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Schlafly Oatmeal Stout - The Schlafly Tap Room

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BA SCORE
83
good

518 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 518
Reviews: 234
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 17
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Oatmeal Stout is a classic British-style stout brewed with flaked oatmeal and roasted barley. Freshly-roasted coffee beans, cocoa and touches of raisin and dried fruit dominate the aroma of this super dark ale. The richness of the grain blend is balanced by the nutty character of the roasted malt, the creaminess from the oatmeal flakes and a dose of hops.

Before the 19th century, all barley was malted over wood-fired kilns and the resulting dark roasted malt defined the browns, porters, and stouts of England. Near the end of the 19th century, brewers had introduced oats for their purported restorative and nourishing characteristics, producing beers such as oatmeal stout and milk stout. By the 1950’s, Oatmeal Stout had nearly trickled out of existence. Following the beer’s literary rebirth in the articles of English beer writer Michael Jackson in the 1970’s, British and American craft brewers are once again promoting the style.

40 IBU

(Beer added by: maxpower on 07-09-2002)
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BigBry

Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on-tap at the Tap Room on my latest trip to St. Louis.
Dark brown color with a one-finger tan head. The head dissipated slowly, leaving thin lacing.
Smells of roasted malts, some faint coffee and chocolate, no real hop smell. Taste is similar to the aroma. Light roasted malt flavor, some bitter coffee or bittersweet chocolate come through. More coffee flavor comes out at the end (once it has warmed a bit). Good mouthfeel, but not as thick and rich as I was expecting. Closer to a dry stout in body and finish. Moderate level of carbonation keep it smooth, dry finish. Overall this is OK, but I have had better.

Serving type: on-tap

12-16-2009 23:21:45 | More by BigBry
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frothy_80

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

12-14-2013 12:48:19 | More by frothy_80
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threedaggers

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

02-01-2014 04:25:05 | More by threedaggers
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BKBassist

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

06-10-2013 23:04:33 | More by BKBassist
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ajtorres311

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-17-2013 16:02:56 | More by ajtorres311
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hopsaplenty

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle freshly delivered from the St. Louis brewery by my wife's mother.

Appearance: Tiny to medium sized bubbles pack a one finger high khaki/tan head. Carbonation bubbles quickly rise to the surface. It pours a deep, dark amber, almost black. I cannot see my hand behind the glass. Slight lacing traces its way down the glass as it is consumed.

Smell: Roasted, fresh malt. Slightly sweet hints.

Taste: Roasted malt. Hints of coffee, charcoal. Missing the smooth oatmeal that I expected and remember from previous bottles. Drying hop notes in the finish, more bitter than expected.

Mouthfeel: Small popping carbonation on the tongue. Surprisingly thin, as if something were left out. Like the oatmeal.

Drinkability: This is an average beer, not fantastic. I enjoy it, but feel that it is not a great representation of the style. If you are looking for oatmeal smoothness, it is not here. I could drink a few of these, but if I was looking for an oatmeal stout, I'd have to keep looking.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2005 23:43:36 | More by hopsaplenty
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whendeathsleeps

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

01-12-2013 23:33:17 | More by whendeathsleeps
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Steamer

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

01-13-2013 02:43:02 | More by Steamer
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jsurfs82

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

08-25-2012 04:53:17 | More by jsurfs82
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dt_gbpackersfan

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

02-15-2013 22:35:26 | More by dt_gbpackersfan
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bigred89

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-03-2012 09:31:55 | More by bigred89
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OldeSchool

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-19-2014 17:48:40 | More by OldeSchool
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jklecko2

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

03-19-2014 16:17:49 | More by jklecko2
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DemoniChris

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

08-25-2013 18:12:00 | More by DemoniChris
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oakaged88

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

01-19-2014 21:13:54 | More by oakaged88
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NickHalden

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

02-12-2014 07:58:50 | More by NickHalden
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jzeilinger

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

06-14-2014 20:36:29 | More by jzeilinger
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Boca-X

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-28-2014 11:47:41 | More by Boca-X
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HawkeyeJosh

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-31-2014 22:46:46 | More by HawkeyeJosh
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emwild12

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

08-09-2013 09:48:59 | More by emwild12
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moarmare

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

06-25-2013 19:48:14 | More by moarmare
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Bsetz

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-06-2014 01:34:02 | More by Bsetz
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Benesi88

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-02-2014 10:49:46 | More by Benesi88
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Dyerseve

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

03-29-2013 01:49:50 | More by Dyerseve
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4amepiphany

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

11-10-2013 11:27:00 | More by 4amepiphany
Schlafly Oatmeal Stout from The Schlafly Tap Room
83 out of 100 based on 518 ratings.