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Rock Tsar - RoughTail Brewing Co.

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Rock Tsar
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89
very good

19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 8.52%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
RoughTail Brewing Co. visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  10.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: sneezye on 02-05-2014)
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

04-05-2014 12:28:44 | More by CRJMellor
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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

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06-16-2014 20:57:27 | More by 22Blue
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Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

06-08-2014 20:11:25 | More by jaydoc
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OKCNittany

Oklahoma

4.01/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: 1 finger tan head. Decent retention. Near black body.

S: Some coffee & oat, a touch of roasted malt, and plenty of earthy hops.

T: Roasted malt & bitter, earthy/resiny hops lead. A nice sweetness from the oats & some chocolate bring balance. A touch of molasses, coffee, and alcohol round it out nicely.

M: Medium body with fine carbonation. Somewhat smooth with a warming, long lasting finish.

O: The alcohol is well hidden. Nice balance. Plenty of flavor. Another winner from RoughTail.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2014 00:43:45 | More by OKCNittany
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3/5  rDev -27%

05-17-2014 06:28:52 | More by WolfsbaneBloom
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KShophead

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

05-03-2014 04:09:14 | More by KShophead
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sneezye

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

04-08-2014 14:48:53 | More by sneezye
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StaveHooks

Oklahoma

4.36/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle served in a Prairie Teku glass

A - Black body with a fine bubbled espresso head. Dense collar with a wispy cap.

S - Big coffee aroma, roasted malts, smells a bit salty, chocolate and flaked malt, molasses, licorice,

T - Follows the nose with strong coffee/espresso but more chocolate, sticky pine hop resin adds bitterness, thick oat malt, burnt caramel, nice and roasty, slightly acidic, raspberries soaked in Kahlua, licorice and molasses provide plenty of sweetness, it has a strong yeast presence, finishes with pine bitterness and espresso

M - Full bodied, heavy weight, silky, sticky and viscous, bitter finish.

Roughtail comes strong with this RIS. Big bold flavors that grab your attention. Heavily hopped to where the sweetness plays second fiddle to the roast and bitterness. The oats are used well creating a rich body. Strong coffee as well which is always welcomed. Well done Roughtail.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2014 02:33:40 | More by StaveHooks
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capnamerica

Arkansas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

02-23-2014 05:51:52 | More by capnamerica
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.98/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an effervescent ebony with 2 fingers of mocha colored head. Nice viscious body, stays effervescent throughout, lovely lacing & head retention at first, falls off quite bit as time goes by

S: Dark fruit, carob, & a little chocolate once warmer

T: Dark fruit, a touch of roastyness, carob & molasses, plus some boozey warmth up front. Roastyness & charred grain, along with dryness & raisin, plus plum as this warms, plus dark chocolate. Finishes with dry woody hops, charred & roasty grain, a whisper of booze & Baker's Chocolate

MF: Luscious & smooth. Carbonation picks up & body drops off a bit as this warms. Very warming

The oatmeal is fairly present in this one. A nice try at the stout, doesn't hit all the notes, but pretty close. I'm sure this will age wonderfully

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2014 02:18:45 | More by russpowell
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Nostrajonus

Oklahoma

4.54/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had this before it released at a Roughtail brewery tour, Tony Tielli gave a very informative walk through of their brewery and I learned alot. This brew is great. That being said, my head is rather congested so I am unable to right a decent review. I will come back to this, it deserves my A game.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2014 02:40:12 | More by Nostrajonus
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Makebelieve81

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

02-09-2014 04:09:16 | More by Makebelieve81
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BeerisOK

Oklahoma

3.99/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Roughtail has come through with their 'Agressive' campaign for beers yet again with this Russian Imperial Stout.

Appearance: Dark brown with a hint of burgundy on the rim. Heavy tan head that diminishes and leaves a great lacing.

Aroma: Like their other beers it features an aggressive hop profile that you find in the nose and lingers long in the finish.

Taste: Chewy with toasty flavors, hints of chocolate and lots of booze. ABV doesn't hide and is wonderful for these cold nights in Tulsa.

Looking forward to holding on to a bottle or two for cellaring.

Served in a tulip glass.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2014 04:18:17 | More by BeerisOK
Rock Tsar from RoughTail Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.