Oliver's Bishop's Breakfast | Pratt Street Ale House

BA SCORE
50.6%
Liked This Beer
3.7 w/ 81 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pratt Street Ale House
Maryland, United States
prattstreetalehouse.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by akorsak on 05-03-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#27,108
Reviews:
29
Ratings:
81
Liked:
41
Avg:
3.7/5
pDev:
12.43%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
12
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 81 |  Reviews: 29
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2.04/5  rDev -44.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -39.2%

Photo of DapperGrowler
2.65/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I tried this beer at Meridian Pint in Washington DC served Casked with vanilla.

A: The stout was black with minimal head and lacing.

S: The beer was week on smell, but I did detect a fait roasted malt smell.

T: This beer was bitter and very slightly sweet on the back of the pallet.

M: This beer was very thin. Not what i expected when i ordered a stout.

O: this was a good beer. Glad I tried it, but would not order it again. It was lacking in flavor.

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Photo of Lucular
2.73/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Not a fan of the whole slightly sour oatmeal stout thing. The tart character totally distracts from the flavors I look for in an oatmeal stout. I will not be having this beer again.

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of nmann08
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of bigred89
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of goblue3509
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of t0rin0
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of esiason14
3.28/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dave1999
3.39/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured a solid black with a thick white head.

The smell is roasted malts but way too subtle.

The taste was dark roasted malts and quite bitter.

The mouth feel was smooth but fairly smooth with pretty much no carbonation, as you would expect from a cask beer.

Overall it was ok, pretty one dimensional and little weak. Doubt I'd buy it again.

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Photo of akorsak
3.43/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is part of Oliver's new Coventry line. It is served in a tumbler, slightly chilled.

Appearance: The stout is black as night with no hint of light escaping it. There is a decent nitro head to it, giving it a nice creamy look.

Smell: The cream of the head grabs you up front. From there, there is a nice slightly sweet, roasted aroma.

Taste: The ale strikes me as more of a dry stout than an oatmeal. There is no oat creaminess in the taste, it has a much more roasted deep taste.

Mouthfeel: The stout's dryness and roast character gives it a nice mouthfeel.

Drinkability: I could take down a few of these. The creamy nitro infusion makes it especially pleasant.

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Photo of Lunch
3.43/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Served from a firkin at Frisco Grille in Columbia, MD into a shaker pint glass at the appropriate temperature (01/14/10).

A: Pours a dark shade of brown with some mahogany highlights capped with just a few large bubbles which dissipated quickly leaving no lacing whatsoever.

S: Muted aroma of coffee and roasted malts.

T: Coffee and roasted malts are the only flavors that I'm detecting, but it seems very fresh, but slightly muted.

M: Rather light-bodied with a slick characteristic along with very subtle carbonation.

D: Quite drinkable and rather sessionable, this Oatmeal Stout is lacking in flavor and aroma.

Overall this was certainly a decent Oatmeal Stout and it seemed very fresh, but lacking in complexity, flavor, and aroma. Worth a Look.

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Photo of Zonian1
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of Triklino
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of jmccraney
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rhettroactive
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of jwc215
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had this from a growler that some friends brought back from Baltimore for me a few days before.

Pours pitch black with only a few tan bubbles that rise to the top.

The smell was of some roasted grains and a hint of molasses.

The smell was of dark, sweet malt upfront. It is soon balanced by a dry bitterness. A smoky sweetness is present throughout. It seems much more a smoked porter, or an Irish Dry Stout (or a combo.) rather than an Oatmeal Stout. Not bad tasting, but doesn't fit the style well.

It thins just a bit. The mouth is left with a creamy, smoky sweetness.

It's fairly smooth and easy to drink. It's probably worth trying, as it has some solid flavors, but not if you are really in the mood for a more traditional oatmeal stout.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Oliver's Bishop's Breakfast from Pratt Street Ale House
Beer rating: 50.6% out of 100 with 81 ratings
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