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Chocolate Oatmeal Stout - Trout River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
70
okay

114 Ratings
THE BROS
55
awful

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Ratings: 114
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 2.98
pDev: 24.5%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Trout River Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A dark, deliciously roasty brew with hints of chocolate in flavor and aroma. Velvety smooth with a dry, roasted finish. Once a seasonal brew, it's now available all year for our loyal Stout customers!

(Beer added by: UnionMade on 02-16-2002)
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Reviews by MaltsOfGlory:
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MaltsOfGlory

Oregon

3.35/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Pours a pretty wimpy head, god awful really for a stout. It fades in second, too quick to even measure it. The body is pitch black. The smell however is very good, smells creamy, chocolaty and malty, it smells really yummy. Eh, taste is ok, nothing really that special here, the mouthfeel is super super thin, it feels like a lager. As for the taste, I mean what is there to say? I get a little malt and a tiny bit of chocolate but that's about it. It's not creamy at all like it smelled, it's thin on the mouth and a little too carbonated as well. There really isn't much flavor here at all, very watery. Drinkability is obviously super high, but that's it's only redeeming factor. Really a disappointing beer here.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2011 11:20:22 | More by MaltsOfGlory
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

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2.44/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

12 ounce bottle into snifter

A: pours a dark brown with a small tan head

S: a little chocolate and tart cherries

T: sour, small hints of chocolate and oatmeal but pretty much nonexistent

M: heavily carbonated and kinda thin

O: you should pass on this one, not even close to a chocolate oatmeal stout

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2013 01:08:41 | More by Jas45678
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Varkias41

New Jersey

3/5  rDev +0.7%

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Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

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Brionna

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +25.8%

08-13-2013 00:53:09 | More by Brionna
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sneakymagician

Michigan

1.36/5  rDev -54.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Looks like a brown ale, not a stout. Smells like some toxic chemical that I'm trying to recall. Tasted like fruit juice and piss, with a chemical aftertaste.

I spat out what I could, but it was enough to give me a headache within minutes.

Maybe, if enough people return this crap to where they bought it, they'll stop making it. THIS IS NOT A STOUT!!! I'll never buy anything from Trout River again. I think there were cleaning chemicals in this batch!

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Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

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Vermont

3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

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Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -16.1%

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Michigan

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3.04/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A: The beer is clear very dark amber in color (black when viewed from quite some distance) and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high dense beige head that died down a bit but never completely faded away.
S: Light to moderate aromas of chocolate are present in the nose along with notes of roasted malts.
T: The taste has flavors of dark malts along with notes of chocolate and hints of sourness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and somewhat thin and watery on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer seems to be a lot lighter in body compared to other oatmeal stouts and doesn't have any smoothness.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2013 23:05:19 | More by metter98
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New Hampshire

3/5  rDev +0.7%

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Michigan

1.6/5  rDev -46.3%
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Appearance: has the consistency of a lager as I am pouring it into my glass. Black body with a half finger light tan head that leaves a spot of lacing here or there.

Aroma: oh no, sour, sour mash, sour apple mash, nothing else

Flavors: do I really want to drink this. No, but in the name of science I’ll do it. Yes, it is … sour! Sour Stout cool. But, the is a chocolate oatmeal stout and I was in the mood for a really good one.

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To the Point: no chocolate, no oatmeal or grains, no stout,

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Chocolate Oatmeal Stout from Trout River Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.