Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout | Rogue Ales

Shakespeare Oatmeal StoutShakespeare Oatmeal Stout
BA SCORE
87.7%
Liked This Beer
4.14 w/ 3,464 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:
#1,525
Reviews:
1,616
Ratings:
3,464
Liked:
3,038
Avg:
4.14/5
pDev:
10.87%
Alströms:
4.35
 
 
Wants:
334
Gots:
484
Trade:
5
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,464 |  Reviews: 1,616
Photo of Hojaminbag
2.72/5  rDev -34.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Rogue Shakespeare Stout has an extremely dark-colored, opaque body. The head is large and brown, with big bubbles, good retention and good lacing.

The aroma is a little bit off-putting the coffee is bitter and not especially aromatic; at first it just smells a lot like soy sauce.

The flavor is an improvement on the aroma, but I still don't love it. The coffee tastes a little bit more like coffee, but not like any kind of coffee I would want to drink; the flavor is dominated by an acrid bitterness, and not a pleasant bitterness that would come from hops. The coffee flavor is bringing the bitterness. Besides that, there are roasted malts and a little bit of chocolate malts and bright, hops in the finish.

The mouthfeel is solid, with a big creamy feel to it.

I can't say I'm a fan of Shakespeare Stout. I doubt I'll be trying this one again.

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Photo of TheBigBoy
2.75/5  rDev -33.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -33.6%

Photo of CuriousMonk
2.83/5  rDev -31.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from 750ml bottle into a snifter glass. Pours opaque black with a thin beige head. The nose lacked rich, creamy chocolate and oatmeal that I expected. Picked up more coffee and some green herb notes instead. The taste is of more chocolate, going into a burnt cocoa or even liquorice or charcoal. The palate medium bodied, there is a creamy texture in the middle section and a dry (unfortunately slightly astringent) finish. Expected more out of this one bc of its high rating. Not going to be on the bandwagon on this one. Sorry.

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Photo of Burlyn
2.86/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Black/Dark Brown with a super thick, creamy, and persistent latte head.

Smells malty sweet light coffee and a little hops

Tastes are malty and light coffee as well. Not as full in flavor as I hoped for. The funky acid taste towards the end was also unwelcome.

Very smooth and greasy. Ends dry. the taste of alcohol is faintly present.

Not as good as I was expecting it to be. The full and roundness of a great or even good beer just weren't there. Decent and palatable.

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Photo of DS31
2.88/5  rDev -30.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

The color was quite dark and the moderate head was a beautiful tan color. I was looking forward to this one after reading some of the very good reviews. However, this brew had a bitter aftertaste that I could not get away from. Perhaps I got an off bottle and will make another try..

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Photo of Torey
2.9/5  rDev -30%

Photo of JDV
2.93/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Black thick pour with a slightly oil look to it. Nice big foamy brown lasting head. Smell is fairly heavily hopped, with a rich roastiness in the background and a bit of dry cocoa. Taste is roasty, with medium to high carbonation, and was well hopped. Slightly overcarbonated, a bit dry, and bland, although the body was full and rich. Okay, but far from one of my favorite stouts. Just boring overall, and needed some sweetness to make the flavors pop a bit more.

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Photo of Lochnessmonster
2.94/5  rDev -29%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Was disappointed with this one, Rogue makes much better stouts.

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2.96/5  rDev -28.5%

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3/5  rDev -27.5%

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3/5  rDev -27.5%

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3/5  rDev -27.5%

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3/5  rDev -27.5%

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3/5  rDev -27.5%

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3/5  rDev -27.5%

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3/5  rDev -27.5%

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3/5  rDev -27.5%

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3/5  rDev -27.5%

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3/5  rDev -27.5%

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3/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -27.5%

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3/5  rDev -27.5%

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3/5  rDev -27.5%

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3/5  rDev -27.5%

Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 87.7% out of 100 with 3,464 ratings
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