Oatis | Ninkasi Brewing Company

OatisOatis
BA SCORE
79.4%
Liked This Beer
3.92 w/ 767 ratings
OatisOatis
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
ninkasibrewing.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Ninkasi website:
"7.5% alc/vol. 45 ibus. Always available on draft."

Recent bottles spotted with "7.2% alc/vol." listed

Added by msubulldog25 on 10-23-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,022
Reviews:
244
Ratings:
767
Liked:
609
Avg:
3.92/5
pDev:
10.46%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
41
Gots:
144
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 767 |  Reviews: 244
Photo of Shortbox81
4.13/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Toxicczar
4.13/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very good if you like a vanilla Stout.

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Photo of tKrave
4.58/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.14/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

It pours a dark brown close to black colored body with a slim half finger off-white/tan foamy head, some lacing slides into the body as it goes down. The aroma has some dark roasted malts, light coffee, slightly oaty. The taste has some roasted sweetness, slight chocolate, bittersweet chocolate aftertaste, and ends with a dry finish. Its somewhat easy on the palate. Overall, this is a good oatmeal stout, definitely worthy of many more pours and as a breakfast stout.

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Photo of sjdevel
4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Only 1 finger head. I picked up the intensity mid-pour and it didn't really increase. Receded quickly. Jet-Black color.
Smell: Molasses, coffee, and toffee are very prominent. Hints of chocolate and tobacco. Smells very sweet.
Taste: Powerful hop bitterness punch at first sip. Very dry and very smoky due to the heavily roasted grains. A hint of malt and caramel, but most noticeable are the tobacco, coffee, toffee, molasses, and charred wood. Some fruity hints in there as well (plum, fig, raisin).
Feel: Pretty full bodied. A bit on thinner side of the full spectrum - is pretty dry.
Overall: Pretty good stout. Not my favorite stout for sure. I realize the stouts are to be more on the dry side for the most part, but I would have liked a bit more malt sweetness. A bit too much charred grains in this one. I would drink again, but just not that impressed.

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Photo of Vinylboy20
3.72/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Timtac
3.6/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.16/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Mostly brown and black pour, good 1" lighter brown khaki head. Aroma of roast and almost nothing else.

Taste, standard oatmeal stout, roast, oats, chocolate malt. Smooth mouth feel. Slightly bitter, above average amounts of hopping. Cascade it seems. Even in the bomber format, I don't hate this, it is relatively affordable. They make it now in 6 packs, which is an even better deal.

Solid beer.

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Photo of bcsbeer
3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TX-Badger
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an opaque dark brown color with khaki colored head. Roasted malts, chocolate, oats, and some light coffee notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Full bodied, yet smooth. Finishes with chocolate and roast.

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Photo of Hopstout
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of crwrunner
3.58/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The beer had a good amount of carbonation and a good mouthfeel. Maybe a bit to much roasted malt but will have to try some others in this style to compare.

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Photo of tone77
3.58/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of roasted malts, some oats. Taste is roasted malts, coffee, oats, hints of chocolate, alcohol is well hidden. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is an enjoyable beer.

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Photo of burnerfinger
4.87/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

had this waiting in the fridge, I think since father's day
(not hitting the bottle too much these days)
but this one is WELL worth the wait: I am tryly tempted to give this a over all 5!

a - super dark on the pour - darker than cola. just a humble half finger of head, deep khaki in colour. no lacing to speak of.

s nice, deep caramel sweetness

t Hoo Ahh! just an ever so slight touch of bitter, think choco-coffee with a bit of caramel. SMOOTH

m thick and creamy

d near perfect. LOVE this brew. to be savored, never guzzled.

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Photo of jimpyle48
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Sampled from bottle

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Photo of harrisjohnson
3.78/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Frank69
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of leitmotif
4.02/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Black color with mocha head. Aroma has dark fruits, mostly figs, brown sugar and sweet malt. Taste is really well balanced. First you get the rich malt, followed by a roasty bitterness. Body is not heavy but feels really smooth. Overall it's a tasty, easy drinking stout with a nice mouthfeel.

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Photo of metter98
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a narrow tan collar around the edge of the glass and delicate lacing on the surface.
S: Moderate aromas of dark roasted malts are present in the nose along with some hints of chocolate malts.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste has flavors of roasted and chocolate malts along with a light to moderate amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied, a bit dry, and very smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer has bold flavors of roasted and chocolate malts and has a nice smooth mouthfeel.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of GFD400
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brittian
4.32/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beer-A-Lot
4.12/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Richard927
3.48/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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Oatis from Ninkasi Brewing Company
Beer rating: 79.4% out of 100 with 767 ratings
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