Convict Hill Oatmeal Stout | Independence Brewing Co.

Convict Hill Oatmeal StoutConvict Hill Oatmeal Stout
BA SCORE
75.7%
Liked This Beer
3.91 w/ 457 ratings
Convict Hill Oatmeal StoutConvict Hill Oatmeal Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Independence Brewing Co.
Texas, United States
independencebrewing.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Redrover on 02-12-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,698
Reviews:
146
Ratings:
457
Liked:
346
Avg:
3.91/5
pDev:
10.74%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
126
Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 457 |  Reviews: 146
Photo of fuzzy374
3.86/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cbaz
3.92/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dface
2.98/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of MrHolden
3.54/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GreatStoutman
4.03/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Look is dark, espresso color body with dark khaki head. Starts with a finger and drops quickly to a thin ring. No lacing.

Smell mostly of roasted malt, maybe some coffee and sweeter notes, chocolate?

Taste is similar, the oatmeal and chocolate flavors show up much more, but the roasted malts dominate.

Feel is thick, chewy and long. Bitterness arrives later and even more cocoa notes.

Overall, very well done, and an absolute bargain. This is a very nice local stout from here in Austin that I probably walk pass a little too often.

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Photo of ruzzal
3.66/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RavynX
3.29/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Smell great in a snifter glass poured cold from a bottle but all I could taste was bitterness. I'll have to try it warm to see if it mellows out the bitterness any.

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Photo of kkarimi
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stevoj
3.89/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Zax. Short lived creamy head, but leaves curtains of lacing. Ruby tinged body, biting roast grains in both aroma and taste. Lingering dark chocolate on the palate. Comes off mild, but this is pretty big.

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Photo of Spider1001man
4.43/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Junichi
3.42/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stevem68
3.93/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark chocolate color. Has an aroma of oatmeal and chocolate. Flavor is roasted malts with notes of chocolate and oatmeal. Overall it's a solid beer.

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Photo of nosavingsaccount
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of slwebbvt
3.89/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beerhunter78
3.92/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Epopt
3.71/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SunglassesJoe
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of amvrana
3.76/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zizouandyuki
3.79/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jeschaefer
3.11/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of StArnoldFan
3.51/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chris_Huston
4.02/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a massive head that fades pretty quickly but retains a nice thin brown-sugar colored layer that adds creaminess to each sip. Classic super deep brown color. Scents of sweetened coffee, oatmeal, and some breadiness is excellent. Creamy, weighty feel. Doesn't reach the level of Breakfast Stout (precious few do), but it's a rock solid stout that's worth the time of any lover of this style.

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Photo of aserwin
4.42/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BdM
3.8/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of johnnnniee
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from gregwilsonstl, thanks for the opportunity!
Solid black color with a smallish off white head. Roasty, earthy, cereal grain, light smoke and burnt sugar weigh heavy on the nose. Thick viscous creamy mouthfeel with a touch if alcohol. Light sweet brown sugary malt flavor with plenty of molasses, roast, and dark caramel. Light dark pitted fruit flavor with hints of ethanol and a light graininess. Medium to full body with a light level of carbonation. Huge big thick stout, I wasn't quite expecting that from the oatmeal stout on the label, but very nice sipper on this cool fall night.

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Convict Hill Oatmeal Stout from Independence Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 75.7% out of 100 with 457 ratings
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