Oatis | Ninkasi Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
765
Reviews:
244
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
10.49%
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
141
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 765 |  Reviews: 244
Photo of vienna_mantrap
4.06/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jaketaz
4.1/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nickfl
3.88/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TrueOregonian
3.7/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L- very dark but you can get some light out of it
S- chocolate and vanilla
T- goes down smooth but then you get a harsh after taste. For me if I'm gonna have a stout I like it to be smooth thru and thru. I love these flavors but the harshness is overwhelming to me



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Photo of smcel371
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dsshuck
3.77/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kegatron
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tazzman
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Biggiekrock627
4.04/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of emptyglassagain
3.58/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BlueSpader
3.94/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of icemanls4
3.82/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Newbeergeek1
4.07/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not used to roasted barley and oatmeal stouts. Interesting flavors that work well together. It is delicious. Dark pour, intense flavors work well.

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Photo of ZinFanDave
4.18/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of VictorsValiant
3.82/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rammed96
2.99/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Libeertarian
4.32/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

From notes taken 04/17/16:

Extremely dark brown. Opaque, no light through in full glass. As I get to the bottom, only slightly clear and I can see what causes the opacity: some flakes and haze, like tobacco fines. Large, lasting, solid, nearly effervescent, fluffy, rocky head of brownish tan, looks darker looking down through it to the beer’s body. In the bottle, smells like a fresh batch of oatmeal raisin cookies (mix of vanilla, molasses, oats, raisins, breadiness, I suppose), I kid you not. After the pour, some of the same, but also roasty and toasty, molasses and alcohol, with some olive and berry suggestions. Good, complex, but not as strong or distinct as you’d find in a number of stouts and imperial stouts. Sweet throughout with vanilla, toffee, molasses, raisin, and licorice undertones, as well as booze. Hearty, roasty, meaty, smokley suggestions. Leathery and tobacco-like hops, especially in finish, as well as a little pepper. Full-bodied, viscous, oily, smooth, warming (7.2% ABV version). Carbonation starts sloshy but is ultimately creamy. Astringency is fairly low. Well done, Ninkasi! Now if only you came back to my state!

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a deep brown with less than a finger of off-white head that dissipates to a thin ring. Aroma of molasses, chocolate and maybe raisin. Taste a bit mocha and dark fruit. On the thin side, perhaps a bit under-carbed, but very enjoyable.

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Photo of cbcrunch
3.99/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BYOFB
3.59/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Majorwolfe
2.03/5  rDev -48.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of minterro
3.61/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mtomlins
3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep chocolate brown with 2-3 gingers of tan head with good retention and great lacing. The nose and taste are similar featuring roasted malt, milk chocolate with some bittering hops to dry out the finish a bit and no hint of the 7% ABV. Nice silky mouthfeel with good carbonation. A quality oatmeal stout!

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Photo of Noooddle
3.8/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stevoj
4.1/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Excellent stout. Black as night with thin creamy beige head. Aroma is molasses and burnt toast, Taste is smooth, Mouthfeel velvety, dark chocolate, espresso. Smooth and drinkable, and delicious.

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Oatis from Ninkasi Brewing Company
3.91 out of 5 based on 765 ratings.
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