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Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout - Wynkoop Brewing Company

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83
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107 Ratings
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Ratings: 107
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 10.71%
Wants: 11
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Wynkoop Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

A meaty foreign-style stout, Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout is made with Colorado base malts, roasted barley, seven specialty malts, Styrian Goldings hops, and 25 pounds of freshly sliced and roasted bull testicles.

(Beer added by: Knapp85 on 03-31-2013)
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Ratings: 107 | Reviews: 21 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of cervezango
4.66/5  rDev +28%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

this was a surprisingly great beer, It has a nice smoked meat flavor, reminiscent of some of the great London porters i've had. best stout I've had in a long time. not gross or weird tasting at all.
If you can find a two pack, buy it.
yes, it comes in two packs because because ball jokes are hilarious

cervezango, Jun 12, 2014
Photo of WDJersey
3.75/5  rDev +3%

WDJersey, Jun 01, 2014
Photo of afsdan
4/5  rDev +9.9%

afsdan, May 22, 2014
Photo of Azeotrope
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Azeotrope, May 10, 2014
Photo of bennetj17
3.75/5  rDev +3%

bennetj17, Apr 25, 2014
Photo of Twig2848
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Twig2848, Apr 16, 2014
Photo of ZachT
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

ZachT, Apr 13, 2014
Photo of Arkay
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Arkay, Apr 12, 2014
Photo of nickfl
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

nickfl, Apr 11, 2014
Photo of BDeibs
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

BDeibs, Apr 10, 2014
Photo of ironchefmiyagi13
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

ironchefmiyagi13, Apr 08, 2014
Photo of cpetrone84
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

pour is opaque dark brown with a beige bubbly head. Nose is clean roast, chocolate, molasses, and a hint of nuttiness (no seriously). Taste is very big, strong roasted barley and lots of rich chocolate fudge, again there is a roasted almond flavor towards the back of the palate and a hint of sweetness. Relatively thick viscous body but falls off a touch in the finish. The roast lingers. I was terrified but actually pretty decent.

cpetrone84, Feb 25, 2014
Photo of jaydoc
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

jaydoc, Feb 04, 2014
Photo of XmnwildX12
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

XmnwildX12, Dec 13, 2013
Photo of GilGarp
4.03/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz ban served chilled into a shaker pint glass.

Rocky Mountain oyster Stout is a very dark brown with a thin crema colored head.

Aroma is full of rich roasted malt and dark roast coffee beans.

Flavor is sweet up front with a milk stout character. It has good bitterness from the roasted malts and a hint of mineral or slightly metallic note.

Mouthfeel is full bodied and nicely carbonated with good balance and drinkability.

Overall a good stout but it's hard not to think about the nuts that went into making it.

GilGarp, Dec 13, 2013
Photo of ucsbmullet
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

ucsbmullet, Nov 24, 2013
Photo of thebigredone
3.75/5  rDev +3%

thebigredone, Nov 23, 2013
Photo of LordofTime25
3.19/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Just an average Stout. Nothing special in the flavor or nose. Wouldn't go out of your way to try unless your looking for something out of the ordinary with shock factor. Definitely not one of Wynkoop's best. Which is weird since they make some amazing beer.

LordofTime25, Nov 21, 2013
Photo of StonedTrippin
4.04/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

this started as an april fools joke a few years back, youtube the video, but now it is a reality, and its quite good. real sliced and roasted bull testicles in this. I expected it to be greasy in feel, but really its not, just soft bodied and satisfying. the color is like a cup of joe, with just a small mocha head. the nose is rally roasty, coffee too, but a lot of nearly burnt barley. touch of bitter chocolate as well, and a certain meaty quality, not like rauchbier, or even the maple bacon stuff, not smoked at all, just hearty I guess. the taste is just like the nose, but the smoothness of the flavors blending together and the velvety texture of the beer itself are notable, surprising even. I don't pick out the rocky mountain oysters themselves here specifically, but their collective impact on the final product is obvious. I have to give wynkoop all the credit in the world for actually going through with this, and having it be a beer that is so darn good to boot. mad props yo. also, clever two pack cans... hehe

StonedTrippin, Nov 15, 2013
Photo of Weas
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Weas, Nov 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Gusmotel, Nov 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

KevinmusPrime, Nov 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

BeerMeColorado, Oct 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

TheRealDBCooper, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of BucannonXC5
3.78/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Type: 12-oz. can
Glass: Stone Ruination IPA pint glass
From: Beer Advocate’s ucsbmullet
Price: N/A
Purchased: Received it on Oct. 10, 2013
Consumed: Oct. 18, 2013
Misc.: N/A

Thanks to Nick for the chance to try this.

Poured an almost pitch black color with two fingers of almost reddish tan head that dissipated surprisingly quickly. Almost no lacing along the sides of the glass on the way down. Minimal retention on the top.

Smelled deep notes of tobacco, coffee beans, toffee, caramel, raisin, dates, roasted nuts and faint plum.

Tasted altogether a bit better than the smell. Got caramel, toffee, dark chocolate, chocolate syrup, Irish whiskey (I think), light coffee notes, nutty, dates and raisins.

Full body. Slick texture. Soft carbonation. Long, warming finish. This just kept getting better. Alcohol was well hidden. Definitely the best part of the beer.

A very nice stout that just kept getting better as it went down. I’d definitely have it again.

BucannonXC5, Oct 21, 2013
Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout from Wynkoop Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.