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Oatmeal Stout - Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery

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Oatmeal StoutOatmeal Stout

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BA SCORE
85
very good

55 Ratings
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Ratings: 55
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 2
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-01-2005

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Ratings: 55 | Reviews: 12
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Poured from 12 oz bottle into snifter.

A: Pours dark black with one finger mocha head that leaves some nice lacing.

S: Roasted malts and coffee mixed with light chocolate and vanilla.

T: Again, roasted malts, lactose, chocolate.

M: Full bodied and a bit chewy. Almost like a bowl of oatmeal. Finish is a little sweet and slightly bitter.

O: Nice basic oatmeal stout. Not crazy outstanding, but I could make this a regular buy.

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Pours almost black, very appealing to the eye. Head poured to about 1 finger of a nice, dark khaki. Rapidly dissipates to a thin coating. Lacing is very fine, and notches as you drink.

Smell is a gentle roasted coffee with a hint of sharp hops.

As for taste, it is not as strong as I expected. It is a very well balanced flavor, starting with a nice sweet malt, a neutral middle, and a finish of vanilla and a hint of bitter hops.

The brew flows well over the tongue, very creamy and light. It lingers for a few moments and quietly fades out. Not drying in the least.

Overall, I was quite pleased with this local brew. It has definitely earned a spot as my session stout. An easy drinking stout with good, even taste that was quite good to drink. I am quite excited to pair it with some different food to see how it melds.

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Oatmeal Stout from Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery
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