Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout | Rogue Ales

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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:
#1,689
Reviews:
1,625
Ratings:
3,488
pDev:
10.87%
Bros Score:
4.35
 
 
Wants:
337
Gots:
493
Trade:
5
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Photo of cd_beer_disapear
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gandres
4.09/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

1 Pint 6 Fl Oz/650 ml bought from the Issaquah Brewery poured to wine glass
A: Black, medium brown head that slowly disappears, some lacing
Smell: Aroma of licorice, fragrant
Taste medium, low bitterness
very good beer, good to repeat
Drank: June 1, 2016

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Photo of Mattias
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HippieDave56
3.85/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mikebu
4.71/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of Guppy314
4.88/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Oh yes, I do love a full-bodied Stout beer with rich Malt flavor you can practically sink your teeth into. And all this tempered with oat flavor/feel that balances things nicely. Unlike the overpowering impact of some beers, this Shakespear Oatmeal Stout could be drunk all night.

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Photo of Beric
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving: On tap in a snifter
Served: 7 May 2016

Appearance: Pours a deep black with hints of red around the edges when held up to the light. Crowned with a tan head.

Smell: Standard stout notes, especially roasted coffee and dark chocolate. A soft sweetness also present but not super assertive.

Taste: Pretty much your standard oatmeal stout here- nice stout flavors with a soft body due to the influence of the oatmeal. Not much astringency or bitterness offered by the oats, which was great to see. Medium acid.

Mouthfeel: Medium-high body with medium-low carbonation. A nice soft beer on the palate.

Overall: Exactly what a normal oatmeal stout should probably taste like.

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Photo of Chinakalva
4.02/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Furbato
4.17/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lucular
4.03/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerSamurai34
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is as really good example of a well done oatmeal stout. It's not overly complex, but the mouthfeel is nice and creamy like you expect from the style and there is a good amount of adjunct flavor.

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Photo of JordanlikesAles
4.53/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Incredible stout. Deep roasted malt with equally deep bitterness. Every sip is profound.

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Photo of vonSchulze
4.08/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Gemini6
3.98/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beginner2
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Listed in the "1001 Beers," I will review it when I have it again.
Also reviewed in Roger Protz' CAMRA classic "300 Beers To Try Before You Die!"

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Photo of bb-magic
4.06/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Snow_Bird
3.02/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of mvanaskie13
4.13/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured in a pint glass, color is dark brown head is tan, head presents about 1/2 inch thick.

Smell is simple, clean: nice roasted malt, smooth oatiness, light chocolate.

Taste is better than the aroma with a clean and smooth flavor, nice simple balance of oat, roast, and chocolate.

Mouthfeel is great, crisp ale carbonation with well balanced and lingering flavors.

Overall, a great, easy drinking beer.

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Photo of OldSwampy
4.39/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Dark with a tan head, not too stiff, had to pour slightly aggressively to get much. Nose pleasant, more raisiny than many stouts of this type. Malts and some hops both obvious. Taste: nice balance and lacking the aggressive bitter hops edge that so many stouts have, but maintaining the actual bitter character that you'd expect. Dark malts, a bit of dark sweetness, of course. Mouthfeel creamy from start to finish, with a bit of afterbite. All together this is exactly what you'd expect from a competently made oatmeal stout, but this one is just more consistent, more balanced, than many of this style. All the parts seem to fit together more tightly.

Brown bottle poured into nonic glass. No date that I could find, but tasted fresh enough.

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Photo of Cold_1
4.18/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sanha926
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mwckiltedsavage
3.9/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MJ64
4.19/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 4.14 out of 5 with 3,488 ratings