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Founders Oatmeal Stout | Founders Brewing Company

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3.87/5
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779 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
foundersbrewing.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A Founders take on a classic style, brewed with a generous amount of flaked oats, chocolate malt, roasted barley and a healthy helping of Nugget hops, Founders Oatmeal Stout is nitrogen-infused to give it an extra smooth and creamy mouthfeel. An attractive cascade effect gives this beer its forthright visual appeal—and the body and clean flavor deliver on that initial promise.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-22-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,038
Reviews:
100
Ratings:
779
pDev:
10.85%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
96
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 779 |  Reviews: 100
Photo of WoodBrew
3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I'm trying this at Monks Pub in Chicago...nitro pour baby! It poured an opaque dark with thin tan head that isn't leaving any lace. The scent was roast and grain. The taste was nicely balanced and easy with espresso and grain presence. The mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it's a decent beer.

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Photo of Shantto
3.4/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jacobob10
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On nitro @ Beef Trust Kitchen & Bar in Pompton Lakes, NJ.

Pours black with a cool cascading effect from the nitro pour, which never gets old to look at. Creamy tan head rests on top. Very mild aroma of chocolate and coffee. It's faint though, likely due to the nitro. Roasted malt and chocolate flavor. Smooth and creamy. Medium-full bodied.

Likely a better beer on regular tap but still a good offering, if a bit lackluster. Paired nicely with a roast beef sandwich.

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Photo of BEER88
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of khargro2
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of AmishLightning
3.59/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OtisCampbell007
4.29/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tmryan21
3.67/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GlennWB
3.51/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Davidpaul37mn
4.39/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mando31
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of XsoldoutX
3.16/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of fthegiants
3.25/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Abe_Froman
3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DucksFan16
3.71/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap, 03/29/2017

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Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dhmxray
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Budlum
4.06/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jpeinberger
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SebastianMandeville
4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bryan12345
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sisterofba
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of clager
2.63/5  rDev -32%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of HoodviewBrew
2.75/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Too bitter and smoky.

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Photo of LMSMITH
2.23/5  rDev -42.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Very dark. Head stays. Some coffee notes but very acidic. Not a strong aroma. Not on the top of my oatmeal stout list.

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Founders Oatmeal Stout from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 779 ratings
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