Nimbus Oatmeal Stout | Nimbus Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Nimbus Brewing Company
Arizona, United States | website

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-20-2002

BEER STATS
Reviews:
102
Ratings:
185
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
13.81%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
14
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Photo of Gusler
4.53/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

What can I say, as I love “Stouts”, since my first sip of a Guinness at St. James Gate some 25 years ago. Ebony color on the pour, creamy dark chocolate head that is modest in size, the lace a nice glutinous cover upon the glass. Starbucks coffee, bittersweet chocolate, fresh toasted grain, and quite pleasing to the schnozzle is this nose, start is sweet and thickly malt, with the top full and creamy. Finish has a bittersweet chocolate aftertaste, the acidity moderate, the hops purposeful in their spicy bite, and a “Terrific” representative to the style, and a sure fire favorite for this stout lover.

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Photo of mzwolinski
4.67/5  rDev +29%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A very nice offering from Nimbus. Found this one on tap (along with the rest of the Nimbus beers) at No Anchovies pizza by campus.

This beer pours completely back, with a dark tan head which quickly dissipates to a fine-grained thin head.

The aroma is, as one would expect from this style, dominated by oatmeal and roasted malt.

Coffee and sweet malt are the primary flavors, but what really sets this beer apart from other oatmeal stouts is the strong hope flavor and bitterness. More than just well-balanced, the choice of hops here really adds in a positive way to the overall flavor, and does something to moderate the beer's slightly sweet finish. Very enjoyable.

Medium bodied, with a slightly bitter, malty aftertaste. This is a very drinkable and enjoyable example of what you can do with an oatmeal stout.

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Nimbus Oatmeal Stout from Nimbus Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 102 ratings.
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