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:
6
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: center-poured the shiny black beer into a tulip; finger of dark tan foam; modest lace motes trailed behind

S: roasted and chocolate malts predominate, creating a very mild espresso aroma

T: roasty, dry cocoa, coffee bean; bitter

M: smooth, creamy, medium-to-full body; bitter dry coating-feeling on finish

O: it's not that this stout does anything special, as much as this stout does everything well - a great oatmeal stout, creamy and smooth as you'd expect, with understated roast malt flavors.

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look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Had this on 2012-10-28 in Lititz, PA at the Bull's Head.

A - Opaque black with a 1-finger thick tan head and great lacing. Looked like a hand-pulled Guiness when it was served all foamy from the bottom up. Gorgeous.

S - Mild, medium roasted oats and light bread. Nice but not much aroma.

T - Sour dough bread, medium charred oats, unsweetened chocolate and a light touch of molasses. Dry, not sweet. The lingering aftertaste is a nice combination of charred oats and hop bitterenss.

M - Medium body and light carbonation. Very creamy but not thick. It seems this beer is made to be served on nitro.

O - Very good. Not quite as fine-tasting as a Founders Porter but leaning in that charred direction. Not as rich in the taste or mouthfeel as a Founders Breakfast Stout, and no coffee in this one. Nevertheless, it's a very good tasting, lowish ABV stout that I enjoyed.

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