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Tröegs Oatmeal Stout - Tröegs Brewing Company

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Tröegs Oatmeal StoutTröegs Oatmeal Stout

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

207 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 207
Reviews: 196
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 7.93%
Wants: 4
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 06-11-2002)
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Reviews by UncleFlip:
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UncleFlip

Alabama

4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Nice and black in the glass. Edges are ruby to peach. Head is tan, uneven, and leaves a nice, thick wet lace.

Aroma is mainly yeast and dark molasses. There's sme roasty notes here, and a little bit of hops as well.

Flavour is deep and rich roasty malt, a little woody. There's a nice thin bitterness at the end, but not much I would really identify as full-on hop flavour.

Liquid is thick, but not too heavy- and the carbonation s higher than I would really like.

It's not a bad brew at all. I rather enjoyed this one, even though there were just one or two minor things that didn't quite totally agree with me.

Be well
-UF

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2006 19:00:02 | More by UncleFlip
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

3.95/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

sent to me as a novelty extra as i love older and retired beers, i was glad to see another one holding up well

completely opaque liquid coming forward in front of me. Rich dark brown notes, with a good sized head of maybe an inch in height coming over the top of it. Nice settling left behind a thin layer and a good amount of side glass lace.

The aroma was your typical oatmeal stout, though a touch more bitter then what I was expecting. Nice notes of lactose, chocolate and vinous hops. Some light grain notes as well in the finish. Rich, though not terribly filling. Lots of burnt and roasted malt flavors in here. Not as sweet as the aroma would have led me to believe it would have been, still though very solid in both bitterness and malt profile. little thin but no oxidation and i think it help up nicely.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2011 21:39:24 | More by mikesgroove
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Deuane

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Vintage bottle from 8/17/2006--let us see how this one is hlding up.

A-Deep brown/black with dark ruby highlights. A medium dark tan head reduces to a thin veil and leaves spotty lace.

S-Dark roasted malts with a healthy dose of chocolate and a touch of licorice and even a little smoke.

T-Rich and roasty with a ton of dark chocolate. Nice supporting grain feels almost palpable. A touch of spicy/earthy bitterness in the finish.

M-Medium bodied with a oh so smooth, velevty feel. This one lingers nice and long on the palate.

D-Still holding it's own after nearly three years! A really nicely done beer that for it's price point was quite a bargain. This is the kind of beer you should have on hand at all times! Now, if the Brother's would only bring it back!

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07-16-2009 00:14:03 | More by Deuane
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ClockworkOrange

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Let's see how this one is doing. My last sixer is now one lighter. 12 ounce'er bottled on 8/17/06 and poured into my Ithaca shaker glass. The stout appears a translucent dark brown color with at least two fingers of dense ecru colored foam. The head settles to a half inch thick ring within a few minutes, leaving behind a thin lace on my glass as I sip my way to the bottom. Smells and tastes of sweet caramel, milk chocolate, medium roasted grain, toasty brown bread, more caramel, still a noticeable amount of bitter grassy hops. Dark chocolate, mocha, and sweet dates come forward as the stout warms. Mouthfeel is a tad thin for an oatmeal stout, but there is still an ample amount of carbonation. Overall, a very nice beer that needs to be brought back into rotation.

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ffejherb

Pennsylvania

4.47/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Vintage 2006 bottle, courtesy of Deuane. Poured into shaker pint glass on 9/23/08. Giddyup!

A - Black body with hazelnut accents and thin, creamy tan head that receded into patchy film and spotty lacing.

S - Roasted malts and plenty of chocolate in the nose with just a touch of black licorice and toasted oats and grains.

T - Lots of dark chocolate flavor, flaked oats, caramel malt and some earthy bitterness. This drinks like a milkshake!

M - Smooth, creamy texture with pretty lively carbonation for an oatmeal stout. Luscious, velvety mouthfeel, yet chewy and quite thick. Finish is bittersweet on the palate.

D - What a nice blast from the past! This has aged well and it is still as good as I remember it. Big thanks to Deuane for parting with one of these gems so I could review it.

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flexabull

California

4.05/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle courtesy of warriorsoul, thanks again!

Beer pours a dark flat black color with a tan head.

Aromas are subtle, of sweet milk chocolate, oats, dark sugars, and roasted malts.

Taste is dry, mineral like, a bit bitter, with a hint of dark cocoa. There is a clean and crisp oat flavor, and a hint of cola. Nice flavors, a bit lighter than a lot of other oatmeal stouts I have tried though.

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KarlHungus

Minnesota

3.85/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to MuenchenerKindl for this one. It pours a very dark brown, almost black color. The head is one inch in height, and tan in color. It recedes slowly into a quarter inch of lacing that lasts until the beer is gone. The aroma is of graham cracker, vanilla, and cocoa powder. The taste is like the aroma, but with a little more cocoa. It is a very nice flavor, but it seems to disappear very quickly. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with a pretty high level of carbonation for a stout. Overall, this is a nice oatmeal stout, but it is not quite as hardy in both flavor and mouthfeel for my liking. I could enjoy drinking this beer again, but there are better out there.

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SPLITGRIN

Kentucky

4.35/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I do like stouts with a little head, and this one has it big time. Three fingers of foamy dark tan head with nice staying power. Leaves fat clingy lace. Body is a pitch blackness as it should be. Nose is a rich spicey zest of peppery hops and nutty mineral malts. A long rich creamyness flows all over the tongue quickly waking the taste buds to a chocolatey carmelized malt feel that is very toffee like. The way it balances out reminds mo of a very good scotch ale. A soft smokey bitter survives on the tongue to kick off a fuzzy dark chocolate mouthfeel. A wonderfully smooth drinking oatmeal stout that represents the style well and shows great craftmenship. They really must make this one again.

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GClarkage

California

4.45/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

02/01/08- Received as a gift from BA member Talisker.

Presentation- 12oz bottle with no freshness info on the label. Poured into a pint glass.

Appearance- Deep brown pour with a larger bubbled off white thick one inch plus head. Lacing is evident from small chunks and lave trails.

Smell- Lots of sweetness from chocolate malt, a touch of coffee grounds and a base of mildly burnt caramel malt.

Taste- All the flavors a good oatmeal stout should have. Deep roasted malted taste with a batch of mid-dark chocolate to back it up. Mild coffee notes hidden beneath the chocolate. Rich and caramely. Mild hops finish it off.

Mouthfeel- To carbonated to be a a perfect stout, but not off the chart. Mild bitter chocolaty-hop aftertaste. A bit creamy as well.

Drinkability- Very nice oatmeal stout here. Would have this again in a heartbeat.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2008 16:38:03 | More by GClarkage
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a solid black with a tan head that leaves some lacing on the way down the glass. Aroma is malty with some caramel and coffee mixed together with a little fruit. Taste is a creamy coffee with some fruits and a citrus hop bite at the end. Medium body and mouthfeel. Very easy drinker, I could not notice the alcohol. Great brew, I hope its not really retired because I'd love to enjoy this again.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2008 23:40:32 | More by johnnnniee
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imasickboy

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured a thick, really dark brownish black. Much darker than the bottle itself. Very dense, tan head, with no dissipation. The final drops from te bottle beaded on top of the head, sitting there for a minute before seeping through. Very cool!

Strong malt aroma, coffee primarily, with a hint of caramel. No hop aroma.

Thick and bitter in the mouth. Almost chewable.

Tastes of bitter molasses, chocolate, and strongly of coffee. Aftertaste is the same.

Left a picture perfect lacing.

Drinking just one made me feel fat. Good beer, but not really for me.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2007 01:06:11 | More by imasickboy
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured cool into a Guinness pint glass.
A - Deep walnut brown w/ garnet highlights and a thin 1 finger band of tan. The head is made up of very compact bubbles that leave a thick ring of lace.

S - Fruity and intense w/ a coffee-like roastiness, minor dark bread notes and a whiff of chocolate, but an estery ale scent is the dominant odor.

M - Full, rich, dry and roasted feel that borders on creamy and burnt simultaneously with a very faint bitterness from malt and hops.

T - The taste is deeply roasted w/ a burnt taste like French roast coffee. Very smooth tastes of caramel and dark sugar with charred malt and creamy tastes w/ the fullness of oatmeal. The sweetness is restrained, but still there hanging in the background w/ a slightly piney hop taste. The nutty dryness is in full effect sometimes chalky w/ a similar flavor to lightly burned popcorn. The taste goes from sweet to dark coffee w/ a dry finish making you come back for more.

D - A good oatmeal stout w/ a crisp slightly burnt taste. Nice hops and mouthfeel except for a tinge too much of char in the malt. Basically well balanced and quaffable.

2nd review bottle tasted 6-29-09
4 - A, 4 - S, 4-M , 3.5-T, 4.5-D
A - Deep walnut brown w/ a beige cap of about 1 1/2 fingers light lacing collects and the beer appears mostly opaque as the head is rocky

S - Roasty coffee and notes of roasted nuts blend w/ light sweet esters

M - Roasty yet sweet w/ spice from hops and roast that lingers after the finish. Full feel chewy and balance malt w/ spice from hops

T - A nice smooth flavor surprising how rich after two years in the bottle, but a sweet note is overpowered slightly by the roasted barley a full bitter accent from the pine flavored hops which balances the sweet and roasted elements of the malt

D - A very tasty oatmeal w/ slightly less creamy qualities than others but one of the best I have had, full of flavor w/ very balanced, less sweet and complexity from dark roasted malt and american hops

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2007 17:48:37 | More by Slatetank
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objectivemonkey

Minnesota

4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Into a Guinness glass, pours pretty much solid black, a small light tan head shrinking to a thin film, slight but thick lacing. The aroma is not overly expressive, but a nice combo of darkly roasted malt, ground coffee bean, and a bit of bittersweet chocolate, with the slightest of leafy hop produced by a rough swirl.

The taste is pretty good, more bittersweet chocolate, some bitter, roasted malting, roasted coffee bean, And if I'm actually sensing this, the hop profile seems to switch to a fruitier character, just the slightest citrus squeaking in.

The mouth is pretty solid, good body, nicely carbonated, pretty much a solidly good beer. I'd usually rather have a normal stout, or a double or RIS for that matter, but this is a very good rendition of the style. Much thanks to MuenchenerKindl

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2007 02:10:02 | More by objectivemonkey
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BeerTruth

Connecticut

4.13/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to limesmut for another good one.

Poured this one into a nonic.

My first Troegs brew ever, let the games begin. Pours an absolute black, nothing more, nothing less. Very nice two finger dark khaki colored head that takes a while to die down to a half finger throughout the rest of the tasting. Sticks all over the place, it aint lettin' go. First smell I get is dark chocolate then follows the smooth caramel malt with a nice hint of toasted oatmel. Taste is so sweet and coffee like. Ends with a rich nutty malt flavoring. Mouthfeel is medium with no carbonation. Very creamy in the mouth. Definitely enjoyed this as my first Troegs beer, look forward to everything else they have to offer coughcough*nuggetnectar*coughcough

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2007 00:29:26 | More by BeerTruth
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