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Blue Point Oatmeal Stout - Blue Point Brewing Company

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Ratings: 180
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 15.62%
Wants: 3
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Point Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-11-2002)
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Photo of Bromine
3.78/5  rDev +3.6%

Very enjoyable beer. When this brew arrived very little head was left. Not sure if it dwindled down before arrival or what. Loved the nose. Nice chocolates, coffee, roasted. Complimented this brew with some red velvet cake, went very well! The decadent notes in the beer with the decadent flavors of the cake are hard to beat. Nice smooth mouth feel. Definitely something I would drink again.

Bromine, Jun 30, 2013
Photo of Danimal1101
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Danimal1101, Jun 26, 2013
Photo of DCH
4/5  rDev +9.6%

DCH, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of shand
2.83/5  rDev -22.5%

Well, this is a weird beer. It looks tasty, the mouthfeel is great, the aroma is solid if perhaps a touch over-roasted, but there's something just a little bit off on the taste. If I knew more about how to catch beers with infections that haven't fully taken over yet, I might be able to describe it better, because I have a sneaky feeling that's what's going on here. There's a tart, slightly fruity flavor in the back that really doesn't fit the beer's flavor profile. It's too bad, because this would be a tasty one otherwise.

shand, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of Chugs13
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Chugs13, Jun 03, 2013
Photo of InspectorBob
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

InspectorBob, May 22, 2013
Photo of RickS95
3.4/5  rDev -6.8%

22 ounce bomber

It's extremely dark. There's simply nothing light about it. The head is a bit thin and not all that impressive and that's what keeps the score down.

As you'd imagine, it's a malt bomb. There's a bit of a chocolately scent to it, but caramel dominates. Slight anise and vanilla hint to it.

There's some malt to it, as well as a splash of hops, but it's lacking in lots of things. Caramel is all that really comes through and it mostly tastes like a watered down coke.

Needs some work. It's got a thin, watery feel. Somehow, it finishes with a carbonated bite but there's something missing that binds everything together. It's got a smoothness to it, but the watery feel early on and the carbonated feel in the swallow keep the smoothness underwhelming.

It's an easy drinker. ABV is only moderate at best. There's no alcohol or hop presence. It looks and smells pretty good, but it tastes and feels more like a water down soft drink.

RickS95, May 11, 2013
Photo of donkeyrunner
2.53/5  rDev -30.7%

The latest offering from my Long Island beer haul.

Dark brown with a peaceful blanket of beige retention. Leaves a few flakes of retention but not much. A dusting of lace if you will.

Char, ash and Raisinettes at first sip. That ruckus fades after a bit and leaves a quite pleasing dry roast oat aroma.

Tastes like watery chocolate and odd roast malt. There's an off flavor there that this beer is soaked in and I can't place it exactly but another review said chlorine - that's about right. Chlorinated.

This wasn't very good.

donkeyrunner, May 04, 2013
Photo of bacasnax
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

bacasnax, Apr 02, 2013
Photo of Mitchallica
4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

Mitchallica, Apr 01, 2013
Photo of Skramer
3.25/5  rDev -11%

Skramer, Feb 19, 2013
Photo of BHansen214
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

BHansen214, Feb 18, 2013
Photo of Cyberkedi
3.35/5  rDev -8.2%

Strong aroma has firm tones of roast coffee, semi-sweet chocolate and molasses plus a hint of honey. It is sweet but not cloying or repulsive. Pours a deep sable just a whisker or two above black with a thick, fluffy and rather persistent light tan head. Flavor, unfortunately, does not quite live up to the very tempting aroma. It has the mocha and molasses tones that the aroma promised, but these are on the wan and watery side. Texture has watery body and not much fizz. Finish is smoky with coffee, chocolate and caramel notes. OK, not great, but worthy of at least a try.

Cyberkedi, Feb 17, 2013
Photo of TychoNDC
4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

TychoNDC, Feb 07, 2013
Photo of GFD400
4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

GFD400, Feb 06, 2013
Photo of yuenglingade
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

yuenglingade, Jan 23, 2013
Photo of VaporDome
3/5  rDev -17.8%

VaporDome, Jan 20, 2013
Photo of WorldOfBeerCraft
4/5  rDev +9.6%

WorldOfBeerCraft, Jan 16, 2013
Photo of discdueler
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

discdueler, Jan 06, 2013
Photo of socon67
4.03/5  rDev +10.4%

A - Dark brown pour with a white foam. Lacing streaks down the glass. Foam retention is minimal.

S - Nice scent of dark chocolate, toffee, and oat flakes. There is a slight smell of sweet maple syrup as well.

T - Has an early sweetness of rich chocolate. The body of this beer is full of rich, dark, malt. Finish has a hearty finish of oatmeal, and syrup.

M - For a 5% stout this feels much heavier. Balance is good. Easy drinking stout. Leaves a rich cocoa flavor on the palate.

O - One of me favorites from Blue Point. Wish this was in a 6 pack.

socon67, Dec 24, 2012
Photo of jpd7374
3/5  rDev -17.8%

jpd7374, Dec 15, 2012
Photo of ThickNStout
2.53/5  rDev -30.7%

22oz bottle from Lucky's (Woodstock, GA). 3.99. No bottling date. Served in a Wild Heaven snifter.

Pours flat black with a half finger head that neither stays around very long nor leaves lace.

Sweet, metallic and a bit earthy sour nose.

Bitter dark chocolate, sweet sourdough bread, burn caramel and sour cherries.

Thin but slightly oily feel with light but apparent carbonation.

Overall a dissapointment. There are way too many good stouts around for me to ever revisit this.

ThickNStout, Dec 07, 2012
Photo of TerrapinWakenBake
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

TerrapinWakenBake, Nov 18, 2012
Photo of BigTrubble
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

BigTrubble, Nov 07, 2012
Blue Point Oatmeal Stout from Blue Point Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 180 ratings.