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Dragonstooth Oatmeal Stout - Elysian Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

633 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 633
Reviews: 304
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.63%
Wants: 78
Gots: 50 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-20-2002)
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bbothen

California

4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to RoryGilmore for the opportunity to try this one.

Poured from 22oz bottle into a snifter.

Pours deep black with nice 1 finger tan bubbly head. Looks great in the glass.

Big roasted/toasted flavor along with some noce coffee & chocolate aromas.

Taste follows the great nose. Roasted/toasted flavors with a nice hop bitterness, chocolate, coffee & some faint dark fruit flavors. Good stuff here.

Smooth, velvety, rich, full feel.

Drinkability is great. No probs with a whole bottle.

This is a tasty stout and one I'll seek out again. Borders on the Imperial category. Full complex flavor.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2008 19:56:20 | More by bbothen
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drseamus

New York

4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Nice jet black body with a half inch mocha colored head. The head fell within a minute and left a ring around the edge and some patchy areas in the middle.

S: Sweet and slightly roasty aroma.

T: Good rich chocolaty flavor with a nice roasty note. Ends on a nice clean bitter note but the bitterness is present throughout as well. There is a slight sweetness that exits right as the bitterness becomes more pronounced.

M: Medium to heavy bodied; somewhere a touch south of the middle of a Imperial Stout range.

D: Around the middle for an IS, but I like that style a lot so its above average overall.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2008 03:13:05 | More by drseamus
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dank203

New Jersey

4.01/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

pretty incredible stout, so smooth creamy, sweet, chocolatey. really drinkable and pretty nice at 7.5 abv nearing imperial range, definitely has big bold flavors and thick imperial stout feel with creaminess and sweetness of oatmeal stouts. very nice

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2014 00:06:23 | More by dank203
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.01/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer is near black with a thick beige collar. The aroma is perhaps a bit weak, but what's there is nice. Roast and chocolate with a healthy grain presence. Thick, robust body with warming alcohol in the finish. A nice beer to share at a tasting, or savor over the course of an evening.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2013 03:14:40 | More by Huhzubendah
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woosterbill

Connecticut

4.01/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bomber from 2010, courtesy of injuredreserve, finally pulled out of the cellar and shared. Didn't mean to age this one so long, but sometimes that's just the way things go. Right?

A: Black body with brown highlights and a finger of fine brown head. Ok retention, delicate lace. Pretty good.

S: Rich chocolate, dark fruit, graham cracker, and hazelnut. Very pleasant.

T: Chocolate-covered raisin up front, with nuttiness and coffee toward the finish. Long, nutty, bittersweet aftertaste. Complex and tasty.

M: Soft, creamy medium body. Excellent.

O: This held up incredibly well for a not-quite-imperial stout, and was well-received both by me and everyone with whom I shared the bottle. I didn't expect much after accidentally aging it for three years, but it was just great.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2013 02:01:00 | More by woosterbill
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FadetoBock

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-18-2014 22:37:35 | More by FadetoBock
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-08-2012 03:18:57 | More by TimoP
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Mora2000

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to 5000 for sending me this bottle.

The beer pours a black color with a tan head. The aroma has a lot of roasted malt and chocolate malt. The flavor is a little more complex. I get quite a bit of heavily roasted malt and chocolate, as well as some oats and cream notes. There is also a hint of smoke. Thick mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2012 22:08:47 | More by Mora2000
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-05-2013 12:53:17 | More by Cynic-ale
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HoppySeb

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.2%

04-10-2014 21:50:41 | More by HoppySeb
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rudylaw

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to ericwo for knocking off this want with our recent swap!

Hey! A black pour with a light, 1-finger head.

I get a good shot of hops in the nose that goes along with chocolate and espresso notes. Very pleasant.

Bitter hops, chocolate and coffee notes with a sweet finish. This is a nice, take it home to mother kind of stout. It doesn't really change as it warm... nothing is peeking out behind the chocolate and hops.

Very smooth with terrific carbonation. This is another stout that doesn't push any envelopes with the style but it's still enjoyable because of the bitter hops. I was glad to try it but don't need to revisit in the future.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2010 11:49:14 | More by rudylaw
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LXIXME

New Mexico

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-20-2014 19:33:12 | More by LXIXME
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InfernoBoss

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-04-2013 06:02:28 | More by InfernoBoss
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StoutItOutLoud

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22-oz bomber to tulip. Traded for in Seattle at the end of May 2013. Consumed 8-16-2013.

Oily appearance in the first ounces of the pour. Opaque body except at the edge, which is dark brown / ruby. 1-finger tan head dissipates completely, lacing patchy. Tons of rising carbonation.

Very strong roasted barley malts, oats, lactose sugar, light notes of grass / hay.

The roasted malts impart an acrid bitterness immediately out of the bottle, but this eases with each sip. The higher alcohol content is noticeable. There's chocolate later, with citrusy bitterness in the aftertaste. There's nohing extraordinary going on. This is a typical stout, wth medium carbonation and medium creamy body from the addition of the oats. For this abv, I prefer the taste of Ipswich much more, but this is definitely serviceable. A good example of the style, hence the generous rankings in taste and mouthfeel.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2013 14:30:30 | More by StoutItOutLoud
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jmccraney

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.2%

01-08-2013 20:38:52 | More by jmccraney
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falconxman

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-11-2012 23:28:42 | More by falconxman
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ThisMoonlife

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.2%

10-04-2013 04:22:56 | More by ThisMoonlife
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shoretaxi

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.2%

04-12-2014 22:18:43 | More by shoretaxi
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sunofneurot

New York

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-04-2014 13:52:35 | More by sunofneurot
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apasternak

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-11-2014 15:17:58 | More by apasternak
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oso

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

04-27-2013 06:21:32 | More by oso
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dvmin98

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.2%

12-08-2013 22:01:02 | More by dvmin98
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bonbini26

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.2%

01-12-2012 17:12:15 | More by bonbini26
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Jredner

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Roasty malts and bitter chocolates are revealed by the aroma. Deep impenetrable black body holds a firm thumb thick and lasting mocha head. Fore is full of bitter baker’s chocolate and roasty malts. There is a bit of smooth and creamy roundness from the oats, but this isn’t your standard sweet stout. It’s much bigger and more bitter...an fairly big Stout really.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2006 16:56:26 | More by Jredner
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evilkorova

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-04-2012 02:43:11 | More by evilkorova
Dragonstooth Oatmeal Stout from Elysian Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 633 ratings.