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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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Ratings: 153 | Reviews: 90 | Display Reviews Only:
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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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jmilo64

Maine

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-20-2012 17:47:28 | More by jmilo64
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cleeze

Maine

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.

Serving type: on-tap

02-13-2009 16:36:32 | More by cleeze
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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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snowmageddon

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-26-2014 14:08:46 | More by snowmageddon
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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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ncelauro

New York

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-04-2013 13:46:30 | More by ncelauro
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EatonHops

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-30-2013 21:30:30 | More by EatonHops
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ajcormier

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.2%

10-31-2013 19:27:12 | More by ajcormier
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-18-2012 23:00:15 | More by DoctorB2B
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OtherShoe2

Massachusetts

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.

Serving type: on-tap

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

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-31-2014 08:05:06 | More by zestar
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-06-2012 03:52:31 | More by xnicknj
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CoryR

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.2%

11-23-2011 19:59:38 | More by mmcnaughton
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Satchboogie

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-18-2012 07:14:39 | More by Satchboogie
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MastaShonuf

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

12-26-2013 02:45:14 | More by MastaShonuf
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BeerThursdays

Delaware

4/5  rDev -1.2%

11-16-2011 15:57:10 | More by BeerThursdays
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wdarcy77

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.2%

03-14-2014 04:56:56 | More by phuntasy
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BobZ

Massachusetts

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.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2013 18:36:49 | More by BobZ
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papat444

Quebec (Canada)

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.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2010 16:22:34 | More by papat444
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Mora2000

Texas

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2010 05:53:28 | More by Mora2000
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.05/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A pitch black beer with a small dark head.

Nose loaded with oatmeal, light chocolate and dark malts, light roast and dark fruits.

Taste has chewy bready malts, dry and roasty, plenty of oaymeal, a little syrup and brown sugar even, hints of chocolate and creamy malts.

Mouth is a little heavier bodied, fairly rich and oatmeal creamy, with decent carbonation.

Drink is pretty good, no booze, a little sweetness but mostly dry, fairly thick and rich but drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2010 02:51:23 | More by jlindros
Portsmouth Oatmeal Stout from Portsmouth Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 153 ratings.