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Portsmouth Oatmeal Stout - Portsmouth Brewery

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Portsmouth Oatmeal StoutPortsmouth Oatmeal Stout

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

155 Ratings
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Ratings: 155
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 14.07%
Wants: 71
Gots: 9 | FT: 1
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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Ratings: 155 | Reviews: 90 | Display Reviews Only:
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

GuisseppeFranco, Jan 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

ChrisL24481, Feb 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

jmilo64, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of cleeze
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Talk about creamy!

Poured jet black with tan head. Little lacing.

smelled of sweet malts, chocolate, and oats.

Taste was much like the smell. Very tasty. Little bit of chocolate again with a very creamy finish.

Slick mouthfeel.

Even though it's very filling I still think I could put back a few of these.

cleeze, Feb 13, 2009
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

BeerBucks, Sep 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

snowmageddon, May 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

BeerHunter76, Jun 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

kjkinsey, Jun 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

ncelauro, Sep 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

EatonHops, Aug 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

ajcormier, Oct 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

DoctorB2B, Feb 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark brown with a nice foamy tan head. No lace.

Big coffee aroma, some good charred malt in the nose.

Big coffee on the palate, with nice bitterness and sweetness of the malt balancing each other out. The oatmeal does come thru, just barely, but you get it. Big coffee bitter finish.

A bit astringent and some tingly bite. Full bodied.

Real solid for the style. Liked this and would have it again.

OtherShoe2, Sep 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

zestar, May 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

xnicknj, Feb 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

CoryR, May 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

mmcnaughton, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Satchboogie, Feb 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

MastaShonuf, Dec 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

BeerThursdays, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

wdarcy77, Sep 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

phuntasy, Mar 14, 2014
Photo of BobZ
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz. bottle poured into a weizen glass.

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.

BobZ, Sep 03, 2013
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4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Picked this up directly at the brewpub early August. Enjoyed last night with my wife and our supper: assorted cheeses, cold cuts, fruits and bread.

Poured from a bomber into my Portsmouth pint glass.

Appearance: A dense brown body is poured which looks black even when held to the light. A thin, creamy 1 finger head is formed and minimal lacing appears.

Smell: Faint hops, chocolate & coffee.

Taste: Coffee at first minus the coarseness. Chocolate appears in the middle and there's a hint of raisins and figs that grows more apparent as it warms. Some bitterness in the tail end that gradually fades out as it warms.

Mouthfeel: Everything about this is smooth. Very creamy with low carbonation. Feels alright!

Drinkability: Easily drinkable. No sense of alcohol and the feel makes it slide down. I'll have it again.

Overall: Being less coarse that other oatmeal stouts, i at first found it ordinary but as it warmed, i appreciated it even more. Definitely worth trying.

papat444, Nov 20, 2010
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4.05/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to slasher007 for sharing this bottle.

Pours dark brown to black with a brown head. The aroma is strong coffee with some cream in there as well. The flavor is more of the same with coffee, cream and chocolate as well as roasted malts. The mouthfeel is very creamy.

Mora2000, Jan 21, 2010
Portsmouth Oatmeal Stout from Portsmouth Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 155 ratings.