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Dragonstooth Oatmeal Stout - Elysian Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

632 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 632
Reviews: 304
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.88%
Wants: 77
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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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-16-2013 14:15:34 | More by KStark
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Yeti1979

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-06-2014 21:18:58 | More by Yeti1979
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sleazo

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A_dark and almost black. Medium bodied head and plenty of lace.

S_nicely rich bitter roastedness. Good dose of pac nw hops.

T_on the bitterside. Well done with rich roasted malts and coffee standing out. Nice cola like flavours in the background but this is a hardcore roasted stout.

M_thick and velvety and light carbonation. Might have oatmeal in here, not sure.

D_This is a delicious stout. Went really well with an oyster sampler at the Brooklyn. I could down a few of these and would if I lived in Seattle.

Serving type: on-tap

01-30-2008 01:42:12 | More by sleazo
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Wowcoolman

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

05-29-2012 06:25:44 | More by Wowcoolman
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CloudStrife

New York

4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle poured into a snifter.

A: Pours a very dark brown appearing black in the glass. A one and a half finger khaki head sits atop this bold brew. Leaves some nice lacing.

S: Roasted malts, oatmeal and a surprisingly hoppy backing. A dark fermented fruit tone as well. A touch of mustiness.

T: This is quite a balanced beer. Starts off with a solid oatmeal and roasted malt character. Just a touch of hops kicks in to smooth things out, but they really aren't too bittering which is pleasant. Just a touch of booze at the end.

M: A very creamy and smooth mouthfeel on this one. Low carbonation. Very pleasant to sip on.

Overall this is certainly one well crafted oatmeal stout. Great balance and incredible mouthfeel. Keeps a rich taste without being overly packed with alcohol.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2013 00:39:11 | More by CloudStrife
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djre4orm

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

05-16-2013 20:43:31 | More by djre4orm
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powdersoldier

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

05-16-2013 15:07:49 | More by powdersoldier
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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Elysian Brewings "Dragonstooth" Stout @ 7.5% served cold into a stein
A-poured a dark brown with tan head , low carbonation , a ring of lacing has attached itself to the edge of the glass
S-Coffee , Chocolate , Hints of Oats
T-A hoppy bitterness is there but then gives way to a almost burnt malt finish
MF-rich and full bodied , dry finish on the palate
Ov-Drinkable , not my favorite , you need to be in a drinking mood maybe (sampled 1, sampled 2, sampled 1)liked it better when I had two ??

Cheers LampertLand

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2012 01:23:13 | More by LampertLand
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grumpygerman

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

09-14-2013 15:41:45 | More by grumpygerman
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ironchefmiyagi13

New York

4/5  rDev -1.2%

11-27-2013 04:01:50 | More by ironchefmiyagi13
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BKBassist

New York

4/5  rDev -1.2%

01-21-2014 23:53:59 | More by BKBassist
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cswhitehorse

Oregon

3.85/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Elysian has the cool cartoon like artwork for the label. The logo for the Dragonstooth is tough, he is ready to slay or has just gotten back from his job.

The stout pours dark as night with a little head that leaves quickly.

It smells of toasty malts and chocolate.

I taste the malt right off and the higher abv is apparent. The chocolate flavor arrives in the palate and the end. The mouthfeel was good and the chocolate lingers for some time. Since I started reviewing this is the first American Double Stout and it is definitely a little more bold than a normal stout.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2007 01:34:03 | More by cswhitehorse
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GeorgiaBeerGuy

Georgia

4/5  rDev -1.2%

10-12-2013 14:22:24 | More by GeorgiaBeerGuy
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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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SPLITGRIN

Kentucky

3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Beutiful like a stout should be. Jet black body with a huge chocolate brown head with huge fat bubbles. Nose is an invigorating smokey malt that just jumps out of the glass, very meaty. There is a lot going on in the nose of this one. Rich robust coffee chocolatey feel attacks the taste buds at first sip. Eases up in the middle and thins up on the bitter that leads to the finish. Finish is slightly sweet with richness and a bitter bite on the end. Not to heavy on the mouthfeel. Very relaxed and nicely drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2006 00:25:25 | More by SPLITGRIN
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HopDerek

Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep oily black with 2 fingers of foamy chocolate milk tan colored head. Great lasting retention leaves behind nice lacing lattice work. Smells of chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, dark fruits, and a touch of citrus. Tastes of milk chocolate, caramel, roasted malt, lactose, raisins, and plums with a nice bitter finish of coffee, citrus and floral hops, and bakers cocoa. Medium in body with good carbonation. Smooth and creamy yet bitter and chewy too. Hides the alcohol well. A good Imperial Stout with nice roastiness, chocolate sweetness, and bitterness of coffee and hops. Definitely has all the characteristics of a RIS, though a little more on the mild side, but very drinkable, and definitely worth opening a bottle for that RIS desire without having to drink a bottle of one of the rarer brews.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2008 03:36:06 | More by HopDerek
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Kroehny_Loves_Hops

Australia

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-08-2014 01:43:49 | More by Kroehny_Loves_Hops
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BeerCon5

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

03-11-2013 13:23:27 | More by BeerCon5
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Hophead717

Pennsylvania

3.23/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bomber into a CBS snifter.

A: Very dark, with a thin brown head atop the beer.

S: Light chocolate malts, with some fresh hops noticeable as well. Some sweet notes as well, partly caramel

T: Sweet chocolate up front, with a little oatmeal chewiness. Light coffee midsip, with a strong hop-presence, given the style. The finish is bittersweet chocolate.

M: Medium-bodied, but significantly thinner than I anticipated/hoped for.

O: An average oatmeal stout. Less thick than I'd like and a standard, slightly boring flavor profile.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2012 18:56:41 | More by Hophead717
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deereless

Colorado

4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Ebony espresso, thick brown, wonderful lacing - 4.25, S: Hints of oatmeal, heavy on the grain - 4.25, T: Extremely grainy in a good way, loads of chocolate malt, some nice bittering, on the mild side in terms of an Imperial Stout - 4.25, M: Nice and creamy - 4.50, D: This is a solid stout, nicely crafted and quite flavorful - 4.25

Serving type: on-tap

12-19-2008 01:14:04 | More by deereless
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ONUMello

Ohio

4.16/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Pitch black with a one-finger mocha colored head
S: Chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, oatmeal, toasted nuts
T: Matches the nose, very complex. Adds a bit of charred meat on the midpalate and hops on the finish
M: Medium-bodied, a nice dried roasted grain feel, balanced
O: Complex, tastes very toasted. I like that the oatmeal comes distinctly through which it doesn't often for the style

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2014 01:55:25 | More by ONUMello
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tswater

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1.2%

04-28-2013 06:36:18 | More by tswater
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NYR_Rob

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

04-06-2013 15:56:37 | More by NYR_Rob
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brew3crew

Ohio

4.4/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

had during a middle ages tasting. My addition to the party.

A-Dark black with tan head that quickly disapates
S-smells sweet with some matiness. Roastiness comes through as it warms up
T-very smokey malts come through first. Hints of chocolate turn up and the roasted malts really shine when it is warmer.
M-full bodied and smooth throughout
D-done with my taste quickly. Really drinkable.

Less abv than the style usually calls for but is delicious none the less

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2011 23:48:28 | More by brew3crew
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wonothesane42

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

10-19-2013 01:41:03 | More by wonothesane42
Dragonstooth Oatmeal Stout from Elysian Brewing Company
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