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Oatmeal Stout - Bent River Brewing Company

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Oatmeal Stout
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16 Ratings
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bent River Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Reneejane on 03-01-2004)
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Reviews by AaronHomoya:
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3.58/5  rDev -4.5%

Pint from the tap at the brewpub.

A good dark brown, almost black color with pretty decent tan head with good retention. Aroma was not too strong, mostly coffee. Taste was also mostly coffee, some sweetness at the beginning with a roasted, bitter finish. Mouthfeel was nice, smooth, creamy and fairly full-bodied. Drinkable, but the dominating coffee was a bit off-putting for me.

AaronHomoya, May 15, 2006
More User Reviews:
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

zoolou, Oct 01, 2012
Photo of emerge077
4.1/5  rDev +9.3%

Several drafts tonight, very drinkable. Appears black with mahoghany highlights around the edges. Plenty of visible tan lacing, good retention. Mild roast, tobacco, and coffee notes.

Flavor is dry, very mild bitterness, easygoing roasted barley & chocolate malt manifesting as tobacco, coffee traces, and bakers chocolate. Very smooth and light bodied. Several drafts were an easy pairing with food. A nice stout from this brewery.

Cheers to J&A for serving a keg of this at their wedding reception... here's to you guys!

emerge077, Aug 22, 2010
Photo of ineedafirkin
4/5  rDev +6.7%

ineedafirkin, Dec 15, 2011
Photo of Reneejane
4.22/5  rDev +12.5%

This is an excellent stout. It was a dark opaque brownish black topped by a pillowy tan head. The aroma had elements of roast barley, and chocolate. The taste was amazingly complex. It had a vaguely licorice flavor in addition to chocolate and coffee flavors imparted by the different roasts used. It finished with a defined nutty maltiness. Mmm, I had several of these.

Reneejane, Mar 01, 2004
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

TimErickson, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of Cubsfan1087
4.08/5  rDev +8.8%

Since having my first Oatmeal Stout (Samuel Smith), I've really started to like this style of beer. Bent River didn't let me down with their Oatmeal Stout. It looks delicious, very dark. It has some great flavor. I was surprised by the bit of coffee flavor that seems to linger as well. Overall, it's a great beer.

Cubsfan1087, Jan 13, 2010
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3/5  rDev -20%

pooogy, Jun 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

RelentlessLefty, Dec 28, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Ginepiece, Apr 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

deuceduce, Oct 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

Herky21, Mar 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

boomdigs, Jan 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

egrace84, Sep 15, 2013
Photo of mynie
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Drank at Patrick's in Clinton, Iowa.

Pours a very nice dark ruby. Good head, but very translucent.

Smells like very dry, roasted malt and even dryer oatmeal grain. No hop presence, but the bitter malts more than make up for it.

Tastes very much like it smells. My notes have the word "DRY" written all in caps and underlined. Slightly sweet upfront, moving into and finishing with intenesly dry and farily bitter oatmeal. Nice and rough.

A slightly above average brewpub stout. Well worth a try.

mynie, Dec 30, 2006
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

AceMan, Nov 28, 2011
Oatmeal Stout from Bent River Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.