Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout | Rogue Ales

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Shakespeare Oatmeal StoutShakespeare Oatmeal Stout

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States

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.

69 IBU
77 AA
135º Lovibond

Added by Cyberkedi on 01-30-2001

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured this beer out of a 750 mL bottle into a pint glass.

A- Poured a very, very dark brown. Absolutely no visibility. Tan head gathered with a creamy look. Laced the sides of the glass as the beer was consumed.

S- Chocolate, malt sweetness is how I would describe it.

T- Definitely could taste the malt sweetness. Also had chocolate overtones with hint of hops at the end.

M- Little thin for me, but still very smooth. Also did not care for the gritty feel at the end of some of my sips.

D- Low abv %, smooth texture, and great taste make this a hard one to put down.

Overall, a quality beer that doesn't disappoint. Don't pass this one up if you see it on the shelves.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bottle into my Stone RIS glass. Poured dark brown, almost black in color. It has a half inch mocha colored head covering the top of the beer when first poured, but faded after a few minutes to a thin lacing.

The aroma has a lot of bittersweet chocolate and coffee grounds coming through. The oats also come through a bit to give it a smoothness in the nose. It has a nice roasted but smooth aroma to it overall.

The taste is similar to the nose in that the bitter sweet chocolate and the coffee really come through. The oats give it a creamy, smoothness that I really like. It finishes with a little more bitterness and some cocoa and coffee grounds.

Mouthfeel is on the heavier side with moderate to low carbonation. The oats give it a little creamy mouthfeel which I always love. Drinkability is good, it's a very good tasting and flavorful stout.

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into an imperial pint.

Jet black in body with a dark khaki head. The head was gone as soon as it appeared, but was nice while it lasted. No red light coming through like a lot of other stouts.

Scent is roasted oats and coffee with hints of chocolate.

Flavor is intense to say the least. Rich malty base with a spicy/acidic hoppy kick. Espresso bitterness with hints of slight chocolate sweetness.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from tap into pint glass.
L: Black color with a massive beige foam head.
S: Coffee, milk, caramel.
T: Bitter chocolate, milk.
F: Medium body and carbonation.
O: Great stout. Worth a try.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Black even for a stout, kind of absorbs the light. Weak shortlived tan head.
Smell: Hoppy burnt smell is probably the best way to describe it.
Taste: Not very bitter with roasted malt flavors and earthy flavors. Not particularl bitter use of hops, they provide a vegitative taste that really compliments the OATS in this OATMEAL stout.
Mouthfeel: smooth and chewy
Drinkability: real smooth, could drink all night.

This is an oatmeal stout if I ever did taste one! it has rolled oats in it and is smooth as glass and chewy and sweet and delicious and everything an oatmeal stout is. This is not an American stout. Good stuff and I will attempt to find six packs of it. good good good.

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Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout from Rogue Ales
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