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Sasquatch Stout - Old Yale Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

46 Ratings
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Ratings: 46
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | 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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4/5  rDev +3.6%

atsir, Sep 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

jrempel, Sep 01, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -1.6%

Ericbeech_87, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of souvenirs
3.9/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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.

souvenirs, Aug 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Smileitsfreetobehappy, Jul 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

Howlader, Jul 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Exeter, Jan 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Druid, Aug 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

fizzyted, Jul 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Kmat10, Jun 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

KStark, May 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

KalanM, Nov 29, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

zduerr, Nov 01, 2012
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3.38/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

papat444, Oct 19, 2012
Photo of LampertLand
3.85/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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

LampertLand, Jul 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

schopenhauerale, Jun 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

elricorico, May 20, 2012
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4.05/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

leaddog, May 19, 2012
Photo of Rutager
4.15/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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.

Rutager, May 06, 2012
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4.13/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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.

IronDjinn, Apr 21, 2012
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3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

biboergosum, Apr 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

wesbray, Feb 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

EskimoDave, Nov 21, 2011
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3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 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

joemcgrath27, Jan 30, 2011
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3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 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.

andrenaline, Jan 09, 2011
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Sasquatch Stout from Old Yale Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.