing.

S - Coffee, sweet toasted malt. Slight vanilla. Definitely the soy sauce funk that I find in all stouts.

T - This is almost what I would consider to be a perfect Oatmeal Stout. The burnt toast bitterness is right on the front. I wish there was just a tad bit of sweetness to balance it out. Heavy on the bitter chocolate from the first taste through to the finish.

M - Medium heavy body. Nearly perfect carbonation, virtually no astringency.

O - LIke I said, this is one of my favorites. I think this is one beer that Breck absolutely nails.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2012 23:34:46 | More by hammondc
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

10-14-2012 20:55:56 | More by TaylorK
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2.93/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

10/13/12: Bottle poured into a frozen mug (yes, I know).

Dark-coffee black appearance with a moderate brown, creamy head that dissipates quickly.

Sweet, doughy flavors with a hint of roasted grains and chocolate.

Fairly flat and bitter with only a subtle malty taste. The nuances seem lacking.

Good body with a little more carbonation than I would prefer. Flavor lingers for 30-60 seconds.

Overall, this beer looks and smells more promising than it's taste which is fairly undistinguished. But it still beats water.

Serving type: bottle

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10-13-2012 16:10:13 | More by Beeradelphia
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

10-12-2012 20:21:51 | More by brealbg
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South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Samuel Adams pint glass.

A - Black body with a light brown, creamy head. Low retention, medium lacing. Average stout appearance

S- Deep toasted malt, dark chocolate, slight hoppy background

T- Well balanced and flavorful. Roasted coffee, deep toasted malt, fading into a bitter chocolate-vanilla aftertaste.

M- Pretty thick with low carbonation.

This stout is a classic in my book. It has all the characteristics that I desire in a stout. Tasty and robust.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2012 22:19:19 | More by gcamparone
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3.88/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle, Bruery tulip, freshness date looks to have been rubbed off.

Very dark, mere droplet of garnet in the bottom, at stem of glass. Scant head in medium brown, it is, however velvety.

Bit of iron, very dark roast, and Hershey-like chocolate.

Chocolate malt, burnt toffee, rich but thin.

Like I just said, it's thin, but that doesn't detract from a rich flavor and velvet texture.

This is really an excellent Oatmeal Stout. It's rich without being too much; a great example of a below 5% beer with mounds of flavor. Two tongues up!

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2012 18:39:15 | More by brewerburgundy
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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