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River Horse Oatmeal Milk Stout - River Horse Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

338 Ratings
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Ratings: 338
Reviews: 138
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.86%
Wants: 60
Gots: 28 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
River Horse Brewing Co. visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DavidSeanNJ on 11-09-2008)
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4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle into pint glass.

A - Very dark black. Medium head that was dark tan color.

S - Some smokey aroma, but not overly strong.

T - Distinctive coffee and smokey tastes. Pronounced malty flavor, but the coffee really stands out. Sweet and not overly bitter.

M - Medium body for a stout. Very smooth.

O - Very good oatmeal stout. I like the combination of coffee, malt tastes, and the sweetness. The ABV is not high, so I drank a couple glasses. I will buy this again.

JJKBeerLvr, Mar 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

Oakenator, Mar 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

ESeab, Mar 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

JamesGWittel, Mar 13, 2013
Photo of Act25
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Like all River Horse there's common horse barn earthiness to the nose, and they tend to be better warmer than colder.

I am a fan of stouts. This stout is a bit sweet and very inky/ earthy. Still a nice way to finish the evening, and I'd enjoy it again as a singleton. complex. but I'd prefer it mixed as a black & tan.

NOTE - I have found this stout makes a great "black and tan" when poured over a pale or IPA.

A- dark black roast body with a modest tan large head, fades fast, with no lacing. OK looking.

S- Barnyard, Horse stalls, wet roasted coffee, malty and yes! chocolate, spring earth, flowers, almost syrupy, earthy. Gotta let this warm! Mostly spring earth. smell matches appearance

T- approachable, nice first impression, roasted java dominant, earthy hop finish.
Milky, chocolate, a bit over done. A bit too sweet for me after.

M- medium body, medium dry finish, a little warming. Needs some cheese or cookies to go with it. Too much burnt earth to invite another.

O- a decent oatmeal stout, good stink, sweetness, & earthiness, not overwhelming coffee /milkiness, pleasantly surprised at its approachability, but too cloying for two in a row.

Drink Warm!

Serving type: bottle

Act25, Mar 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Dylanjf, Mar 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

DudMan, Mar 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

dbattey, Mar 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

TychoNDC, Mar 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

Gww1864, Mar 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

I_love_stouts, Mar 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Kelp, Mar 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

emottram, Feb 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

ErnestHemingway, Feb 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Halcyon, Feb 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

atone315, Feb 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

SadMachine, Feb 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.2%

bsopko, Feb 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

rolltide8425, Feb 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Snarf103, Feb 12, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

mikerems, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of mikeg67
3.26/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle from Trader’s Joe. Pours black with long lasting, creamy, beige head. Aroma is of bread crust, burnt toast, brown sugar and some raisins. Body is medium, smooth and creamy. Taste is of prunes, burnt toast, brown sugar and hint of chocolate. Finish is short and watery. Boring brew.

mikeg67, Feb 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

Shads42, Feb 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.2%

Travcofarms, Jan 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

anteater, Jan 30, 2013
River Horse Oatmeal Milk Stout from River Horse Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 338 ratings.