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Oatmeal Stout - Gray's Brewing Company

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82
good

140 Ratings
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Ratings: 140
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 17.22%
Wants: 6
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gray's Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.21% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-06-2002)
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3.1/5  rDev -13.9%

assman79, Friday at 03:21 AM
Photo of tjb27
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

tjb27, Sep 15, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

TooGood, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of Big_Dave
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Big_Dave, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of enelson
3/5  rDev -16.7%

enelson, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of ArchaeoFiero_TheDelorean
1.89/5  rDev -47.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Watery, weak, and black. This is such a disappointing Oatmeal Stout. I guess that is to be expected from a company that mainly produces soft drinks. I would suggest avoiding this soda-beer and grabbing Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout instead. SS perfected the style, and Gray's is like Guinness in comparison. A boring beer that fails to deliver the expectations of its style.

ArchaeoFiero_TheDelorean, Jul 18, 2014
Photo of ZEB89
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

ZEB89, Jul 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

JellyJacket, Jun 05, 2014
Photo of tbone64
3/5  rDev -16.7%

tbone64, Jun 02, 2014
Photo of vette2006c5r
3.63/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Gray's Oatmeal Stout pours a black color with a large lacing tan head. There is a nice creamy aroma, with lots of roasted malts and a hint of smoke. The taste is creamy, good smokey notes, good sweet lactose flavoring. A bit watery and rough, but flavors are present. Overall its a nice sweeter stout.

vette2006c5r, May 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

phishterrrrrrr88, Apr 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Dovers, Apr 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Dover, Apr 04, 2014
Photo of jwc215
3.06/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours very dark brown with a thin wispy head. Minimal vanishing lace.

The smell is of roasted dark malt - some chocolate. There is something chemical-ish I can't quite put my finger on, but it is mild.

The taste is of roasted cocoa powder with some dark fruit and a metallic-like finish.

It is watery thin, though some roast lingers a bit.

A mediocre stout, IMO. Not sure if metallic notes come from burnt malt or poorly used hops. It's drinkable enough, but lacks the rich, silky malt character associated with the style. Could be smoother. But, again, "inoffensive" enough to be drinkable.

jwc215, Feb 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

bigpoppa67, Jan 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Satan70, Dec 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Lynn, Dec 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

XmnwildX12, Dec 04, 2013
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3.28/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a dark black with a little head that fades away to nothing. Chocolaty to the nose with hints of coffee. Tastes like carbonated coffee. It starts off watery and finishes with a thick malty taste. I didn't get the "oatmeal" flavor at all here, which was disappointing. Overall, I was not impressed.

Ryan_Graham, Nov 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

harpus, Aug 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

elroacho, Aug 01, 2013
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1.81/5  rDev -49.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Tasted good until the Nast metal undercurrent came in.... Like it was made in an old rusty pale.... Nasty! It is tasting like it was made in a old rusty bucket compaired to most oatmeal stouts. Bent padel and Brew house have way better oatmeal souts. Lake Superior Breing Company also makes a better oatmeal Stout.

Snowboarder4lifey, Jul 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

pathman, Jul 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

CesarLopes, Jun 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Beefytits4, Mar 29, 2013
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Oatmeal Stout from Gray's Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 140 ratings.