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Uncommon Stout - Bent River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

138 Ratings
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Ratings: 138
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 15.28%
Wants: 7
Gots: 15 | 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:
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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mgloe


1/5  rDev -74.1%

12-23-2012 20:44:45 | More by mgloe
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Jho3325

Indiana

2.11/5  rDev -45.3%

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.

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

Iowa

2.45/5  rDev -36.5%

Appeared very dark, almost black.

Smelled like semi-burnt, weak coffee, and the taste was much the same. I could not fish out any other flavors besides the burnt coffee flavor, and I may as well have been drinking coffee.

I have enjoyed coffee stouts in the past, but this one was a bit too one-dimensional for repeated tastings. Judging from the other higher scores, I may have had a bad pour, but I don't think so.

03-29-2011 14:20:00 | More by zoolou
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jsh420

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

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


2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

07-13-2014 15:08:20 | More by TimErickson
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bismarksays

Iowa

2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

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

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

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

Kansas

2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

12-03-2013 13:45:26 | More by Coopersbeer
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Minkybut

Virginia

2.89/5  rDev -25.1%

I poured this promising beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees. The beer poured a black looking brew with a tan head. The head did not last very long at all. The beer mostly tasted like coffee, cold coffee, cold heavy coffee with a handful of sugar thrown in it. It was cold coffee to me and not beer. I will not buy again.

12-08-2013 17:22:28 | More by Minkybut
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tbone64

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -22.3%

07-12-2014 11:35:57 | More by tbone64
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skubas86

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.3%

11-25-2013 23:13:16 | More by skubas86
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smartassboiler

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.3%

05-09-2014 16:36:30 | More by smartassboiler
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.3%

03-18-2014 03:40:04 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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Duff27

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.3%

11-24-2011 00:23:11 | More by Duff27
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ThirstyHrothgar

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -22.3%

06-02-2014 23:27:00 | More by ThirstyHrothgar
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Wrex68

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

12-14-2013 18:21:01 | More by Wrex68
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stogirelli

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

05-17-2014 02:12:34 | More by stogirelli
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

05-05-2014 21:45:32 | More by ctrevino
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DrunkMcDermott

Illinois

3.33/5  rDev -13.7%

That’s pretty much a big ol’ coffee beer alll right. Big aroma of roasted coffee, fortunately not too bitter. Clearly the fact that it’s one of BR’s regular brews has meant they’ve kept working on it. The brewmaster told me he’s had some business types slam three or four pints of this the night before a big presentation, then call back to complain that they couldn’t get to sleep at all. So he makes sure everybody knows that this not a "coffee roast malt" beer; this is a beer with lots of coffee in it! And it’s pretty tasty, too.

09-22-2005 15:49:40 | More by DrunkMcDermott
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bashiba

Iowa

3.38/5  rDev -12.4%

Poured a dark brown color with a suprising amount of transperancy for a stout. With a nice inch of tan head.

Smell was very nice, hints of bitter chocolate, heavy coffee odors and some nice burnt malts dominating.

Taste was dominated by the coffee. A little bit of bitter dark malts, but mostly coffee flavors coming through.

Mouthfeel was very thin and watery, the one real downfall to this beer.

Drinkability was fine, I just expect a little more substance from a stout.

07-03-2005 20:19:15 | More by bashiba
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ToddHolder

Illinois

3.44/5  rDev -10.9%

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.

02-28-2014 21:35:19 | More by ToddHolder
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.45/5  rDev -10.6%

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.

12-20-2013 05:09:41 | More by barnzy78
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

12-25-2013 23:32:53 | More by IdrinkGas
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MarshMan71

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

03-19-2013 19:13:41 | More by MarshMan71
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Uncommon Stout from Bent River Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 138 ratings.