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Dragonstooth Oatmeal Stout - Elysian Brewing Company

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Dragonstooth Oatmeal StoutDragonstooth Oatmeal Stout

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

660 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 660
Reviews: 305
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.63%
Wants: 83
Gots: 60 | FT: 2
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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ortie

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-15-2013 00:57:47 | More by ortie
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DruRho

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

07-13-2013 23:29:34 | More by DruRho
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-13-2013 01:44:02 | More by TonyTalon
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-11-2013 16:44:29 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

3.63/5  rDev -10.4%

Pour is black with burnt edges and a coffee colored tight head. Nose is light, charred malt, faint milk chocolate, and a hint of roasted coffee. Taste is a hint brighter, charred malt, light chocolate and coffee. Medium to light body with soft carbonation and a fairly dry finish.

07-11-2013 15:48:18 | More by cpetrone84
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KevinDiana

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-07-2013 19:44:36 | More by KevinDiana
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Ingjald

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

07-07-2013 19:34:38 | More by Ingjald
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SpongeRuiner

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-02-2013 05:07:43 | More by SpongeRuiner
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jbdpsu82

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

07-01-2013 17:37:17 | More by jbdpsu82
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washingtonstatebeerfan

Florida

5/5  rDev +23.5%

Is this a stout? Yes it is, and boy is it one. I can't think of any other way to put it. Poured it into a pint glass and was rewarded with a rich cola-colored head, a rich dark brown body, and the dark roasted malt characteristics of a stout. By itself, a wonderful drink, and just as well made for a good black-and-tan, if that's your taste.

06-30-2013 18:26:40 | More by washingtonstatebeerfan
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ReverendJon

Alaska

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

06-29-2013 08:22:09 | More by ReverendJon
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illidurit

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-29-2013 02:07:12 | More by illidurit
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Geoffeweizen

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-25-2013 17:24:40 | More by Geoffeweizen
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SpAiReArGsEonNE

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

06-22-2013 21:58:59 | More by SpAiReArGsEonNE
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BJasny

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

06-21-2013 01:48:16 | More by BJasny
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spark3148857

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

06-14-2013 20:19:20 | More by spark3148857
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rickyleepotts

Arizona

4.18/5  rDev +3.2%

OK, here we go. Time to drink a bottle “on the road”. Sheryl and I have been chatting about reviewing some additional beers not on the list. We are going to call it them the “off the wall” reviews. Get it?

This bottle is on the list, and I love that they work with a local tattoo artist on the label art. The dragon, bearing large white ferocious teeth, looks like a tattoo… Makes sense! Considering this is an imperial stout, I expected the ABV to be a bit higher. Considering how much we are going to drink today, it’s probably OK it’s below 8%. Let’s pop this bottle and drink!

In the Glass: This beer pours somewhat thick, but I’m sure that is because of how cold it is in the bottle. It is pitch black, offering a thin tin head that reminds me of an Irish stout. I doubt this has the same metallic taste most Irish stouts do. Not much lace, but that’s not always a bad thing.

Aroma: That smells like a good oatmeal stout… BUT way more aggressive. The malts are nearly overpowering as I smell and a second deep huff leaves me thinking of whiskey and a hint, a subtle hint of coffee. I hope that carries over on the palate. Let’s drink!

Flavor: That’s good. I don’t get the same barrel aged flavors that I was expecting… But this beer isn’t barrel aged. I bet 6 months in a barrel would help mellow this out nicely. It is also a tad bit too cold, but I say that a lot. I wish there was a universal beer temperature contraption that allowed me to choose the temperature at which I consume.

Mouthfeel: The front of my palate is bored to tears, but the back half, when a thin layer of bubbles attacks, I am hit with that drying sensation I was hoping for.

I will say, as this beer heats up, it does get a little better and open up nicely.

Aftertaste: As the beer heats up, the aftertaste is becoming more prominent. It sort of sits there, almost soaking my palate, in that frothy goodness. I still think they should age this in something. Maybe try a keg or two on nitro.

Sheryl just said she was impressed with the aftertaste, too. She’s not supposed to talk to me about these beers… BUT I will let it slide. (Note from Sheryl: What?? That was never a rule!) We only have one more beer to review from them, but I plan on ordering a flight when I’m done with that. They have a blood orange pale ale called Superfuzz, a double IPA called DIPROHOPUS, and a red called Men’s Room Red. I want to try them all! I’m only a few bottles in, and I’m impressed!

06-13-2013 01:30:37 | More by rickyleepotts
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Thishops4u

Kansas

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

06-11-2013 21:39:35 | More by Thishops4u
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praxis16

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-08-2013 10:04:41 | More by praxis16
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

06-08-2013 02:33:13 | More by ygtbsm94
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harrymel

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-05-2013 20:46:48 | More by harrymel
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InfernoBoss

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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

Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-02-2013 06:17:23 | More by KlayWey
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khargro2

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +23.5%

06-01-2013 04:07:30 | More by khargro2
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Geno206

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

05-31-2013 04:50:03 | More by Geno206
Dragonstooth Oatmeal Stout from Elysian Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 660 ratings.