Old Man Oatmeal Stout | Woodstock Inn Brewery

BA SCORE
80
good
84 Ratings
THE BROS
79
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Old Man Oatmeal StoutOld Man Oatmeal Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Woodstock Inn Brewery
New Hampshire, United States
woodstockinnbrewery.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A creamy unfiltered oatmeal stout with roasted and black patent malts shinning through. Complex, medium to dry palate with a bittersweet finish.

Added by Todd on 08-25-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
84
Reviews:
23
Avg:
3.42
pDev:
14.62%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
17
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 84 |  Reviews: 23
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4.35/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bitburger
3.77/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.66/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From the bottle, it pours a dark brown with a nice light brown fluffy head. Roasted malt and coffee in the nose. Some roast in the mouth, not as much as I expected, however. Medium body. Enjoyable.

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Photo of JJKBeerLvr
3.77/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 22oz bottle into pint glass in November 2015. Drink before April 2016 printed on the bottle.

Appearance: Deep black with dark tan head. Beer color is opaque but not cloudy. Head is thick, and leaves a thin film on the glass.

Smell: Aroma filled with mix of roasted malt and coffee. There is a hint of chocolate as well. Nice variety and balance, with a little hops aroma.

Taste: There is a nice mix of sweetness from the malt and a little bite from the hops. There is a strong roasted coffee flavor, and also a little chocolate flavors, balanced with a bit of hops. This was done in a nice combination, but I expected a wider variety of other flavors. The flavors in the aftertaste was good, and they lasts for a minute or so.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, and very smooth, but thinner than I expected from a stout. About the same mouthfeel as Guinness Draught. Mild alcohol, which confirms the 5.13% on the bottle.

This is an extremely smooth full-bodied Oatmeal Stout. It is an interesting combination of flavors, and I would drink this again. Not as full-bodied or complex as some other stouts I have tasted, but overall a good beer.

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Photo of StoutElk_92
3.52/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours pitch black with a cream head. Smells of light roasted chocolate malts. Taste is a bit sour, burnt, roasty, mild chocolate malt. Almost pretzel like with a chocolate coffee aftertaste. Mouthfeel is creamy but the body is very thin with high carbonation.

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Photo of CharlesK
2.75/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of papat444
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Photo of ScottP
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of emptyglassagain
4.12/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Smooth and creamy. Nice malt finish with just the right amount of bite. Robust Chocolate, and a solid mouthfeel made for a well rounded stout imo

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Photo of cyclonece09
3.57/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bomber into a pint glass. Pours pitch black with a light brown head. Smells of chocolate and coffee, with very slight fruitiness. Tastes of raisins, and other fruits, more sour than expected; very slight chocolate. Beer is lightly carbonated with light/medium body, but a bit of a sour aftertaste. Overall, a slightly above average beer.

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Photo of amalburg
3.88/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Oldejoe
4.43/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look. Dark mahogany, smallish head, medium brown.
Smell. Molasses, earthiness, bit of yeast.
Taste. Good sense of molasses, sweet malts, dry finish but little hoppy bitterness.
Mouth feel. Medium heavy body, slightly chewy, dry-ish on the back tongue, not much happening on upper palette, good robust feel to it.
Overall. Way better than was expecting. I like the molasses-earthy feel/taste, I like the sweet malts and I like the dry finish without the hops. Drank it after it had warmed up for about 20 minutes which definitely helps these dark robust beers.

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Photo of brother_rebus
3.54/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

hop presence and fruitiness surprisingly obvious. Not much of a smell. Chocolate malt and light molasses taste.

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3.03/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of lambpasty
3.47/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of paresis
2.74/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BeerMeister8
3.6/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of irishevans
3.76/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of fermentedbarley
2.88/5  rDev -15.8%

Photo of H0PHead108
3/5  rDev -12.3%

Nice flavor but a bit too carbonated IMO.

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3.7/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of skinsfan78
3.56/5  rDev +4.1%

Photo of Patlee3324
3.15/5  rDev -7.9%

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Old Man Oatmeal Stout from Woodstock Inn Brewery
3.42 out of 5 based on 84 ratings.
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