Founders Oatmeal Stout | Founders Brewing Company

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767 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
767
Reviews:
98
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
10.85%
 
 
Wants:
40
Gots:
92
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 767 |  Reviews: 98
Photo of muffiewolf
3.34/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Pours dark and creamy. Taste is bland. Compared to Wolvers Oatmeal Stout or the best Samuel Smith's it doesn't make the grade for $10.00 a 6 pack. Not going to try it again unless I'm desperate.

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Photo of oldirtycaffrey
4.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Delicious oatmeal stout. Pours a dark brown/near black with a billowy tan/off-white head. Left a fair amount of lacing on the glass. Taste was malty, slightly sweet, hint of chocolate, smooth -- very refreshing stout. Light & very easy to drink.

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Photo of Getjiggy
4.01/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Really smooth, maybe too smooth? For a stout anyway. Good though.

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Photo of mullehs
3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of csv
3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of gmcsierra91
3.63/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Piglet_rulz_da_yard
3.89/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of baklo
3.74/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BdM
3.64/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smcolw
4.09/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Black pour (as far as I can tell); no light will pass. Thick head, but it settles to a thin layer of bubbles. Limited lace considering: an odd combination of web and blanket lace.

Nutty and dark chocolate are the first impressions. A bit chalky and a touch cream to the nose.

Very much like a dry Irish stout, this has a bit more cream. Chewy body, but with a good carbonation level. Richer body than most stouts, the carbonation is similar to nitrogen fed beers. The flavor is of burnt malts and bitter chocolate. Full bodied with nitro-inspired bubbles.

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Photo of Gagnonsux
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of mjy420
3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JimBerry
4.56/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DMACH
3.63/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of richj1970
3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NickySop
3.59/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KShophead
4.15/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BEERMILER12
3.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hophugger
3.58/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Deep brown color with amazing head and lacing. Aromas of cereal and coffee. Taste is slightly thin and watery with chewy oatmeal and coffee. Slight hops are present and finish is thick and taste lingers with a light bitter coffee taste

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Photo of Gemini6
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Maish
4.79/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of uvachief
3.58/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Draft. Dark brown but not black brown. Full finger of tan head that disappeared quickly. Smells of oatmeal, chocolate and tiny amount of hops. Taste is much the same. Little too thin for me. Decent. No abv burn. Lots of oatmeal and chocolate but oatmeal dominates. Not their best stout. However, low ABV so you can drink all day.

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Founders Oatmeal Stout from Founders Brewing Company
3.87 out of 5 based on 767 ratings.
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