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Schlafly Oatmeal Stout - The Schlafly Tap Room

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BA SCORE
83
good

519 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 519
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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fscottkey

New York

3.81/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Nice black color with a 1 finger head.

S: Ver weak smell (note the born on date is 8 months ago - but I don't expect too much fading on a stout). Slight booze smell and malt. Not much else.

T: Surprising turnaround. There is a nice roasted malt flavor. I haven't looked up the ABV - but I am not getting much alcohol.

M: Smooth and creamy like I always want out of an Oatmeal stout. A nice coating feeling and a very slight hint of carbonation.

O: This is a very decent stout that I could drink more than one of. I saw this on the shelf and noticed it was ~8 months old (Bravo to Schlafly for prominently and easily labeling their beers right on the label). But I took a chance on it because I LOVED their coffee stout. This is decent - not the same caliber as the coffee stout but a solid offering.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2014 02:36:51 | More by fscottkey
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KevMo84

California

3/5  rDev -17.8%

06-08-2014 07:57:10 | More by KevMo84
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dradair

Missouri

4/5  rDev +9.6%

06-05-2014 16:33:33 | More by dradair
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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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Jason1012

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +30.1%

05-30-2014 08:10:20 | More by Jason1012
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Rosiex7

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

05-28-2014 18:01:26 | More by Rosiex7
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woogie359

Missouri

4/5  rDev +9.6%

05-23-2014 19:11:59 | More by woogie359
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IrishTank

Kansas

4/5  rDev +9.6%

05-23-2014 15:03:50 | More by IrishTank
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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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JosefBerger

Illinois

3.99/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Appearance (3.75) : In a glass, very dark with a tan / pale white head.

Smell (4.50) : A very oaty, full smell. Really enjoyed the smell right out of the park, you can almost smell every ingredient included in the beer - including the raisins.

Taste (4.00) : Not the best oatmeal stout ever, but pretty good. Very dark taste to it, but not as complex as I would prefer. Regardless, very very good taste.

Mouthfeel (3.00) : Had a strange feel to it initially, though I admit the feel will grow on you, I was not too pleased with the initial flavor. On the up-side, it was incredibly smooth and drinkable.

Overall (4.00) : All together, I liked this beer a lot and will be a return customer. Even with my distaste of the initial mouthfeel, I really did enjoy this beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2014 05:37:19 | More by JosefBerger
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Danielr26

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-13-2014 22:41:57 | More by Danielr26
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JuniperJesus

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.6%

05-13-2014 13:20:35 | More by JuniperJesus
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caustin90


2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

05-06-2014 19:46:03 | More by caustin90
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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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jwerner23

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

05-03-2014 18:39:58 | More by jwerner23
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intangible

Missouri

3/5  rDev -17.8%

04-27-2014 03:53:04 | More by intangible
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tem3175

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -11%

04-25-2014 23:27:58 | More by tem3175
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Alieniloquium

Florida

2.95/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

On tap at the Tap House in St. Louis. Served in a taster.

Appearance - Black with ruby flecks in the light. Sticky lacing after a small off-white head settles to a thick collar.

Smell - Roasted malt. Oatmeal. Sharp aroma from the oatmeal.

Taste - Dry roasted coffee malt. Oatmeal flavor comes up after. Oatmeal lingers into a bitter roasty finish. The oatmeal lends a sharp flavor here as well.

Mouthfeel - Medium light body. Well carbonated.

Overall - It's not exciting. Decent flavor. Nothing offensive.

Serving type: on-tap

04-23-2014 18:59:01 | More by Alieniloquium
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longisland1983

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

04-23-2014 01:30:31 | More by longisland1983
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dxbq48

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

04-22-2014 15:46:46 | More by dxbq48
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chancy14

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

04-20-2014 19:39:00 | More by chancy14
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markgugs

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9.6%

04-20-2014 16:50:23 | More by markgugs
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OhioBobcat

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

04-19-2014 01:15:36 | More by OhioBobcat
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

04-04-2014 01:00:50 | More by Sludgeman
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ubenumber2

Arkansas

3/5  rDev -17.8%

04-02-2014 19:35:41 | More by ubenumber2
Schlafly Oatmeal Stout from The Schlafly Tap Room
83 out of 100 based on 519 ratings.