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Sasquatch Stout - Old Yale Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

43 Ratings
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Ratings: 43
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 9.09%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Old Yale Brewing Co. visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: canucklehead on 03-17-2005)
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souvenirs

British Columbia (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev +1.3%

From notes. On tap at When on Granville Island earlier this week.

A: Very dark, no light passes through. Tan head.
S: Dark malts, cocoa.
T: Sort of mild and a bit sweeter than I expected. Quite chocolatey. Like chocolate ice cream.
F: A little thin.
O: Enjoyed this one. Would order it again.

08-14-2014 03:09:29 | More by souvenirs
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Smileitsfreetobehappy

Alaska

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

07-29-2014 05:08:44 | More by Smileitsfreetobehappy
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

3/5  rDev -22.1%

07-20-2014 06:16:54 | More by Howlader
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Exeter

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

01-11-2014 04:23:56 | More by Exeter
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Druid

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-03-2013 23:36:21 | More by Druid
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fizzyted

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-16-2013 22:16:54 | More by fizzyted
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-04-2013 23:10:48 | More by Kmat10
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-28-2013 14:16:15 | More by KStark
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KalanM

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-29-2012 02:41:28 | More by KalanM
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zduerr

British Columbia (Canada)

3/5  rDev -22.1%

11-01-2012 05:20:29 | More by zduerr
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papat444

Quebec (Canada)

3.38/5  rDev -12.2%

Thanks to Rutager for this one.

Poured from a 650ml. bottle and split with my wife.

Appearance: Pours a nice opaque color but next to no head and very little lacing. Kind of just sits there which is a bit unsettling.

Smell: Very reserved but be patient as it opens up a bit at room temp with some mild roasted note. Still....

Taste: Bit of charcoal, some burnt coffee mixed with roasted malt and oat flakes. Same story as the aroma but the payoff is a bit better in the flavor.

Mouthfeel: Feels watery a bit at first but gets some legs on it as it warms with a decent bitterness mixed in.

Overall: Misses the mark a bit. If their was more head to it and some good aroma right off the bat ,this would have scored higher. As it is, pretty ordinary.

10-19-2012 17:18:41 | More by papat444
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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

3.85/5  rDev 0%

Old Yale's "Sasquatch" Oatmeal Stout @ 5.0% served cold from a 650 ml bottle
A-pours almost black with almost no head or lacing on the edge of the pint glass
S-roasted chocolate malts , ground coffee
T-caramel adds to the mix at the start ending with a roasted grain bitterness
MF-good carbonation level , good body
Ov-exceptionally smooth brew , very easy sipping for an oatmeal stout , a definate yes , if you can find the ellusive Sasquatch try it

Cheers LampertLand

07-22-2012 18:07:19 | More by LampertLand
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-13-2012 21:05:22 | More by schopenhauerale
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elricorico

Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

05-20-2012 04:10:24 | More by elricorico
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leaddog

Alberta (Canada)

4.05/5  rDev +5.2%

Appearance- Pours a jet black with a finger width of foamy tan head.

Smell- Smoky notes, roasted barley, burnt coffee bean, dark chocolate.

Taste- Sharp and strong flavours of roasted barley and oats complemented by dark chocolate and smoky flavours. A hint of molasses is present. Light bitterness at the end.

Mouthfeel- Medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall- An impressive oatmeal stout by Old Yale. I enjoyed the roasted flavours and aromas. The appearance was mouth-watering. Definitely worth seeking out.

05-19-2012 04:27:44 | More by leaddog
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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

4.15/5  rDev +7.8%

Appearance. Pours a deep, dark brown with half a finger of creamy tan head.

Smell. Roasty malts, dark chocolate, molasses. Smells like a nice stout alright.

Taste. Dark roasty malt, a little molasses, smoky wood and coffee. Slightly acidic. Tastes great and much lighter tasting than it looks.

Mouthfeel. Medium body, maybe a bit less and medium-low, smooth carbonation. Nice and clean.

Overall. Really nice tasting, easy drinking stout. I really enjoyed the bottle and could go for another.

Somebody recently told me that this brewery had gone downhill with new ownership. Maybe they didn't try this stout... Looking forward to Old Yale's other offerings.

05-06-2012 18:49:56 | More by Rutager
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IronDjinn

Alberta (Canada)

4.13/5  rDev +7.3%

From a 650 ml brown bottle. This newer incarnation is listed as 5% abv. on the label. Pours out a dense opaque pitch black hue, with a tight spongy tan head that retains to a thick cap.

Earthy roasted malt, mild coffee and wafery cocoa are prominent on the nose, along with some toasty malt and chicory, treacle and licorice.

Soft toasty, roasty malt up front in the flavour, and the texture leads me to believe there's some wheat in there, or perhaps some oats. Coffee rises up in the middle, followed by dry cocoa, then a dry clean finish.

Full-bodied mouthfeel on the lighter end, velvety and creamy smooth texture, with a moderate amount of carbonation.

A fine, solid stout for the style, great to see the new Old Yale still up to form and maintaining its quality. A great session stout, this could easily carry an evening on its own.

04-21-2012 06:58:08 | More by IronDjinn
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.93/5  rDev +2.1%

650ml bottle. A straight 5% ABV in this recent incarnation - another newly-arrived offering, a bit surprisingly, from this brewery, in Alberta. I gotta say, I like the crappy, but still still more appropriately creepy rendering of the Sasquatch imagery already on this site.

This beer pours a solid, impenetrable black, broken only by the slightest of basal caramel edges, with two fingers of tightly foamy mocha head, which leaves a wash of upwardly mobile mountain range lace around the glass as it timidly slinks away.

It smells of unsweetened milk chocolate, some earthy caramel malt sweetness, and leafy, musty dryness. The taste is sweet caramel malt, tempered by dry chocolate, subtle cafe au lait, a bit of cigar tobacco, and earthy, leafy hops.

The bubbles are pretty inert, the body a softly innocuous medium weight, and crazily smooth - are there oats in the vicinity? It finishes a mite bit off-dry, the chocolate and lingering earthy, edgy (?) floral hops seeing to that.

A pretty enjoyable, silky old-school stout - low booze, big, smooth, and eminently drinkable, all at the same time. Good stuff, and it even evicts a certain low-key sourness redolent of classic porters as it slowly warms among other life-borne distractions.

04-21-2012 03:12:34 | More by biboergosum
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wesbray

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.9%

02-29-2012 08:39:27 | More by wesbray
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EskimoDave

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-21-2011 03:25:59 | More by EskimoDave
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joemcgrath27

Alberta (Canada)

3.98/5  rDev +3.4%

A - almost total blackout, short head left a random covering
S - milk chocolate, somewhat maple note with roasty malt
T - bakers chocolate and mild coffee flavours, roasty malt and a syrupy sweet finish
M - smooth and decent carbonation, somewhat chalky with a bitter finish
D - tasty and well balanced, impressed with my first brew from Old Yale Brewing

01-30-2011 04:23:09 | More by joemcgrath27
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

3.98/5  rDev +3.4%

Another treat from BC!

A - Pours an opaque black, thin layer of mocha head with a bit of retention and no real lacing.

S - Dark chocolate, a bit musty, with marshmallows and some earthy undertones.

T - The chalky / musty dark cocoa comes through, but roasted coffee surprisingly dominates and lingers on the tongue.

M - Medium bodied ale that goes down smooth and finishes with a touch of dryness.

D - This stuff is very tasty, offering some nice chocolate and coffee flavours. A worthy offering to any stout fan, and a pleasant surprise. I'm intrigued to see what else this brewery has to offer.

01-09-2011 21:53:32 | More by andrenaline
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ritzkiss

Ontario (Canada)

4.15/5  rDev +7.8%

650ml bottle from my last trip to Victoria. Pours a dark dark brown with a finger of cappucino head that slowly fizzles out to leave a thin layer.

Terrific sessionable stout. Oatmeal is initially noticeable along with a pleasant roasted barley and coffee bitterness. Light chocolate, earthy tobacco, a pleasant Brit hop bite in the finish. This is a really nice take on the style. Slightly thin mouthfeel but for 5.2% you have to expect that - really full flavor for that ABV. This is a beer I would love to have available locally, a bomber is no problem any time of day.

12-02-2010 20:30:29 | More by ritzkiss
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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

3.58/5  rDev -7%

Pours a dark black color with a medium tan head with some retention. Aroma of sweet chocolate, roasted malts, coffee, and some hops. Very chocolatey taste with bitter coffee. Dry finish. Average mouthfeel, the body is a little too thin. This is a decent stout that's worth trying.

12-20-2009 05:10:36 | More by chickenm
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

3.85/5  rDev 0%

650ml bottle poured into pint glass nov1 2009

A black out of the bottle with a nice two finger tan head after a hard pour, has good retention but leaves only small amounts of lace

S very mild hops with plenty of dark malt and cocoa

T as it smells but heavy on the dark chocolate but it works well for it

M for the color I would expect it to be a bit thicker, it dose however have good carbonation that helps keep it above average

D as a whole I like this beer and would drink it again, not for you if you want a heavy stout instead of breakfast but good flavors in this one

I wont lie I bought this beer because of big foot on the label and will also admit I enjoyed it. pick this one up when in BC and look at the creepy beast on the front and compare it to your friends girlfriend(s)

11-02-2009 05:44:45 | More by wordemupg
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Sasquatch Stout from Old Yale Brewing Co.
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