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Oatmeal Stout - Free State Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

157 Ratings
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Ratings: 157
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.99%
Wants: 13
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Free State Brewing Co. visit their website
Kansas, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Silver Medal Winner 1997 World Beer Championships - Oatmeal Stouts.
Our classic dark beer. Full body and a well rounded flavor comes from a foundation of seven different grains. The oats add a special silky texture that complements the roasted malts. The rich malty flavor is spiced with plenty of Northern Brewer and Fuggles hops for balance. Enjoy this perennial Free State Favorite by itself or as a blend with one of our other beers.

42 IBU

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 10-16-2001)
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Eric908

South Dakota

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-31-2013 18:54:56 | More by Eric908
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Samohtyrb

Kansas

2/5  rDev -47.6%

07-24-2013 05:26:53 | More by Samohtyrb
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mokanmikey

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

06-03-2013 05:02:12 | More by mokanmikey
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jaxon53

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-01-2013 19:59:16 | More by jaxon53
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BobZ

Massachusetts

3.85/5  rDev +0.8%

12oz. Bottle poured into a pint glass. An extra courtesy of GHB.

Appearance: Dark brown with a nice tan head of about 1" that sticks around with some nice lacing.

Smell: Mild coffee and chocolate on the nose.

Taste: Coffee up front with some bitter chocolate on the finish, maybe a hint of toffee but overall a pleasant bitterness dominates from the combination of the roasted malt and hops.

Mouthfeel: Relatively thin on the palate, maybe just a little too thin for an oatmeal stout.

Overall: There are really some nice flavors here; however, the lightness of the body keeps this beer from being as good as it could be.

06-01-2013 14:54:32 | More by BobZ
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Steamer

Missouri

4.18/5  rDev +9.4%

Appearance: pours a deep molasses color. Hardly any head and no lacing. A thin ring of bubbles around the edge. smell: Sweet caramel and toffee aroma, like a milk stout. Taste: Bitter-sweet chocolate, mild expresso, lightly toasted bread. Mouthfeel: medium to light bodied for a stout. Again, very similar to a milk stout or a porter. Overall; Very enjoyable and well worth a try especially if you're a porter lover.

05-27-2013 01:44:45 | More by Steamer
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lernerlift

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

05-08-2013 12:16:36 | More by lernerlift
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baxter94

Kansas

4/5  rDev +4.7%

02-25-2013 03:12:16 | More by baxter94
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

02-23-2013 22:25:12 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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WunderLlama

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

Bottle poured into pint glass

Deep dark chocolate brown with creamy two finger cap that eased down into gentle edged lacings on the side of the glass. Nearly impervious to light with faint ruby shades at the bottom of the glass

subtle coffee fragrance with a hint of molasses

Smooth with a nice finish . Stout taste with subtle coffee after notes . Nice balance with the hops

Good weight on my tongue . Low to no carbonation

A good, pleasant stout and would prefer to try it on tap

02-20-2013 02:52:15 | More by WunderLlama
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jheezee

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

02-04-2013 16:19:51 | More by jheezee
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rfbenavi80

Missouri

4/5  rDev +4.7%

02-04-2013 02:56:02 | More by rfbenavi80
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bobbyc3

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

01-21-2013 01:58:08 | More by bobbyc3
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Thirstygoat

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.7%

01-19-2013 20:51:27 | More by Thirstygoat
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KegsAndEggs

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

12-26-2012 22:07:50 | More by KegsAndEggs
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e911mann


4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

11-16-2012 00:19:31 | More by e911mann
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

4.23/5  rDev +10.7%

a deep brown almost black pour, 1/2 of tan head. excellent retention/lacing.
smells of wood, vanilla, coffee, tobacco.
slight bitterness up front from the roasted grains with a milky sweet chocolatey finish. a delicious treat.. perfect balance of roasted and sweet flavors.
medium body with a creamy feel, nicely carbonated and leaves a chalky feeling behind.

overall, a damn fine stout! looks, feels, smells and tastes great, what more could you want? granted, it's not a special one off or anything like that, but as far as brewery staple beers go - this is fantastic.

11-15-2012 00:54:50 | More by facundoCNB
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Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.7%

10-26-2012 21:55:07 | More by Texasfan549
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Birdlegs

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

10-18-2012 19:31:27 | More by Birdlegs
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bent

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

09-29-2012 21:20:25 | More by bent
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skyisland

Missouri

4/5  rDev +4.7%

08-31-2012 01:29:36 | More by skyisland
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UnkleFester

Kansas

4/5  rDev +4.7%

12oz bottle poured into pint glass

A: Pours a dark brown that does not allow much light to get through, 1 finger of tan head with a good amount of lacing.

S: Coffee, chocolate and roasted malt on the nose.

T: Similar to the nose, coffee, chocolate, slight bitterness, and finishes with roasted malt.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation with a dry finish.

O: As someone that is not well versed with stouts I found this to be very drinkable.

08-01-2012 03:24:10 | More by UnkleFester
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DB85


3/5  rDev -21.5%

07-26-2012 09:53:01 | More by DB85
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MathNut

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-14-2012 05:49:27 | More by MathNut
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sammo

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-25-2012 17:26:29 | More by sammo
Oatmeal Stout from Free State Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 157 ratings.