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Oatmeal Stout - Glacier Brewhouse

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Oatmeal Stout
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85
very good

15 Ratings
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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.69%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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Glacier Brewhouse visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.61% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A full bodied opaque black ale with flavors chocolate and roast. Premium pale malt from the Pacific Northwest provides the base while various dark malts and crystal malts combine with the rolled oats to give a luscious velvet mouthfeel. U.S. Perle hops are used. Nitrogenated.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-17-2005)
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Reviews by Citadel82:
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Citadel82

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed this as part of a sampler. It was my least favorite of the the four brews that I sampled.

Poured inky black with a tan espresso like foam head that lasted till the brew was nearly finished. Aroma was coffee with some fruit and floral notes. Taste was bready at first drying to coffee with some background sweetness- molasses- caramel/toffee. little evidence of the metal tase that I usually experience with nitro stouts. Mouthfeel was thin for the style, with faint residual carbonation. Very drinkable, but not my first choice at this venue.

Serving type: on-tap

08-07-2006 17:40:16 | More by Citadel82
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3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the brewery, Anchorage, AK. Pours black with long lasting, foamy beige head. Aroma is of chocolate, toasted, nutty malt, vanilla and dry fruit. Body is medium, creamy and smooth. Taste is of chocolate malt, vanilla, coffee, herbal hops and dry fruit. Finish is long and dry. Lovely stout.

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3.54/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours black with a nice creamy khaki head. Aroma is roasty, a little burntness, a little bakers chocolate, sugars from the oats, and a touch of bitterness. Flavor pretty much followed suit. A medium bodied, creamy mouthfeel. Overall, decent oatmeal stout. Nothing ground breaking, but enjoyable enough. Would drink again.

Serving type: nitro-tap

08-21-2013 06:43:09 | More by denver10
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4.13/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Glacier Brewhouse in Anchorage.

A - Served a dark brown with a nice creamy dark tan head. Great retention and silky lacing left on the glass.

S - Coffee, chocolate and malts.

T - Similar to the smell, more of the oats did come through here.

D - Silky smooth body with nice carbonation for the style.

O - I enjoyed this one. Silky smooth and chocolate oats, what else can you ask for?

Serving type: on-tap

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yemenmocha

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4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nitro tap enjoyed at the brewery itself. Pours a luxurious black color with a nice head that retained quite well. Overall there was a lot of sweetness up front with a smooth, medium body, relatively low carbonation (nitro perhaps) and a cool milk chocolatey finish as well as aftertaste. One of my favorite beers from Glacier Brewhouse.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%
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I had this beer on tap in a pint glass at the Panoramic Pizza near Denali National Park. I' also had it once at the Brewhouse from the nitro pour, but this review is based off the CO2 pour. The beer is a very deep brown, almost black, with a dark tan head. The head settled down to a ring about ½ way down the glass and had decent lacing. The aroma is very rich with a coco/ chocolate and roasted wood smell. It has a moderately heavy mouthfeel, no feel to the CO2, and is slick going down. Nice flavor, heavy on the chocolate and malty flavors. I am wondering if this keg had set awhile due to the other reviews saying it needed more flavor. This pint was very flavorful. Nicely done, thumbs up to Glacier Brewhouse.

Serving type: on-tap

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dnichols

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4.3/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I was poured a pint glass from the tap.

A: It poured a black translucent body with a chocolate head of about one finger. The head was sticky and composed of large bubbles and it lingered for some time. There was a dense even lacing that marched down the side of the glass as I consumed this fine product.

S: There was a rich milk chocolate aroma with distinct coffee and dark roasted malt aromas.

T: It hit me like a coco and coffee flavored milk shake. It was thick, rich and sweet with a healthy dose of caffeine. The alcohol was well hidden as were the oats. It finished clean and warm with some minor residual chocolate tastes.

M: It was a wonderful chewy, thick, and full-bodied brew with a clean finish.

D: Very filling but tasty and a pleasure to drink. This is a fine stout that would be hard to drink long into the night but is worthy of an after dinner drink.

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warmstorage

California

3.65/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 ounce pint. Notably, I've had it a few dozen times at the Brewhouse from the nitro pour, but this current review is from a five gallon corni keg poured with CO2.

Appearance: deep brown, bordering on black, with a deep beige head. Moderate lacing, but the head doesn't stick around.

Aroma: roast and chocolate, with hints of wood and earth.

Taste: chocolate and roast and slight creosote, long lingering roast.

Mouth: slick and full and slightly tingly with the roastiness.

Overall, a good, well done beer, but nothing extraordinary. It's thick and nice, but could be more... there. The creaminess and smoothness one would expect from an oatmeal stout, nitro or not, isn't quite there. I guess I'd like to see this with a little more chocolate, some coffee, and re-considered as an export style stout.

Serving type: on-tap

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rowew

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3.45/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewery. This is one of those stouts that would be much better if it weren't for the nitro. Poured black as night with a great head that stuck around forever. Unfortunately the nitro killed almost all the aroma. The taste was dominated by roasted flavors, with lots of coffee. Very bitter from a combination of both coffee flavors and hops.

Serving type: on-tap

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