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Brown's Oatmeal Stout - Brown's Brewing Company

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Ratings: 145
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 16.85%
Wants: 4
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brown's Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.25% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: NEhophead on 05-02-2005)
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Nightkota, Yesterday at 07:44 PM
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3.55/5  rDev -1.9%

Poured into a pint glass.

A- Pours what I suppose is technically a very dark brown because of the ruby red highlights coming through the bottom of the glass. Has tan one finger head that does not linger for long and leaves a bit of lacing as it dissipates. Carbonation is evident from some bubbles streaming to the top. Wish the head was a bit creamier but looks pretty nice nonetheless. (3.5)

S- Milk chocolate and dark fruits such as raisins come through. A bit of roasted malt and also a caramel/toffee quality. Perhaps a slight English hop character but it's difficult to tell with the presence of the very nice chocolate and dark fruit notes. Subdued but pleasant. (3.75)

T- The milk chocolate and dark fruit character is most evident to start and they marry quite nicely. The caramel/toffee comes through as the finish begins and the finish brings with it an earthy hop bitterness. The roasted malt is evident pretty much throughout. Not quite as refined as the nose but nice. (3.5)

M- This is where the oats are evident as the mouthfeel has that trademark silkiness associated with the style. It does not finish especially dry and it lingers for a bit, which I find to be very pleasing. I find the level of carbonation to be a little harsh and it intrudes to on the silkiness. (3.4)

O- A decent oatmeal stout that I was happy to pick up as it's brew only a few hours away. I really thought that the nose was great, and if the rest of the beer could rise to that level this would be nearing a must-have. (3.55)

Grugalug, Oct 07, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +11.6%

Niedzws, Sep 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

stevehagy, Sep 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

MattXT, Sep 15, 2014
3.88/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

kdivers, Aug 27, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev +9.1%

allenson21, Aug 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

chrishiker1409, Aug 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +38.1%

N2And, Aug 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Aficionado_Shawn, Aug 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Olinnelson, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of jlindros
3.76/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

New brewery started showing up around here, figured I'd give it a try.

Pours a light fizzy brown head that fades fairly quickly, super dark molasses brown color very little light getting through.

Nose brings plenty of brown malts, toasty and biscuity, little creamy brown malt note, some caramel, toffee, and quite nutty, hint of cocoa and dried lactose and some oatmeal.

Taste brings more toasty brown malts, quite biscuity and nutty, some caramel and toffee again but not really sweet just a little, into creamy oats again and dried lactose, with a touch of cocoa dust. Some roasty flavors start to come through more as it warms, it actually gets a nice roasty flavor. Faint hop bitterness in the background. Finish is dry and a bit of a dried lactose feel, touch of cocoa and creamy brown malts, more biscuit and toffee notes, and a bit more bitterness with hint of earthy hop note, lingering oatmeal note.

Mouth is med bod, fairly creamy and a decent oatmeal viscous feel, nice carb.

Overall pretty good, nothing too special, a bit on the light side as far as malts go for an oatmeal stout, at least what I'm used to, but still pretty decent beer. That being said, Sam Smith is much better from what I remember of an English Oatmeal Stout.

jlindros, Jul 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

mklisz, Jul 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Ardeer, Jul 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

jwps214, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

scotorum, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of zoober911
3.49/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottle to Tulip.

A - Dark brown, almost black pour. Little to none, light brown head. What little head it did have dissipated very quickly. Looks relatively smooth, nothing chewy or viscous about the appearance.

S - Oatmeal. Lots of oatmeal. Light burnt notes. Caramel on the back end.

T - Caramel up front. Following up with oatmeal. Almost overpowering at times. Some burnt, toasted characteristics also.

M - Light carbonation. Decent. On par with what I expected. Thin.

O - It's an okay stout. Could be a okay substitute to missing out on your old stand-by but it's nothing to call home about. Not what I had hoped for in an oatmeal stout.

zoober911, Jun 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

Focusf111, Jun 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Slatetank, Jun 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Shawnspl, May 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

tobelerone, May 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

morrowd3, Apr 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

waiting4lunch, Apr 28, 2014
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Brown's Oatmeal Stout from Brown's Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 145 ratings.