Trader Joe's Stockyard Oatmeal Stout | Trader Joe's Brewing Company

Trader Joe's Stockyard Oatmeal StoutTrader Joe's Stockyard Oatmeal Stout
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Trader Joe's Stockyard Oatmeal StoutTrader Joe's Stockyard Oatmeal Stout

Brewed by:
Trader Joe's Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jason on 08-25-2002

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4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer is dark and opaque.

The olfactory is turned on to the smell of oats and subtle sweetness.

The oatmeal flavor bursts onto the tongue immediately with a slight sweet after flavor.

Light carbonation makes it easy to go down and does not fill you up with gas.

The beer is one to keep on hand. I had mine sitting in front of the fireplace.

Serving type: bottle

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4.13/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

This beer pours a very dark brown with some ruby tinges, and a fair layer of light tan head that leaves some decent lacing on the glass.

I can pick up on some toasted oats on the nose, nothing too special stands out, no brown sugar or anything too sweet.

Flavor wise there is a nice brown sugary oatmeal flavor, no hops, nothing boozy, just a nice subtle sweetness with toasted oats that linger at the end.

Its pretty thin and not exceptionally smooth, but easy to down for sure, definitely a session-able beer.

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3.68/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is very close to being jet black in color—when held up to the sun only a speck of red is visible near the bottom of the glass. It poured with a finger high tan head that quickly died down but left a thin head covering the surface and some lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of chocolate and roasted malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of chocolate malts along with hints of roasted malts and a very slight amount of bitterness. Bits of sweetness become perceptible as the beer warms up.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a bit watery on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. The oats lend a little smoothness to the mouthfeel.
O: I found this to be a pretty solid oatmeal stout, except that I would have liked if the mouthfeel was a little fuller in body. It is quite easy to drink.

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Trader Joe's Stockyard Oatmeal Stout from Trader Joe's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 70% out of 100 with 790 ratings
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