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

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,210 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 1,210
Reviews: 739
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11%
Wants: 74
Gots: 59 | 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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Poured from a bottle into a snifter at fridge temperature

Appearance (4): Very dark brown with faint mahogany tent around the edges

Smell (4.75): Probably the best smelling oatmeal stout I've had to date. A healthy amount of oats and roasted malts with a undertone of caramel malts. Light dark fruit notes as well

Taste (4): If only the taste matched the smell. Like others have said there is something a little off in the oat department, and also quite bitter which is a mild distraction. Roasted and caramel malts come through nicely however

Mouthfeel (4): Medium body; A bit too bitter for my liking as far as stouts are concerned

Overall (4.18): Although enjoyable, i feel this could be world class if the taste matched the smell. The odd oat character and bitterness threw me off a bit. It gets a little better as it warms and could be rated higher when room temperature. I think some age would tone down the oat presence and bitterness. Still a solid beer as my first offering from Stoudts.

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Stoudt's Fat Dog (Imperial Oatmeal Stout) from Stoudts Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,210 ratings.