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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

1,235 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 1,235
Reviews: 739
rAvg: 4
pDev: 10.75%
Wants: 70
Gots: 67 | 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:
Beer added by: Gavage on 10-29-2004

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Stoudt's Fat Dog Imperial Oatmeal Stout
12 oz brown bottle
Bottled on 06/13/06
Served in a 20 oz tulip pint glass

Pours an opaque black with a khaki colored head on top. Little spots of sticky lace cling to the sides of the glass.

The nose unveils whiffs of chocolate, roasted coffee and sweet dairy.

The mouthfeel is balanced nicely. Rich and dark chocolate flavors with an espresso bitterness biting on the finish. I also get a little taste of sweet cream dairy and Hershey's chocolate syrup. Hints of prune juice, barley and roasted malts take over the palate.

I served this one slightly above room temperature for pure enjoyment. Worth checking out, I really liked it.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

States that it's bottle conditioned so I'm going to set one back for another 6-12 months and see what happens.

Appearance: Pours dark chocolate brown to black with a nice tan head. There are craters in the foam and it looks kind of cool in my snifter.

Smell: Prominent alcohol up front, espresso, baker's chocolate, and vanilla extract all woft out of the glass in perfect medley.

Taste: Bitter chocolate, licorice, espresso, and rum-soaked raisins finish out the sip. A definite dry, alcohol finish rounds out this tasty little stout.

Mouthfeel: thick and velvety presumably from the oats. Very complex and interesting.

Drinkability: Rainy day goodness in a glass. I will definitely be looking for this one again. Not super fantastic but unique enough that I will make this a regular rotation.

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Stoudt's Fat Dog (Imperial Oatmeal Stout) from Stoudts Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 1,235 ratings.