Highland Oatmeal Porter - Highland Brewing
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Reviews by clemtig76:
4.05/5 rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Poured from a growler I picked up in Greenwood, SC at Corley's Market. Pours an almost jet black with ruby highlights, nice rocky tannish frothy head with lacing ringing the glass after every sip. Nice roasty aroma with a faint spicy hop background. Taste is medium bodied with a silky smooth finish from the oats. A little subdued for a porter in my opinion, but nice maltiness with hints of chocolate and caramel, some hops detectable on the back end. Silky smooth and easy to drink. I think I will have another.
Serving type: growler
01-05-2013 21:15:30 | More by clemtig76
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3.74/5 rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
A: Pours an opaque black with a creamy, thick beige head.
S: Aromas of cream, vanilla, dark chocolate, coffee, and astringent, herbal hops are present on the nose.
T: Notes of fruity, citrusy hops, minerals, coffee, vanilla bean, heavy cream, and dark chocolate fill the mouth. The fade is predictably bitter and roasty, with strong notes of cream, coffee, citrus, and dark chocolate.
M: Medium in body, dry, and a bit chalky. Carbonation is very intense for the style. Surprisingly, only a modest amount of silkiness is imparted by the oats.
O: This is a solid brew, but it really was not what I was expecting. Considering that the name strongly emphasizes the presence of oats, I was somewhat disappointed that I encountered difficulty detecting any distinctive oatmeal presence. Again, this is not a bad brew by any means, but I kind of feel that the oat flavors should have been more pronounced.
Serving type: bottle
02-19-2014 15:51:38 | More by mrfrancis
3.93/5 rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Appearance- Dark brown color with 1/4 inch of light brown head.
Smell- Smells of roasted chocolate and coffee.
Taste- A little hoppy up front but the complex flavors of roasted chocolate and coffee come in to make a smooth finish.
Mouthfeel- Light mouthful for such a dark beer. Very easy to drink
Overall- I haven't had too many beers of this style, but after this one I'm ready to try some more. Great flavor and easy to drink is always a winning combination!
Serving type: bottle
01-25-2014 21:57:21 | More by Cory_Brown
Highland Oatmeal Porter from Highland Brewing
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