Oatmeal Stout | Grand Rapids Brewing Co

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Brewed by:
Grand Rapids Brewing Co
Michigan, United States

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

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Added by gmfessen on 11-23-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of smibroncos
3.6/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

A. Poured a darkroasted coffee color. Slight small bubbly tan head. No lacing on the glass.

S. Roasted coffee, semisweet chocolate. Some alcohal at the end.

T. Great flavor, this beer has a great balance with the rich roasted malt and the coffee bitterness.

M. I would have scored this brew alot higher if it had a better feel. It was too thin and lacked proper carbonatio if they wen t nitro with this beer it would be out of the park.

D. I would have a few of these. I really liked the flavor and nose, but it really lacked in the mouth and eye. But a good beer nonetheless

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Photo of mgbickel
3.53/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Grand Rapids Brewing Co. in Grand Rapids, MI. Reviewed from notes...

Poured into a pint glass. The body is dark brown/black in color, allowing very little light through, even when held at eye level. A small khaki colored head formed and quickly dissipated, leaving little lacing behind.

Roasted malts, and coffee dominate the nose. You can pick up some chocolate and molasses in the background.

The taste is pretty much all roasted malts with little hints of coffee grinds, nuts and cocoa.

The mouth feel is a little on the light side for an oatmeal stout, semi-creamy and mildly carbonated.

Pretty drinkable, but average for an oatmeal stout.

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Photo of GRPunk
3.79/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap poured into a mug.

A- It poured a rich brown-black with a nice tan head.

S- It didn't have a really strong aroma. I did notice a definite oatmeal scent along with some softer chocolate and coffee accents.

T- The flavor was much more robust than the smell would lead you to believe. It had a very rich chocolate flavor accompanied by the oatmeal and coffee suggested in the aroma. There was a nice touch of hop bitterness to even everything out in the finish.

M- A nice, smooth feel with light carbonation. There was a nice modest tingle from the hops.

D- A nice drinker. The smooth flavor and what seemed to be a lower ABV left me wanting another.

Overall- A good representation of the style. The brewer at GRBC has a couple other Stouts lined up for the winter season. While I feel all of his Stouts tend to be pretty solid beers, I wouldn't mind this one sticking around for a while.

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Photo of gmfessen
3.95/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Got this one on a sampler, beer poured black in color with a tan bubbly head and lacing. The smell was strong of chocolate and coffee. The taste was sweet, and similar to the smell with a slight alcohol tinge at the end. The mouthfeel of the beer was full bodied with slight carbonation. Overall I would have to say that this was a very drinkable beer.

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Oatmeal Stout from Grand Rapids Brewing Co
Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 4 ratings