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Oatmeal Stout - Pyramid Breweries, Inc.

Oatmeal StoutOatmeal Stout

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80
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41 Ratings
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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 11.78%


Brewed by:
Pyramid Breweries, Inc. visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Oatmeal Stout is brewed with 10% Oats and three specialty malts. At 40 IBUs and 7% ABV, this brew covers a soft and supple flavor spectrum of coffee, black licorice, and dark chocolate.

(Beer added by: BucannonXC5 on 10-08-2012)
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CommanderOfAwesome

California

3.43/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle with enjoy by 01/18/2013 on the label (rather specific don't you think?).

A: Pours a DARK brown/black with a nice light caramel head. 1.5 finger head with lacing and nice head retention.

S: Mild chocolate and some oatmeal aroma to it, fairly typical for an oatmeal stout but nice none the less.

T: Mild chocolate taste with some oatmeal bread-ness coming through. I find it smooth and balanced though perhaps a bit fluid/watery. (not sure I'm getting the point across. Basically slight bit thin). Taste is good though and the chocolate lingers.

M: Slightly thinner than I'd like, though this would just lead me to drinking more. I could drink multiples of this easily. Lot of carbonation action on the tongue, overall nice feel.

O: The best beer Pyramid has to offer IMO. Pyramid, usually is aggressively mediocre, though this beer is pretty good. The only one I would consider buying a 6er of. Def worth a shot if you come across it.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2012 06:51:36 | More by CommanderOfAwesome
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bh123

California

3/5  rDev -13.8%

01-27-2014 07:24:10 | More by bh123
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.6/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a deep brown, nearly black color with a one finger of a cream colored head. The head has a good level of retention, slowly fading to leave a great level of lacing on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is a nice blend of roasted malt, oatmeal, and some sweeter smells of sweet chocolate a bit of caramel. Along with these are some hints of vanilla and a bit of a bready smell, overall giving a nice roasty and sweet stout smell.

Taste – The taste begins with a sweet chocolate and oat taste with lots of vanilla sweetness. A moderate amount of roastiness is present right from the start which fades a bit as the taste advances. A bit of a coffee flavor comes to the tongue more toward the middle with a little bit of a molasses and light earthy hop flavor comes to the tongue. In the end a nice roasted, and sweet oatmeal stout flavor is left to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the slightly thicker and creamier side with a carbonation level that is on the average to slightly lower side. Both are rather nice for the roasted and sweet flavors of the beer and make for a very easy drinking but soothing feel.

Overall – A rather enjoyable brew overall. Nice, sweet, raoasty, oats, and smooth flavors with a very easy drinking feel.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2013 06:54:16 | More by Darkmagus82
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Washington

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

11-17-2013 22:08:29 | More by twloco
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Idaho

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Oregon

3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

09-11-2013 16:52:23 | More by Cooker_stp
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California

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

08-29-2013 18:34:34 | More by GraduatedCashew
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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Washington

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

02-25-2013 21:31:17 | More by dgp207
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trocketsauced

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

02-25-2013 01:12:05 | More by trocketsauced
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chinchill

South Carolina

2.8/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.25

Poured from a 12oz bottle with "enjoy by 02/03/2013" on the label into a Unibroue goblet that had just before held a Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Oatmeal Stout. Pours dark brown/black with a large light tan head that had remarkably excellent retention.

Aroma: Belgian yeast (?!) and some mild toasted grain aroma.

T: Well, the "Belgian yeast" that seemed to be in the aroma clearly seems to be Brett; and I assume Brett contamination rather than an intentional introduction. Nonetheless, the Brett level is tolerable and the beer is drinkable. Hard to be more positive than that, however.

M: Slightly thin for style, but otherwise very good, smooth feel. Fairly high level of carbonation for style makes this a very lively oatmeal stout.

O: Bad bottle? Properly capped bottle pulled from refrigerated storage only 2 weeks past enjoy by date, so any problems stem from bottling or earlier. Will revisit down the road.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2013 00:57:19 | More by chinchill
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doughanson78

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

02-12-2013 05:47:01 | More by doughanson78
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Idaho

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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Washington

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MadScientist

New York

3.65/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Enjoy by 031414; they get brownie points for an enjoy by date

A: A very dark brown with good clarity. The head is a medium tan with cream bubbles and decent retention.

S: A moderate citrus hops aroma with a bit of dry hopped grassiness over moderate malt sweetness. There is a moderate dark fruit aroma that blends with a some alcohol to give the impression of over ripe plums and figs.

T: This is an American Stout with more fruit than usual and some oatmeal body. There is a moderate hops bitterness with moderate citrus hops flavor. A moderate amount of fruit flavors being plum and dark cherry. The dark malt bring a light cocoa with some coffee. The balance is towards the bitter with not much malt sweetness.

M: Full bodied with moderately-strong carbonation. There is a light slickness on the tongue but nothing like that oily slickness like most.

O: The nose is kind of fruit dominated which continues into the flavor; had they changed the yeast this could have made for a nice Belgian Dark Strong.

Serving type: bottle

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Oatmeal Stout from Pyramid Breweries, Inc.
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