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Dragonstooth Oatmeal Stout - Elysian Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

621 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 621
Reviews: 304
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.88%
Wants: 78
Gots: 47 | 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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seanmugs

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

03-17-2012 07:57:20 | More by seanmugs
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.23/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - As expected for an imperial oatmeal stout is deep black with a nice deep mocha head. Sticky head too.

S - Smells a bit hoppy which really covers up any other smells of roast or chocolate. Just oatmeal and hops with mild roasts at best.

T - I applaud the balance of hops to chocolate malts and roast but really it's just bland to me. Citrus hops, then ashy roastiness, then a finish of bittering hoppy pine that leaves mild bitterness on the tongue.

M - Medium bodied but not as creamy as I would expect from an imperial stout.

Overall definitely something I would not get again. Kind of hate hoppy stouts truthfully but this is only average at best.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2012 00:04:00 | More by DrDemento456
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beergoot

Colorado

4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

An opaque, black beer. Head is thin and tan.

Aroma is dark, sweet milk chocolate, rich black coffee, and rich, earthy hops.

Robust roasted malts, like softly burnt toast; bitter chocolate. Pretty fantastic smooth hop bitterness throughout. Alcohol warmth sneaks up on you at the finish, melding nicely with the bitterness.

Smooth mouthfeel, medium bodied.

A very good stout. Has many of the deep, dark goodness I look for in this imperial style. Interesting interaction with the hop bitterness and the alcohol: they seem to complement each other nicely for a big beer. I would have liked a better, thicker head, but otherwise everything else comes together for this one.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2012 02:21:18 | More by beergoot
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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

03-10-2012 23:03:04 | More by chickenm
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

03-09-2012 18:47:15 | More by nmann08
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RuckusDu

Colorado

3.55/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured a beautiful 2 finger deep tan/cappuccino head. Body is black with absolutely no light coming through.

S - Pretty standard. A little chocolate, coffee, and slight hops. I'm getting a decent amount of tobacco.

T - Bitter. Bitter chocolate and still some tobacco. Some hops again.

M - A little light, but overall pretty good. Moderate carbonation.

O - The tobacco is a huge put-off for me, so I'm not the biggest fan. Plus there is no sweetness to balance things out. Looks so good, but dies down after that.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2012 01:22:31 | More by RuckusDu
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strongaf

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.2%

03-06-2012 10:09:48 | More by strongaf
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ShadyJay

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

03-04-2012 00:27:02 | More by ShadyJay
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CaptDavyJones

New York

4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Had a pint of this oatmeal stout at the Blue Tusk.
Pitch black with almost no light penetration whatsoever. One finger mocha colored head that dissipated fairly slowly.
Aroma is very malty, lots of caramel, chocolate, roasted coffee, sweet bready yeast-like notes.
Taste is sweet upfront, with lots of caramel coming through. In the middle it turns very bready and slight hints of roasted malt bitterness set in. The finish has a slight smoky taste with subtle lingering bitterness. This is a very tasty oatmeal stout, although I wasn't able to pick oats in the aroma or in the taste.
Decent lacing along the sides of the glass. Extremely smooth and silky mouthfeel on this one. Just an all round well-crafted stout.
Easy to drink and definitely worth a try.

Serving type: on-tap

03-03-2012 17:25:05 | More by CaptDavyJones
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sharpski

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-15-2012 22:26:41 | More by sharpski
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Hoolihan

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

02-10-2012 07:04:03 | More by Hoolihan
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weerezboy

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

02-03-2012 21:15:41 | More by weerezboy
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

02-01-2012 03:08:25 | More by jfcaa193
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kennylopez

New Jersey

3.95/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

poured from a 22oz bottle into a DFH goblet. It pours a dark black with a tan head about a fingers thick that fades fastand leaves minimal lacing. Smells like a sweeter heavy roasted stout with a hint of chocolate. The taste is a thick bread like roasted malt and little bitterness from the hops but the creamy bitter chocolate has a nice compliment. For just under 8% this brew is very enjoyable and tame on the carbonation which is unique and in a bad way. I enjoyed this stout, and for then less that $4 a bottle I consider it a steal.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2012 02:41:02 | More by kennylopez
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RWNewhouse

Montana

4/5  rDev -1.2%

01-20-2012 22:26:00 | More by RWNewhouse
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PacNWDad

Washington

3.95/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Excellent, chocolately, caramely aroma. Medium level of carbonation, with head clinging to the sides. Head lingers long after pouring, with Brussels lace. Rich, dark brown pour, hard for light to penetrate. Flavors of coffee and caramel. Overall an excellent beer that I enjoyed.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2012 04:17:44 | More by PacNWDad
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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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GNWBC

Washington

3.78/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Let me start by saying that....Seattle beer kicks ass!

A: pours jet black with a half finger a dirty brown head.

S: over all smell is kinda weak but you do get some nice roasty malts with a hint of sweet toffee on the end of the nose.

Taste: it is more hoppy than most oatmeal stouts but is still very good. you get a sweet malty splash as it hits your palate, as it sinks in you get hit by the toffee/coffee factor and then finishes with a sticky hoppyness.

M: clean up front, finishes with a sticky hoppy resin.

OA: SBA Brew (SBA= Super Bad Ass)

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2012 00:52:18 | More by GNWBC
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Telestic

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

12-31-2011 11:21:13 | More by Telestic
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TheMadBomber

Washington

5/5  rDev +23.5%

12-27-2011 04:34:07 | More by TheMadBomber
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RavenousGreen

Washington

5/5  rDev +23.5%

12-27-2011 02:23:14 | More by RavenousGreen
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mhenson42

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

12-21-2011 17:44:28 | More by mhenson42
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

3.88/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bottle into an imperial pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep dark brown color, with a thin brown head that fades very quickly and leaves a very thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains dark fruit, oats, some coffee and chocolate, roasted malts and a faint touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out sweet with flavors of coffee, chocolate and dark fruit followed by oats and a hearty roasted malt character. There’s a little bit of creaminess to it. The hops presence is very mild but provides a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and very smooth, medium-to-heavy body, light-to-medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

D: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, decent kick, good representation of style, this is a solid stout to drink for a while.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2011 03:08:21 | More by TheManiacalOne
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mtbeer3649

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.2%

12-19-2011 01:12:22 | More by mtbeer3649
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mdfb79

New York

4.15/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From 12/11/11 notes. Not sure exactly why, but this has been a Want of mine for a long time and I never got around to trading for a bottle until now. Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into my Duvel Green tulip.

a - Pours a black color with two inches of dark tan head and moderate carbonation evident. Little head retention and some spotty lacing on the glass.

s - Smells of roasted malts, sweet chocolate, vanilla, and light bitter chocolate. Pretty nice, very roasty.

t - Tastes of roasted malts, sweet chocolate, vanilla or cream, light coffee, light wood, and bakers chocolate. Very nice, a tiny step up from the nose.

m - Medium to full body and low to moderate carbonation, very smooth and creamy. Very easy to drink, a great mouthfeel for an oatmeal stout.

o - Overall I thought this was a really nice oatmeal stout; one of the better ones I've had in recent memory. Ton of roasted notes and chocolate, and very easy to drink. Very glad I bought this, and would buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2011 15:55:13 | More by mdfb79
Dragonstooth Oatmeal Stout from Elysian Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 621 ratings.