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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

118 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 118
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.85%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | 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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MAbeerNE1

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.7%

02-27-2013 01:05:35 | More by pizza
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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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shohen

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.2%

02-08-2013 15:01:54 | More by shohen
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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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elcrawl

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

08-17-2012 02:43:24 | More by doucmehu
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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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SweJon

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.7%

07-11-2012 12:53:40 | More by SweJon
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FreshHawk

Illinois

2.98/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A - Lighter side of black color. Medium sized, somewhat thick, creamy, light beige head. Average retention leaving patchy lace.

S - Dull, bittersweet chocolate along with some stale, black coffee. Slight astringent aroma. Touches of cream and vainilla but it's hidden by the other flavors.

T - Similar to the nose. Dull, stale flavors. Bittersweet chocolate along with stale coffee/coffee grounds along with the astringency that can accompany that. There is some nice sweetness that comes out that really pairs nicely with the chocolate but it's a bit too faint.

M - Medium to light body. Average carbonation. Too thin/watery for the style.

D - The astringency and dull flavors aren't enough to make this undrinkable (or even hard to drink) but they don't make it one that I want to keep drinking. The body also doesn't do it any favors.

Notes: Not really wowed by this. It's not awful or undrinkable by any means, but it was pretty lackluster. Lack of a nice, chewy body was what disappointed me most (as that's a big reason why I enjoy Oatmeal Stouts). Probably would just pass this one over.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2012 01:07:11 | More by FreshHawk
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jcjerabek

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.2%

06-18-2012 23:20:57 | More by jcjerabek
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jewellrunner

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-04-2012 18:53:25 | More by jewellrunner
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olafphysics

Illinois

4/5  rDev +11.7%

02-17-2012 23:54:29 | More by olafphysics
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A random single I picked up on a recent trip to Duluth...

A - Pours a dark ruby red colour, finger of head with little retention and no lacing.

S - Quite nutty on the nose, roasted coffee, burnt chocolate and candied nuts, dark cocoa and a hint of vanilla.

T - Creamy chocolate with a unique earthy leafy, grassy, hop flavour, paper mache, dark cocoa and an odd latex/plastic flavour that lingers.

M - No complaints here, goes down smooth and finishes wet.

O - The odd flavour that lingered was a bit of a turn off. It could be an off bottle, though by no means to be interpreted as a drain pour. I would like to try this on tap and will be seeking out another sample next time I visit Duluth.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2012 04:07:34 | More by andrenaline
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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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herman77

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.2%

01-22-2012 01:27:09 | More by herman77
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yamar68

Minnesota

3.1/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

a - this looks the part, deep and dark with a tan head that laces nicely

s - too damn subtle, but what's there is good, grains, metallic, like a brown ale really, where's the oatmeal?

t - again, subtle... you have to do a bit of thinking to gather anything worth noting... it's like a dark, oat-dashed New Castle, not very impressive

m - decent, milky and an appropriate level of carbonation, don't expect anything spectacular but it works

o - average, that's about it

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2012 04:36:26 | More by yamar68
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MarshallMan

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

01-12-2012 21:29:48 | More by MarshallMan
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therobot

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.7%

12-30-2011 21:09:57 | More by therobot
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manitouman84

Wisconsin

3.95/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a molasses, dark black brown with amber hues when held to the light, with a nice tan head, modest retention and lacing throughout. Big chocolate, biscuit, solid oatmeal aroma, cookie dough and a bit of smokiness. Great flavors, smokey caramel roasted malts, big biscuit oatmeal flavor, dark chocolate, chalky vanilla lactose in the finish with a very mild hop bitterness. Solid medium bodied stout, mouth feel is rich, chalky and slightly fizzy from the carbonation, very good.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2011 04:38:57 | More by manitouman84
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TheGordianKnot

Tennessee

3.05/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Another extra from UngerTaker, thanks! Poured this bottle (no dating) into an imperial pint...

A- Almost black, reddish corners. Nice inch of pale caramel colored head. The head sticks to the glass in random patterns, overall great lacing!

S- Subtle roast with a unique bubblegum aroma; different but distinct. Stout flavored gum? Sign me up!

T/M- Has a nice oatmeal, roasty finish but the initial flavor needs some work. It pops on the tongue with a tart tinge. Follows is a salty, almost watery caramel and chocolate flavor. The body is lightish, approaching, medium with some carbonation to keep it breathing but not fully alive on the palate.

O- Decent, not great though. Its on the softer, more toned down side of a stout which can be ok; but this one is lacking. Just a good ole mediocre beer that one can enjoy, but won't make me jump for joy to drink again...

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2011 19:17:12 | More by TheGordianKnot
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MattyG85

Minnesota

4.05/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass.

Appearance: Very dark brown with a little amber red shining through the bottom. Decent two fingers of light tan head quickly fade into a patchy layer. Lacing is pretty light.

Smell: Big burst of dark roasted malts with some sweet chocolate and oats. Light hints of coffee beans. Smells fairly sweet with the dark malts and chocolate dominating.

Taste: Big taste of dark roasted malts with plenty of notes of chocolate and oats throughout. Roasted coffee flavor comes towards the finish. Finishes with a little bit of hop bitterness. Fairly sweet with roasted malts and oats standing out.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate level of carbonation. Very creamy and smooth. On the lighter end of stouts.

Overall: A pretty tasty and easy drinking stout that makes good use of the oats. Lighter feel but fully flavored.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2011 06:10:40 | More by MattyG85
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dbossman

Nebraska

3.13/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Black and thick--to use a beer cliche, this puppy looks like motor oil; a brown, 1-inch head quickly fades on top; there is decent lacing but that eventually fades as well

S: Slightly sour oats and grains up front followed by loads of roasted malts, coffee, and chocolate; aroma is roasty and malty but a bit on the subtle and simple side

T: Thin and slightly sour up front; the grainy, roasted quality doesn't quite come forward enough and the result is a thin, somewhat off-tasting beer though some chocolate and coffee come forward in the end attempting to round off the flavors

F: Much too thin for a stout and this is odd given how it looks like it has so much thickness

O: A beer that looks and smells better than it actually is but it's still a decent beer that you should give a go if you're chilling on the north shore

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2011 16:13:36 | More by dbossman
Sir Duluth Oatmeal Stout from Lake Superior Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 118 ratings.