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Uncommon Stout - Bent River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

137 Ratings
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Ratings: 137
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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schoon

Iowa

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-03-2014 00:42:59 | More by schoon
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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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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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SouthSider14

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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

Iowa

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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

Washington

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-16-2013 02:11:24 | More by jgarvis
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hoosier222002

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-15-2013 21:39:09 | More by hoosier222002
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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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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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Coopersbeer

Kansas

2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

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

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-27-2013 23:52:53 | More by jheezee
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smithj4

New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

11-27-2013 02:21:01 | More by smithj4
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BeerFan95

New York

3.96/5  rDev +2.6%

A: A nice dark brown body with a long lasting frothy tan head. Good lacing. Seemed to have a nice level of viscosity.

S: Initially there was a nice blend of roasted a dark chocolate malts, but there was a hint of smoke and coffee. While the roasted malts seemed to dominate there was enough subtitles from the other notes to make it work.

T: A little more dark chocolate than I expected. Still heavy in the roasted malts, but the chocolate added a delicate sweetness. Mild flavors of coffee and smoke.

M: Although easy to drink and very smooth the beer did have some body to it. A nice dry finish

O: Really enjoyed this beer. A well balanced flavor that complemented the aroma.

11-26-2013 19:00:46 | More by BeerFan95
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dexterk1

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

11-26-2013 01:59:42 | More by dexterk1
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skubas86

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.3%

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

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-24-2013 03:18:31 | More by d_brommer_nh
Uncommon Stout from Bent River Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 137 ratings.