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Schlafly Oatmeal Stout - The Schlafly Tap Room

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BA SCORE
83
good

517 Ratings
THE BROS
84
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Ratings: 517
Reviews: 234
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 17
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
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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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ATLbeerDog

Georgia

3/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From a brown 12oz bottle - Pours a clear dark root beer brown color with a slight head and average carbonation. Smells of roasted malts, nuts with a little alcohol coming through. First sip is sweet then quickly bitter. Some nutty flavor notes present. Very light bodied. Decent mouthfeel but a tad under carbonated. Not too bad.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2008 22:30:52 | More by ATLbeerDog
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gwiedman1

New York

4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

06-08-2013 20:29:12 | More by gwiedman1
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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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craft_shannie

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

02-05-2013 01:06:29 | More by craft_shannie
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stephensinner

Missouri

4/5  rDev +9.6%

10-17-2012 00:09:23 | More by stephensinner
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Grebdioz

Texas

3/5  rDev -17.8%

12-28-2011 02:52:59 | More by Grebdioz
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Schlafly33

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -11%

05-07-2013 13:49:32 | More by Schlafly33
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tripledbrew

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-29-2012 02:48:09 | More by tripledbrew
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Thrasher

Oregon

3.15/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Sampled at Schlafly's Tap Room at the St. Louis Airport. Served in a frosty mug - which really sucked. No head. Hardly any aroma. Smoky, sooty taste with nothing in the way of oatmeal sweetness or smoothness. Lingering aftertaste that was decent but slightly reminiscent of Dr. Pepper (corn syrup). This was disappointing. It had that unpleasant tar and meat quality found under the surface in so many American micro stouts. The description said: "this stout has sweetness from caramel malt, and bitterness from roasted barley..." which doesn't make sense to me, unless they threw in some unmalted roast barley, but that seems unlikely. If in St. Louis, Morgan Street Brewpub has a better stout.

Serving type: on-tap

07-09-2002 12:09:46 | More by Thrasher
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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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kemoarps

Washington

3/5  rDev -17.8%

06-16-2013 19:55:58 | More by kemoarps
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GeoffRizzo

Texas

4.7/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Near pitch black in hue, 1/3 inch dark tan head with intense patching and sticky lacing. Roasted malts, oats and some dark chocolate can be detected on the nose. A massively smooth and slick palate. Dried oats, burnt coffee, hints of chocolate and blended roasted malts to be found in the body. Nearly too easy and smooth, for the style oh-so thirst quenching. Tender hop bitterness and sweet malts coupled with strings of black licorice; oily-slick and lip-smacking good, enough word describers? Well rounded and full of great flavorings. This stuff is world class on cask, liquid gold!

Serving type: cask

03-11-2005 21:13:09 | More by GeoffRizzo
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GossageBrewery

Missouri

2.95/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured this oatmeal stout from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. The stout pours a hazy blackish brown color and produces a nice tan head. Retention is great and it leaves ample amount of lacing on the glass. The aroma of the beer contains sweet oats and malt, some suggestions of vanilla. This ale is medium in body, the front end of the ale contains roasted malt, sweet, and a very slight piney hop note. Overall this is an average oatmeal stout- Their coffee version of this ale is much better.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2011 02:42:09 | More by GossageBrewery
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jharris0624

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

11-13-2012 06:54:12 | More by jharris0624
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spw109

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-17-2013 05:24:58 | More by spw109
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Hypersomnia

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9.6%

11-14-2013 22:57:17 | More by Hypersomnia
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GreenWBush

Oregon

3.63/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Stark onyx. Nearly bleached white head. Fine lace vertibrates preen against the glass.

Nose is metallic, acridly roasty with an almost hazelnut impression.

All negatives of the aroma seem to disappear on the tongue. A well-balanced stout, not noticably dissonant in anyway.

Velvet silk mouthfeel, this goes down pretty easy. Great session contender, but nothing shockingly awesome. Seems to have a great deal of conversion potential as well.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2006 21:44:00 | More by GreenWBush
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pschul4

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.6%

12-11-2011 20:24:10 | More by pschul4
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falconxman

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

10-23-2013 03:22:59 | More by falconxman
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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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emwild12

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11%

07-06-2013 02:14:51 | More by RMelyon
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nineworldseries

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -11%

07-21-2013 14:51:39 | More by nineworldseries
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BrewMaster

California

4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this beer courtesy of a beer trade with MJR. 12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Beer pours with a redish brown color and a moderate head. The aroma is heavy with grains, acid, and alcohol. The flavor is complex with hints of coffee, black tea, citrus, pumperninckel bread, malt, sweet hops and a grassy note.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2004 14:26:38 | More by BrewMaster
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mecmd

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

08-17-2013 15:51:04 | More by mecmd
Schlafly Oatmeal Stout from The Schlafly Tap Room
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