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Sir Duluth Oatmeal Stout - Lake Superior Brewing Company

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Sir Duluth Oatmeal StoutSir Duluth Oatmeal Stout

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BA SCORE
81
good

117 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 117
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.85%
Wants: 4
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lake Superior Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: purplehops on 03-06-2002)
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into Bud American Ale Glass.

Pours a 1/4 finger tan head. Doesn't last very long. Very little lacing. Color is a deep dark chocolate brown.

Aroma: Chocolate, coffee, where are the oats? Roasted malts, sweet earthy hops.

Taste: There is seems to be of the oat flavor here, as compared to the smell. Chocolate, coffee, very malty, some earthy hops.

Mouthfeel is crisp but smooth. Full-bodied. High carbonation. Leaves a clean coffee malty aftertaste.

Overall, this is an easy drinking stout. Very flavorful, but quite thin. My pint is going down quite fast. Nothing special, but nothing to disregard.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2009 20:30:17 | More by mothman
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DocTheDJ

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Short on time to right a full review might have to come back to this one. Tried it once out of the bottle and it was pretty good, less than I expected from an outmeal stout but highly drinkable. Not as creamy or full bodied as I expected being it was my 1st oatmeal stout. Not overpowering in any aspect nice balance but a little out of character for this type of stout I would think (I need to try more of this type they are good!)

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2009 02:02:19 | More by DocTheDJ
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JesseRay

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

02-18-2013 09:14:24 | More by JesseRay
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elcrawl

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

12-30-2012 02:24:01 | More by elcrawl
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DaveMiller

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

11-26-2013 16:21:28 | More by DaveMiller
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bscalt

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

09-05-2012 00:10:19 | More by bscalt
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dmadsen

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-14-2014 04:05:33 | More by dmadsen
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mangledorf

Minnesota

3.73/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sliding into my glass, this beer pours thin with almost no head out of the bottle. Provides a nice aroma, but the taste hardly lives up to the smell. The flavor of this stout is about as exciting as Guiness or the like. Certainly not bad and an easy share with friends not willing to steer much out of the norm. Probably won't go looking for this one again, but I wouldn't turn one down.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2008 02:04:05 | More by mangledorf
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u2carew

Massachusetts

3.6/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz longneck.
A) Pours with a thin head then settles quickly. Dark body - black.
S) Roasted grain and coffee.
T) Hints of roast coffee and cocoa. Slightly smoky. Just a hint of hops in the finish.
M) light fizz. Medium body not as thick as a normal stout. Although a creamy feel from the oatmeal.
D) a decent stout. I'd have another. The lighter body feel would make it quite possibly a session beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2010 18:24:16 | More by u2carew
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BradLikesBrew

Missouri

3.6/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown/black body with a thin mocha head.

Aromas of italian roast coffee and roasted malt.

Roasty malt, almost charred. Some coffee and dark chocolate notes with a mild bitterness on the finish. Cocoa sweetness.

Medium bodied, not as velvety as you might hope. A lighter stout.

A good, enjoyable stout, but nothing out of the ordinary. Rather typical. Highly drinkable, goes down very easy.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2010 03:22:52 | More by BradLikesBrew
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sulldaddy

Connecticut

3.58/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

I am sampling courtesy of BIF 20 and Feloniousmonk.
Room temperature in a pint glass.
The beer pours a deep molasses brown with no lite passing through. A small tan fizzy head builds and fades quickly to a thin surface layer.
Aroma is rich and malty with espresso and chocolate mixing with a lite brown sugar presence.
First sip reveals a lighter than expected body with fine gentle rolling carbonation that caresses my palate and leaves a faint tingle after I swallow. Slightly watery texture.
Flavor is malty up front with bakers chocolate and some dry roasted malt allowing for a hint of toffee in the middle and finishing rather dry and slightly coffee bitter.
The beer tastes good and looks good, but is way to thin to be a stout. This has the body of a dark lager not an oatmeal stout.
A decent enough beer but would expect more robust from the land up north!

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2005 03:03:25 | More by sulldaddy
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Tolann

Colorado

3.55/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Dark like a stout should be. Roasted coffee colored head that disappears. Otherwise very opaque hardly letting a glow though.

S - roasty coffee in the smell. Some hint of chocolate. bready oatmeal characteristics

T - Mild. Some bitter sweet roasted flavor. not the biggest characteristic.

M - kind of thin for an oatmeal stout. Not a lot of carbonation and is smooth. Not much of an aftertaste.

D - Easy to drink for a stout. No big scary characteristics or ABV. Probably a good oatmeal stout to start with to get someone off their beer training wheels.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2009 06:33:12 | More by Tolann
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zeff80

Missouri

3.55/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Poured out a dark black color with almost no head. Also, no lacing to speak of.

S - It smelled oaky and earthy with a roasted maltiness.

T - The oatmeal flavor was quite apparent. Also, some bittersweet roasted malt.

M - It was soft and smooth. A light to medium-bodied beer.

D - This is a descent oatmeal stout.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2007 00:56:57 | More by zeff80
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CharlesDarwin

Rhode Island

3.53/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Originally reviewed April 30, 2005. 12 Oz Bottle. Deep oily dark brown pour, with a hint of ruby on the edges. Thin and very creamy light brown head. Lacing is quality. Aromas of sea salt, grass, and oats. Flavor is very rich, yet bright and creamy on the end. Very oaty, with lots of chocolate and swiss almonds. There are some light coffee notes. Finishes with some of the salt and leaves a tangy, slightly burnt aftertaste. Palate is watery, but maintains some thickness. Not bad.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2006 14:39:14 | More by CharlesDarwin
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Jredner

Florida

3.53/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The aroma is a tad sharp which illicits the feeling that the ingredients might not have been the freshest..tangy, chocolate, stewed dark fruits and a bit of cocoa. Black body with a slowly, but steadily fading tan head. Very nice mouthfeel...creamy feeling, but the flavor range is quite narrow..mild vanilla notes, some chocolate and molasses and not much else. It tastes decent enough it just doesn’t go very far in any direction. Definitely better than average, but this could be much more flavorful which would make for a great brew as this has a solid mouthfeel.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2006 20:59:21 | More by Jredner
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Doyle

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-05-2012 03:40:35 | More by Doyle
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Richeeeee

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

11-15-2012 01:29:02 | More by Richeeeee
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demcorhip

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

much thanks to Raider for this one.

Appearance
This beer poured an opaque black with a nice tan coloured head. Once the haed receeded scant then no lacings remained.

Aroma
Creamy coffee and oatmeal chocolate chip cookies came to mind while sniffing this one. A floral funk became more apparent as the stout warmed even more (was in the fridge for maybe 15min before serving).

Taste
Dark roasted, almost burnt coffee, cream, dark chocolate and oats were the most noticable flavours. A mild yet pronounced hoppy finish. A very slight metalic taste, especially when returned to after a slight break.

Mouthfeel
OK balance and blend in flavours, prefer a bolder yet smoother blend . Is a touch on the thin side as far as the style goes.

Drinkability
Fairly drinkable, might go down a little better in the depths of winter as opposed to a cool summers eve. Still havent had an american oatmeal stout that made me forget samuel smith's version.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2006 03:11:23 | More by demcorhip
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hinemk76

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

02-05-2012 21:19:26 | More by hinemk76
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MAbeerNE1

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

03-14-2013 23:47:57 | More by MAbeerNE1
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

01-06-2013 01:01:47 | More by HoistinBrews
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Mdodge8837

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

02-16-2014 17:31:01 | More by Mdodge8837
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-19-2013 00:21:38 | More by WOLFGANG
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ChopsMeister

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

03-27-2013 04:46:53 | More by ChopsMeister
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hardy008

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Chocolate brown to black with a thin head of foam.

Smell - Coffee and malt with hints of chocolate.

Taste - Well balanced, Coffee and Oatmeal stand out.

Mouthfeel - smooth, light to medium bodied. Light for a Stout.

Drinkability - A good beer which I would drink again.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2008 19:38:02 | More by hardy008
Sir Duluth Oatmeal Stout from Lake Superior Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.