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Dragonstooth Oatmeal Stout - Elysian Brewing Company

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674 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 674
Reviews: 305
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 82
Gots: 66 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

nmann08, Mar 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

ronbo5421, Nov 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

tellish33, Apr 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

djre4orm, May 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Geno206, May 31, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Jason1337, Apr 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

jfcaa193, Feb 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Airpuck91, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of JDV
3.53/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Pours black with a short lived tan head. Smell is mild dark roastiness and a hint of cardboard. Taste is dry burnt roastiness. Medium bodied with similar carbonation. A bit ashy and slightly bitter from the nice sharp hops. Could use a touch more body, but the dark, burnt flavor is nice.

JDV, Apr 06, 2008
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3.53/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this one on tap at their main location.

Nearly pitch black, tan head, decent size and good retention.
This one feels more like a good stout, but should be rated as an average imperial stout if one follows the double/imperial designation.
Chocolate, caramel, coffee, both in aroma and flavor with a slight tendency to bitter and somewhat burnt.
Medium bodied, with a nice overall taste but lacking some complexity and power. Again, a good stout, but not so good as "imperial".

brdc, May 04, 2009
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3.53/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz. bottle poured into a snifter glass

A- dark black/brown, with a very dark khaki head. Small amount of lacing

S- Hop bitterness is very prevalent for a stout, earthy in nature, burnt malt, coffee, charcoal, and dark chocolate.

T- Hops are very noticable, and bitterness is a bit overboard. You can really connect the hops back to other offerings from Elysian. Dark chocolate, coffee, and big heaps of charcoal on the back end. A bit acrid.

M- Lighter side of thick/full. Decent carbonation to move things along. Very dry on the finish for a stout, which I don't totally care for.

O- Good, but not great, there are other impy oatmel stouts I will reach for before Dragonstooth.

JWU, Aug 03, 2012
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3.53/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

a good stout, nothing amazing. this beer pours a thick sludgy oil black color with a lively tan head a couple inches high, some retention. there are some yeast floaters in there as well. smells like coffee and licorice and booze. flavor is more malty, not burnt, but very very dark roasted. some mild sweetness in the flavor, plenty of coffee, and maybe even a touch of milk chocolate. feel is alright, low carbonation makes it feel heavier than it is, but it definitely full bodied. i didnt love this, and a bomber would be a lot, but i did use about half of it in a pot of buffalo chili, where i usually use porter and it imparted a ton of rich flavors which made this my best chili yet. for that application it was fantastic, for a drinking stout it wasnt my favorite.

StonedTrippin, May 20, 2012
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3.55/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

This is one of the most raw stouts I have tasted in a long time. A nice dark ruby-brown color with no head, the aroma is very light with some hint of malt. The primary governing characteristic here is the bitterness. The bitter quality of teh stout, while not completely unwelcome, accentuates the thin body. The malt presence isn't too bad, but all together not a favorite.

beernut7, Dec 03, 2002
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3.55/5  rDev -12.1%
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.

RuckusDu, Mar 09, 2012
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3.6/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: 4.5 S: 3.5 T: 3.5 M: 4 D: 3.5

From a 22 oz. brown bottle. Pitch black in appearance, crowned by a tall thick creamy beige head with great retention, leaving chunky ring upon ring of lacing.

Roasted malt, oatmeal and some sharp alcohol on the nose.

Intense bitter roasted malts up front in the flavour, some molasses and brewer's liquorice.

Thick creamy mouthfeel, smooth.

Not the most memorable high tests stouts I've tried, but would be interested in making the trip to try it on tap in Seattle.

IronDjinn, Oct 16, 2008
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3.6/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Apperance: Pours out pitch black with about 1" of thick dark khaki head. Lacing and retention is very good. Pretty good looking beer.

Smell: Smells very roasty. A hint of bitter dark chocolate as well. That's about it.

Taste: Very roasty up front. A bit of coffee comes through as well, and a little dark chocolate. Not much for hops.

Mouthfeel/Overall: Medium to full bodied with very fine carbonation. Very creamy mouthfeel. Overall, a very roasty stout that doesn't have any other defining flavors. Very good mouthfeel though. Worth a try if you have the chance.

zhanson88, May 27, 2013
Dragonstooth Oatmeal Stout from Elysian Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 674 ratings.