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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
82
good

127 Ratings
THE BROS
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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

Appearance:
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.

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

Taste:
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.

Mouthfeel:
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.

Overall:
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
Photo of WOLFGANG
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.