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Oscar's Chocolate Oatmeal Stout - Sand Creek Brewing Company

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Oscar's Chocolate Oatmeal StoutOscar's Chocolate Oatmeal Stout

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83
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229 Ratings
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Ratings: 229
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 11.65%
Wants: 8
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sand Creek Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: arizcards on 06-12-2005)
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lackenhauser

Maryland

3.45/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Dark, dark brown in the pour. Borders on black when held to the light. Very faint roasted aroma. Slight metallic/coppery tinge to it. Mellow roasted flavor with a faint hop bite to it. Again it has a somewhat metal taste to it. Rather thin body wise. Lacks the silky smoothness of an oatmeal stout. A notch above average.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2009 19:25:55 | More by lackenhauser
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Phocion

Minnesota

3.45/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bought this as part of a mixed six-pack. No date on the 12 oz. bottle. Poured into a tulip a deep black with a thin and unretentive brownish head.

Despite being a "Chocolate Oatmeal" stout the biggest standout in the aroma is the rich roasted coffee. The dark chocolate is somewhat harder to pick out, though the warmer it gets the more the roasted oats come out.

The taste is somewhat bitter. Burnt roasted coffee and oats. Little to no hops to speak of. Honestly this thing tastes like an Irish dry stout with some oats thrown in. Very light and not quite what I was expecting to keep me warm for my first cold winter night in southeastern Minnesota. .

As mentioned earlier, this is a very light-bodied stout with not a lot of carbonation. I'm not overly impressed with this one, though it is far from offensive and I could see it as being easily drinkable. In fact, I could definitely see myself recommending this one to someone who enjoys a Guinness to broaden their horizons, but that's about it.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2007 01:45:17 | More by Phocion
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KTCamm

New Jersey

3.46/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a pint glass.

Pours dark black with some tan/off white foam. Nose is strong oat. Chocolate malt too. Present, but not potent. Taste is a smooth sweet chocolate malt, oat finish. Very subdued hop. Milky but not lactose-y. Very light and balanced. Good flavor, good stout.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2013 21:49:11 | More by KTCamm
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AC-Mivsek

Ohio

3.46/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a tulip pint.

A- Pours black with some mahogany showing through when held up to light. Fluffy tan 1-finger head. Leaves spotty lacing.

S- Oats stand out the most, roasted malt, and some light coffee. Chocolate really isn't that evident.

T- Very toasty and sweet. Chocolate still doesn't jump out on the the tongue, but it does make more a presence in taste than smell. Roasted oats and malt are the main factors in play, but the finish is fairly sweet due to the chocolate.

M- Low carbonation with a medium-low body. It is pretty light for a stout. Very easy to have more than one or two of these.

O- This is not a bad beer. I enjoyed the roasty, smokiness of it, but I feel the chocolate was lacking. Typically I enjoy the roast flavors over the sweeter one, but I feel like when you advertise a beer as being a chocolate oatmeal stout there should be a strong chocolate presence. Either way this is an enjoyable stout, seems like a great introduction to the style.

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2013 22:55:51 | More by AC-Mivsek
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richkrull

Wisconsin

3.48/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured a dark brown color with beige head on it. Smell is heavy coffee. Taste is a mix of chocolate and coffee. Not a lot of oatmeal coming through for me. Medium bodied beer. Pretty good overall (my wife absolutely loves it!). I'm sure it will have a regular spot in our fridge.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2011 00:18:51 | More by richkrull
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KI9A

Illinois

3.48/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Found in a clearance bin at my local beer store for a buck.

A: Dark black, poured a puffy brown head, really nice lacing.

S: Chocolate malt

T: Chocolate malt, expresso.

M: Silky, smooth, creamy. Not much a bitter finish. Nice gateway stout.

D: See above. Not a typical bitter stout, this is a decent "beginners" stout.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2008 02:47:33 | More by KI9A
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dtivp

Pennsylvania

3.49/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark brown with hues of ruby, one finger dark tan head that fades slowly to a thick ring with moderate lacing.

Aroma of dark malt, oats and light coffee.

Taste followed the nose with roasted malt, oats, coffee with a slightly sweetness at the end. I did not smell or taste chocolate.

Mouth Feel was medium leaning light body, just a tad watery, low carbonation, smooth with a slight sweet ending.

Overall this is an average stout, would have liked it better if it had a little more body.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2013 21:47:32 | More by dtivp
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JamLand

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-01-2013 23:01:59 | More by JamLand
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GABrew

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

04-22-2014 01:31:12 | More by GABrew
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Dovers

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

04-22-2014 23:12:23 | More by Dovers
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Troville1990

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-14-2012 01:49:28 | More by Troville1990
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martyl1000

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

03-06-2012 03:48:02 | More by martyl1000
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jgunther71

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

01-18-2014 01:36:09 | More by jgunther71
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oakaged88

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

05-22-2013 00:55:44 | More by oakaged88
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disastermouse

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Thick, dark, and opaque. Disappointing head.

S - Peatty, grainy, no smell of chocolate. A little bit 'musty' smelling - like a basement.

T - Nothing too overpowering...it's just a hint like a Scottish, which I didn't expect. Flavor is actually a bit too mild. A hint if sweetness in the aftertaste along with the alcohol.

MF - perfect body.

D - An easily sessionable beer - if you dont get a little bored.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2009 12:24:05 | More by disastermouse
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harpus

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

04-08-2014 16:00:37 | More by harpus
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shivtim

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice bear-themed label. Works well for a chocolate stout.

Poured out into a pint glass. Great nearly opaque look. Tiny hints of brown/red around the edge. Huge, foamy, fluffy mocha head. that gradually collapses.

Nose is wonderful tart baking chocolate and cocoa nibs, roasted smoky campfire malts, and deep luscious plums. Subdued brown sugar sweetness.

Taste doesn't hold up to the smell, but it's ok. Simple sugars, oily malts. Bitter chocolate.

Average mouthfeel and drinkability for a stout. Slightly chalky. Overall a nice stout with a great nose.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2009 19:58:33 | More by shivtim
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thedapperhacker

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

05-27-2013 19:48:05 | More by thedapperhacker
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Vivs85

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

10-14-2013 00:31:50 | More by Vivs85
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Nstgatr

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

02-05-2012 05:18:43 | More by Nstgatr
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IPAdams

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

01-02-2014 04:58:45 | More by IPAdams
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j-rod18

North Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

10-03-2013 02:15:43 | More by j-rod18
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Cardmarauder

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-07-2013 02:01:19 | More by Cardmarauder
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maundythirsty

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark brown beer with half a finger of oatmeal-colored (go figure) head that thins quickly to minimal lacing and a thin skim of bubbles. Smells sour, like cocoa powder, toasted malt and honey.

Tastes grainy, with weak bitter coffee and baker's chocolate. But it's the sourness that is stronger than anything. Medium mouthfeel is a little slipperier around the edges than the average oatmeal stout.

I'm not crazy about oatmeal stouts (and that distracting sour character that seems to come with them) but this is a fairly tasty beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2006 19:00:16 | More by maundythirsty
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-03-2014 17:28:46 | More by ZEB89
Oscar's Chocolate Oatmeal Stout from Sand Creek Brewing Company
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