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Uncommon Stout - Bent River Brewing Company

Uncommon StoutUncommon Stout

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BA SCORE
87
very good

97 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 16.28%


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:
This unique stout is our top selling beer. We infuse our Oatmeal Stout with some of the country's best coffee to make this award winning medium bodied ale.

28.8 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-06-2004)
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Ratings: 97 | Reviews: 28 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by Lionhawk:
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Lionhawk

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

11-14-2012 18:53:22 | More by Lionhawk
More User Reviews:
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Beestin

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-13-2014 18:51:43 | More by Beestin
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alostplot

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-10-2014 11:27:20 | More by alostplot
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Malone47

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-09-2014 15:12:26 | More by Malone47
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Travitten

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

04-08-2014 03:38:53 | More by Travitten
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spauldo

Illinois

5/5  rDev +29.2%

04-02-2014 23:31:31 | More by spauldo
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.16/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

truly a beauty, and from a brewery i never heard of before this one, its a real pleasant surprise. dark brown pushing black, shiny but not letting hardly any light in, the head is an inch high, settles but keeps stiff peaks like well beaten eggs. great nose too, coffee and roasted unmalted barley meet right in the middle, with the coffee taking the lead on the taste. i get a little sweetness to this, although i dont think its a milk stout, it just has that sweet body and lingering finish, a fantastic medium to transfer these flavors, early bitter coffee, but more balanced than most of its peers. its still a beer, yet the coffee does something unique to this. fresh brewed coffee all the way though, i love how the carbonation rises up at the end and crisps up a medium bodied finish. soft and delicate in feel, but about as robust as they come in terms of flavor. the use of coffee here is as good as any. while the base beer is great and distinct, i think the use of coffee rivals the best in the business, the very best. my first beer from bent river had my palate wet for many more. love this.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2014 01:21:45 | More by StonedTrippin
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Thedrizzle

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

03-21-2014 21:21:24 | More by Thedrizzle
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.5%

03-18-2014 03:40:04 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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NorthSideSean

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

03-07-2014 20:05:39 | More by NorthSideSean
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Bakerhead1979

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

03-04-2014 17:33:36 | More by Bakerhead1979
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schoon

Iowa

4/5  rDev +3.4%

03-03-2014 00:42:59 | More by schoon
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bismarksays

Iowa

2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

03-02-2014 22:13:14 | More by bismarksays
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ToddHolder

Illinois

3.44/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12 oz. Bottle. Not sure if I got a bad batch or what but when I pour this beer into a glass the head is, for lack of a better word, unmanageable. Takes 10 minutes for the head to die down. So it takes a long time from opening this beer until the time I get to drink any. The head itself tastes like an ashtray-not indicative of the taste of the beer. The beer itself has nice roasted coffee flavor but a little too thin for my liking. It's just ok.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2014 21:35:19 | More by ToddHolder
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SouthSider14

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-24-2014 19:37:42 | More by SouthSider14
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -16%

02-14-2014 07:54:20 | More by Localdrinklax
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Wamba

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

02-11-2014 23:58:50 | More by Wamba
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Jho3325

Indiana

2.11/5  rDev -45.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Poured 12 oz bottle into snifter. It has a cola look and smelled like cheap coffee. Smell is overpoweringly coffee. I did not really taste beer in this at all. Rather, it tasted like cold Folgers. It didn't taste like it was brewed with coffee. It tasted like someone poured a little bit of stout into stale coffee. I won't be trying again.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2014 20:10:54 | More by Jho3325
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Benvarine

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

02-02-2014 02:36:28 | More by Benvarine
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boomdigs

Iowa

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-26-2014 17:36:06 | More by boomdigs
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Wsherry1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

01-22-2014 06:09:27 | More by Wsherry1
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bernat1971

Washington

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-17-2014 16:33:26 | More by bernat1971
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jsh420

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

12-27-2013 22:08:54 | More by jsh420
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

12-25-2013 23:32:53 | More by IdrinkGas
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.45/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - oddly overfilled bottle pours a cola-like dark brown topped with a creamy beige head that holds decent retention
S - coffee and roasted barley aroma with some chocolate
T - coffee and roasted barley again here. Chocolate and oatmeal are present as well
M - thinner body than expected, moderate carbonation.
O - pretty pedestrian coffee stout. Good, but nothing extraordinary.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2013 05:09:41 | More by barnzy78
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Uncommon Stout from Bent River Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.