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Nevermore Chocolate Oatmeal Stout - Rush River Brewing Company

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103 Ratings
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Ratings: 103
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 14.52%
Wants: 3
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rush River Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ZAP on 06-28-2009)
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Photo of redleg411
3/5  rDev -19.4%

redleg411, Jun 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

mnphish, Jun 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Rihup, Jun 04, 2013
Photo of MN_Beerticker
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

MN_Beerticker, Apr 29, 2013
Photo of GoldHorde
2.4/5  rDev -35.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

To be blunt, I ALWAYS expect a stout to be able to go stride for stride with a cigar - not necessarily a maduro - but at least a full flavored brown wrapper. THAT SAID, I do not review beers while having a cigar.

A: Opaque dark brown. thin head, thin lacing

S: Faint caramel

T: Faint flavors of caramel malt, with a sweet malt afterbite. No chocolate.

M: Lightweight body

O: The appearance and smell alone told me this beer would be on the LITE end of the stout style. Blindfolded I would not have guessed a stout - I might have guessed a porter but it is was to the light side of that style. It lacked the complexity gamut of the stout style and I would find this beer more acceptable as a porter. Without the blindfold - I might have even guessed it to be a black lager served cold enough. I generally test beers within their style temperatures. Ales, Stouts and Porters in the 55F and the pilsners and lagers in the 40F range. I think this is my first Rush River Brewing review - I would certainly like to try another offering of theirs in another style as some brewers are finessed in specific styles - much like chefs or bakers.

Good luck pleasing me next time Rush River Brewers!

GoldHorde, Apr 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Cramerican, Apr 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

benjamincarter, Mar 16, 2013
Photo of Dactrius
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Dactrius, Mar 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

wmobley, Mar 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Chokobo, Feb 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Ri0, Feb 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

jcjerabek, Jan 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

yokken, Jan 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

inbierveritas, Jan 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

NilocRellim, Sep 29, 2012
Photo of zonker17
4/5  rDev +7.5%

zonker17, Aug 09, 2012
Photo of 3Hops
4/5  rDev +7.5%

3Hops, Aug 02, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

ms11781, Jul 13, 2012
Photo of SweJon
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

SweJon, Jun 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

SaxmanRick, Jun 12, 2012
Photo of facundoCNB
3.4/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

an almost solid black pour with a finger of tan head. smells of toasted oats, cocoa, tobacco. tastes very light for an 8% stout - almost like drinking a melted bar of dark chocolate.. slightly bitter towards the end with an earthy tobacco like taste. medium body with a nice creamy feel but a little watery past the palate makes it feel like a light bodied beer. it's kind of weird to say it's a refreshing stout.

this is not a bad stout by any means. i quite like it actually, but it really has nothing that makes it stick out from most other stouts which is why my rating seems a little harsh. it's nice to have a beer with high booze content taste like a session stout! i'm cellaring the other bottle i got of this, we'll see how it is in a few years.

facundoCNB, Jun 08, 2012
Photo of elec
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

elec, Jun 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

badelsman, Apr 27, 2012
Photo of jsprain1
3.98/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A- Deep brown, not thoroughly black. Head is one and a half fingers, cocoa brown. Retains mediocrely.
S- Smell is very pleasant. Dark chocolate, a bit of smoke, and a faint sweetness.
T- At first it is a big dark chocolate and smoke flavor. Very pleasing. Finish tails off with some abstract sweetness.
M- Mouthfeel is mediocre for the style. Light at first but it picks up a little chewyness in the finish. Low carb.
O- A good oatmeal stout that with a bit better body could be a great beer.

jsprain1, Mar 29, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

Hopstout, Mar 16, 2012
Nevermore Chocolate Oatmeal Stout from Rush River Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.