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Nevermore Chocolate Oatmeal Stout - Rush River Brewing Company

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Nevermore Chocolate Oatmeal StoutNevermore Chocolate Oatmeal Stout

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BA SCORE
84
good

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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WastingFreetime

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +7.5%

Reviewed from session notes.

A. An initially tall three finger sand colored head fizzles down to a loose layer of fluff in about a minute but leaves behind gorgeous layers of lacing on top of the opaque black brew.

S. Baking chocolate, tobacco, roasted black coffee.

T. Flavor is also centered around the chocolate flavor, with minimal hopping present. All the bitterness that does happen originates from the roasted malt itself. Finish does have a very brief flash of ester to it, but I kind of like it.

M. Crisp yet smooth, well carbonated medium bodied beer. Delicious.

03-04-2012 03:10:59 | More by WastingFreetime
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drpimento

Wisconsin

4.05/5  rDev +8.9%

Served at a good temperature with a nice, tan, foamy, thick, fine head that settles and a little lace. Color is an opaque black brown. Aroma is malt, roast, cocoa, trace vanilla, coffee, walnuts. Flavor's similar to nose with very good balance betwixt the sweet, tart, and bitter. Body and carboantion are very good for style. Finish is like flavor with vanilla and a little booze coming forward. Deceptively easy drinking beer. Great for chilly willys. And I like it too!

02-29-2012 06:21:40 | More by drpimento
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auro0006

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -73.1%

02-20-2012 00:02:47 | More by auro0006
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Trexter103

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-17-2012 02:51:08 | More by Trexter103
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silversumo

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +21%

02-15-2012 23:41:03 | More by silversumo
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SpdKilz

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.5%

A big thanks to Aaron (laymansbeerfan) for this beer. Cheers!

Appearance – Pours a dark viscosity into a tulip with about two fingers of mocha head that dissipates at a quick pace leaving good lacing.

Smell – A great bittersweet cocoa character, oats, toasted malts, and coffee.

Taste – Similar to the aroma. Lots of cocoa, earthy hops, slight hops, just a little coffee, nuttiness, and some roasted malts.

Mouthfeel – Medium to almost lighter bodied, plentiful and active carbonation.

Overall – Actually, this is a pretty good beer. No alcohol warmth or flavor. Extremely quaffable and a great night cap. Curious why this gets such bad reviews. It’s not the best…but certainly not the worst. I’d drink this again for sure.

02-11-2012 04:34:43 | More by SpdKilz
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hinemk76

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-10-2012 16:21:38 | More by hinemk76
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GeezLynn

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Body is black with a bit of brown showing and a big white head that skips to the glass edges pretty quickly. Aroma is straightforward, primarily chocolate with some roasted tones and lactose. Simple, but nice. Definitely fits its billing with an obvious chocolate flavor. It’s on the sweet side, with a noticeable alcohol burn. Roasted flavors are really dialed back making the chocolate flavor more apparent. Finishes very sweet with faint, earthy hops. Body is medium-heavy and smooth. Carbonation is on the high side and a bit choppy.

This is a pretty nondescript oatmeal stout as far as I’m concerned. Not really any “off” flavors in particular, but the alcohol content is way too high relative to the amount of flavor and it comes across overly sweet. This brewery seems to be hit or miss for me with their alt and brown as hits and IPAs, stouts, and porter as misses.

02-10-2012 05:25:53 | More by GeezLynn
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seeswo

Ohio

2/5  rDev -46.2%

02-08-2012 13:20:34 | More by seeswo
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dsuedbeck

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +21%

02-08-2012 03:53:53 | More by dsuedbeck
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Ezmunny

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

02-04-2012 00:09:26 | More by Ezmunny
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Oboogie

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

01-30-2012 22:39:33 | More by Oboogie
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.5%

01-28-2012 02:52:09 | More by DaveHack
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Greggy

Minnesota

4.03/5  rDev +8.3%

A- Pours a thick 2 finger tan head which reminds me of a creamy chocolate malt. Lacing, sadly, is very sparce. The body is pitch black (of course).

S- Big huge chocolate, super creamy and malty, almost caramel notes. Great.

T- Starts out very creamy and then transitions into excellent chocolate with with creamy oatmeal notes. The finish is very creamy and long with excellent chocolate malt notes.

M- Carbonation feels a little high to me but overall the big body doesn't suffer.

O- Overall, an excellent oatmeal stout. I'm glad this is local and thus, quite fresh. The 8% certainly doesn't show through. Will drink again.

01-27-2012 05:14:40 | More by Greggy
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CWhite

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

01-17-2012 16:44:34 | More by CWhite
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rocklibster

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +21%

01-16-2012 15:25:18 | More by rocklibster
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laymansbeerfan

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.5%

01-10-2012 16:58:11 | More by laymansbeerfan
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Scotchboy

Idaho

4.08/5  rDev +9.7%

Another stellar extra from Aaron, thank you sir. 12oz bottle poured into a Snake River pint glass.

A: Pours very dark and opaque brown/black, but with an unimpressive tan head that fizzles quickly away.

S: An oaty cocoa sweetness rises from the glass, along with some sugary chocolate syrup notes, coffee, and nice dark roasted malt character. Sweet, but not overly so. Nice.

T: Sweet chocolate and caramel to a lesser extent, very nice nice milk chocolate notes on the tongue with a darker chocolate/light roasted malt aftertaste. Very pleasant.

MF: Creamy body, medium silky smooth mouthfeel with a touch of dryness.

O: A good oatmeal stout with nice, though slightly artificial, chocolate notes. Absolutely no alcohol presence, which is nice. I could probably drink a couple of these.

01-10-2012 15:51:51 | More by Scotchboy
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brydeen

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Poured into a snifter

A: Pours a dark brown, almost black. A razor thin mocha colored head, that dissipates as quick as it arrived.

S: Loads of chocolate in the nose, both dark and bittersweet. A slight roasty backbone, but mainly sweet.

T: Chocolate dominates the pallet. Very little roast in the flavor, with a slightly bitter and grainy finsih. Not a lot of oat characteristic.

M: Thick and syrupy, with very little carbonation present.

O: Not bad, but the viscosity combined with the sweetness is a little much. The 8% is well hidden, but tastes a little too much like chocolate syrup for me. Don't think you could have more than 1 in any sitting

01-06-2012 01:27:51 | More by brydeen
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-04-2012 02:48:17 | More by nmann08
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dragomni

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.5%

01-02-2012 22:46:20 | More by dragomni
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-01-2012 15:03:54 | More by plumcrazyfx
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joefeidt

Wisconsin

4.28/5  rDev +15.1%

Dark brown color with quick dissipation of lace.

Smell is subtle, I'm not getting much there.

Taste is a big bang of chocolate chips and oatmeal. Some wonderful vanilla notes too. Yummy.

Mouthfeel lingers for about 10 seconds as it coats my tongue.

Overall this is one very tasty beer from Rush River finally available in a bottle. (You could sometimes find this on tap if you were lucky.) A tasty beer to help us get through the winter. Thank you, Rush River!

12-22-2011 22:57:33 | More by joefeidt
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I2uss

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-18-2011 18:13:02 | More by I2uss
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gdhawley

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +34.4%

11-15-2011 20:36:55 | More by gdhawley
Nevermore Chocolate Oatmeal Stout from Rush River Brewing Company
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