Oatis | Ninkasi Brewing Company

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3.92 w/ 767 ratings

Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company
Oregon, United States

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

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Not a huge stout or porter guy, really dig dipa's and ales but this brew got me. Pours a dark brown/black with a tan/khaki head. Chocolate and malt notes come to the nose. A nicely balanced stout that tastes of chocolate, coffee, and toffee and with a nice malt backbone. My favorite stout for sure.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ninkasi Brewing 'Oatis' an Oatmeal Stout @ 7.2% , served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $8

A-pour is a dark brown almost black in the glass with a small tan head leaving a spotty lace film along the pint glass after every sip

S-dark roasted malts , hint of a resin hoppiness

T-starts sweet , roasted oats give way to chocolate malt middle , slight bitter sweet coffee finish

MF-medium carbonation , full bodied , ok on the palate ,

Ov-good beer , big beer ABV , nice good beer

sampled alongside Steamworks 'Heroitca' and R&B 'DarkStar' Oatmeal Stouts

prost LampertLand

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3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark brown black. Can't see through this one, as I would expect for a rich stout.

Smells very balanced. Nutty roasted notes with chocolate and a touch of brown sugar. Some dark dried fruits coming though with a woody hop note.

Taste is like creamy dark chocolate with some burnt caramel and some very slight woody hop notes. I also get a slight bit of vanilla, but it's mostly a chocolate and toasted nutty note. The thing that detracts is a thin burnt taste.

Mouthfeel is great, just the perfect amount of creamy roundness and a slight bit of zing from the carbonation. Reminds me of something that has a more mineral water base.

Overall, A highly well balanced stout. The only thing wrong might be the thin and burnt tastes, and also nothing makes it stand out. It's a good example of a stout, one that I would love to have again. It just doesn't do anything exceptional or exceptionally different. Definitely try this one though, it could turn out to be a favorite.

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