1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Cast Iron Oatmeal Brown - 4 Hands Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Cast Iron Oatmeal BrownCast Iron Oatmeal Brown

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
85
very good

167 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 167
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 2
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
4 Hands Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is one monster of a Brown Ale! We use an obnoxious amount of chocolate malt and roasted barley to give this beer a cask iron backbone. Our oatmeal brown pours a dark mahogany with aromas of dark chocolate and coffee.

(Beer added by: JoEBoBpr on 01-06-2012)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 167 | Reviews: 18 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of ToddHolder
3.92/5  rDev +3.7%

ToddHolder, Thursday at 05:47 AM
Photo of sdlhy
3.72/5  rDev -1.6%

sdlhy, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of slipperysoup
3.12/5  rDev -17.5%

slipperysoup, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of rlee1390
3.8/5  rDev +0.5%

rlee1390, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of MrDarcy
3.8/5  rDev +0.5%

MrDarcy, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of showme-beer20
4/5  rDev +5.8%

showme-beer20, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of jberg316
3.72/5  rDev -1.6%

jberg316, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of Chrixsus
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Chrixsus, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of JordanHageman
4.2/5  rDev +11.1%

JordanHageman, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of dt_gbpackersfan
3.25/5  rDev -14%

dt_gbpackersfan, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of mks0913
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

mks0913, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of funkyaudio
4.1/5  rDev +8.5%

funkyaudio, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of 30helens
4.5/5  rDev +19%

30helens, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of Weas
4.5/5  rDev +19%

Weas, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of RichH55
4/5  rDev +5.8%

RichH55, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of Faroveryonder
3.84/5  rDev +1.6%

Faroveryonder, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of WoodBrew
3.79/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The Cast Iron Oatmeal Brown is a decent offering by 4 Hands. The beer poured a rich brown with ecru head that was leaving some lacing. The scent leaned toward coffee and earth. The taste was evenly balanced with espresso push with hints of peat. The mouthfeel was medium in body with smooth carbonation. Overall quite nice...I would drink this again.

WoodBrew, Aug 12, 2014
Photo of Cholland21
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Cholland21, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of AAG
3/5  rDev -20.6%

AAG, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of spointon
4.1/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I poured this beer from a 12 oz stubby brown bottle into a stemmed tulip glass.

A= This ale poured a brilliantly clear, reddish-brown mahogany color. An aggressive pour produced 3/4" off-white head that quickly dropped to pretty much zero. Not much in the way of retention or lacing on my glass.

S= The aroma was a a nice combination of chocolate malt, roasted barley, and with hints of toasted oats.

T= The flavor followed the nose, with rich malts, chocolatey notes, hints of roasted grain, nuttiness, and a very nice oatmeal character. Hops were just there to balance. Finished fairly dry with lingering flavors of chocolate and oatmeal.

MF= Low side of medium bodied, with a firm but not harsh carbonation level. No astringency to speak of.

D= I really liked this a lot. The combination of dark malts was spot on, and blended very well with the toasty/nutty oatmeal. At this abv, this is a very crush-able beer.

spointon, Aug 01, 2014
Photo of LucyReg
4/5  rDev +5.8%

LucyReg, Aug 01, 2014
Photo of Seabass1964
3/5  rDev -20.6%

Seabass1964, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of WJM_KC
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

WJM_KC, Jul 26, 2014
Photo of ASTMONATE
4/5  rDev +5.8%

ASTMONATE, Jul 24, 2014
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Cast Iron Oatmeal Brown from 4 Hands Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 167 ratings.