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Uncommon Stout - Bent River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

154 Ratings
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Ratings: 154
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 15.84%
Wants: 7
Gots: 20 | FT: 1
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: 154 | Reviews: 33 | Display Reviews Only:
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

boomdigs, Jan 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Wsherry1, Jan 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

bernat1971, Jan 17, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

jsh420, Dec 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

IdrinkGas, Dec 25, 2013
Photo of barnzy78
3.45/5  rDev -10.4%
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.

barnzy78, Dec 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

jgarvis, Dec 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

hoosier222002, Dec 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Wrex68, Dec 14, 2013
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2.89/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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.

Minkybut, Dec 08, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

Coopersbeer, Dec 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

jheezee, Nov 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

smithj4, Nov 27, 2013
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3.96/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

BeerFan95, Nov 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

dexterk1, Nov 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.1%

skubas86, Nov 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

d_brommer_nh, Nov 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Irishlover58, Nov 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

HawkeyeJosh, Nov 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

AmishRockstar, Nov 09, 2013
Photo of BeerWithMike
4.29/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Sampled last night on 9/18/13. Chilled down to 36 degrees in my beer cooler and poured into a brandy snifter glass from a local brewery. Pours black in color with a very small thin tan head. LOTS of lacing is seen with each sip. The aroma of fresh black espresso coffee hits you right up front with some roasted malt. The taste is pretty much as would be expected with the smell. Black coffee with a hop finish BUT not overpowering at all. This is a great sipping brew and not a 'chugging' type of beer. Overall, a great "Oatmeal Stout with coffee added" brew.

BeerWithMike, Sep 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

ryanpj, Sep 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Roger85, Sep 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

DarthKostrizer, Aug 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

jschott75, Aug 20, 2013
Uncommon Stout from Bent River Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 154 ratings.