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Portsmouth Oatmeal Stout - Portsmouth Brewery

Portsmouth Oatmeal StoutPortsmouth Oatmeal Stout

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145 Ratings
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Ratings: 145
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 14.04%


Brewed by:
Portsmouth Brewery visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
The addition of flaked oats add a “smooth” texture to this big black ale. Lots of chocolate roasty flavors tightened up by an abundance of Pacific Northwest hops.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 03-15-2003)
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Reviews by Rifugium:
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.18/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

First had: on tap at Portsmouth

Poured a solid black color with a small ringlet of tan bubbles for a head. Basic stouty aroma, dark roasty malts, small hints of coffee and cocoa. More of the same in the taste, dark malts, fairly roasty, coffee bitterness, a little earthiness, and a bit of tea-like astringency. Pretty bland and underwhelming overall. Mouthfeel was pretty thin, especially for an oatmeal stout, body was about medium. Not a very good stout, IMO, and I'm pretty sure someone with a homebrew extract kit could make something as good if not better.

Serving type: on-tap

02-23-2013 23:06:02 | More by Rifugium
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.96/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

22oz, Best before Feb 2014
Portsmouth pint glass

A: Pours a dark brown. No real head. Thin layer of light tan head. Some sticky lacing.

S: Light roast. Some cocoa. Milk chocolate. Some lactose-like creaminess.

T: Little bitterness on the tip of the tongue. Earthy hops. Nice chocolate bitterness. Light roast. Dry finish.

M: Medium bodied.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2013 16:47:46 | More by inlimbo77
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Appearance: Dark brown with a very nice 2" head that recedes to a cap and leaves excellent lacing.

Smell: Roasted malt with hints of chocolate and coffee.

Taste: Rich taste of creamy mocha, just well executed to style.

Mouthfeel: Strong point for this beer is it's creamy texture. Clean on the palate and smooth.

Overall: Again an excellent example for the style.

Serving type: bottle

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At Portsmouth Brewery:

In a pint glass:

A: when it was first brought to me, it was a black body separated by two levels, one was a dark tan that fed into the white two finger head, the dark tan level eventually fed entirely into the head, nice show! Foamy rings graced the sides and the head died after a good two minutes

S: oatmeal, light bitter coffee

T: dry, bitter and sweet; sweet slightly chocolate aftertaste, sticky finish

M: medium, slightly sessionable, adequate carbonation

O: this is very good for an oatmeal stout and very good to me

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Portsmouth Oatmeal Stout from Portsmouth Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 145 ratings.