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Burnside Oatmeal Pale Ale - Burnside Brewing Co.

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Burnside Oatmeal Pale AleBurnside Oatmeal Pale Ale

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very good

62 Ratings
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Ratings: 62
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 8.82%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Burnside Brewing Co. visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Brewed using copious amounts of Crystal, Galena, & Fuggle hop varietals. This is a clean dry Pale Ale with low bitterness and lots of hop flavor. We have chosen to add 75 pounds of locally rolled oats to increase body and give our Pale a sweet creamy finish"

abv: 5.6%% ibu's: 44

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 04-07-2011)
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Ratings: 62 | Reviews: 16 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

metter98, Jun 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Metalaero, Jun 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

dbrauneis, Jun 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Chris-MOC9, May 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

bvermilion, May 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

blurredline, Apr 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

MacStinson, Feb 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

carteravebrew, Jan 30, 2013
Photo of Fatehunter
3.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Two fingers of frothy head on a copper/orange colored body.
A mellow aroma of grain, hay and lemons.
The taste has medium bitterness of lemon with a not a hint of sweetness.
A softer texture, moderate carbonation and medium body.
Pretty good and good job with using the oatmeal.

Fatehunter, Jan 02, 2013
Photo of SteeleWright
4/5  rDev +7%

SteeleWright, Nov 28, 2012
Photo of Reidrover
3.48/5  rDev -7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bottle from Roth’s Sunnyplope store in S.Salem. $4.99 Pours a slightly hazy dark golden colour with a large bubby off white head. Aroma is subdued and mostly of oats,slightly grassy hop and hay Taste not so subdued with resiny hops and smooth oat and a touch of toffee. Nice yet odd on the tongue smooth from the eats yet well carbonated at the same time! OK beer drinkable.

Reidrover, Nov 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

WheelsRule, Sep 07, 2012
Photo of IllNate
3.83/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy medium amber with ample off white head and good retention. Nicely balanced aroma with spice and earthy hop and a good malt profile as well, bready with a touch of cramel and oat. Taste follows with malt taking a backseat to hops. Mainly spicy with woody and earthy tones, also a touch of citrus. Mouthfeel is smooth, but slightly slick. An interesting concept, but I don't think they achieved anything by adding oats. It hazed up the appearance and didn't improve mouthfeel that much. Overall a good pale ale. I like the hop and malt profile.

IllNate, Aug 23, 2012
Photo of Mebuzzard
3.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Another interesting concept from Burnside. Prior to tasting I'd guess that this is a smooth beer with some dryness on the end (yeah, I'm out on a limb here)

Sure enough, a beer that is light on the caramel malt and the oats give take away that grainy tannin that sometimes comes with pales. For me, this usually gets in the way of the earthy hops. I suppose it does here, too, a bit. Yet the pine and earthiness of the hops come through fairly well. Not all that bitter, some dry or late hopping going on here.

If the abv were lower, this would be one awesome session beer.

Mebuzzard, Aug 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

kylemckinnis, Aug 06, 2012
Photo of Docer
3.4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: (4.0)

- Pours a nice copper clear ale with a robust beige light white head... big retention and thick head settles to yet a thin solid pillow of creamy foam and lace about the glass. Certainly pretty, and shows signs of excellent yeast activity.

Smell: (4.5)

- Wonderful fresh herbal and grassy bitter hop aromas with a balancing bready character from the oats, and a zesty hop pine essence. Balanced caramel sweetness compliments the perfect hop additions.. truly a nice smelling beer.

Taste: (3.0)

- Good enough to bottle. That is what I say anyway. The caramel and pine and bitter hop represents well, and this is truly a nice pale... though a touch robust in flavor, and it seems perhaps pulled a touch early. It does show some aceto-like traits of high esters and cider-like tartness. However, it is tasty yet, and to be had fresh as possible. Balance is king, and it's early boil bitterness is unmatched.

Mouth Feel: (3.5)

- Solid medium body and is very well carbonated, almost too much so... though it makes the beer look stellar. Bit drying from the bitter hops which is wonderful, and only a touch chewy and cloying.

Overall: (3.0)

- This beer is pretty, and is made with what seems like great ingredients. It is balanced, nicely bittered, and sits in a glass perfectly for a nice amount of time. There are some off flavors however that equate to tartness from an early pull, or ester-like aceto in the mix. If that wasn't present, this would be up there with the likes of Fort George's Sunrise.. though for me, that is a hard oatmeal pale to beat.

Docer, Aug 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

beerhorn12, Aug 04, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

hannaho, Jul 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Maegodfrey14, Jul 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7%

bluckbeyes, May 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

rogerthegill, Apr 30, 2012
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seeswo, Apr 21, 2012
Burnside Oatmeal Pale Ale from Burnside Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 62 ratings.