Black H2O Oatmeal Stout | Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Minnesota, United States
townhallbrewery.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Traditional oatmeal stout. The silky smooth oatmeal lends itself perdectly to the intense roasted malt character of this dark robust stout.

Added by ADR on 04-06-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
224
Reviews:
98
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
8.07%
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
13
For Trade:
1
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

Photo of gangstafaceclay
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Pours black with a nice tan head

Smell is of coco, and roasted coffee.

Taste is of semi-sweet chocolate, toasted malts, creamy roasty coffee, and good amount of oats.

Mouthfeel is silky smooth and medium bodied. Goes down so smoothly

Overall this is a wonderful oatmeal stout. Very drinkable and great roasty flavors.

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Photo of avwrite
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of TheFizzinator
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of gabrielsyme
3.92/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at the brewery in Minneapolis. Color is pitch black like dark chocolate. Aroma is a bit of sweet cocoa. Taste sweet, chocolate, coffee, and milky like a Thai iced coffee. Very drinkable especially at 5.4%. Overall, highly enjoyable but 16 oz could be a bit much.

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.18/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of zeledonia
3.98/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at the brewpub on 21 November 2013. I've had more of Town Hall's seasonals and rarities, so I'm working my way through their regular line-up. A chilly snowy day calls for a stout.

Pours black, as it should given the name. Brought with one finger of medium-dark tan head. Good retention, nice lacing.

Smell is faint. Smooth and sweet from the oats, a touch of dark roast. It's served too cold to really let the smells out.

Taste is excellent. Deep and rich, with char and dark-roasted coffee. The oats add a delicate sweetness that balances out the bitter in the finish.

Feel is good. Relatively light for a stout, and doesn't have that amazing creaminess that some oatmeal stouts have. But those are quibbles.

A stellar oatmeal stout. Smooth, creamy, deeply roasty. Very nice.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Black H2O Oatmeal Stout from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
4.09 out of 5 based on 224 ratings.
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