Tröegs Oatmeal Stout - Tröegs Brewing Company

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Ratings: 212
Reviews: 196
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 8.19%
Wants: 9
Gots: 5 | 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.

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(Beer added by: pezoids on 06-11-2002)
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Photo of aaronh
4.43/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This very dark brown beer is almost black. It pours with a decent, thick creamy head that is a rich tan color. It shows good head retention, and as the head eventually fades, it leaves a thin film of foam on the surface. This stout exhibits good lacing as well. The aroma has a sweet fruity smell, with hints of alcohol on the nose. A roasted coffe component is also present. The first sip is very roasty, with strong coffee flavors followed by a nice sweetness. The oatmeal component kincks in next, giving it a silky feel along with the sweet milky flavor. The caramel notes are present towards the finish, which is completed with a nice hop bitterness and a hint of smoke. This is truly an exceptional beer in the taste department. I wish it had a nice thick mouthfeel to go with the flavor. It does have a smooth mouthfeel, but it seems a bit light for an oatmeal stout. That being said, I could easily drink a few of these. A fine beer for a cold evening.

Photo of MaineBeerMan
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark, dark brown with a big head of light brown foam that sinks to a ring quite quickly. Aroma is burnt/toasty malts with some chocolate hints and some espresso. Super toasty malt is the first thing you taste with a hint of chocolate and quite a bit of coffee like bitterness. Sweet and smooth, almost caramel in the middle, seems I notice this in many oatmeal stouts. Hops and burnt malt kick back in in a long lasting finish that seems to just coat your tongue and keeps coming back. Pretty nice oatmeal stout, just about what I expected, I would drink more of this given the opportunity.

Photo of Jarod
4.13/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours black as a starless night. Nice thick creamy head that kept its appearance for awhile. Aroma had hints of coffee, oats and chocolate. The taste much like the aroma had flavors of a rich cofee and chocolate as well as the oats came through. The nice thing about this one is that if you let it sit and warm up alittle the flavors seem to burst forth more.

Photo of NeroFiddled
4.33/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Very, very dark brown... black! Opaque except for minimal glints of brown along the upper and lower edges of the glass. The tiny bubbled and creamy deep tan head holds OK but drops to a thin surface covering and standard collar. A swirl of the glass will bring it back up; only to see it thin again. However, there is some nice spotty lacing. The aroma is quite roasty and somewhat caramelish with some minor hoppiness in the background. The body is medium and quite creamy with a fine and gentle carbonation. The flavor starts with an underlying fruitiness and a rich malt that includes notes of caramel and baker's chocolate. The fruitiness becomes a little sharper as it crosses the palate, but some lightly cocao-ish notes also appear. It finishes semi-dry at first with some bittersweet chocolate character before a coffee-like roastiness, some light acidity, and a lingering gentle bitterness appear to dry things out. Fairly unique. Well balanced. Worth trying.

Photo of RBorsato
4.85/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Jet Black with a Chocolate Brown head. Awesome chocolately aroma with a touch of roastiness. Rich chocolate-like taste and overall Rich, Robust, and Creamy. Full bodied (leaning towards the medium side) with an oily texture.

A great Oatmeal Stout and it certainly does not seem like you are drinking a 7%-er !

Photo of HopheadEd
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours black with a huge, billowy head that slowly fades with moderate lace.Slight aroma of chocolate and coffee, with a slight smoke smell. Slightly noticable smoke in the taste. Lingering finish with a slight hop character. A good Stout, that got better as it warmed.

Photo of Gusler
3.63/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The pour as dark as a moonless night, the head chocolate brown, but dissiapates in the blink of an eye, the lace chumpy. Nose is sweet, light chocolate and coffee tones, earthy hints also noticed. Front is sweetly malt, the top is midlin, the finish is minimally carbonated, peacefully hopped, semi dry, and a quite decent beer. It will never replace Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout in my heart, but quite a nice beer none the less. Ranks #510 on my current 1000 beer master list.

Photo of Maestro
4.35/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I went to the brewery and had some of the first 2002 batch of oatmeal stout. Wow! This is by far the best offering from Troegs. I am not big into oatmeal stouts but I loved this particular rendition. The nose was quite mellow with a light toasty scent. The head was very thick and dark brown. The beer was a true meal in itself. Very chewy and filling. At 7% it is not a session beer but quite a great beer to warm you up and bring good cheer. Awesome selection!

Photo of mophie
4.6/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Hot damn, I am impressed with these guys! This beer is ruby black (with the ruby poking through only in the strongest light). Thick dark tan head, almost brown, which fades to a thin lace. Quite pleasant chocolate and espresso aromas, mild sweetness. Chocolate hits the tongue first, with a smooth, creamy mouthfeel. Chocolate gives way to lingering burnt coffee bitterness. Hops are in there, too. Perhaps a bit less balanced than, say, Sam Smith's Oatmeal Stout, but still, this is one hell of a nice beer.

Photo of Murph
4.33/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark brown/black color with only the slightest hints of light creeping in around the edge and a nice brown head that fades just a little too fast. Some bitter coffee and faint aromas of sweet chocolate are perceived in the smell. Creamy dark chocolate sweetness is mixed with the a nice bitter coffee flavor right as the beer hits the tongue. The coffe fades away and allows the chocolate to have its way with the beer for the time. All the while the graininess of the oatmeal gives the brew a great creamy and chewy mouthfeel and make this one a very nice oatmeal stout.

Photo of WilliamPhilaPa
4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a nice dark brown with a nice red tint. The head is fluffy and dark tan in color. The mouth feel is smooth.
On the nose, the aromas consisted cereal grains, oats and slightly acidic. On the palate; grains, oats, slight coffee flavor, nice sweetness, and maybe a touch of caramel. Overall this was a very good oatmeal stout.

Photo of marble
4.85/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Troegs has done it again - these buys know how to brew. This was at first a seasonal beer available only in kegs, but has been bottled for the past 2 or 3 seasons. An exceptional oatmeal stoudt!

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Tröegs Oatmeal Stout from Tröegs Brewing Company
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