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Cast Iron Oatmeal Brown - 4 Hands Brewing Co.

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Cast Iron Oatmeal BrownCast Iron Oatmeal Brown

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BA SCORE
86
very good

226 Ratings
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Ratings: 226
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 3
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
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:
Beer added by: JoEBoBpr on 01-06-2012

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.
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Photo of TheCondor
3.54/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked up as a free sample for my continued patronage of the local liquor store. Side poured from the bottle with vigor into a Sam Adams glass.

Appearance - Pretty weak sauce. I poured this one like it owed me money and there was no head to be found, anywhere. Pours a deep brown, mahogany color, although I called the police and reported the head of this beer missing. No lacing either, obviously.

Smell - Pretty subdued, not much going on. I get faint hints of the chocolate, biscuits, and roastiness, but it is all very subdued. Almost reminds me of a brown ale from Europe instead of America.

Taste - The beer starts to redeem itself, albeit only slightly. The roasted malts and chocolate notes wash the palate, with a hint of oats and barley rounding out the taste. Very little to no hops detected, which is a good thing in my book. Solid taste, nothing to freak out about.

Mouthfeel - Kinda thin bodied for my liking, finishes with a kick of sweetness and is smooth.

Overall - Meh. Its an alright beer, I think it is kind of overrated on here. I wouldn't pay for it, but if it was cold and the time was right I would drink another.

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4.37/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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5/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This new rating system is bullshit. Good beer though.

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Cast Iron Oatmeal Brown from 4 Hands Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 226 ratings.