Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout | Rogue Ales

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Shakespeare Oatmeal StoutShakespeare Oatmeal Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States
rogue.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
9 Ingredients:
Malts: Northwest Harrington & Klages, Crystal 135-165 & Beeston Chocolate, Rolled Oats & Roasted Barley.
Hops: Cascade.
Yeast & Water: Rogue's Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

15º PLATO
69 IBU
77 AA
135º Lovibond

Added by Cyberkedi on 01-30-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,462
Reviews:
1,616
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
10.82%
 
 
Wants:
331
Gots:
483
For Trade:
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5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Exceptional pretty much sums up this fave stout of mine.Reminds me of a Sierra Nevada stout kicked up a couple o' notches. Roasty, chocolaty & chewy...I think you could stand a spoon on end in this one! Can Rogue do no wrong I ask?

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5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Rogue Shakespeare stout.

A= pours a pitch black hue with a light brown head and leaves faint lacing behind.

S= smells of oats and spices and a hint of coffee.

T= tastes like a average stout in the beginning,
it has a nice bitterness with a chocolate coffee finnish.

MF= has a smooth tingling mouth feel. perfectly carbonated.

this is the second stout ive had from rogue and its better than the chocolate stout, i actually think its better than samuel smiths imperial stout.

enjoy cheers!

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5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If you love Stout, you have to love this one....the Irish should be ashamed and turn to Portland, Oregon to satisfy their love for a style that their own breweries have long forgotten how to make. Both the Shakespeare and it's seasonal variant Wild Irish Rogue are stunning examples of what you can do with dark roasted malts and a love of the brewing art.

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5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from 22oz bottle into imperial pint glass (I've had this cellared for 3 years).
A: Very dark brew with creamy roasted brown head. Minimal carbonation.
S: You want to inhale this the entire day...oh, yeah...and drink it too. Perfectly roasted malts, cream, dark chocolate, molasses...everything that's dark and good.
T: The smoothest stout I've ever come across...almost like a thick, dark milk/cream stout. So creamy, smooth and dark...and the balance of malt and hop is spot-on perfect. Slight hop bite and dryness at the end keeps you coming back for more. Perfection.
M: Smooth defined. Like dark creamy silk on the tongue. Unbelievable. Lingers nicely with aftertaste reflecting intial taste.
D: Extraordinarily drinkable. Stouts are one of my favorite styles and this tops them all...I certainly believe the World Champion boast on the bottle. I could literally drink this all day long.

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5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Opeque black look with a creamy thick brown head. In tense cocoa and sweet nose. Big flavorful initial taste of smooth roasted malt then a big blast of expresso and bitter dark chocolate. The finish is rounded with bitterness. There is also a slight alcohol dryness to the tongue.

I know there is no such thing as the "perfect beer", but if you compare this beer to other stouts you have had... it will be "the stout". Conplex, refined, and proof that an American Craft Brewery can produce a world class stout. I finally know now why this style is called "stout"... it stands on solid foundations. Yummmmmm!

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5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours black with brown highlights, looks like molasses when being poured. Cappucino colored head that starts out big and settles into a thin sheet with wispy lacing. Aroma is of hops and chocolate malt. Very creamy and chewy mouthfeel. Flavors of chocolate, some roasted malt, coffee, and hops. Perfectly balanced, I did not find this to be too bitter, more of a roasted or bitter chocolate than a predominating hop bitterness. Finishes nicely with a tingle on the tounge and coffee aftertaste. Absolutely delicious, and amazingly easy to drink. Glad I picked this one as my birthday brew. Simply amazing.

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Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout from Rogue Ales
4.16 out of 5 based on 3,462 ratings.
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