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Highland Oatmeal Porter - Highland Brewing

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very good

1,074 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,074
Reviews: 524
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 35
Gots: 68 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

Furches, Jul 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

AlexM, Jul 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

A - black w tan head. Very nice appearance.

S- malty and chocolate

T- nice chocolaty and roasted flavor. Dry and hopped finish.

M- pleasant but a tad dry on the pallet in the finish.

O- a very well made oatmeal American styled porter. Definitely recommend.

bubseymour, Jul 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

IrishColonial, Jul 09, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

gregu2, Jul 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Jason_Quad, Jul 05, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Hanzo, Jul 02, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

jtb0608, Jun 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

matthageman, Jun 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

BeerdNick, Jun 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

mecmd, Jun 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Aroma: Pleasant aroma. Mild black malts, mostly sweet, mildly bitter. Mild brown malts. Sweet oatmeal and grain. Some chocolate and molasses. Decent dose of citrus and floral hops.

Appearance: Very dark brown. Holding this brew up to a bright light shows high clarity. Looks like root beer. Medium brown head pours tall. Good retention and tons of lacing.

Flavor: Starts sweet and roasty, black and brown malts. Roasty coffee notes kick in. Next comes the floral hops and mild alcohol. Mild grain.

Mouthfeel: Medium-low body. Mostly watery. Finished moderately dry. Carbonation is very mild but does sting slightly.

Overall: Not exactly thick and savory. Better flavor as it warms up, more malt sweetness and hop bite. Good roasty noes and nice hop balance. Not a classic example, could use a bit more malt character. Quite a good brew nonetheless.

soulfly1492, Jun 24, 2012
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3.73/5  rDev -3.9%

Poured into a 13 oz tulip glass. Pours a dark brown with a one inch white head, that leaves behind some lace. Smell is chocolate, biscuit, carmel, smoke, and some tobacco. Taste is the same intensity, with chocolate and carmel coming threw most, flavor is simple, but tasty. Body is medium for its size, nice carbonation, not dry, and drinkability is good. This is a nice porter, not earth shattering.

SawDog505, Jun 21, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

Nolegirlmitch, Jun 18, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.7%

olbubba, Jun 10, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.7%

TDizzel, Jun 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

buckyp, Jun 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

WynnO, Jun 06, 2012
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3.63/5  rDev -6.4%

A: Attractive dark chocolate like color

S: Pleasant and hoppy but weak. I felt like I had to stick my nose in to get it.

T: Really good. Toasted nut and chocolate is the way I would describe it.

M: Light and crisp. Surprisingly refreshing for a porter.

O: Really enjoyed it. Best beer for the price that I have ever had.

CptMerica, Jun 05, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

CoryR, May 31, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

mshall, May 27, 2012
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beerguy36, May 16, 2012
Highland Oatmeal Porter from Highland Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 1,074 ratings.