Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout | Rogue Ales

Shakespeare Oatmeal StoutShakespeare Oatmeal Stout
BA SCORE
4.14/5
3,470 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#1,532
Reviews:
1,618
Ratings:
3,470
pDev:
10.87%
Bros Score:
4.35
 
 
Wants:
335
Gots:
487
Trade:
5
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Photo of bigfnjoe
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bomber into a pint glass....this has been sitting in my fridge for 2 months now, so its about 40 degrees, and I hope will be totally awesome.

A- pours jet black with a mocha colored, two finger head. Leaves some beautiful looking lacing along the rim.

S- getting a lot of chocolate...maybe moreso than the Chocolate Stout...and some coffee. There are some roasted malts in there too...smells like a good stout should. I approve.

T- mostly coffee, and its rather bitter. Its not overwhelming at all, really...very nice.

M- actually, its kind of watery. What the hell? Upon a second sip, there is some thickness there, but its not as much as I'd like...the feel is real complex, the more I drink. One sip it'll be thin, another it will be thick. Interesting. It gets a 4 for uniqueness

D- really drinkable stout. It doesn't have that creamy goodness you'd expect from an Irish stout, but that doesn't mean it doesn't go down smooth...it just goes down differently. Regardless, its very drinkable and something I'll definitely look to buy again

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Wow. What a fantastic beer. Effectively pitch black with a thick tan head. First whiff is hops. Sweet, wonderful hops. Upon further investigation, you can smell the malt undertones - thick, roasted, chocolately, and rich. The taste present all of this in a nice neat little package. Hop bitterness and roasted malt start off the ensemble. The bitterness carries through the middle, and the finish is wrapped in dryness and smooth malt. Very silky. A tad heavy for a session beer, but would make an excellent meal replacement.

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Photo of smokinyodas
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

You better come thirty for this bad boy or its money wasted. Let’s start with the oversized behemoth of a 1 pint 6oz bottle for around $7. I can’t drink that much stout after work and would love a smaller 4 pack option. The pour was good with lots of rich creamy brown head. Has a nice sweet fruity smell that puts my grinning face deep into the glass. My thoughts are easily lost in deeply roasted malts and tantalizing bitterness. It has everything that I like in oatmeal stout, but the cocoa was a bit overpowering for me in the aftertaste near the end of the bottle. Nitpicking the logical minds, Shakespeare didn’t know chocolate, so maybe they should rename this beer to imply what it really is, Chocolate Oatmeal Stout. Anyways, in short there is nothing unexpected, just a good stout with lots of sweet and bitter flavors. Only negative is the price and size limits the purchase options from me without a friend to share it with.

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 4.14 out of 5 with 3,470 ratings
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