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Nimbus Oatmeal Stout | Nimbus Brewing Company

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Nimbus Oatmeal StoutNimbus Oatmeal Stout

Brewed by:
Nimbus Brewing Company
Arizona, United States

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-20-2002

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a light brown color with a huge light brown head. Eventually settles down to about half a finger of foam and leaves some streaks of lace down the glass.

S: Pretty light aroma. Some mild oats, banana, cocoa, and some light roasted coffee.

T: Light roasted malt with a touch of coffee throughout. Nothing really beyond that that I get. Mouthfeel doesn't really show much effect of the oats. A decent oatmeal stout, but there's really not a whole lot to this one.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Taken from notes dated 5/30/13. Had the beer at the brewery, not the bistro...

Deep black color, thin tan head.

Classic roasted/charred grain aroma; hints of molasses.

Toasty, lightly burnt bread. Mellow sweetness & bitterness combo.

Medium-light; clean & dry.

Pleasurable if unremarkable. Didn't get the oatmeal smoothness so much; seemed more like a dry stout.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed this beer on tap at Nimbus Brewery.

A: Pours a pitch black hue with a than head that leaves no trail down the slide of the glass and ends in a wispy lace.

S: Roasted malts with a strong coffee background.

T: Slightly astringent flavor with sweet roasted malts and coffee backbone.

M: Medium carbonation and medium body.

O: Decent stout – a little too astringent for me.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled in 11/2012. Pours clear nearly opaque dark brown color with a 1 finger dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice soapy lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of chocolate, roasted malt, oatmeal, cocoa, caramel, light coffee, floral, mint, and herbal earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with solid balance and complexity of roasted notes with a prominent amount of hops. Taste of dark chocolate, roasted malt, oatmeal, toast, caramel, light coffee, floral, mint, and herbal earthiness. Slight earthy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of dark chocolate, roasted malt, cocoa, oatmeal, caramel, light coffee, and earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of roasted malt flavors with light-moderate hop presence; with good robustness and zero cloying flavors present after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a creamy and fairly slick mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with almost zero warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a very nice oatmeal stout. Well balance with nice flavor robustness and complexity; and very smooth to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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Nimbus Oatmeal Stout from Nimbus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.59 out of 5 with 187 ratings
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