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Schlafly Oatmeal Stout - The Schlafly Tap Room

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BA SCORE
83
good

539 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 539
Reviews: 238
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 20
Gots: 29 | 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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pointone

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

03-16-2013 03:53:38 | More by pointone
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VonZipper

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

01-16-2014 01:47:19 | More by VonZipper
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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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MSandahl23

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

02-21-2014 06:02:22 | More by MSandahl23
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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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instinct2

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

11-29-2013 20:40:45 | More by instinct2
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JJStout83

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

01-29-2014 13:54:56 | More by JJStout83
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ColSanders123

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

01-17-2013 05:34:28 | More by ColSanders123
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Wobbly

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Solid attempt at the classic style.

08-29-2014 14:26:02 | More by Wobbly
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jmagnus87

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

12oz bottle from Pick’s poured into a shaker. Pours black with a half finger of tan head. Aroma of light coffee and chocolate. Taste is light bitter. Mostly coffee with a little chocolate and some caramel. Medium bodied with a surprisingly thin texture. Lively carbonation and a decently long finish. Overall, not too bad. There are better stouts out there but this one is darn good for the price.

01-16-2012 08:42:18 | More by jmagnus87
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Hatch

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

12oz brown bottle with pry-off cap. Freshness date found on bottle.

Pours pitch black with a tan head a little less than one finger thick. Head doesn't last very long and leaves some bubbly lacing that sinks pretty quickly. While everything last it looks pretty good.

Smells of sweet coffee, faint hops, faint roasted malts. A very sweet aroma, but isn't very strong.

Tastes of mildly roasted coffee, roasted malts leaning towards a chared taste. Pretty sweet up front with some mild hop bitterness coming through in the end. Would probably be better if there were more bitterness in the end to counter the sweetness of the malts. Tastes a little different at the bottom of the glass than it does at the top, but the variation is pretty small.

Mouthfeel stands out as creamy, with a perfect level of carbonation for the style. Fairly smooth.

Drinkability is pretty high for a stout. This brew is very easy to drink, though since it's a stout it's going to be pretty filling. Could easily drink a couple of these in one setting.

Notes: My first oatmeal stout, so I don't have anything to compare it to, but I still liked it. It's kind of funny to me that this style of stout is sweeter than any sweet stout I've ever tired. A sweet, mild stout, that tastes pretty good and is easy to drink. I'd reccomend it.

02-13-2008 06:48:33 | More by Hatch
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Rmbr2

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

01-21-2014 16:10:04 | More by Rmbr2
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

08-13-2014 06:19:21 | More by zestar
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hoppytobehere

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

12 oz. bottle poured into a tulip glass.

A: Pours dark with a good amount of head that leaves plenty of lacing.

S: Not a ton going on here, though the last stout I've had was a FBS, so yeah.

T: Semi-sweet chocolate, oats and finishes with some hop bitterness.

M: Medium-bodied, I'd have no problem knocking back a few of these in a night.

O: I probably first had this stout 10 years ago. Brings back memories. Solid stout and tastes as good as ever.

09-23-2012 01:32:16 | More by hoppytobehere
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DavidRose

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

09-01-2013 02:58:24 | More by DavidRose
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diablo14

Australia

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Solid, drinkable beer, that lacks the creamy sweetness of the very best oatmeal stouts. Big fan of the dry finish though.

08-28-2014 07:11:48 | More by diablo14
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botham

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

on tap poured into a pub glass at the brewery in St. Louis. pours balck with distant garnet highlights and a minimal head that produces no lacings and has moderate retention.

aroma is of roasted and burnt malts, along with notes of coffee, chocolate, and a bit of grain that works as a base.

taste is more of the same with a subtle fruity quality, possibly from the ale yeast used to brew it, which works curiously well with the overall profile of dark malt complexity.

mouthfeel is full bodied, with a creamy texture and a very light tartness from the fruit. nice.

drinkability is good. this is a solid oatmeal stout, which is easy-drinking, but lacks the richness of flavor that makes the style so appealing. could be much better.

09-25-2008 00:31:25 | More by botham
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Anvilfarm

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

11-02-2013 22:26:47 | More by Anvilfarm
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mecmd

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

08-17-2013 15:51:04 | More by mecmd
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XenonX

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

08-17-2013 02:48:11 | More by XenonX
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sneaks2210

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

06-04-2013 02:40:48 | More by sneaks2210
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ToddHolder

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

03-04-2014 19:59:16 | More by ToddHolder
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leroybrown10

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-16-2013 21:26:16 | More by leroybrown10
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deonreds

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

12-24-2013 04:14:26 | More by deonreds
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spw109

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-17-2013 05:24:58 | More by spw109
Schlafly Oatmeal Stout from The Schlafly Tap Room
83 out of 100 based on 539 ratings.