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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

153 Ratings
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Ratings: 153
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 14.07%
Wants: 72
Gots: 8 | 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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ChrisL24481

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-10-2013 18:59:09 | More by ChrisL24481
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boonejag75

North Carolina

4.4/5  rDev +8.6%

Loved the darkness and depth of color in this beer. A nice tan head and a trace of lace. It smelled of chocolate and a bit smokey to me,which i also found in tasting it. It was light on the tongue and and smooth in the mouth.

I was lucky enough to get my hands on a bomber from a bud who road tripped to the NE. Thanks CR for the hookup!

Overall, really enjoyed this beer, especially on a chilly Jan night.

01-06-2013 16:07:30 | More by boonejag75
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t0rin0

California

2.5/5  rDev -38.3%

12-16-2012 03:03:06 | More by t0rin0
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seplo

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

10-30-2012 18:48:04 | More by seplo
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anewlanguage

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

10-12-2012 23:31:13 | More by anewlanguage
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

10-11-2012 01:29:11 | More by Rhettroactive
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wdarcy77

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-24-2012 14:50:41 | More by wdarcy77
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BeerBucks

New York

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-23-2012 22:00:36 | More by BeerBucks
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OtherShoe2

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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.

09-23-2012 20:11:58 | More by OtherShoe2
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erlenmeyer

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

09-17-2012 22:19:39 | More by erlenmeyer
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KTCamm

New Jersey

4.38/5  rDev +8.1%

22 oz bomber bottle purchased at the brewery. Poured into a perfect pint glass. Love how this beer looks - jet black with medium dark brown foam. Disappates clear off. Oaty nose, some dark roasted background. Dark chocolate oat taste. Mellow aftertaste, quite smooth. Light smoothing of the bitters. Quite tasty. Example version of the style.

09-15-2012 13:16:18 | More by KTCamm
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ahbaggins

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -25.9%

07-26-2012 01:14:10 | More by ahbaggins
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farrago

New Jersey

4.45/5  rDev +9.9%

Two fingers of rich, dense foam, very dark tan with an island of larger bubbles at the spot of pour, retention is average, the lacing forms wide sheets which slowly snake down the glass side, leaves a few splotches behind. The liquid is extremely dark brown falling short of black, displays an orange tint at the glass bottom, sufficiently opaque to mask most bubbles within. The nose is super-heavy on the sweet roast, loaded with chocolate, toffee, coffee and a pinch of ginger, a burst of white grapefruit comes through clearly, the oats make it drier than sweeter, that said the grains smooth and there’s not a real hops presence here, lifts into a broad musk. Full-bodied, not that heavy, creamy carbonation helps it slowly move through the mouth. For its weight has good freshness and a svelte middle, in addition to the grapefruit you get pine and flowers, hops showing more get up and go here. Sneaks in cherry and peach fruit accents before building up mocha, cocoa, toffee and caramel, the oats likely add as much gluey texture as real flavor. Roasty residue extends the finish well. Good stuff, particularly if you are not looking for sweetness overload.

07-14-2012 19:04:27 | More by farrago
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rab53

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

07-14-2012 02:57:17 | More by rab53
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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

3/5  rDev -25.9%

Picked up this bottle from the brewery in May.
The beer pours jet black with a tan head. The nose is reminiscent of pungent buttery popcorn, laundry water, and a touch of metal. The taste is equally reminiscent of dirty lines...however, I must move on through the review...because I poured it from a bottle.
It's a drinkable stout with a slight bite from the hops and alcohol. You would not know this was an oatmeal stout. The body is watery and in combination with all else wrong with this beer...this is an epic fail.
Quite undrinkable and a huge disappointment.

07-08-2012 23:11:21 | More by ThePorterSorter
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

06-24-2012 11:59:46 | More by Texasfan549
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BeerHunter76

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-22-2012 18:58:21 | More by BeerHunter76
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-22-2012 15:21:17 | More by kjkinsey
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Stockfan42

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

05-30-2012 05:18:36 | More by Stockfan42
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andylipp

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

05-17-2012 23:31:56 | More by andylipp
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CoryR

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-08-2012 23:30:24 | More by CoryR
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leschkie

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

05-08-2012 15:58:35 | More by leschkie
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jhb138

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

04-30-2012 02:16:20 | More by jhb138
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FuturePilot


3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

04-29-2012 17:05:54 | More by FuturePilot
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projektyle

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

03-13-2012 18:40:40 | More by projektyle
Portsmouth Oatmeal Stout from Portsmouth Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 153 ratings.