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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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127 Ratings
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Ratings: 127
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.29%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | 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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Photo of alphagnome
4.11/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pitch black body crowned with a light brown, thick, and porous head. Plenty of carbonation racing to the top while sediment slowly drifts towards the bottom.

To my surprise, it smells of fresh oatmeal! Nice roasted coffee notes and trace vanilla will keep you interested

A pleasant amount of vanilla hits the taste buds first, followed by bitter chocolate and coffee flavors. Definitely got better as it warmed closer to room temperature.

This is one velvety smooth oatmeal stout! Medium bodied and light on carbonation. Finish is a tad on the dry side with a very subtle peat character.

This is possibly the best oatmeal stout I've had to date. Complex and easy to drink - the combination makes for one hell of a beer!

alphagnome, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of Rasmon
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Rasmon, Nov 16, 2013
Photo of bigbeers84
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

bigbeers84, Oct 20, 2013
Photo of maDUECEgunner
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

maDUECEgunner, Sep 21, 2013
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

WOLFGANG, Jul 19, 2013
Photo of HardWater
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

HardWater, Jul 08, 2013
Photo of ChopsMeister
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

ChopsMeister, Mar 27, 2013
Photo of Hopsiam14
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Hopsiam14, Mar 22, 2013
Photo of Scooter131313
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Scooter131313, Mar 16, 2013
Photo of MAbeerNE1
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

MAbeerNE1, Mar 14, 2013
Photo of pizza
4/5  rDev +11.7%

pizza, Feb 27, 2013
Photo of JesseRay
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

JesseRay, Feb 18, 2013
Photo of shohen
3/5  rDev -16.2%

shohen, Feb 08, 2013
Photo of HoistinBrews
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

HoistinBrews, Jan 06, 2013
Photo of elcrawl
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

elcrawl, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of Richeeeee
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Richeeeee, Nov 15, 2012
Photo of bscalt
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

bscalt, Sep 05, 2012
Photo of doucmehu
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

doucmehu, Aug 17, 2012
Photo of Doyle
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Doyle, Aug 05, 2012
Photo of SweJon
4/5  rDev +11.7%

SweJon, Jul 11, 2012
Photo of FreshHawk
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.

FreshHawk, Jun 22, 2012
Photo of jcjerabek
3/5  rDev -16.2%

jcjerabek, Jun 19, 2012
Photo of jewellrunner
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

jewellrunner, Apr 04, 2012
Photo of olafphysics
4/5  rDev +11.7%

olafphysics, Feb 17, 2012
Photo of andrenaline
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.

andrenaline, Feb 06, 2012
Sir Duluth Oatmeal Stout from Lake Superior Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.