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Stoudt's Fat Dog (Imperial Oatmeal Stout) - Stoudts Brewing Co.

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Stoudt's Fat Dog (Imperial Oatmeal Stout)Stoudt's Fat Dog (Imperial Oatmeal Stout)

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,150 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 1,150
Reviews: 734
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11%
Wants: 67
Gots: 47 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Gavage on 10-29-2004)
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cjoc83

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours black, like one would expect from an imperial stout, but when held up to the light, amber hues are clearly visible from the edges of the glass.

The nose is roasted malts, a hint of chocolate, very slight hops, and a nice earthy, oatmeal-y smell.

Taste is much like the smell. Roasted malts are prevalent, along with hints of coffee and chocolate. The oatmeal really comes out in this stout though, and is quite tasty. There is the slightest hint of a bitter hop taste, but it dissipates fairly quickly. There is also a light sweetness in the finish, along with a faint warming alcohol. The high ABV is hidden well. A nice, well rounded imperial oatmeal stout.

Mouthfeel is slightly thin, but not watery. Many stouts I have had that I really enjoy tend to be very thick and chewy, which I love, but which also takes away from their drinkability. I would say that this stout is much more sessionable than some of the thicker, more full-bodied stouts.

Overall, a very tasty and drinkable imperial oatmeal stout. A well crafted stout that I intend to pick up again.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2011 05:12:14 | More by cjoc83
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Stoudt's Fat Dog (Imperial Oatmeal Stout) from Stoudts Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,150 ratings.