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Highland Oatmeal Porter - Highland Brewing

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,141 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,141
Reviews: 530
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 36
Gots: 88 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Highland Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 09-17-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4.12/5  rDev +6.2%

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4.05/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle was poured into a nonic glass.

Appearance: A one finger mocha head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a dark brown black color with a little vision of bubbles coming up through the glass when held up to the light. Frothy lacing down the glass as the beer was drank drank too.

Smell: Bready and sweet oats, roasted coffee, bittersweet chocolate, ashy smoke, and some caramel.

Taste: Same as above. Some earthy notes and bitterness in there.

Mouthfeel: Some bitterness, smooth, light bodied, low to medium carbonation, and slight chewy notes.

Overall: The oatmeal brings some subtle notes to this beer. It goes in a stout more often, but this one is a keeper even though you don't find it in a porter.

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter. Thanks, Darren.

A: Opaque brown with a tan half-finger head that dissipates fast. Curtain-y lacing.

S: Chocolate malts do a duet with caramel. Nice.

T: Smokey and robust. Dark chocolate, malts and caramel with a pinch of peat on the finish. A bit of hops pop up, too, but not offensively bitter. Sweet. Smooth.

M: Medium with medium carbonation.

O: A very nice surprise. Would drink more of this little beauty.

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2.58/5  rDev -33.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

A- lighter color than I expected for a porter. Poured dark amber when held up to light.
S - hints of coffee, toffee and malt. nice
T - A touch sharper than I expected but nice - would be good with food and could put away a few
M- smooth but not too heavy. very drinkable

Overall a nice beer - received in a trade and very glad I got the chance to try

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easy to drink, ok flavor

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Highland Oatmeal Porter from Highland Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 1,141 ratings.