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Highland Oatmeal Porter - Highland Brewing

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,030 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,030
Reviews: 522
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 34
Gots: 54 | FT: 1
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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RanchHand

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

06-10-2014 20:40:55 | More by RanchHand
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Symz

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

06-05-2014 14:01:40 | More by Symz
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.1%

06-01-2014 19:13:20 | More by ShemRahBoo
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travismiller80

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-31-2014 21:54:03 | More by travismiller80
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KevMo84

California

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-31-2014 17:12:34 | More by KevMo84
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brocktune

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

05-30-2014 02:45:40 | More by brocktune
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victory4me

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-29-2014 02:21:18 | More by victory4me
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spedprof

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

05-28-2014 05:33:06 | More by spedprof
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RyanAU

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

05-27-2014 23:01:32 | More by RyanAU
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

05-27-2014 02:09:44 | More by Latarnik
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JohnParadee

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

05-21-2014 16:01:11 | More by JohnParadee
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speak72

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

05-15-2014 01:25:46 | More by speak72
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carlmoberg

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

05-14-2014 23:35:22 | More by carlmoberg
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barczar

Kentucky

3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Unfortunately, noticed this was bottled in 8/13.

Pours a clear deep brown with ruby highlights and a frothy khaki head that leaves sticky lacing add it dissipates.

Chocolate, toffee, oats, and nutty malt form the initial aroma, with hints of fruity specialty malt character adding contrast. Hops are lightly floral.

Flavor follows suit, with fruity specialty malt notes opening the profile and quickly being dominated by deeply roasted malt. Not overly bitter, and the dark chocolate tones are a nice treat. The balance is roast and chocolatey, but toasted and nutty malt add complexity.

Body is a touch full with moderate carbonation and light alcohol warmth. There's a touch of astringency art the finish.

Great balance of roast and chocolate, with enough bitterness to not be sweet, but not enough to seem charred or to overwhelm. Love the rich chocolate character. I could do without the fruity notes.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2014 02:22:56 | More by barczar
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RegularSam

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

05-11-2014 00:41:20 | More by RegularSam
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ascags

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

05-10-2014 00:01:01 | More by ascags
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HuntDaddy540

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

05-08-2014 17:41:13 | More by HuntDaddy540
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Amalak

New York

4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a lovely, flavorful brew. It has a good chocolate and caramel sweetness. With a coffee flavor, it's more towards a toffee fullness. It's a bit dry. Full-body feel. The aftertaste is a bit metallic and wears off quickly.

Extremely dark brown, almost black. There's a good foamy tan head with a good deal of lacing. It has a bold malty scent, some coffee and caramel hints.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2014 19:17:08 | More by Amalak
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-05-2014 19:23:14 | More by MikeWard
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atrocity

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-29-2014 15:34:23 | More by atrocity
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stortore

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-29-2014 01:41:00 | More by stortore
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lzepplin01

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-27-2014 03:02:33 | More by lzepplin01
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Foyle

Wyoming

3.05/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Very dark reddish brown, almost black. Forms a puffy 2" inch head that dissipates slowly leaving significant lacing.

Aroma: roasted and smoked grains, coffee/chocolate, earthy hops

Mouthfeel: medium bodied and creamy. Slightly sticky.

Flavor: complex for a session ale. This porter is robust with flavors of creamy oats, bitterness of chocolate and coffee, and an earthy hop bite, definite smokey flavor.

Overall: A very good porter if you enjoy smoke flavor (not my personal taste)

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2014 22:23:03 | More by Foyle
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JaxBen_20J

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-26-2014 01:02:22 | More by JaxBen_20J
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Bung

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-25-2014 22:54:18 | More by Bung
Highland Oatmeal Porter from Highland Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 1,030 ratings.