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Oatmeal Stout - Breckenridge Brewery

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Oatmeal StoutOatmeal Stout

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Ratings: 1,259
Reviews: 506
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.74%
Wants: 20
Gots: 86 | FT: 1
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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4/5  rDev +9.9%

jaidenjb, Jan 07, 2012
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

wmickdds32, Jan 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

Aclucari, Jan 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

iamnotadude, Jan 06, 2012
Photo of njstoutguy
3.4/5  rDev -6.6%

This beer is dark like you would expect a stout to be. Roasty like hell but what surprised me is that it was somewhat very smooth. The oats apparently did it's job. So all roast and bitter in your face followed by a smoothness yet a little dry at the end.

You would expect a good head on this because of the oatmeal and rightfully so. Maintained head all the way to the last drop.

Aromas include roasted coffee and bitter chocolate. Overall enjoyable because it's beer and would be happy to order it on tap if I saw it somewhere but there are a lot of oatmeal stouts out there. While not bad it's not great, middle of the road.

njstoutguy, Jan 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

disemgrowler, Jan 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

ZPB, Jan 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

2378GCGTG, Jan 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

shockrocker65, Jan 03, 2012
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5/5  rDev +37.4%

niceonebro, Jan 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

jewellrunner, Jan 01, 2012
Photo of Phelps
3.35/5  rDev -8%

Poured into a shaker pint.

A thin brown that seems opaque until a hold to the light reveals maroon highlights. One inch of sticky, creamy gingerbread colored head paints the sides of the glass in thick walls.

The nose contains bitter, high-cocoa dark chocolate, some coffee, oats and burnt bread. Smooth and toasty.

The flavor isn’t nearly as good, unfortunately. Bitter chocolate crumbles and touches of oats and tanginess hit mid-palate, then smooth out to cold press coffee roastiness at the swallow. Fairly clean.

Thin, medium-light and kind of watery. Moderate prickly carbonation. No booze, clean finish.

Decent and drinkable, but not chewy enough for an oatmeal stout.

Phelps, Dec 30, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Jamstone714, Dec 30, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Grebdioz, Dec 28, 2011
Photo of mjw06
3.58/5  rDev -1.6%

Pours a beautiful black with a two-fingered sized creamy tan head. There was an artificial sweetness smell that was kind of off-putting. Roasted oats and a little bit of sweet toffee. The taste was pleasing but it's really the feel of this beer that sets it off. Out of the bottle, it taste like a creamy draught. Kind of dry and just enough carbonation. Very on-point and true to the style of an oatmeal stout.

mjw06, Dec 28, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

jak, Dec 27, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Jnorton00, Dec 27, 2011
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5/5  rDev +37.4%

WritersBlock, Dec 27, 2011
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2/5  rDev -45.1%

Buggs, Dec 26, 2011
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

guy99zer, Dec 25, 2011
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

Vaultdweller27, Dec 25, 2011
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3.53/5  rDev -3%

Last beer for the night is a Breckenridge Oatmeal Stout...whilst wrapping gifts for my hellions. The beer pours dark opaque with thin ecru head that is not leaving a very good lace. The smell is mostly roast. Teh taste is slightly bitter with hints of roast espresso and dark chocolate. The mouthfeel is a medium to light body with good carbontaion. Overall it is a decent stout....but not out of this world. I was hoping for a bit more smooth and creamy.

WoodBrew, Dec 24, 2011
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

Profane, Dec 21, 2011
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3.68/5  rDev +1.1%

Breckenridge Brewery Oatmeal Stout: If you have read my other stout reviews, you know that American style stouts are just a bit too much beer for me. Still, I am cycling through a few stouts this month as a learning experience. The Breckenridge Oatmeal Stout is black, no surprise here, but the head was really thin, as was the aroma. Flavor was a meaty roast malt up front with some bitter coming on near the end. There is a lot of beer here, be warned. It would be hard for me to drink two, but this is the case for any American style stout. Overall, the Breckenridge offering is on par with other American Stouts I have tried.

iSip, Dec 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Thanks to Bryant: for forgetting to take back this beer from my fridge.

First notable trait on the bottle is the grinning crescent Moon and the captions "Dark and Creamy" and "Smooth in Character" printed on the sides of the front label. Poured into a standard tumbler pint - a very dark, thick brown color. Head forms a thick layer with a creamy viscosity and sticky lacing. Noticed almost no carbonation.

Smells very much like chocolate, which serves as the main aroma of this stout. There are subtleties that I detect; hints of truffle, maybe raspberry. Has obvious bread-y notes, hints of oatmeal, giving it a grain-y smell.

Tastes like chocolate but smoothed out by oatmeal notes, giving it a gritty mouthfeel. A little bit of raspberry, and a slightly bitter finish. A little carbonation on the first draw.

Overall, a full-bodied beer, deep chocolatey flavors that keep the beer interesting. The label does deliver; it is very smooth going down.

alee42, Dec 19, 2011
Oatmeal Stout from Breckenridge Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 1,259 ratings.